2023 University of Sydney Josiah and Myra Roberts Scholarship (Australia Based)

Scholarship Awarding University: 

Type of degree: 
Bachelor’s 

Scholarship Deadline: 
Applications for this scholarship will end on the 22nd of November, 2022

Scholarship Summary: 
The Josiah and Myra Roberts Scholarship is an undergraduate scholarship designed to encourage Australian students to pursue study in both physics and mathematics in the University of Sydney.

Scholarship Applicant Criteria: 
You must:
be an Australian citizen or permanent resident
be a recent school leaver and have an unconditional offer of admission to a full-time undergraduate degree (including combined degrees) at the Faculty of Science
have studied both physics and mathematics (satisfying the University's maths prerequisite) in the NSW HSC (or equivalent)
enrol in either:
     • 12 credit points of physics units of study
     • 12 credit points of Mathematics and Statistics units of study
     • six credit points of physics and six credit points of mathematics, and statistics units of study in your commencing year
be from a low socioeconomic background or demonstrate disadvantage or hardship
have not deferred or undertaken a gap year.

Value of Scholarship: 
The scholarship is valued at AUD$10,000 per annum and is tenable for up to three years. The Scholarship annual value will be paid in two equal instalments after the census date of each semester.

Scholarship Application Guide: 
To apply;
b. The selection committee will be using the Educational Access Scheme (EAS) application from UAC to assess low socioeconomic background or demonstrated disadvantage or hardship. Please ensure you also submit your EAS application via UAC by 22 November 2022 to be considered for the scholarship in December 2022.
c. The Scholarship will be awarded on the basis of:
    I. academic merit,
    II. low socioeconomic background or demonstrated disadvantage or hardship, and
    III. a personal statement outlining their interest in studying both mathematics and physics during their study at the University of Sydney.
d. Preference will be given to students from a low socioeconomic background or to students who demonstrate disadvantage or hardship.
e. The Scholarship will be awarded by a selection committee chaired by the Dean of the Faculty of Science or their nominated delegates. The selection committee must include members of other faculties that may study physics and/or mathematics, such as the Faculty of Engineering.

Scholarship Website: 
Find further information on this scholarship opportunity at the University of Sydney Josiah and Myra Roberts Scholarship Page.