Gordon Preston Pure Mathematics Honours Scholarship

Gordon Preston Pure Mathematics Honours Scholarship

This award is for Monash mathematics undergraduates who want to further their passion in pure mathematics through research study. You will receive $5000 to assist you with your honours year.

Created in memory of the late Gordon Preston - one of the founding professors of the School of Mathematical Sciences at Monash - the scholarship rewards high-achieving mathematics students at Monash.

The late Gordon Preston himself, received a scholarship to the University of Oxford and proceeded to graduate with first class honours in mathematics.  Gordon left the UK and migrated to Australia in 1963, where he took the position Chair of Mathematics at Monash.


No application required

Total scholarship value


Number offered

One per year

Vicky Xu

Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (Honours)

Vicky Xu: Helping you achieve your full potential

A scholarship has helped give me and my family peace of mind. Knowing that a large portion of my tuition costs has been covered, I can better focus my attention to my studies.

Am I eligible?

You must be one of the following:

  • An Australian citizen
  • A New Zealand citizen
  • Australian permanent resident
  • Australian humanitarian visa holder
  • An International student

You must meet the following criteria:

  • Commencing or continuing an honours degree of Bachelor of Science, or the 48-credit point honours year in the Bachelor of Science Advanced with Honours, in pure mathematics, in the School of Mathematical Sciences
  • Supervised by a staff member within the School of Mathematical Sciences
  • Have achieved a Weighted Average Mark of 90 or above in 24 credit points of relevant mathematics units at Level Three


$5000 for one year only (48 credit points of study)

Number offered

One per year

Selection criteria

Based on academic achievement.

To retain this scholarship:

You must maintain full-time enrolment.

How to apply

  • No application is required. All students who apply for the relevant course will be automatically assessed.
  • This scholarship cannot be deferred.

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