$14,000 James Murphy Scholarship for International Undergraduate Students at The University of Sydney, Australia 2024

Written by catherine.caoile on January 4, 2023

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Scholarship details

  • Area of study

    Agriculture and Related Sciences, Food Technologies
  • Country of the Scholarship

    Australia
  • Scholarship Valid Until (Year)

    2024
  • Type of scholarship

    Bachelor's scholarship
  • Scholarship amount given

    > 12000
  • Type of scholarship administrator

    University
  • Mode of scholarship (Online/Offline)

    Offline
  • Applier's country

    All
  • Expenses covered

    Tuition fees
  • Scholarship Contact Details

The University of Sydney in Australia offers the James Murphy Scholarship for international undergraduate students who will undertake the agriculture field and be identified or their parents must be of the Catholic religion. The scholarship will support the students with an award of up to $14,000 for the academic year of 2023-2024.

About the James Murphy Scholarship 

The James Murphy Bursaries Trust was founded in 1922 by William James Murphy and in 2019, the scholarship was established by James Murphy Bursaries Trust as a gift to provide assistance or support to international undergraduate students who are in the field of agriculture studies which also includes the sustainability of the food security and the agriculture.

Scholarship Provider: The University of Sydney 

About the Provider 

For over 170 years, the University of Sydney challenges traditions to make lives better and create more leaders of society by equipping people with leadership skills and aiming to serve the communities at every level.

Established in 1850 and included eight scholarly resources and college schools that offer a few bachelor’s, master, and doctoral degrees. At Sydney, the students will concentrate on elite offices. It is positioned first in Australia and fourth on the planet for graduate employability by the QS Graduate Employability Rankings 2021. With an expansive scope of adaptable and dynamic professional choices, science graduates are popular across numerous ventures.

The university was established on two primary standards — strict resistance and the confirmation of students on scholastic legitimacy. The main rule guaranteed the students were conceded paying little heed to strict conviction. The second is that students ‘registered’ for college by breezing through an academic assessment. The two thoughts were better approaches for contemplating colleges during the nineteenth hundred years and tested conventional college models. They arose out of serious discussions in England and Europe about the motivation behind colleges and were adjusted by our organizers to make a college to suit the provincial conditions of New South Ridges.

The university promotes leadership through excellent research and teaching which also offers a wide range of academic programs. For more than 170 years, they have been tracking down creative answers for the issues that matter. Their vision for the following ten years is unashamedly optimistic: to be known as where the education is groundbreaking, where their local area flourishes through variety, and their research handles the world’s most prominent difficulties. Whether in little advances, or giant leaps, the things they genuinely do today will change tomorrow. At the point when the leadership is for them all, it is an initiative for good.

Annually, they offer a diverse scholarship program for undergraduate and postgraduate researchers with a total amount of $105 million in scholarship funds. The scholarship offered annually will be available to both local and international students.

Scholarship Summary 

  • Academic Year: 2023-2024
  • Applicant’s Nationality: International
  • Degree level: Undergraduate
  • Scholarship Award: $14,000
  • Duration: Up to four years
  • Number of Awards: NA
  • Field: Agriculture
  • Scholarship Country: Australia
  • Renewable: Yes
  • Offered Annually: Yes

Scholarship Eligibility

Before proceeding with the application process, the students must meet the eligibility for the scholarship.

  • The applicants must be identified as Roman Catholic or their parents.
  • Must be an International Student
  • Be enrolled in a full-time in one of the following fields
    -Bachelor of Science/Bachelor of Advanced Studies (Agriculture)
    -Bachelor of Science/Bachelor of Advanced Studies (Food and Agribusiness)
  • Applicants must be able to demonstrate their financial needs.
  • International students must have good communication skills in oral and written English.
  • Can demonstrate their academic merits.

Selection Criteria 

The scholarship will be awarded based on the following:

  • Students Academic Merit
  • Supporting Documents and the students proposed personal statements that provide more evidence of their financial need and other relevant hardships.
  • Letter from the parish priest that confirms that the student or their parents are Catholic.
  • The scholarship will be awarded based on the evaluation of the scholarship committee consisting of the Dean Faculty of Science and the Head of the School and other nominated delegates.

Application Process 

To apply for the scholarship, eligible applicants must access the application portal provided by the university. Keep in mind that the candidates must be holding an unconditional offer of admission at the Faculty of Science at the University of Sydney.

Late and incomplete applications will not be considered and will be automatically rejected.

Required Documents 

As part of the application process, the students must submit the following to better support their application:

  • Course specified documents
  • Personal Statements
  • CV
  • Portfolio or Quistionnaire
  • Official transcript of records

All required documents must be uploaded in a PDF form, the application form must be completed including all the personal information of the applicants.

Scholarship Value 

The Scholarship amount will be approximately $14,000 per annum and will be awarded for up to four years. The exact amount of value will be stipulated in the Letter offer of Scholarship.

The scholarship award will be given in 2 equal installments after the date of each semester. No other amount will be payable, to continue the scholarship for up to four years, the students are required to maintain their Average Mark of 60 each semester. The scholar who will undertake an exchange during the scholarship will be required to achieve an SR or Satisfied Required Grades to receive the next award payment.

Note: Deferral of the scholarship award isn’t allowed without the earlier authorization of the Senior member of the Faculty of Science or their designated agent, and it isn’t adaptable to another University, faculty, or college with earlier endorsement.

The scholarship award will be terminated if the recipient of the award failed to meet the eligible course or does not maintain their academic performance.

Scholarship Deadline

The deadline to complete and submit the application is until January 16, 2023.


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