Science

Scholarships and Awards

At UNSW we pride ourselves on rewarding excellence and making university life accessible to students from all walks of life.  


UNSW Scholarships

Visit the UNSW Scholarships website to search for scholarship opportunities and contact details for further information.


Scholarships for UNSW Science students

 
Scholarship NameTotal ValueDuration (up to)

UNSW High Achievers Scholarship UGCE1177

$5,000

1 year

The Magnitude Foundation Scholarship UGCA1444

$10,000

Duration of program

Centre of Excellence for Climate System Science Honours Research Scholarship UGCA1359

$7,500

1 year

UNSW Honours Year Scholarships UGCA1120

$5,000

1 year

John MacIntyre Honours Year Scholarship in Marine Science UGCA1030

$5,000

1 year

Paradice Honours Year Scholarship UGCA1433

$5,000

1 year

H.C. and M.E. Porter Memorial Scholarship UGCA1035

$5,000

1 year

Sonja Huddle Award UGCA1079

$3,500

1 year

David Walsh Memorial Scholarship UGCA1064

$3,000

1 year

Dean’s Honours Year Scholarship in Science UGCA1083

$2,500

1 year

Brother Vincent Cotter Honours Award in Physics UGCA1012

$2,300

1 year

Jim Douglas Award in Statistics UGCA1438

$2,000

1 year

Spruson & Ferguson (Patent Attorneys) Award for Innovation in the Faculty of Science UGCA1039

$2,000

1 year

Alton & Neryda Fancourt Chapple Biological Science Honours Award UGCA1003

$1,500

1 year

UNSW Equity Scholarship (Current Students) UGCE1178

$2,500

1 year

Roy and Lois Tirrell Award UGCA1213

$3,000

1 year

Insight Projects Construction Management Award UGCA1355

$3,000

1 year

Lin Chun Memorial Award PGCA1008

$4,000

1 year

Potishko Family Goldman Sachs Gives Science/Law Scholarship UGCA1437

$7,000

Duration of program 

New Colombo Plan – Scholarship Program UGTR1037

$67,000

One semester

Nura Gili Award UGCE1213

$5,500

1 year

Ben Lexcen Sports Scholarships (For current UNSW students) UGCE1043

$7,500

1 year

Eichhorn Scholarship for Liverpool Boys High Graduates (Current UNSW Students) UGCE5000

$10,000

up to 2 years

Malcolm Chaikin Overseas Exchange Scholarship UGTR1006

$4,000

1 year

School of Physics Vacation Research Scholarship UGVC1047

$3,300

Vacation

UNSW Co-op Program

$18,200

up to 4 years

Malcolm Chaikin Foundation Scholarships UGCA1210

$15,000

up to 4 years

William McIlrath Rural Scholarship UGCE1044

$4,000 up to $10,000

up to 4 years

DSTO Undergraduate Scholarship for Females in Science and Engineering UGCE1197

$10,000

up to 4 years

Eichhorn Scholarship for Liverpool Boys High UGCE1237

$10,000

2 years

Fig Tree Hall Residential Scholarship UGCE1232

$8,000

2 years

Dermott O’Neill Scholarship in Chemistry UGCA1140

$8,000

Duration of program

David Nunan Residential Rural Scholarships UGCE1199

$8,000

2 years

Ben Lexcen Sports Scholarship (For future UNSW students) UGCE2043

$7,500

1 year

John Niland Scholarship UGCE1046

$6,000

1 year

Alfred and Dorothymay Anderson Scholarship UGCA1042

$6,000

up to 4 years

Science Achiever Award UGCA1358

$6,000

1 year

UNSW All-Rounder Scholarship UGCE1153

$5,000

1 year

UNSW Transition Scholarship UGCE1148

$5,000

1 year

Faculty of Science Scholarship UGCA1106

$5,000

Duration of program

Girls Do The Maths Scholarship UGCE1098

$5,000

up to 4 years

UNSW Alumni Association Scholarship UGCE1018

$5,000

up to 3 years

UNSW Islamic Society Scholarship PUCE1006

$5,000

1 year

Cavill Medicinal Chemistry Scholar Award UGCA1440

$5,000

1 year

Sir Arthur and Lady Renee George Scholarship (St Spyridon College) UGCE1034

$5,000

1 year

UNSW Hong Kong Alumni Award UGCE1019

$5,000

1 year

Warrane College Academic Achievement Residential Awards UGCE1163

$5,000

1 year

Statistics Scholarship UGCA1110

$5,000

up to 4 years

Mathematics Teachers Scholarship UGCA1109

$5,000

up to 4 years

Mathematics & Statistics Rural Student Scholarship UGCE1079

$5,000

up to 4 years

School of Mathematics Scholarship UGCA1108

$5,000

up to 4 years

The Beautiful Mind Scholarship UGCA1392

$5,000

Duration of program 

Ngunnagan Delanty Galvin Award UGCE1086

$4,500

1 year

Department of Education and Training / UNSW Rural Assistance Scheme UGCE1058

$4,000

1 year

Sir Rupert Myers Award in Material Science and Engineering UGCA1088

$3,500

up to 4 years

Bundilla Award UGCE1023

$1,500 up to $3,000

up to 3 years

Girls' Realm Guild Award UGCE1008

$3,000

1 year

John Ragnar Anderson Memorial Award in Chemistry UGCA1026

$2,500

up to 3 years

E and FJ Cowper Award in Chemistry UGCA1061

$2,500

1 year

Randwick Boys High School UNSW Award UGCE1075

$2,500

1 year

School of Materials Science and Engineering Awards UGCA1111

$1,000 up to $2,000

up to 4 years

Matthew James Reid Award UGCE1071

$2,000

1 year

Randwick Girls High School UNSW Award UGCE1048

$2,000

1 year

Thomson Family Award UGCA1117

$2,000

up to 4 years

Neville A Whiffen Memorial Award PUCE1002

$1,500

1 year

OVRF-Maki Shiobara Scholarship PUCA1005

$6,000

1 year

International Centre Global Mobility (ICGM) Scholarship UGTR1038

$1,000

one semester

Potishko Family Goldman Sachs Gives Mathematics Award UGCA1441

$5,000

1 year

UNSW Golden Jubilee Scholarship for International Students UGCE1057

 

2 years

Ngiam Tong Yuen Scholarship UGCE1187

$10,000

up to 4 years

Randwick Rugby Club/St. Hilliers Scholarship UGCA1092

$3,000 up to $5,000

1 year

Warrane College Sporting Achievement Residential Awards UGCE1162

$5,000

1 year

Fig Tree Hall Returning Residents Residential Scholarship PUCE1007

$5,000

1 year

Warrane College Community Service Residential Award UGCE1164

$5,000

1 year

Warrane College Cultural Achievement Residential Awards UGCE1165

$5,000

1 year

Len Ainsworth Scholarship UGCA1041

$5,000

1 year

NSW Chinese Community Award at UNSW PUCA1000

$4,000

1 year

Ian Somervaille Award UGCE1055

$3,500

1 year

Sam Cracknell Memorial Sports Scholarship UGCE1013

$3,000

1 year

Bill Pardy University Challenge Award UGCA1034

$3,000

1 year

Mark Dorrity Athletics Scholarship UGCE1196

$3,000

1 year

UNSW Cricket Club Award UGCE1152

$2,500

1 year

Warrane College Rural Area Students Residential Awards UGCE1166

$2,000

1 year

Bill Jameson Football Scholarship UGCE1121

$2,000

1 year

Elite Athlete Sports Scholarship UGCE1195

$500 up to $1,500

1 year

Robertson Scholars Leadership Program Scholarship UGCA2000

$200,000

Duration of program

Academic Achievement Awards (AAA) UGCA1208

$4,000

1 year

Access Assist Scholarships UGCE1078

$10,000

Duration of program

Sisters of Charity Foundation Scholarship UGCE1243

$7,500

up to 4 years

Landon-Smith Family Scholarship UGCE1042

$7,000

up to 4 years

Indigenous Commonwealth Accommodation Scholarship (ICAS) UGCL1000

$5,011

up to 4 years

Vice Chancellor's Alumni Appeal Scholarship UGCE1142

$5,000

Duration of program

Vice-Chancellor's Equity Scholarship UGCE1001

$5,000

up to 5 years

UNSW Alumni Association Equity Scholarship UGCE1155

$5,000

Duration of program

Richardson Scholarship in Psychology UGCE1230

$5,000

up to 4 years

UNSW Aspire Scholarship UGCE1179

$5,000

1 year

Indigenous Commonwealth Access Scholarship (IAS) UGCE1117

$4,726

one semester

John Weeden Memorial Award UGCE1062

$3,000

1 year

Indigenous Commonwealth Education Costs Scholarship (ICECS) UGCL1001

$2,505

up to 4 years

Richardson Award in Psychology UGCE1235

$2,000

1 year

Australian Scholarships Foundation Postgraduate Coursework Equity Scholarship PGCE1005

 

Duration of program

McKenna Bespoke Development & Facilitation Career Coaching Award UGCE1212

$1,000

One Off Payment

Shelley Phillips Scholarship UGCE1074

$5,000

Duration of program

Scientia Scholarships UGCA1137

$10,000

Duration of program

The Late Stephen Robjohns Science Scholarship UGCA1390

$8,000

up to 4 years

The Late Jim and Alma Douglas Scholarship UGCA1205

$6,000

Duration of program

Sir Arthur and Lady Renee George Scholarship UGCE1035

$6,000

Duration of program

UNSW Rural Student Achievement Award (RSAA) UGCE1220

$4,000

1 year

Faculty of Science Vacation Research Scholarship UGVC1029

$3,800

Vacation

UNSW Student Achievement Award (SAA) UGCE1219

$3,000

1 year

SAS Institute & the School of Mathematics and Statistics Award UGCA1272

$2,500

up to 4 years

Tunghai-UNSW Materials Articulation Program Award UGCA1285

$2,000

2 years

The Howard Undergraduate Awards UGCA1402

$2,000

up to 3 years

Faculty of Science (BSc (International) Exchange Travel Scholarship UGTR1026

$2,000

One Off Payment

* Opening dates are indicative and may be subject to change based on scholarship availability/funding. 
* Faculty/Interest Area - see scholarship advertising to see if limited to a particular specialisation eg. Mechanical Engineering.