Application is now open for the Farrand Scholarships in Agricultural Science at the University of Sydney. Interested applicants are encouraged to send in their applications before the deadline date.
About the University of Sydney and Scholarship
The University of Sydney, known colloquially as Sydney University or Sydney Uni, stands as a prestigious public research institution situated in Sydney, Australia. Established in 1850, it holds the distinction of being Australia’s oldest university and is one of the nation’s six esteemed sandstone universities. Notably, it was among the pioneering universities worldwide to admit students based solely on their academic merit and, with a commitment to equality, extended the same opportunities to women as it did to men. The university boasts eight academic faculties and university schools, offering an array of bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degree programs.
Notably, the university has been affiliated with five Nobel laureates, two Crafoord laureates, eight Australian prime ministers (including the incumbent, Anthony Albanese), two governors-general of Australia, thirteen premiers of New South Wales, 26 justices of the High Court of Australia (including five chief justices), and has produced 110 Rhodes Scholars and 19 Gates Scholars.
The University of Sydney’s academic excellence is widely acknowledged. In the 2021 U.S. News & World Report’s Best Global Universities Rankings, it was positioned 27th globally and secured the second spot in Australia. According to the 2022 Academic Ranking of World Universities published by the Shanghai Ranking Consultancy, the University of Sydney was ranked 60th globally, placing it among the top 0.6% of the world’s top 1000 universities.
The university has consistently demonstrated its prowess in research, securing the first position in Australia and the 29th position globally in the 2017 CWTS Leiden Rankings for research impact. The 2019 SCImago Institutions Rankings ranked the University of Sydney 33rd globally among universities worldwide. Furthermore, the Performance Ranking of Scientific Papers for World Universities by National Taiwan University in 2019 positioned the University of Sydney at the 26th spot globally and the second in Australia.
In its pursuit of academic excellence and global inclusivity, the University of Sydney introduced the International Farrand Scholarships in Agricultural Science for the academic year 2023-2024. This scholarship program serves as a testament to the university’s dedication to supporting outstanding international students who are embarking on their educational journey by pursuing a full-time undergraduate degree in the Faculty of Science at the University of Sydney, with a specific focus on the Bachelor of Agricultural Science degree.
Established in 2023, the Farrand Scholarships in Agricultural Science are the result of a generous donation from the Estate of Annie Farrand, in memory of both Annie Farrand and her mother, Annie Elizabeth Farrand. These scholarships aim to empower exceptional international students from diverse priority markets as they embark on their academic pursuits in the field of Agricultural Science at the University of Sydney.
Details about Farrand Scholarships in Agricultural Science at the University of Sydney:
Scholarship Sponsor: Estate of Annie Farrand/University of Sydney, Australia
Scholarship Value: $20,000 Per Annum
Number of awards: N/A
Study level: Undergraduate
Host Institution(s): University of Sydney, Australia
Eligibility Criteria for Farrand Scholarships in Agricultural Science
Applicants are advised to meet the following requirements to be qualified for Farrand Scholarships in Agricultural Science at the University of Sydney:
- Countries Eligible: All nationalities are welcome to apply.
- Acceptable Subject or Course: The prize will be given for a Faculty of Science undergraduate degree.
- Acceptable Standards: The following requirements must be satisfied by the candidates to be eligible:
- Candidates have to be foreign students.
- A firm offer to enroll in a full-time undergraduate program in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences is a requirement for candidates.
- Qualifications for Entrance: Applicants must fulfill all university admission requirements.
- Language Requirement: You must fulfill USydney’s English language competency requirements before beginning the course application process.
Required Documents for Application
Transcripts, certificates, evidence of citizenship, evidence of English language competency, and the ATAR or equivalent for the course of your choice are required of applicants.
Application Procedure for Farrand Scholarships in Agricultural Science
All qualified students who receive an unconditional offer of admission by December 1, 2023, will be automatically considered; no application is needed. You can visit the official website to check the scholarship terms and conditions.
The Submission Deadline is: 01 December 2023