FACULTY OF ARTS & SOCIAL SCIENCES COURSEWORK SCHOLARSHIPS

Faculty Scholarships

Sydney School of Education and Social Work

School of Literature, Art and Media


Faculty Scholarships

Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences Postgraduate Coursework Start Up Scholarship

Background:

Established in 2017 and funded by the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (Faculty), this Scholarship assists commencing postgraduate masters by coursework students with the costs of returning to tertiary study within the Faculty.

Open to: Domestic students who have an unconditional offer of admission by the application closing date for any postgraduate masters by coursework program offered by Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences at the University of Sydney, for the relevant commencing semester, as stated in the Scholarship advertisement.
  Students who have commenced their postgraduate coursework studies within the Faculty are not eligible.
  Students with an unconditional offer to study part-time are eligible, providing they enrol in minimum of 12 credit points of study in their first semester of study.
Value: $5,000
Duration:  One-off payment
Open Date:  No application required.
Close Date: This scholarship has closed for Semester 2, 2017. 
Conditions: Read more

Graduate School of Government Australia - Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) Development Scholarship

Background:

This scholarship was established to fund one student per year to attend the annual forum (the Australian-ASEAN Dialogue) on Australia's relations with ASEAN.

Open to: The scholarship may be awarded to students of the Graduate Diploma in Public Administration and the Master of Public Administration.
  Students enrolled in the Graduate Certificate in Public Administration can apply once they have applied to upgrade to the Graduate Diploma.
Value: The scholarship will cover attendance at the Dialogue which is expected to be held in Sydney and Singapore in alternate years.
Duration:  One-off payment
Open Date:  TBD
Close Date: TBD

The Chinese Studies Travelling Bursary

Background: The purpose of this bursary is to assist students to travel to China, spending some time in Hong Kong where possible, for the purpose of exposing them to Chinese culture and improving their knowledge of Chinese language. The bursary was established in 1997 by a generous donation from Professor John Wong, a prominent Hong Kong alumnus.
Open to: Awards will be made, on the basis of merit, by the Head of the School of Languages and Cultures on the recommendation of the Chair of Chinese Studies who will act on the advice of a departmental committee.
  Holders are normally expected to undertake a course of study and may receive credit towards their studies at The University of Sydney as appropriate.  
Value:  $1,000 per annum.  
Open Date:  TBD 
Close Date:  TBD 

Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences China Daily Scholarship

Background:

This scholarship will support an employee of China Daily Media Group to undertake postgraduate study at the University of Sydney, primarily in the area of media and communications.

Open to: Employees of 21 Century
  Candidates must apply for admission and enrolment with the Univeristy of Sydney for the Master of Media Practice
Value: $4,000
Duration:  Tenable for 1 year only
Open Date:  No application required


Sydney School of Education and Social Work

Marion Macaulay Bequest Master of Teaching Scholarship

Background:

Ms Marion Macaulay by her will bequeathed her estate to the University of Sydney to be applied for the purposes of the University in the area of Humanities. Ms Macaulay was a graduate of the University in both Arts and Education and spent many years in the teaching profession and was closely associated with women's and educational professional associations. The bequest was established in 1995.

Open to: Applicants who have received an unconditional offer in Masters of Teaching in the Sydney School of Education and Social Work within the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences and who intend to commence their internship in the current semester of receipt of this Scholarship.
  Applicants will be assessed on the basis of academic merit and a personal statement.
Value: $6,000
Duration:  One Semester Only
Open Date:  TBA
Close Date:  Closed for 2017
Conditions:  Read more

Elizabeth Brennan Scholarship for Master of Teaching (Early Childhood)

Background:

Was established to support applicants who have high quality academic credentials and proven leadership skills.

Open to: Students undertaking studies in Early Childhood
  Students enrolled in the Master of Teaching in Early Childhood Education
Value: $16,000 per year
Duration:  Tenable for 2 semesters
Open Date:  January
Close Date:  March

Eureka Benevolent Foundation Scholarships (STEM Scholarships) & University of Sydney STEM School Ambassadors for MTeach (Secondary Education: Mathematics and/or Science)

Background:

Established in 2015 through a generous donation, the Eureka Benevolent Foundation Scholarships, (STEM Scholarships) are offered to applicants for the Mathematics or Science methods in the Master of Teaching (Secondary Education). 

Open to: Graduates from STEM bachelor degrees
  Candidates undertaking the Master of Teaching degree in Secondary Education commencing in 2017 with the intention of completing the degree in 2018
  Candidates enrolled in mathematics and/or science curriculum units
Value: $12,000 per year
Duration:  Tenable for up to 2 years of the degree program
Open Date: January
Close Date: March


School of Literature, Art and Media

Janet O'Connor Postgraduate Scholarship

Background:

Established in 2015, this Scholarship was bequeathed to the University of Sydney by Janet O’Connor to assist outstanding female students to further their study of writing or related topics.

Open to: Female students who have accepted an offer to commence, or are enrolled in their first year of the Master of English Studies, or Master of Creative Writing.
  Students transferring from a Graduate Diploma in English Studies, or Graduate Diploma in Creative Writing are not eligible for this award.
Value: Up to $15,000 paid in semesterly installments.
Duration:  Tenable for up to 3 semesters
Open Date:  No application required
Conditions:  Read more

Kenneth Reed Postgraduate Research Scholarship in English

Background:

The Kenneth Reed Postgraduate Research Scholarship promotes and encourages postgraduate research in English Literature.

Open to: Open to candidates who have accepted an offer to commence a full-time research doctorate degree (PhD) in English at the University of Sydney. The Department of English may approve a part-time scholarship where an applicant is able to demonstrate significant caring responsibilities, a medical condition or a disability which limits student’s capacity to undertake full-time study.
  Candidates must not be receiving an equivalent award, scholarship or salary providing a benefit greater than 75% of the scholarship stipend rate. (Salary for work unrelated to the student’s research is not subject to this limit).
  Scholarships will not be awarded to applicants who have completed a degree at the same, or higher level as the proposed candidature.
Value: $24,000 poer year
Duration:  Tenable for up to 3 years
Open Date:  No application required
Conditions:  Read more

USSC Postgraduate Scholarship Fund

Background: This scholarship was established by the US Studies Centre to support promising researchers enrolled in its postgraduate programs, by defraying travel costs to American archives, special collections or libraries that contain collections relevant to those researchers' thesis topics.
The American Studies Travel Scholarship is funded by the United States Studies Centre. The bursary is designed to support promising researchers by defraying travel costs to American archives, special collections or libraries that contain collections relevant to those researchers' thesis topics.
Open to: To be eligible students must be enrolled full-time in postgraduate studies program at the US Studies Centre.
  Students may be commencing or continuing, local or international.  
Value: $3,000  
Open Date: TBD
Close Date:  TBD 

Brennan Family Foundation Scholarship for the Master of Teaching (Early Childhood Education)

Background: This is offered to applicants who have high quality academic credentials and proven leadership skills.
  Established in the School of Education and Social Work through a generous donation in 2013 by The Brennan Family Foundation, the Elizabeth Brennan Scholarship for the Master of Teaching (Early Childhood Education) is offered to applicants who have high quality academic credentials and proven leadership skills. 
Open to: Undertaking study in Early Childhood, and be enrolled in their first year in date and their final year in date in the following program: Master of Teaching in Early Childhood Education. 
in the following program: Master of Teaching in Early Childhood Education
 Value: $16,000. Tenable for 2 years.  
Open Date:   TBD 
Close Date:  TBD