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University of Sydney Honors Scholarship in Australia 2023

This is to announce the commencement of the University of Sydney Honors Scholarship Program for International students. Therefore, application is invited for suitably qualified international students to University of Sydney in Australia.

The Sydney Scholars Awards offers opportunities for Year 12 students or equivalent, who are commencing their studies in 2023 to apply for scholarships valued at $6,000. Scholarships will be awarded to successful applicants enrolled in any University of Sydney undergraduate

We highly recommend reading through this article before applying for this scholarship to understand all of the specifics about it, including Eligibility, Scholarship Benefits, How to Apply, the Application Deadline, and other pertinent information. Also See: Tongarewa Scholarships at Victoria University of Wellington 2022

Scholarship Summary

  • Institution(s): University of Sydney
  • Category: Undergraduate
  • Host Country: Australia
  • Eligible Countries: International
  • Reward: $6000 tenable for one year
  • Deadline: 30th September 2022


At the University of Sydney, we look for all-round students who demonstrate leadership skills and involvement in school, community and extracurricular activities.

University of Sydney Honors Scholarship

The Sydney Scholar Award is a scholarship that supports outstanding Year 12 students to undertake an undergraduate degree at the University of Sydney.


The University of Sydney Scholar Award is awarded to school leavers with an excellent performance in the NSW Higher School Certificate Examination (ATAR 95 to 99.85) or equivalent who:

i. are an domestic student or onshore international student; and

ii. apply for a University of Sydney undergraduate degree through the UAC in the year they undertake the NSW ATAR or equivalent; and

iii. apply for the scholarship through the University’s designated system in the year of completing the HSC or equivalent; and

iv. have achieved the minimum ATAR set by the University of Sydney at the time of scholarship offer; and

v. will enroll in an undergraduate degree or combine undergraduate degree immediately following the completion of HSC or equivalent (subject to deferral)

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Scholarship Benefits

The Scholarship is valued at $6,000 and is tenable for one year of the recipient’s first year of undergraduate degree or combined undergraduate degree (agreed program).

Selection Criteria

a. The Scholarship will be awarded on the basis of:

i. academic merit, and

ii. personal statement in support of scholarship application

b. The Scholarship will be awarded by the Deputy Vice Chancellor (Education) on the recommendation of a committee consisting of various Faculty Deans, or their nominated delegates.

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Terms and Conditions

  • The Scholarship will be paid in two equal instalments after the census date of each semester.
  • Commencement of the Scholarship can be deferred for up to two years. Deferral of the Scholarship is not permitted without the prior permission of the Scholarships Office.
  • The Scholarship is transferrable to another undergraduate degree at the University of Sydney. Approval for the scholarship transfer must be sought from the Scholarships Office.
  • The Scholarship recipient must enroll full-time in the agreed program during the tenure of their scholarship. Recipients may hold the scholarship part-time due to extenuating circumstances such as a medical condition which limits the student’s capacity to undertake full-time study. An application for a part-time scholarship must be submitted to the Scholarships Office for consideration. If a part-time scholarship is approved, payment will be 50% of the amount of the normal semester payment.
  • The Scholarship may be suspended under extenuating circumstances. Approval for suspension is on a case-by-case basis upon application to the Scholarships Office.
  • No other amount is payable.

 The Scholarship will be terminated if the recipient:

i. withdraws from an eligible course or fails to enrol,

ii. commences study at another Higher Education provider prior to accepting this scholarship,

iii. commences part-time study without prior approval,

iv. does not maintain satisfactory academic performance

v. is determined by the University to be guilty of serious misconduct, including, but not limited to, having provided false or misleading information as part of their Scholarship application,

vi. does not resume study at the end of a period of approved leave, or

vii. any other provision as indicated in these terms that would lead to termination.

viii. Once the Scholarship has been terminated, it will not be reinstated unless due to University error.

ix. Where a student is found guilty of serious misconduct or the Scholarship is terminated under any instance in the Termination Clause of these terms and conditions, the University reserves the right to request that any Scholarship funds paid to the Scholarship recipient be reimbursed.

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How to Apply

Please read Sydney Scholars application information (pdf. 175KB) before commencing an application. Ensure you complete the online application form and submit all supporting documents (including a personal statement). To start your application, click ‘Click here to Apply’.

Application Deadline

A completed online application must be submitted on or before 30th September 2022



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