Prizes, scholarships and other financial support

Scholarships Office website
The University of Sydney Scholarships Office has information on scholarships offered by the University to all students: current and future; local and international; undergraduate, Honours, postgraduate coursework and research.

Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences scholarship information
The Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences lists information on Scholarships and Prizes available to students in the Faculty.

Research Office
The Research Office provides information on research funding, including a scholarships bulletin, and links to databases of research grants and scholarships.

Many prizes and scholarships are specific to Departments - see the Prizes and scholarships page on our Departmental websites for more information.

Postgraduate Research Support Scheme - PRSS

The Postgraduate Research Support Scheme provides funds to allow currently enrolled postgraduate research students to seek remibursement for expenses (or proposed expenses) incurred during the calendar year of application only. For more information on the scheme and how to apply for PRSS funds, click here.

Language Exchange Travel Support

We are offering exchange travel support in 2018 to assist enrolled students with travel costs incurred in studying overseas. This support will provide the airfare to the designated country to a maximum amount of $4,000. The SLC Curriculum Committee will manage and provide recommendations to the Head of School for allocation of the funds. click here for the application form (contains full details and conditions).


2018 Prizes Ceremony – Award Recipients

The annual Prizes Ceremony for 2018 was held on the 30th of April before a host of guests including donors, consulate representatives, proud parents and friends. The School of Languages and Cultures would like to acknowledge the continuing generosity of the benefactors who have established the prizes and scholarships awarded at this ceremony.

Chinese Studies

Asian Students’ Council’s 1963 Festival of Asia Scholarship for Proficiency In Chinese Studies
Xiaoyi Huang and Lisa Qie

The Raymond Hsu Scholarship
Peiru Tong

The TM Hsiao Scholarship
Louisa Bochner

To Wing Chinese Language and Culture Fund
Jingtong Wang, Kana Hirayama, Rongjia Cai and Thomas Harman

Winston G Lewis Prize in Chinese History
Bonnie Ho

European Studies

EU Ambassadors Prize
Samuel Kwon

Konrad Adenauer Prize
John-Patrick Asimakis

Robert Schuman Prize
Monte Callaghan and Axel Jenkin

French and Francophone Studies

Anne Bates Memorial Scholarship for French
Marina Liu

Banque Nationale de Paris Prize for French
Matthew Juchau

The Emilie M Schweitzer Honours Scholarship
Madeleine Simpson

Garton Scholarship No. I for French
James Blaxill

Garton Scholarship No. II for French
Josephine Goldman

Joan Norris Prize
Bridey Lea

Ronald Horan Prize for French
Nicholas Marston

Sonia Marks Memorial Prize for French
Diana Vassilenko and Vaidehi Mahapatra

Total Australia Prize in French
Diana Vassilenko and Vaidehi Mahapatra

Germanic Studies

Austrian Embassy Prize
Gabriella Bate

The Emilie M Schweitzer Exchange Scholarship
Lincoln Wong

The Emilie M Schweitzer Honours Scholarship
India Cordony, Isabella Hellig-Smith and Kate Stanton

Enid Watson Memorial Scholarship in Germanic Studies
Thomas Jenkins

Garton Scholarship No. IV for First Year German
Arkady De Jong

Garton Scholarship No. V for Second Year German
Jane Spencer

Garton Scholarship No. VI for Third Year German
Isabella Hellig-Smith

Hebrew, Biblical and Jewish Studies

The Bernard and Rodia Ferster Prize
Adam Liskowski

Ivan and Ursula Cher Prize
Susan Bisson

The Percy Joseph Marks Prizes for Intermediate (2000 level) Modern Hebrew
Emma Leslie

The Percy Joseph Marks Prizes for Advanced (3000 level) Modern Hebrew
Victor Shahen

The Percy Joseph Marks Prizes for Senior Classical Hebrew
Sin Sze Hui

Indian Sub-Continental Studies

Khyentse Foundation Award for Excellence in Buddhist Studies
Fazhao Shi

Indonesian Studies

Asian Students’ Council’s 1963 Festival of Asia Prizes for Proficiency in Indonesian Studies Second Level
Ayu Juniper Barry

Asian Students’ Council’s 1963 Festival of Asia Prizes for Proficiency in Indonesian Studies Third Level
Ellen Jill House

Christopher Cornelius Lewis Richards Memorial Prize
Veronica Rose O’Neill

F H van Naerssen Memorial Prize for Indonesian Studies
Ellen Jill House

Ronald J Worsley Memorial Prize for Indonesian Studies
Veronica Rose O’Neill

International Comparative Literature and Translation Studies

International Comparative Literature and Translation Studies Student Scholarship
Khalil Khunji

Italian Studies

Countess E M Freehill Prize No. I for First Year Italian
Milo Jones King and Marina Liu

Countess E M Freehill Prize No. II for Second Year Italian
Theodor Delaney and Sonali Dewan

The Frances Merenda Scholarships
Elena Carletti, James Clay and Jayden O’Brien

Rosina Tedeschi Memorial Prize for Italian Conversation
William Cesta

The Silvana d’lapico-Bien Prize in Italian Studies
Chloe Andrews

Japanese Studies

A L Sadler Prize for Excellence in Japanese Studies
Young Ju Ku

Hugh Clarke Prize for Excellence in Japanese 6
Zhijun Wen

James Murdoch Prize for Excellence in Japanese 4
Iris DaYoon Jung

Mark Kwan Memorial Prize
Alvina Lock

Moira Jennings Memorial Prize for Excellence in Japanese 2
Leanne Williams

Sakuko Matsui Prize for Excellence in Japanese Literature
Diana Vassilenko

Korean Studies

Korean Consulate Prize
Bingjie Liu and Luanne La

Korean Consulate Prize (sponsored by Top Media)
Riley Lonergan-Stewart and Mitchell Joseph Philip Gordon

Modern Greek and Byzantine Studies

G S Caird Scholarship in Second Year Modern Greek
Athanasios Kallos

The George Thomas Foundation Prize in Modern Greek Studies 1
Kosta Plegas

The George Thomas Foundation Prize in Modern Greek Studies 2
Leah Varvaressos

The George Thomas Foundation Prize in Modern Greek Studies 3
Jennifer Andrew

Katina Cassimatis Prize
Xiaole Ai

Order of AHEPA Scholarship in Modern Greek
Nicholas Athanasou

School of Languages and Cultures

Margaret Ann Bailey Memorial Prize for Honours in a Modern European Language
Lillian Specker