FACULTY OF ARTS & SOCIAL SCIENCES COURSEWORK SCHOLARSHIPS

Faculty Scholarships

Sydney College of Arts

Sydney School of Education and Social Work

School of Literature, Art and Media

School of Languages and Cultures


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, this Scholarship assists commencing postgraduate masters by coursework students with the costs of returning to tertiary study.

Open to: Applicants must have an unconditional offer of admission to study full time or part time in a postgraduate masters by coursework program offered by Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences at the University of Sydney. 
  Applicants must qualify as a domestic full-fee paying student.
  Applicants must not be a recipient of a Commonwealth Supported place for their Masters by Coursework Program.
  This Scholarship Offer will be subject to the successful applicant enrolling in at least 12 credit points in their first semester.
Value: $10,000 per annum.
Duration:  One year only.
Open Date:  No application is required.
  This Scholarship is offered in both Semester 1 and Semester 2, 2019.
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

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

United States Studies Centre Travel Support Scheme - Masters

Background:

The United States Studies Centre Travel Support Scheme – Masters was established to assist students enrolled in Masters of US Studies at the University of Sydney who are intending to travel for research purposes.

 

This Scholarship is intended to support travel costs related to student's travel to archives, special collections and/or research institutes relevant to the advancement of the student’s research.

 

This Scholarship is funded by the United States Studies Centre.

Open to: 

To be eligible for the Scholarship, applicants must be enrolled full-time in:

I. the Master of US Studies at the University of Sydney, and
II. any Master of US Studies capstone units of study at the University of Sydney in either Semester 1 or Semester 2. The capstone units are:
i. USSC6916 Research Essay in US Studies,
ii. USSC6910 Special Topics in US Studies,
iii. USSC6205 Internship Project,
iv. USSC6214 Internship Project 2,
v. USSC6204 Internship Capstone,
vi. USSC6201 Dissertation,
vii. USSC6211 Treatise 1, and
viii. USSC6212 Treatise 2.

  Applicants must be able to provide a proposed budget of how the Scholarship funds will be used and will assist in the advancement of their research. 
Value: $2,500 per annum
Duration:  One off payment after the census date of the relevant semester.
Open Date:  TBC
Close Date: TBC
Conditions:  Read more

Zonta Club Sydney East Inc. Scholarship

Background:

Established in 2011, this Scholarship has been generously donated by Zonta Club Sydney East Inc. to assist mature age students to complete a degree in Education or Social Work, or to undertake a research project.

Open to: Applicants must be an Australian Citizen or Australian Permanent Resident,
  Applicants must be commencing or continuing a degree at the Sydney School of Education and Social Work, University of Sydney.
Value: The Scholarship is valued at $1000 per annum and is tenable for the remaining duration of the recipient’s degree.
  The Scholarship annual value will be paid in two instalments after the census date of each semester.
Open Date: CLOSED
Closing Date: 17 August 2018 
Conditions: Read more


Sydney College of Arts

The Fauvette Loureiro Memorial Artists Travel Scholarship

Background: This Scholarship was established from the estate of Renee Fauvette Erdos in 1997 for the purpose of establishing a travelling scholarship in art for recent graduates of the Sydney College of Arts at the University of Sydney.
Eligibility Criteria: 1. Applicants must have graduated from the Sydney College of Arts at the University of Sydney no more than four years prior to their application (2014-2018). The graduation status of the applicant must be 'awarded' or 'conferred.'
  2. Applicants must be willing to traval and conduct a project in order to benefit their professional development as an artist.
 

3. Applicants who meet any of the below criteria are not eligible to apply:

  • Currently enrolled at the Sydney College of Arts.
  • Deferred a degree program at the Sydney College of Arts in order to travel.
  • Research students who have the current degree status of 'under examination.'
Shortlisted Applicants: 1. Applicants who are shortlisted for this Scholarship will be required to exhibit their work in the Fauvette Loureiro Memorial Artists Travel Scholarship (FLMATS) Finalist Exhibition at the Sydney College of Arts.
  2. Shortlisted applicants will be required to install and de-install their exhibit at the exhibition.
Value and Duration:  Each shortlisted applicant will be provided with $1,000 to assist with the cost of installation and de-installation of their exhibit at the FLMATS Finalist Exhibition.
  The successful Scholarship recipient will recieve $14,000 per annum for up to two years.
  The Scholarship annual value will be paid in one instalment in October each year.
Further Information: Terms and Conditions 
Opening Date: April 
Closing Date: June

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:  September
Close Date: September 
Conditions:  Read more

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

Background:

Established in 2013, this Scholarship has been generously donated by The Brennan Family Foundation for students enrolled in the Master of Teaching degree in Early Childhood Education at the University of Sydney.

Open to: To be eligible for the Scholarship, applicants must be currently enrolled in their first year of the Master of Teaching (Early Childhood) degree at the University of Sydney.
Value: $8,000 per annum
Duration:  Full time duration of the degree
Open Date: CLOSED
Close Date:  9 November 2018 at 11:59pm
Conditions:  Read more

Eureka Benevolent Foundation Scholarship

Background:

Established in 2015, this Scholarship has been generously donated by the Eureka Benevolent Foundation for students enrolled in the Master of Teaching in Secondary Education (Mathematics or Science methods) at the University of Sydney. 

 

The purpose of this Scholarship is to raise educational outcomes in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) subject disciplines for students in disadvantaged schools by encouraging high achieving graduates from STEM bachelor degrees with a desire to work in disadvantaged high schools to undertake STEM teacher education. 

Open to:

To be eligible for the Scholarship, applicants must be:

i. graduates from STEM bachelor degrees, and

ii. have an unconditional offer of admission or are enrolled for full time studies in the Master of Teaching in Secondary Education (Mathematics or Science methods) offered by the Sydney School of Education and Social Work within the University of Sydney.

Value: $12,000 per annum
Duration:  Full time duration of the degree
Open Date: January
Close Date: March
Conditions: Read more

Master of Teaching Scholarship in Maths and Physics

Background: This Scholarship is co-funded by the Sydney School of Education and Social Work and Faculty of Science to assist students studying Master of Teaching (Secondary) in Mathematics and/or Science (Physics) at the University of Sydney.
Open to: Applicants must be an Australian Citizen, New Zealand Citizen, or Australian Permanent Resident.
  Applicants must be graduates or graduands of the Faculty of Science at the University of Sydney. 
 

Applicants must be currently enrolled full time in Master of Teaching (Secondary) at the University of Sydney.

 

 Applicants must be studying the degree to teach either Secondary:
I. Mathematics (single or double methods), or
II. Science (single or double methods, specialising in physics).

Value: $6,000 per annum.
Duration:  Full time duration of the degree, up to a maximum of two years.
Open Date: CLOSED
Close Date: 14 September 2018 at 11:59pm
Conditions Terms and Conditions 

Romy Waterlow Fellowship Trust

Background:

Romy Waterlow spent the last eight years of her life dedicated to working as a counsellor in the area of HIV/AIDS at Royal North Shore Hospital and within the North Shore community.

This Scholarship was established in 1998 to provide financial assistance to counsellors in the area of HIV/AIDS.

Eligibility Criteria:

Students:

Applicants must be enrolled in Sydney School of Education and Social Work at the University of Sydney in a Master of Social Work (Qualifying).

  To be eligible for the Scholarship, applicants should have:
I. a degree or diploma in Social Welfare, Social Work or Psychology or a related area,
II. evidence of program completion and/or of training in the HIV/AIDS or related area, and
III. at least two years’ experience working in HIV or a related field.
 

Non Students:

Applicants must be:
I. undertaking research in the field of Social Work, or
II. working full-time in the area of HIV.

 

To be eligible for the Scholarship, applicants should have:
I. a degree or diploma in Social Welfare, Social Work or Psychology or a related area,
II. evidence of program completion and/or of training in the HIV/AIDS or related area, and
III. at least two years’ experience working in HIV or a related field.

Value:

Students:

$6,000 per annum for full-time enrolled student
$3,000 per annum for part-time enrolled student.

 

Non Students:

$6,000 per annum

Duration:  Tenable for 1 year only
Opening Date: 26 September 2018 
Application Form: Closed
Closing Date: 12 October 2018 at 11:59pm AEST
Further Information:

Terms and Conditions - Student 

Terms and Conditions - Non Student 



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