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Honours scholarships

Domestic student scholarships
Browse scholarships for students taking an honours year - whether it's embedded in your undergraduate degree, or a standalone/appended program.

To find a scholarship that works for you, expand the relevant category and click on the scholarship title links. Alternatively, you can browse the full list of honours scholarships in the table below.

This page includes scholarships for both prospective and current students. 

Scholarship Value Eligibility Open date Close date
State Super Academic Scholarship $16,000
  • Australian citizen or permanent resident
  • Enrolled as a postgraduate student
  • Have an idea for research into innovative solutions for superannuation
12 October 2020 31 December 2020

University of Sydney Honours Scholarship

$6000
  • Student applying for honours
1 September 2020 18 January 2021

Diana Inglis Carment Scholarship

$5000
  • Commencing full-time honours in the Bachelor of Design in Architecture
December 2020 January 2021

JW and BK Elkins Architectural Scholarship

$1500
  • Completion of the Bachelor of Design in Architecture
  • Continuing to honours
December 2020 January 2021
Kerkyasharian and Kayikian Fund for Armenian Studies TBC
  • Honours, master's by research or PhD student or academic affiliate in arts and social sciences, music or architecture, design and planning
  • Undertaking research in 19th century or earlier Armenian studies
  • Applying for project or activity funding
15 January 2021 30 June 2021
Carlyle Greenwell Research Scholarship Up to $10,000
  • Honours, Master of Arts (Research), MPhil or PhD student in the Department of Archaeology
23 October 2020 12 November 2020
Emilie M Schweitzer Scholarship in French and Germanic Studies $8000
  • Enrol in French and Francophone studies or Germanic studies at honours level
  • Minimum WAM of 70
1 March 2021 31 March 2021

Hugh Clarke Research Travel Grant

$2000
  • Enrolled in Japanese studies
  • Travelling to an approved destination
TBC TBC
John Frazer Scholarship $5000 (honours) and $8500 (master's)
  • Enrolled in a BA (Hons), BA/BAS (Hons), BAS (Hons) or master's by research at the Department of History, School of Philosophical and Historical Inquiry
  • Willing to research in the field of history
1 March 2021 31 March 2021
Judith Russell Ryan Scholarships in Memory of Signora Tedeschi $2500
  • Italian honours student
21 January 2021 1 March 2021
Lucy Firth Equity Honours Scholarship $5000 pa
  • Undergraduate Philosophy students
  • Demonstrate disadvantage or hardship
12 November 2020 1 February 2021
Norman Haire Fund for Sexology Studies TBC
  • Australian citizen or permanent resident, or New Zealand citizen
  • Honours, master's by research or PhD student, or academic affiliate
  • Researching sexology
TBC TBC
Peter Lawrence Memorial Scholarship TBC
  • Enrolled in the Department of Anthropology in an Honours, Master of Arts (Research), Master of Philosophy, or PhD degree
  • Be applying for funding to be used for the specified research project only
9 July 2020 5 August 2020

Raymond L Debus Scholarship

$5000 or $8500
  • Domestic student
  • Studying education
3 September 2020 17 September 2020

The Chinese Studies Alumni Bursary

$1000
  • University of Sydney Chinese studies student, or a Chinese partner university student undertaking approved study
22 April 2020 15 May 2020

The Politis Family Scholarship in Modern Greek and/or Byzantine Studies

$2000
  • Undergraduate or postgraduate coursework student
  • Studying Modern Greek or Byzantine studies
1 March 2021 31 March 2021

The T M Hsiao Scholarship

$1500
  • Chinese studies student planning to study honours
15 June 2020 30 July 2020

United States Studies Centre Travel Support Scheme - Honours

See page details
  • See page details
15 April 2020 4 June 2020
Canon Honours Scholarship $6000
  • Enrolling in a business honours program with marketing specialisation
N/A N/A

Continuing Undergraduate Merit Scholarship

$6000
  • Undergraduate coursework or honours student
  • Completed at least one year of study
N/A N/A
Finance Honours Scholarship $5000
  • Commencing an honours year in finance
N/A N/A
International Business Scholarship in Honours $6000
  • Enrol into an international business honours program
  • Minimum WAM of 75 in undergraduate international business units
TBC TBC
RJ Chambers Honours Scholarship Up to $10,000
  • Fourth year honours student in the Discipline of Accounting 
1 January 2021 28 March 2021
Robert R Sterling Distinguished Honours Scholarship in Accounting $10,000
  • Student planning to take an honours year in accounting
1 January 2021 28 March 2021
The Gilles Kryger Honours Scholarship in Finance $15,000
  • Commencing Finance Honours IV
N/A N/A
The Phillip Noel Hartley Smith Distinguished Honours Scholarship $6000
  • Honours student in the University of Sydney Business School
  • Dissertation topic on business ethics or business history
TBC TBC
Westbrook and Jessie Anstice Honours Scholarship in Business $7000
  • Enrolling in honours at the Business School
N/A N/A
Engineering Vacation Research Internship Program Scholarship $500 p/w (based on advertised duration of the program)
  • Students studying an undergraduate or postgraduate coursework engineering degree
  • Enrolled at University of Sydney or another Australian university
April 2021 TBC  May 2021 TBC

School of Project Management Undergraduate Honours Scholarship

$6000
  • Bachelor of Project Management graduate
  • Enrol into a Bachelor of Project Management (Honours)
17 February 2020 3 March 2021
Yim Family Foundation Scholarship - Engineering Vacation Research Program $500 p/w (based on advertised duration of the Engineering Vacation Research Internship Program project)
  • Students studying an undergraduate or postgraduate coursework engineering degree
  • Enrolled at University of Sydney
April 2021 TBC May 2021 TBC

Douglas and Lola Douglas Scholarship in Health Sciences (Occupational Therapy)

Various
  • Domestic honours student in Bachelor of Applied Science (Occupational Therapy)
14 August 2020 27 November 2020

Douglas and Lola Douglas Scholarship in Health Sciences (Physiotherapy)

Various
  • Domestic honours student in third-year Bachelor of Applied Science (Physiotherapy)
14 August 2020 27 November 2020

Douglas and Lola Douglas Scholarship in Health Sciences (Speech Pathology)

Various
  • Domestic honours student in third-year Bachelor of Applied Science (Speech Pathology)
14 August 2020 27 November 2020

Women's Plans Foundation Award 

$1000
  • Domestic student studying honours or postgraduate nursing course
  • Interested in reproductive health in third world countries
14 December 2020 31 January 2021
AINSE Honours Scholarship $5000
  • Enrolled in an honours degree
  • Research project must involve the use of ANSTO facilities or data
1 December 2020 15 February 2021

Brian Davey Memorial Soil Science Scholarship

$2500
  • Undertaking an honours program or specialising in soil science
N/A Mid-January 2021

Faculty of Science Honours Relocation Scholarships

$6000
  • Commencing honours student enrolling full-time
  • Completed an undergraduate degree at a university overseas, interstate or in rural or remote NSW
12 October 2020 28 February 2021

Grains Research Development Corporation (GRDC) Undergraduate Scholarship

Varies
  • Australian citizen or permanent resident
  • Honours student in the Faculty of Science
  • Endorsed by a Research Supervisor
  • Willing to undertake research into primary industry and, in particular, grains.
TBC TBC

John Coutts Scholarship

$7500
  • Studying the Bachelor of Science (Honours), or embedded honours study within the Bachelor of Advanced Studies
  • Achieve highest grades in third and final year of the Bachelor of Science
N/A Mid-January 2021
McCaughey Memorial Institute Scholarship in Agriculture $7500
  • Progressing to or enrolled in a full-time honour with an agricultural research topic 
  • Have achieved a WAM of 75 or above, or equivalent 
  • Be able to demonstrate financial hardship
12 October 2020 28 February 2021

Norman Matheson Student Support Award (Honours)

$7500
  • Progressing to a full-time honours program in agriculture
  • Demonstrate financial hardship
12 October 2020 28 February 2021
Norman Scott Noble Honours Scholarship $4000 
  • Undertaking an honours program in agriculture
N/A Mid-January 2021 

Philip Thomas Collins Scholarship

$25,000
  • Studying a full-time honours program in the Faculty of Science
  • Demonstrate financial need
12 October 2020 17 January 2021

School of Physics Honours Scholarship

$3000
  • Enrolled in physics honours
  • Completed a major in physics
  • Achieved a result of at least a distinction in senior physics
2021 2021

The Malcolm Turki Memorial Scholarship

$1700
  • Australian citizen
  • Commencing an honours year in the School of Physics
  • Have completed a major in physics at the time of application
  • Demonstrate financial hardship
3 July 2020 20 September 2020

Walter Moore Honours Scholarships

$1200
  • Enrolled in honours at the School of Chemistry
  • Demonstrate financial need
18 November 2020 1 March 2021

Yim Family Foundation Scholarship

$25,000
  • Studying a full-time honours program in chemistry, mathematics, molecular bioscience and/or physics
  • Demonstrate financial need
12 October 2020 17 January 2021
The AgriFutures Gary Sansom Scholarship $35,000
  • See page details
15 January 2021 24 February 2021