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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 Scholarship $16,000 to $36,000
  • Australian citizen or permanent resident
  • Accepted for admission at the University of Sydney for 2020
  • Undertaking research within Australia
9 October 2019 30 June 2020

University of Sydney Honours Scholarship

  • Student applying for honours
1 September 2020 11 January 2021

Diana Inglis Carment Scholarship

  • Commencing full-time honours in the Bachelor of Design in Architecture

JW and BK Elkins Architectural Scholarship

  • Completion of the Bachelor of Design in Architecture
  • Continuing to honours
Kerkyasharian and Kayikian Fund for Armenian Studies TBC
  • Honours, master's by research or PhD student or academic affiliate in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, Sydney Conservatorium of Music or Sydney School of Architecture, Design and Planning
  • Undertaking research in 19th century or earlier Armenian studies
  • Applying for project or activity funding
26 August 2020 7 October 2020
Carlyle Greenwell Research Scholarship Up to $10,000
  • Honours, Master of Arts (Research), MPhil or PhD student in the Department of Archaeology
30 April 2020 19 June 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
3 July 2020 17 July 2020

Hugh Clarke Research Travel Grant

  • Enrolled in Japanese studies
  • Travelling to an approved destination
1 July 2019 7 August 2019
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
5 May 2020 18 June 2020
Judith Russell Ryan Scholarships in Memory of Signora Tedeschi $2500
  • Italian honours student
1 December 2020 15 February 2020
Lucy Firth Equity Honours Scholarship $5000 pa
  • Undergraduate Philosophy students
  • Demonstrate disadvantage or hardship
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
23 April 2020 3 June 2020
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

Scholarship for Research Addressing Social and Economic Disadvantage

  • Student studying the Bachelor of Economics honours year, Master of Economics or Master of Economic Analysis
27 April 2020 28 May 2020

The Chinese Studies Alumni Bursary

  • 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

  • Undergraduate or postgraduate coursework student
  • Studying Modern Greek or Byzantine studies
10 August 2020 30 September 2020

The T M Hsiao Scholarship

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

United States Studies Centre Travel Support Scheme - Honours

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15 April 2020 4 June 2020
Canon Honours Scholarship $6000
  • Enrolling in a business honours program with marketing specialisation

Continuing Undergraduate Merit Scholarship

  • Undergraduate coursework or honours student
  • Completed at least one year of study
Finance Honours Scholarship $5000
  • Commencing an honours year in finance
International Business Scholarship in Honours $6000
  • Enrol into an international business honours program
  • Minimum WAM of 75 in undergraduate international business units
Qantas Honours Scholarship in Industrial Relations $7500
  • Final honours year student in the Department of Work and Organisational Studies
Qualitas Honours Scholarship in Real Estate Finance and Investment $7000
  • Enrol into an honours degree in the Discipline of Finance
RJ Chambers Honours Scholarship Up to $10,000
  • Fourth year honours student in the Discipline of Accounting 
Robert R Sterling Distinguished Honours Scholarship in Accounting $10,000
  • Student planning to take an honours year in accounting
The Gilles Kryger Honours Scholarship in Finance $15,000
  • Commencing Finance Honours IV
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
Westbrook and Jessie Anstice Honours Scholarship in Business $7000
  • Enrolling in honours at the Business School
Engineering Vacation Research Internship Program Scholarship $500 p/w (based on advertised duration of the program)
  • Current students studying an undergraduate or postgraduate coursework engineering degree
  • Enrolled at University of Sydney or another Australian university
14 September 2020  14 October 2020

Project Management Program Undergraduate Honours Scholarship

  • Bachelor of Project Management graduate
  • Enrol into a Bachelor of Project Management (Honours)

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

  • 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)

  • 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)

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

Women's Plans Foundation Award 

  • Domestic student studying an honours or postgraduate nursing course
  • Interested in reproductive health in third world countries
5 July 2019 27 September 2019
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
ARC Center of Excellence for Translational Photosynthesis $5000
  • Full-time honours student
  • Research photosynthesis
  • Supervisor from the ARC Centre
19 August 2020 1 September 2020

Brian Davey Memorial Soil Science Scholarship

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

Faculty of Science Honours Relocation Scholarships

  • Commencing honours student enrolling full-time
  • Completed an undergraduate degree at a university overseas, interstate or in rural or remote NSW
12 October 2020 17 January 2021

Grains Research Development Corporation (GRDC) Undergraduate Scholarship

  • 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.

Honours Scholarship for Excellence in Functional Genomics

  • Enrolled in or commencing a full-time honours with the School of Life and Environmental Sciences
  • Willing to undertake research in the area of whole genome CRISPR gene editing
  • Demonstrate an excellent understanding of molecular biology, genetics, and/or genomics
October 2020 January 2021

John Coutts Scholarship

  • 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 17 January 2021

Norman Scott Noble Honours Scholarship

  • Undertaking an honours program in agriculture
N/A Mid-January 2021

Norman Matheson Student Support Award (Honours)

  • Progressing to a full-time honours program in agriculture
  • Demonstrate financial hardship
12 October 2020 17 January 2021

Philip Thomas Collins Scholarship

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Enrolled in honours at the School of Chemistry
  • Demonstrate financial need
31 August 2020 17 September 2020

Yim Family Foundation Scholarship

  • Studying a full-time honours program in chemistry, mathematics, molecular bioscience and/or physics
  • Demonstrate financial need
12 October 2020 17 January 2021