Rene Van der Borght Applied Mathematics Honours Scholarship

Rene Van der Borght Applied Mathematics Honours Scholarship

The Rene Van der Borght Applied Mathematics Honours Scholarship is the School of Mathematical Science's premier award at the undergraduate level. It is awarded to high-achieving undergraduate students who wish to continue their passion in applied mathematics through research programs offered in their honours year.


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:

  • Average mark of 90% in 24 credit points of relevant applied mathematics, astrophysics or atmospheric science units at level three
  • Commencing full-time in the honours degree of the Bachelor of Science, or the 48 credit point honours year in the Bachelor of Science Advanced with Honours, in applied mathematics, astrophysics or atmospheric science, at Clayton campus
  • Supervised by a staff member in the School of Mathematical Sciences


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

Number offered

  • One scholarship available per year.

Selection criteria

  • Awarded based on academic achievement.

To retain this scholarship:

  • You must maintain full-time enrolment

How to apply

  • No application is required. All eligible students will be automatically assessed.
  • This scholarship cannot be deferred.

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