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Matriculation scholarships

Recognising excellence in the HSC
These scholarships are awarded to students based on their results in the HSC and other eligibility criteria. You will be automatically considered and do not need to apply.

The value of these scholarships are based on investment income and vary from year to year.

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AJ Shearsby Prize

$150
  • Proficiency in HSC geology
  • Enrolling in geology
N/A N/A
Alexander Donald Scholarship Varied (for 3 years)
  • Sydney Grammar School student
  • Proficiency in the HSC
  • Enrolling in veterinary science
N/A N/A
Cecilie Purves Memorial Prize Varied (for 3 years)
  • Sydney Church of England Grammar School student
  • Proficiency in the HSC
N/A N/A
Cooper Scholarship No. II Varied (for 1 year)
  • Proficiency in the classics
N/A N/A
GC Halliday Scholarship Varied (for 2 years)
  • Sydney Grammar School student
  • Proficiency in the HSC
  • Enrolling in arts and social sciences, law, science or engineering
N/A N/A
Garton Scholarship No. III Varied (for 1 year)
  • Proficiency in HSC French 
  • Enrolling in French unit of study
N/A N/A
Grahame Prize Medal Varied (for 1 year)
  • Most proficient at the university examinations for scholarships at entrance to the University
N/A N/A
Horner Exhibition Scholarship $1000
  • Enrolled in at least 12 credit points of mathematics and statistics units of study in your first year
  • Completed NSW HSC Mathematics Extension 1 and NSW HSC Mathematics Extension 2 in the previous year
N/A N/A
John West Medal Varied (for 1 year)
  • Proficiency in the HSC
N/A N/A
Kambala Scholarship Varied (for 1 year)
  • Kambala Church of England Girls' School
  • Proficiency in the HSC
N/A N/A
Killeen Prize Varied (for 1 year)
  • Fort Street High School student
  • Proficiency in the HSC
N/A N/A
Lithgow Scholarship No. I Varied (for 1 year)
  • Proficiency in HSC German
  • Enrolling in German unit of study
N/A N/A
Liversidge Scholarships $5000
  • Proficiency in HSC Chemistry
  • Enrolling in either Chemistry 1A (SSP) and Chemistry 1B (SSP), or Chemistry 1A (Advanced) and Chemistry 1B (Advanced), or Chemistry 1A and Chemistry 1B
N/A N/A
Miriam Josepha Makinson Memorial Prize Varied (for 1 year)
  • North Sydney Girls' High School student
  • Proficiency in the HSC
N/A N/A
Plumian Scholarship $1000
  • Proficiency in the HSC
  • Enrolling in at least 12 credit points in first year biology, geology or geography units
N/A N/A