Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences Prizes

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Website: http://sydney.edu.au/arts/future_students/scholarships.shtml#/undergraduate

The Arts and Social Sciences prize list is currently being updated.

The Frank Stilwell Award in Political Economy

Background:

Established in 2013, The Frank Stilwell Award in Political Economy is awarded to the postgraduate research student in the Department of Political Economy at the University of Sydney judged to be the most meritorious.

Open to: To be considered eligible for this Prize, students must be enrolled full-time in the Department of Political Economy at the University of Sydney in one of the following degrees:
I. PhD,
II. Master of Philosophy, or
III. Master of Arts (Research).
 

Students who currently receive a Postgraduate Research Scholarship from the University of Sydney that provides a stipend allowance are not eligible for this prize.

 

Students must be able to demonstrate hardship.

Value and Duration: This value of the Prize will be determined by the Scholarships Award Committee, and will have a maximum amount of $5,000. This amount will be paid as a one off payment.
Open date: 18 March 2019
Application Form: Closed
Close date: 31 March 2019 at 11:59pm
Further Infomation Flyer and Terms and Conditions

KU Children's Services Early Childhood Teaching Prize

  • Background:

    In 2018 the Sydney School of Education and Social Work partnered with KU Children’s Services and established a prize that would support the professional development of early childhood students and enhance their engagement with teaching in the prior-to-school sector.

    Open to:

    Applicants must have completed the unit of study EDEC3011 Professional Experience 3 with the following elements:

    1. Statement of Professional Philosophy,
    2. Assessment of Professional Practice report, and
    3. Professional Teaching Portfolio.
     

    Applicants who are developing professional practice and philosophy that aligns with the value of KU Children's Service, including but not limited to:

    1. Supporting high quality and inclusive play-based learning,
    2. Including children as capable and rights holders,
    3. Respectful and ethical relationships,
    4. Critical reflection and ongoing professional development, and
    5. Sustainability, diversity and inclusion.
    Value and Duration: This Prize has a value of $800 and will be paid as a one off payment
    Open date: 10 April 2019
    Application Form: APPLY NOW
    Close date: 5 May 2019
    Further Infomation Terms and Conditions

The European Studies Konrad Adenauer Prize

Background:

The European Studies Konrad Prize is awarded to students who have the best overall academic result in the Major, European Studies.

Open to:

To be considered eligible for this Prize, students must be enrolled full-time and have completed their second and/or third year units of study of the major, European Studies in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences at the University of Sydney. 

Value and Duration: This Prize has a value of $250 and will be paid as a one-off payment in the form of bookshop vouchers.
Further Infomation: Terms and Conditions
Application Infomation: There is no separate application for this Prize. The Department Coordinator will nominate up to three students who are shortlisted for this Prize.

Ben Sandford Cullen Award (Archaeology)

Background:

The Ben Sandford Cullen Award (Archaeology) is to provide funds to enable post-graduate students whose research in Archaeology or Anthropology is theoretically innovative to be assisted with research, travel or publication expenses. 

 

The award was founded in 1996 by the colleagues, friends and family of Dr Ben Cullen, who suddenly and unexpectedly died aged 31, in 1995.

Open to:

To be considered eligible for this award, students must:
   I. be enrolled full-time in a Masters Research (including MPhil) or PhD within the Department of Archaeology at the University of Sydney, and 

 

   II. have completed in the three previous calendar years at least one of the following:
      i. a research article(s) in a refereed journal (s),
      ii. a refereed conference paper(s), or
      iii. book(s).

Value and Duration: This Award has a value of $500 and will be paid as a one off payment.
Further Infomation: Terms and Conditions
Opening Date: 5 December 2018
Application Form: Closed
Closing Date:   16 January 2019 at 11:59pm AEST

Armstrong Prize in the Philosophy of Mind

Background:

The Prize was established to fund an annual Prize for the best undergraduate essay on the philosophy of mind and/or consciousness. 

 

The Prize was established from a gift from Mr Dennis Balson.

Open to:

Students must be enrolled in a coursework program within the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences at the University of Sydney 

 

Applicants must have completed and submitted their essay on the philosophy of mind and/or consciousness.

Value and Duration: This Prize has a value of $1,000 and will be paid as a one off payment
Further Infomation: Terms and Conditions
Application Information: There is no separate application for this Prize. The winner of Prize will be nominated by the Department of Philosophy during the annual Board of Examiners meeting.

Tish Proctor Memorial Prize for the Most Proficient Female Student

Background:

Established in 1994 by a donation from the Australian Federation of University Women NSW Inc, in memory of their former State President, Tish Proctor. The prize is awarded annually on the recommendation of the Head of Department of Government and International Relations to the most proficient woman student in First Year Government. 

Open to:

To be considered eligible for this Prize, applicants must be: 

I. female

II. an Australian citizen or Australian permanent resident

III. undertaking Politics as a Major, and

IV. have completed the core unit of study for Politics, GOVT1641.

Value and Duration: This Prize has a value of $250 and will be paid as a one-off payment.
  If the Prize is awarded to more than one successful applicant, the value of the prize will be shared.
Further Infomation: Terms and Conditions
Application Information: There is no separate application for this Prize. The Prize will be awarded by the Head of Department of Government and International Relations, or their nominated delegates.

Tish Proctor Postgraduate Coursework Prize

Background:

Established in 2008 in memory of Tish Proctor, an honours graduate of the Department of Government and International Relations who was a major contributor to the Australian Federation of University Women – NSW. 

Open to:

To be considered eligible for this Prize, applicants must be: 

I. female

II. an Australian citizen or Australian permanent resident, and

III. has completed the Master of Public Policy degree in the current year.

Value and Duration: This Prize has a value of $250 and will be paid as a one-off payment.
  If the Prize is awarded to more than one successful applicant, the value of the prize will be shared.
Further Infomation: Terms and Conditions
Application Information: There is no separate application for this Prize. The Prize will be awarded by the Head of Department of Government and International Relations, or their nominated delegates.

GS Caird Scholarship in Linguistics III

Background:

This prize is awarded annually to a student who shows the greatest proficiency in third year or fourth year Linguistics units of study.

Open to:

Students must be enrolled in the third or fourth year of a Bachelor of Arts, in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences at the University of Sydney.

Students must be enrolled in a Linguistics major.

Value and Duration: This Prize has a value of $2,395 and will be paid as a one-off payment.
Further Infomation: Terms and Conditions
Application Information: There is no separate application for this Prize. The Prize will be awarded by the Head of the Department of Linguistics, or their nominated delegate at the University of Sydney.

Mark Kwan Memorial Prize

Background:

The Mark Kwan Memorial Prize is awarded to a student with an outstanding performance in a culture or language unit in the Department of Japanese at the University of Sydney.

Open to:

To be eligible for this Prize, students must have completed at least one of the below units at the University of Sydney in the academic year for which the prize is offered:

  • JPNS1611 Japanese 1,
  • JPNS1612 Japanese 2,
  • JPNS2611 Japanese 3,
  • JPNS2612 Japanese 4,
  • JPNS2621 Japanese 5,
  • JPNS2622 Japanese 6,
  • JPNS2670 Love and Death in Japanese Literature,
  • JPNS3002 Historical Texts and Cultures of Japan,
  • JPNS3621 Japanese 7,
  • JPNS3622 Japanese 8,
  • JPNS3631 Japanese 9,
  • JPNS3632 Japanese 10,
  • JPNS3650 Japanese Language and Identity, or
  • JPNS3673 Japanese Society.
Value and Duration: This Prize has a value of $250 and will be paid as a one-off payment.
Further Infomation: Terms and Conditions
Application Information: There is no separate application for this Prize. The winner of the Prize will be nominated by the Chair of the Department of Japanese Studies at the University of Sydney.

James Murdoch Prize for Japanese 4

Background:

The James Murdoch Prize for Japanese 4 is awarded to the best student in Junior Intermediate Japanese in the Department of Japanese at the University of Sydney.

Open to:

To be eligible for this Prize, students must have completed JPNS2612 Japanese 4 at the University of Sydney in the academic year for which the prize is offered.

Value and Duration: This Prize has a value of $250 and will be paid as a one-off payment.
Further Infomation: Terms and Conditions
Application Information: There is no separate application for this Prize. The winner of the Prize will be nominated by the Chair of the Department of Japanese Studies at the University of Sydney.

Sydney Films Prize

Background:

This Industry Prize has been established to assist the Master of Moving Image students with the cost of their final project and to give them industry experience. The Prize was donated to the University of Sydney by Sydney Film Production Company PTY LTD (T/as Sydney Films).

Open to:

To be considered eligible for this Prize, students must have completed at least 48 credit points in the Master of Moving Image degree at the University of Sydney by the end of the semester in which this prize is advertised.

Value and Duration: This Prize has a value of $2,000 and will be paid as a one off payment.
  The successful recipoent of the prize will also receive access to production support from Sydney Films valued at $8,000.
Open date: 7 October 2019
Application Form: APPLY NOW
Close Date: 15 November 2019
Further Infomation: Terms and Conditions