Undergraduate and graduate-entry students
Undergraduate and graduate-entry students at the faculty are eligible for a range of awards. Many are offered and administered internally by either the University's Scholarships Office or the faculty. Others are funded by external bodies on a competitive basis across a number of institutions.
Scholarships and prizes that are open to all graduate-entry and undergraduate students in the faculty are listed on this page. Others apply only to students undertaking particular courses. These can be found by clicking on the links below or the sub-menus at the left of this page.
This scholarship has been established to support one mature-age female student per year to complete a degree or undertake a research project. Preference will be given to candidates who are making a career change, or applying for support for a professional-experience internship, field-education placement, or research project with a strong social-improvement focus.
Applications are closed for the scholarship that is applicable to the 2013 academic year.
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The Stanley and Ivy Tipper Trust
This bursary of up to $6000 was established in 2011 through a bequest from the late Beryl Mary Bubacz. Tenable for one year, the bursary is open to full-time, undergraduate students enrolled in the Faculty of Education and Social Work. Applicants should be achieving a credit average and be able demonstrate that financial need, caused by sickness and/or loss of employment, is impacting on their studies. Previous recipients of this bursary may apply for award in consecutive or subsequent years, provided the conditions for award are met.
Applications are closed for scholarships that take effect in Semester One 2013.
Marion Macaulay Bequest Scholarships
Marion Macaulay was a graduate of the University of Sydney who spent many years in the teaching profession and was closely associated with women's and educational professional associations. She bequeathed her estate to the University of Sydney to be applied in the area of humanities.
These scholarships have been offered since 1995 to undergraduate or postgraduate coursework students enrolled in the Faculty of Arts or the Faculty of Education and Social Work who will be travelling overseas for the purpose of gaining credit towards their degrees, either in the form of approved exchange or an approved professional experience such as an internship or practicum.
Applications are assessed on the basis of academic merit, purpose/appropriateness of the applicant's intended study or professional experiences at the overseas institution and contribution of the overseas experience to the applicant's personal and professional development.
The value of the scholarship is $7500 regardless of the destination or duration of stay, and applicants who already hold a primary scholarship for the same scholarship period will receive $5000.
Applications have closed for scholarships that take effect in 2013.
The Commonwealth Scholarships Program, aims to increase higher-education participation by students from low socio-economic status backgrounds. Two types of Commonwealth Scholarship are open to graduate-entry and undergraduate students. They are tax-free and neither affects Centrelink payments. Enquiries should be directed to the University of Sydney Scholarships Office.
Commonwealth Education Costs Scholarships
These scholarships, which last for up to four years, provide financial assistance in meeting education costs. The annual value of each scholarship in 2010 was $2254 (indexed annually).
Commonwealth Accommodation Scholarships
These scholarships assist students from rural and remote areas with accommodation costs. They last for up to four years and, in 2010, the annual value was $4508 (indexed annually).