Márta Svéd Scholarship applications now open

Do you want to further your maths studies at the University of Adelaide? Apply now for a chance to receive a $5,000 (AUD) scholarship.

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The Márta Svéd scholarship is an exciting opportunity established by the discipline of Mathematical Sciences – within the School of Computer and Mathematical Sciences – to support three female undergraduate students who are looking to undertake a Bachelor of Mathematical Sciences or a Bachelor of Mathematical Sciences (Advanced) program at the University of Adelaide.

Give yourself the best advantage with AUD$5,000, a personal staff mentor, and the opportunity to attend a range of initiatives throughout your degree.

Shortlisted students will be invited to see the North Terrace campus and facilities, meet academic staff and students, and undertake a short interview in the Mathematical Sciences Discipline Lead, Finnur Larusson.

Apply online via the application form below.

Applications for 2024 close Sunday, 10 September 2023.

About Márta Svéd

Marta Sved

Márta Svéd was a Hungarian mathematician who moved to Australia in the 1930s and became a teacher of mathematics at the University of Adelaide. She won the BH Neumann Award of the Australian Mathematics Trust in 1994. The award citation credited her in particular for the flourishing of mathematics competitions in Australia and the success of Australia in international mathematics competitions. The School of Computer and Mathematical Sciences offers this scholarship for female mathematicians – in her memory.

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