Graduate-entry social work scholarships

In addition to The Stanley and Ivy Tipper Trust, Walter and Eliza Hall Scholarships, Marion Macaulay Bequest Scholarship, ZONTA Club Sydney East Inc Scholarship and Government-funded scholarships, which are available to all undergraduate and graduate-entry students in the faculty, others that apply to students undertaking an MSW(Q) are listed below.

Scholarships


Scholarships

SDN Children's Services Aunts Fry Scholarship

This scholarship is offered to preservice students who have shown particular courage, compassion and concern for children in need or with disabilities. To be eligible for this scholarship, students will need to be undertaking study in social work, special education or early-childhood education. The value of this scholarship will be $2000 for one year only, and shall be granted to a student who would be available to undertake her/his professional experience/internship/field education with SDN Children's Services in 2016. Scholarship applicants must have completed a minimum of Year 1 of one of the following programs:

  • Master of Teaching (Early Childhood)
  • Master of Social Work (Qualifying)
  • Bachelor of Social Work
  • Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Social Work.

Applications have closed for scholarships that take effect in 2016.

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 are offered to coursework students currently 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. The value of the scholarship is $7500 regardless of the destination or duration of stay; recipients who already hold a scholarship of $5000 or more will receive $5000.

Applications have closed for scholarships that take effect in 2016.

NSW Rural Allied Health Scholarships

This scholarship is offered by the NSW Department of Health to students from a rural background who are undertaking entry-level studies in allied health (including social work). Up to 50 scholarships, each valued up to $10,000, are offered annually. Applications open in January each year.

Applications have closed for scholarships that take affect in 2015.

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NSW Rural Allied Health Clinical Placement Grants

These grants of up to $750 (or $1000 for clinical placements at Broken Hill) are offered each semester. Grants are awarded on the basis of the duration of the placement and the cost of travel associated with accessing the placement. Priority will be given to students who have not previously received a NSW Rural Allied Health Clinical Placement Grant, though past grant recipients may apply.
Applications open each February for Semester One placements, and in July for Semester Two.

Applications have closed for scholarships that take affect in 2015.

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Nursing and Allied Health Scholarship and Support Scheme

Social-work students enrolled in either an undergraduate or graduate-entry degree who have resided in a defined rural area for a minimum of five consecutive (or eight cumulative) years from the age of five years may be eligible to apply to the Nursing and Allied Health Scholarship and Support Scheme for a scholarship worth $10,000 a year, which is funded through the Commonwealth Government's Department of Health and Ageing and administered by the peak body for rural and remote allied health professionals, Services for Australian Rural and Remote Health (SARRAH).

Applications have closed for scholarships that take effect in 2016.

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