The CS Soper and Joan Rydon Scholarship


Established in memory of Professor Charles Samuel Soper, former Dean of the Faculty of Business & Economics and Professor Joan Rydon, Professor in Political Science and founding member of the Australasian Political Studies Association and the Australasian Study of Parliament Group.

Number of places

1 place available each year.


Net Annual Income of the trust. In 2017 the scholarship is valued at $4,949.28. 

The scholarship is for one year and conditional upon full-time enrolment in the Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) degree.


  • Students commencing the Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) in Economics specialising in economic theory or mathematical economics.

Application Process

There is no need to apply, eligible candidates are automatically considered.

Selection process

The Head of Department of Economics will nominate a recipient based on all eligible student's subject choice in their Honours year (i.e. those related to mathematical economics and economics theory), thesis topic and academic merit (as determined by undergraduate results in the Bachelor of Commerce)

Outcome of application

Recipient will be notified by email.


No deferral is allowed.

Who is this for?

Honours Students


If you have any further questions about this scholarship please contact us.

FBE Scholarships Team