Honours Scholarships

Honours students may apply or be eligible for the following scholarships. See the UNSW Scholarships webpage for other Honours scholarship offerings. 

Jim Douglas Award in Statistics - UGCA1438

This Award is to encourage outstanding students to undertake full time study in the Faculty of Science entering an Honours Year Program in Statistics.

Applicants will be assessed on academic merit, and on the basis of a written statement of up to 500 words. In this statement, applicants should explain their interest in statistics and how the Honours year will contribute to their career plans.

The scholarship is valued at $2000 for 1 year. Apply through UNSW Scholarships Online.

Women in Mathematics and Statistics Honours Program Scholarship - UGCA1433 (Two scholarships)  

The aim of this scholarship is to encourage female students to undertake an Honours program in the School of Mathematics and Statistics. This scholarship will be selected on the basis of highest WAM in Mathematics and Statistics courses, for female students intending to enrol in an Honours program in the School of Mathematics and Statistics. 

School of Mathematics and Statistics Advanced Mathematics Honours Scholarship - UGCA1577 (Two awards)

 

Awarded to two students (one female and one male) identified by the Head of School in consultation with a committee.

Normally this will be the students with the highest WAM in any Advanced Mathematics program at the end of Term 2 who will be enrolling in Honours in the following year.

This scholarship will provide $5,000 per awardee (total), if the selected students enrol in Honours in Advanced Mathematics. The students identified will be announced and awarded at the annual Advanced Mathematics Day event.

  • Based on academic merit, the successful candidates will be selected for this scholarship by the Head of School in consultation with a committee.

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In addition, the School awards prizes for Honours students, selected on academic merit:
The Head of School's Prize (one award of $1000 for the best performance by a student proceeding to the Honours Year), 
The Buchwald Award in Applied Mathematics (one award of $500 for the best performance in Mathematics leading to Honours in Applied Mathematics), 
The George Szekeres Award (one award of $500 for the best performance in Mathematics leading to Honours Year in Pure Mathematics), 
The Alma Douglas Prize for Level 3 Statistics (one award of $500 for the best performance in Level 3 Statistics courses leading into Honours Year).