UNSW Science Undergraduate Scholarships for Students Commencing Term 1, 2022

UNSW Science Undergraduate Scholarships for Students Commencing Term 1, 2022

UGCA1730

Key
High School Leaver
Indigenous Australians
Rural
UAC & EAS
Criteria
Stage
Value
$5,000
available for Duration of program (minimum)
Residency
No residency requirements
Opens
01/07/2021
Closes
30/09/2021
Outline

Science Merit Scholarships aim to encourage and assist students commencing studies in the Faculty of Science at UNSW.

By applying for the Science Merit Scholarships you may be considered for the following scholarships. More scholarships may be added to this list progressively.

Offers will be made progressively from ATAR release date onwards.

Scholarship Value and Duration Eligibility
The Ian and Barbara Burgess Memorial Rural Science Scholarship (UGCE1262)

$11,000 per annum for the minimum duration of program

  • Must be an Australian Citizen, Permanent Resident (including Humanitarian Visa Holders) or New Zealand Citizen; and

  • Have completed the NSW HSC (or interstate equivalent) or IB in the previous two years prior to commencing at UNSW, provided no tertiary study was undertaken during this period; and

  • Be a rural applicant*; and

  • Be commencing full-time undergraduate (single or double) degree program in the Faculty of Science at UNSW.
Sir Rupert Myers Scholarship (UGCA1446)

$5,000 per annum for the minimum duration of program

  • Must be an Australian Citizen, Permanent Resident (including Humanitarian Visa Holders) or New Zealand Citizen; and

  • Be commencing full-time undergraduate studies in the Bachelor of Materials Science and Engineering (Double degree programs permitted).
Thomson Family Award (UGCA1117)

$5,000 per annum for the minimum duration of program

  • Must be an Australian Citizen or Permanent Resident (including Humanitarian Visa Holders); and

  • Be commencing full-time undergraduate studies in the Bachelor of Materials Science and Engineering (Double degree programs permitted).

*Must have lived in a rural, regional or remote area within the two years prior to the start of your UNSW studies.
Check the Australian Standard Geographic Classification Remoteness Areas (ASGC-RA) system map to check your eligibility. All categories other than RA1 Major Cities of Australia are considered to be regional or remote with the exception of Hobart.

Selection Criteria

Applicants will be assessed on the basis of:
  • Academic Merit
  • Leadership skills (school, workplace or community)
  • Extra-curricular activities (sporting, cultural activities, volunteer/work experience)
  • Aptitude and commitment to studies

You must provide evidence supporting the above criteria in your online application. Please refer to the Scholarship Application Supporting Documents for a detailed list of examples.

Unanswered application questions or claims without supporting documentation will not be assessed. Late applications/supporting documentation will not be accepted.


School of Mathematics & Statistics Scholarships

Separate Application Required

There are a number of scholarships available for students planning to major in the School of Mathematics & Statistics. A separate scholarship application is required. Click here for more information on how to apply for these scholarships.


Other Science Scholarships Opportunities

No application required

You do not need to submit an application to be considered for the below scholarships/awards.

Scholarship Value and Duration Additional Criteria
Faculty of Science Scholarship (UGCA1106)

$5,000 per annum for the minimum duration of program

No additional criteria
Women in Science Scholarship (UGCA1599)

$5,000 per annum for the minimum duration of program

Be female
Science Achiever Award (UGCA1358)

$6,000 for 1 year

No additional criteria

Eligibility

To be eligible for this scholarship, applicants must:

  • Have completed the NSW HSC (or interstate equivalent) or IB, either:
    • in the year prior to commencing study at UNSW, or
    • in the previous two years prior to commencing at UNSW, provided no tertiary study was undertaken during this period; and
  • Be undertaking full-time undergraduate study in one of the following disciplines (Double degree are not permitted):
    • 3970 Bachelor of Science
    • 3962 Bachelor of Advance Science (Honours)
    • 3956 Bachelor of Advanced Mathematics (Honours); and

Selection

Applicants will be assessed on the basis of:

  • Academic Merit - it is expected applicants will have received a minimum ATAR, or equivalent, of 98.5 (excluding adjustment factors).

UNSW reserves the right not to award a scholarship where there is no applicant of sufficient merit, or if the applicant does not meet the scholarship eligibility and/or selection criteria.