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Bachelors and honours scholarships
From psychology and chemistry to biology or science philosophy, we have a wide range of options for international science students.

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

This page includes scholarships for both prospective and current international students. 

Scholarship Value Eligibility Open date Close date
Dean’s Entry Scholarship $5000
  • High academic achievers
  • Recent high school graduate applying for an undergraduate, double or combined degree
June 2021 30 September 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 2021 16 January 2022
Farrand Science Scholarship $5000
  • High academic achiever
  • Recent high school graduate applying for an undergraduate degree
June 2021 30 September 2021
John Coutts Scholarship $7500
  • B Science (Honours), or embedded honours study within the B Advanced Studies student
  • Achieve highest grades in third and final year of the B Science
N/A 16 January 2022
Josiah and Myra Roberts Scholarship $10,000 p.a. (up to 3 years)
  • Australian citizen or permanent resident
  • Undergraduate student
  • Low socioeconomic background/demonstrate disadvantage or hardship
3 April 2022 3 November 2022
Philip Thomas Collins Scholarship $25,000
  • Studying a full-time honours program
  • Demonstrate financial need
12 October 2021 16 January 2022
Plumian Scholarship $1000
  • Undergraduate student
  • Enrolled in 6 credit points of biological sciences, chemistry, physics or geology in each semester of first year
  • Completed secondary studies in the previous year
December 2021 December 2021
Science Summer Research Program RTP stipend rate
  • Domestic and international student at the University of Sydney or domestic student residing in NSW from other universities in Australia and New Zealand
  • Accepted to participate in the Science Summer Research Program
TBC TBC
Science Top of the State Scholarship $5000
  • Achieve first place in a specified NSW HSC subject
  • Achieved a minimum ATAR of 95
  • No previous tertiary studies
  • Undergraduate student
December 2021 December 2021
Sir Lionel Hooke Scholarship $5000
  • High academic achiever
  • Recent high school graduate applying for an undergraduate degree
June 2021 30 September 2021
Sydney Quantum Academy Undergraduate Research Scholarship $3,333 p.a.
  • Enrolled in an undergraduate degree at the University of Sydney
  • have completed a minimum 72 credit points of study towards undergraduate degree 
  • available for the full research project period
10 November 2020 23 November 2020 
Rowe Scientific Chemistry Scholarship $5000
  • Domestic student who holds a CSP
  • Third year undergraduate student majoring in chemistry
  • Demonstrate financial disadvantage
23 August 2021 26 September 2021
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 2021 16 January 2022
AJ Shearsby Prize $150
  • Enrolled in geology units in first year
  • Completed Earth and Environmental Science in the NSW HSC
December 2021 December 2021
AMEC Geoscience Scholarship Opportunity - Mines and Wines Conference up to $1,000
  • Enrolled in a geoscience course or have graduated from university within the last 12 months
N/A 30 July 2021
Australian Wool Education Trust (AWET) Scholarship $3500
  • Honours or master's by coursework student
TBC TBC
Brian Davey Memorial Soil Science Scholarship $2500
  • Undertaking an honours program or specialising in soil science
N/A 16 January 2022
Grains Research Development Corporation (GRDC) Undergraduate Scholarship TBC
  • Australian citizen or permanent resident
  • Honours student
  • Endorsed by a research supervisor and willing to undertake research into primary industry and grains
TBC TBC
Honours Scholarship in Beneficial Uses of Lantana $4,000 p.a. for one year
  • Domestic/international student
  • currently enrolled full-time in a Bachelor of Science and Bachelor of Advanced Studies (Agriculture Honours)
  • Honour’s project related to Lantana control research
23 August 2021 5 September 2021
James Murphy Scholarship $7500
  • Undergraduate student
  • Studying, or commencing study in a listed science degree
  • Catholic
9 June 2021 23 January 2022
James S Ashton Memorial Scholarship $3000
  • Undergraduate student in agricultural science
N/A March 2022
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 65 or above, or equivalent 
  • Be able to demonstrate financial hardship
12 October 2021 16 January 2022
Norman Matheson Student Support Award (Honours) $7500
  • Progressing to a full-time honours program in agriculture
  • Demonstrate financial hardship
12 October 2021 16 January 2022
Norman Matheson Student Support Award (Undergraduate) $7500
  • High school leaver
  • Starting specified undergraduate studies in agriculture
  • Financial hardship
9 June 2021 23 January 2022
Norman Scott Noble Honours Scholarship $4000
  • Undertaking an honours program in agriculture
N/A 16 January 2022
Roy Frederick Turner Scholarship (Agriculture) $7500
  • Undergraduate student
  • Enrolled in or starting a listed science degree
9 June 2021 23 January 2022
Rural Sustainability Scholarship $6000 p.a. (up to 3 years)
  • High school leaver
  • B Science/B Advanced Studies (Agriculture) or B Science/B Advanced Studies (Food and Agribusiness) commencing student
  • Reside in rural or regional Australia
9 June 2021 23 January 2022
The Kristina Hacket Memorial Scholarship $6,000 p.a. 
  • Domestic/international female student
  • unconditional offer of admission or being currently enrolled full-time in an Honours degree in the fields of agriculture and animal sciences
12 October 2021 16 January 2022
AMSI Vacation Research Scholarships RTP stipend rate pro-rata (4 weeks)
  • Undergraduate student majoring in mathematical sciences or similar
  • Successful in application to AMSI
31 August 2020 30 September 2020
Barker Scholarships $750
  • Domestic/international student
  • Enrolled full-time in an undergraduate Science degree 
  • Completed specified Mathematics units of study
N/A N/A
George Allen Scholarships $1,000
  • Domestic/international student
  • Enrolled full-time in an Honours (Applied Mathematics, Mathematical Statistics, or Pure Mathematics) degree
  • Completed specified Mathematics/Statistics units of study
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
December 2021 December 2021
K E Bullen Scholarships $2,000 and $1,500
  • Domestic/international student
  • Enrolled full-time in Honours (Applied Mathematics) degree 
  • Completed specified Mathematics units of study
N/A N/A
School of Physics Honours Scholarship $3000
  • Enrolled in physics honours
  • Completed a major in physics
  • Achieved at least a distinction in senior physics
N/A N/A
Lithgow Scholarships for Psychology $500, $1000 and $1000
  • Full-time student
  • Completed and enrolled in the specified psychology units of study
N/A March
Alexander Donald Scholarship $2500 
  • Full-time B Veterinary Biology and the D Veterinary Medicine student
  • Achieved the highest mark in the NSW Higher School Certificate
  • Sydney Grammar School graduate
December 2021  December 2021 
The Jean and Ray Blencowe Scholarship Approx. $1700
  • Top achiever in the HSC
  • Enrol in a B Veterinary Biology and D Veterinary Medicine
N/A January 2022
 
 
 

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