FACULTY OF ARTS AND SOCIAL SCIENCES RESEARCH SCHOLARSHIPS

Faculty Scholarship

Department of Government and International Relations

Sydney College of Arts

Sydney School of Education and Social Work

School of Languages and Cultures

School of Literature, Art and Media

School of Philosophical and Historical Inquiry

School of Social and Political Sciences


SCHOLARSHIP DETAILS

Faculty Scholarship

Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences Doctoral Research Travel Grant Scheme

Background:

The Scholarship is aimed to enable students in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences at the University of Sydney undertake primary research outside of Sydney.

 Open to:

Applicants must:
I. be enrolled in a PhD degree or Professional Doctorate (Doctor of Arts or Doctor of Social Sciences) within the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences at the University of Sydney, and
II. have completed at least one year equivalent full-time study load (EFTSL) in their current degree.  

Applicants who have upgraded from Masters of Philosophy  degree must:
I. be enrolled in a PhD degree within the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences at the University of Sydney at the time of application, and
II. have completed at least one year equivalent full-time study load (EFTSL) in the Masters of Philosophy.

Applicants must be applying for funding to undertake primary research that cannot be completed without significant travel outside of Sydney.

Applicants must demonstrate that travel is essential to the completion of their research.

Applicants must be applying for funding for expenses that they expect to incur during the next financial year.

Applicants are ineligible for this Scholarship if they have previously been awarded funds under this Scholarship during their current degree.  

Value:  Up to maximum of $3,500
Open Date:  5 June 2018
Application Form: Closed
Close Date:  20 July 2018 at 11:59pm
Conditions:  Terms and Conditions

Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences International Postgraduate Commencing Scholarship

Background:

This Scholarship was established by the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences to assist international postgraduate research students with the costs of flights and other establishment costs.

 Open to:

Applicants must be an international applicant with an unconditional offer of admission for full-time studies in a Masters by Research or PhD within the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences at the University of Sydney.

Applicants must not have undertaken prior postgraduate (coursework or research) study at the University of Sydney.

Value & Duration:  $5,000 and is tenable for one year only
Open Date:  15 November 2018
Application Form: Closed
Close Date:  13 December 2018 at 11:59pm
Conditions:  Terms and Conditions


Department of Government and International Relations

Postgraduate Research Scholarship in International Relations

Background: A unique opportunity is available for an outstanding PhD scholar to conduct research into  the ways in which efforts to counter terrorism and violent extremism (CT/CVE) are being brought into alignment, or are creating tension with the United Nation's Women, Peace and Security (WPS) agenda.
Open to: This Scholarship is offered subject to applicants having an unconditional offer of admission or being currently enrolled in full-time studies in a PhD within the Department of Government and International Relations at the University of Sydney.
  Applicants must also hold at least one of the following:
I. an Honours degree (First Class or Second Class upper);
II. a Master's degree at high academic standard (e.g. conferred with Distinction) with a substantial research component;
III. an equivalent qualification in Politics/International Relations or a cognate Social Science discipline.
 

Applicants must be willing to conduct research that engages with contemporary manifestations of the CT/CVE and WPS agendas in one or more locations.

Value & Duration: A successful full-time PhD applicant will be provided an annual stipend allowance equivalent to the minimum rate of the Research Training Program (RTP) Stipend rate for up to three years, subject to satisfactory academic performance. The recipient may apply for an extension of up to 6 months.
  A successful part-time PhD applicant will receive an annual stipend allowance equivalent to 50% of the full-time stipend rate.
  Academic course fees are not covered for a successful international applicant.
Opening Date: 13 December 2018
Application Form: APPLY NOW
Closing Date: 13 March 2019 at 11:59pm
Further Information: Terms and Conditions 


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 travel 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

Raymond L Debus Scholarship

Background:

This Scholarship was established to assist honours students or graduates in research higher degree programs in the field of education pursue advanced studies or research in the field of education in Australia or overseas.

 

This Scholarship was donated by Raymond L. Debus.

Open to: Applicants must be an Australian Citizen, New Zealand Citizen, or Australian Permanent Resident.
  Applicants must be enrolled full-time at the Sydney School of Education and Social Work at the University of Sydney in one of the following programs:
I. Bachelor of Education Honours Program,
II. Masters by Research undertaking research in the field of education, or
III. PhD undertaking research in the field of education.
  Masters by Research or PhD applicants must be graduates of Sydney School of Education and Social Work at the University of Sydney.
Value:

$3,000 for Honours students
$6,000 for Masters by Research or PhD students

Duration:  One year only 
Opening Date:  21 May 2018
Application Form: Closed
Closing Date:  20 July 2018 at 11:59pm
Conditions:  Read more

Dr. Helen Marchant-Pritchard Memorial Scholarships

Background: The Scholarship was established in 1988 following donations received from the family, friends and colleagues of Helen Marchant, a distinguished teacher and researcher in the Department of Social Work.
  This Scholarship is to assist a Masters by Research or PhD scholar to undertake research in the areas of social welfare and social work.  
 

The purpose of the Scholarship is to assist with the:

I. costs of materials, equipment, or services to support the intended research, or
II. travel costs to attend interstate or international conferences or to undertake research or data collection interstate or overseas.

Open to:

Applicants must be currently enrolled for full-time studies in a Masters by Research or PhD within the Sydney School of Education and Social Work at the University of Sydney.

 

Applicants must be willing to undertake research in the field of social work and/or social policy in at least one of the following areas:

I. social work and social change,
II. gender and social welfare,
III. women, work and technology,
IV. immigration, or
V. social welfare and social work.

 

Applicants must also hold an Honours degree (First Class or Second Class upper) or a Master's degree in a related field with a substantial research component, or equivalent.

 

Applicants must have a professional background in social work and/or social policy.

Value and Duration:  The value of each Scholarship will be determined by the selection committee and will have a maximum value of $6,000 per annum.
Further information: Terms and Conditions
Opening Date:  12 September 2018
Application form: Closed
Closing Date: 11 October 2018 at 11:59pm AEST

Thomas and Ethel Mary Ewing Scholarships in Education and Social Work

Background: Established in 1964 by a bequest from Dr Thomas Ewing to establish and maintain a travelling research scholarship or scholarships to be known as the Thomas and Ethel Mary Ewing Scholarships.
Open to: Graduates and diplomats of the Sydney Teachers' College; or
  Graduates and diplomats of the Sydney Institute of Education; or 
  Graduates and diplomats of the University of Sydney in the Institute of Education; or  
  Graduands, graduates and diplomats of the University of Sydney in the Faculty of Education and Social Work (awarded in 1990 and subsequent years). 
Value:  Equivalent value to the RTP Stipend (formerly APA), tenable up to 3 years  
Open Date:  TBD 
Close Date:  TBD 

Postgraduate Research Scholarship in Gender and STEM Motivation

Background: An opportunity exists for a PhD scholar to conduct research into why girls and women who had aspired to STEM careers in high school, opt out of those choices and careers, working with awarded Supervisor Professor Helen Watt on her unique longitudinal datasets within the Sydney School of Education and Social Work.
  This Scholarship is funded by the Australian Research Council Future Fellowship scheme.
Open to: 1. This is offered subject to the applicant being eligible for an unconditional offer of admission, or being currently enrolled in, a PhD at the University of Sydney.
  2. Applicants must conduct research into why girls and women who had aspired to STEM careers in high school, opt out of those choices and careers.
 

3. Applicants must have at least one of the following:

  • Australian Honours degree (Class I or Upper Class II) in Education, Psychology or relevant discipline, or
  • an equivalent research qualification.
 

4. Applicants must demonstrate competence in quantitative research methods and statistics.

 

5. Applicants must have advanced communication and writing skills. 

Value and Duration:  The Scholarship will provide an annual stipend allowance of $26,300 per annum for up to three years, subject to satisfactory academic performance.
  A successful recipient from the Sydney School of Education and Social Work can apply for up to $2,000 per annum to cover expenses for attending conference(s) relevant to the subject of research.
Further Information: For more information on this Scholarship, please see the Terms and Conditions and contact Professor Helen Watt, helen.watt@sydney.edu.au
Appllication Information: Closed
Closing Date:  7 September 2018 at 11:59pm AEST


School of Languages and Cultures

Hugh Clarke Research Travel Grant

Background: Established in 2018, this Scholarship has been generously donated by Professor (Emeritus) Hugh Clarke to encourage study in the Department of Japanese Studies.
Open to: Applicants must be enrolled and be studying Japanese Studies within the Department of Japanese Studies, School of Languages and Cultures at the University of Sydney in one of the following degrees:
   I. Honours,
   II. Masters by Research, or
   III. PhD.
  Applicants must be travelling:
   I. to Japan, or
   II. if approved by the selection committee:
      i. to another overseas destination, or
      ii. within Australia.
  The purpose of travel must be for at least one of the following reasons:
   I. study abroad for a limited time period,
   II. to visit libraries, archives, special collection and/or research institutes relevant to  the advancement of research, or
   III. to attend conferences.
Value:   $2,000
Duration:  1 year
Further Information: Terms and Conditions
Opening Date: Closed
Closing Date:  15 November 2018 at 11:59pm AEST

The Raymond Hsu Scholarship

Background:

Established in 2013, this scholarship has been generously bequeathed by the late Eulalia Sau-Kuen Hsu to support postgraduate research in Chinese studies, Chinese literature, or Chinese linguistics.

Open to: Applicants must be enrolled in Master of Arts (Research), Master of Philosophy or Doctor of Philosophy in the Department of Chinese Studies at the University of Sydney.
  Applicants must be in the final stage of their candidature and be on track to complete and submit their thesis within the normal candidacy period (two full-time years for Masters or four full-time years for PhD or part-time equivalent).
  Applicants must not have previously received or currently hold a primary scholarship for their current degree at the University of Sydney.
Value:

$5,000 for full-time enrolled student

$2,500 for part-time enrolled student

Duration:  6 months
Open Date:  4 March 2019
Close Date:  29 March 2019
Conditions:  Read more

Jae My Postgraduate Scholarship in Korean Studies

Background:

This Scholarship aims to promote and encourage research in Korean Studies at the University of Sydney. The Scholarship is generously funded by Jae My Holdings Pty Ltd.

Open to: Applicants must have an unconditional offer of admission for full-time studies in a PhD within the Department of Korean Studies, School of Languages and Cultures, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences at the University of Sydney, and be willing to undertake research in the field of Korea Studies.
 

Applicants must also hold an Honours degree (First Class or Second Class upper), or a Master of Arts degree in Korean Studies, or equivalent, with a substantial research component. 

Value and Duration:  The Scholarship will provide an annual stipend allowance of $20,000 per annum for up to three years (fixed rate), subject to satisfactory academic performance. No extension is possible.
Opening Date:  5 Decembe 2018
Application Form: APPLY NOW
Closing Date: 15 March 2019 at 11:59pm AEST
Conditions:  Read more

The Sakuko Matsui Postgraduate Travel Scholarship in Japanese Studies

Background: Funded by a generous gift from Professor Sakuko Matsui, this Scholarship was established to support students completing a higher degree by research in the area of Japanese Studies within the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences at the University of Sydney, to undertake travel as part of the their studies.
Open to: Applicants must be currently enrolled full-time Masters by Research or PhD students undertaking research in the Department of Japanese Studies within the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences at the University of Sydney.
  Applicants must demonstrate a need to undertake travel to Japan as part of the Masters by Research or PhD studies.
Value and Duration:  The Scholarship will provide a one off payment of $5,000 which will be paid in the research period the recipient will commence their travel.
Further Information: Terms and Conditions
Opening Date: 4 February 2019
Closing Date:  5 April 2019 at 11:59pm AEST


School of Literature, Art and Media

Kenneth Reed Postgraduate Research Scholarship in English

Background:

An opportunity is available for an outstanding PhD scholar to conduct research in the area of English Literature.

 

This Scholarship was established in 2013 by a gift from Kenneth Reed.

Open to: Applicants must have accepted an offer and be commencing full-time studies in a PhD within the Department of English, School of Literature, Art and Media at the University of Sydney.
  Applicants must be willing to undertake research in the field of English Literature.
  Applicants must also hold an Honours degree (First Class or Second Class upper) or a Master's degree in a related field with a substantial research component, or equivalent.
  Applicants must not have completed a degree at the same, or higher level as the proposed candidature.
  Applicants must be an Australian Citizen, New Zealand Citizen, or Australian Permanent Resident.
  To apply for this Scholarship, applicants must submit an application for the University of Sydney Research Training Program (RTP) Stipend Scholarship. This Scholarship is assessed in conjunction with the RTP Stipend Scholarship.
Value: $24,000 per annum
Duration:  Tenable for up to 3 years
Open Date:  To be considered for this Scholarship applicants must apply for a Research Training Program (RTP) Stipend Scholarship. No separate application is required.
  For more information on the RTP Stipend Scholarship application process please see the following link: RTP
  This Scholarship will be awarded again in November 2018.
Conditions:  Read more

Rev. and Mrs F.W.A. Roberts Scholarship

Background:

The Reverend and Mrs F.W.A. Roberts Scholarship supports students undertaking post a higher degree in research through the Department of English at the University of Sydney.

Open to: Open to graduates holding the degree of Bachelor of Arts from the University with first class honours in English or Australian Literature who enrol in a course of advanced study leading to a higher degree in research through the Department of English at the University of Sydney.
Value:

$5,000

Duration:  Tenable for up to 2 years for Masters candidates.
  Tenable for up to 3.5 years for doctorate candidates.
Open Date:  No application required
Conditions:  Read more

Judith Neilson Scholarship in Contemporary Art

Background:

The Judith Neilson Scholarship in Contemporary Art has been established to support the study of contemporary Chinese art in its global contexts. The Scholarship provides a stipend allowance for a PhD scholarship to be undertaken through the Department of Art History at the University of Sydney under the supervision of Dr Stephen Whiteman.

Open to: In order to be considered students must:
 

Have an unconditional offer of admission for a full-time PhD in the Department of Art History in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences at the University, and have completed an undergraduate program with first class honours, or master’s degree in a related field of study.

Demonstrate engagement with issues related to contemporary Chinese art, global art cultures, and transcultural studies, and have academic experience in one or more of the following fields: art history and theory, Chinese studies, visual culture, and/or curatorial studies.

Possess demonstrable research skills and a high proficiency in writing in English.

Proficiency in Chinese is strongly preferred. Applications that demonstrate a potential for engagement with the White Rabbit Collection are strongly preferred.

 

Applicants should contact their prospective supervisor to confirm their interest. General enquires, including further information on the area of research and requests for supervision, may be directed to Dr Stephen Whiteman, Senior Lecturer in Asian Art, at stephen.whiteman@sydney.edu.au 

Value: 

Stipend allowance of $30,000 per year for up to three years, with a possible six to twelve month extension. Subject to satisfactory academic performance.

Opening Date:

27 March 2018

Application Form:  Closed
Closing Date:  27 July 2018 at 11:59pm
Conditions:  Read more

The Zhuanglin Hu Postgraduate Research Support Scholarship in Linguistics

Background:

The Zhuanglin Hu Postgraduate Research Support Scholarship at the Department of Linguistics has been established to support postgraduate research students in Linguistics to travel to, attend, and participate in conferences relevant to their research, held in Australia and around the world.

Open to: Applicants must be currently enrolled higher degree research students in the Department of Linguistics at The University of Sydney.
 

At the application closing date applicant’s candidature cannot exceed the following periods:

I. 3.5 years equivalent full-time study for a PhD student, or

II. 1.5 year equivalent full-time for a masters by research student

 

Applicants must have been officially accepted to present a paper, or poster at a conference, symposium or workshop.

 

Applicants must also have already applied for the maximum number of PRSS applications, or are applying given a shortfall in PRSS funding received. 

Value: 

The Scholarship will provide a one-off payment of:

I. up to $500 for presentation at a conference in New South Wales, Queensland and Victoria, or

II. up to $1,000 for presentation at a conference in the rest of Australia, or

III. up to $1,500 for presentation at a conference overseas.

The Scholarship is payable upon conference attendance and presentation of the research paper or poster.

Open Date:  11 July 2018
Application Form: Closed
Close Date: 17 August 2018 at 11:59pm
Conditions:  Read more


School of Philosophical and Historical Inquiry

Postgraduate Research Scholarship in the Humanity of the Animal in Ancient Greece

Background: An opportunity is available for an outstanding PhD scholar to conduct research into how the line between humans and animals is drawn and redrawn in a number of ancient world texts and contexts.
Open to: This Scholarship is offered subject to applicants having an unconditional offer of admission or being currently enrolled for full-time studies in a PhD within the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences at the University of Sydney.
  Applicants must be willing to undertake research into how the line between humans and animals is drawn and redrawn in a number of ancient world texts and contexts.
 

Applicants must hold the following degrees:

I. Bachelor of Arts in Ancient History, and
II. Honours Degree in Ancient Greek History.

 

Applicants must have research knowledge in Ancient Greek and/or Latin.

 

Applicants must be an Australian Citizen, Australian Permanent Resident or New Zealand Citizen.

Value and Duration:  The Scholarship will provide an annual stipend allowance of $26,300 per annum for up to three years, subject to satisfactory academic performance.
Opening Date: 24 August 2018
Application Form: Closed
 Closing Date: 14 September 2018 at 11:59pm AEST
Further Information: Terms and Conditions

Postgraduate Research Scholarship in the Philosophy of Biomedicine

Background: An opportunity is available for an outstanding PhD scholar to conduct research in philosophy of medicine for the 21st Century. The research is to be conducted in the Theory and Methods in Biosciences research group at the Charles Perkins Centre.
  This Scholarship is supported by a grant from ARC Australian Laureate Fellowship.
Open to:

This Scholarship is offered subject to applicants having an unconditional offer of admission or currently being enrolled for full-time studies in a PhD at the University of Sydney within the

I. Department of Philosophy,  School of Philosophical and Historical Inquiry, Faculty of Arts and Social Science, or
II. School of History and Philosophy of Science, Faculty of Science.

  Applicants must be willing to undertake research in philosophy of medicine for the 21st Century.
 

Applicants must also hold an Honours degree (First Class or Second Class upper) or a Master's degree in at least one of the following areas:

I. history and/or philosophy of science and be able to demonstrate interest and proficiency in biological and biomedical sciences, or
II. biological or biomedical field and be able to demonstrate interest and proficiency in history and philosophy of science.

Value and Duration: 

The Scholarship will provide an annual stipend allowance of $26,300 per annum for up to four years, subject to satisfactory academic performance. No extensions are allowed.

 

Academic course fees is also provided for a successful international applicant, for up to four years.
Further Information: Please see Terms and Conditions and contact Professor Paul Griffiths, info@griffithslab.org
Opening Date: 2 October 2018
Appllication Form: Closed
 Closing Date: 17 October 2018 at 11:59pm AEST

The Carlyle Greenwell Research Fund for Students in Anthropology

Background: This Scholarship was bequeathed by Carlyle Greenwell, an architect, for student research, field work and original literary work in Anthropology (including prehistoric Archaeology).
Open to: Applicants must be enrolled within the Department of Archaeology at the University of Sydney in: 
I. Honours, 
II. Masters of Arts (Research),  
III. Master of Philosophy, or
IV. PhD.
  Applicants must be applying for funding to be used for the specified research project only. Funds may not be used for preparation of a thesis for presentation.
 

Applicants must be applying for funding for expenses they expect to incur and prior to spending. Funds may not normally be applied for retrospective funding.

 

Applicants who have been previously awarded this Scholarship may be eligible to re-apply
I. when the previous Scholarships ends, and
II. the total amount awarded for any one project under this Scholarship is less than the maximum value in Clause 3.a.

Value and Duration: 

The value of each Scholarship will be determined by the selection committee and will have a maximum value for any one project of:
I. $10,000 for a PhD,
II. $5,000 for a Master of Philosophy, or
III. $500 for a Master of Arts (Research) and Honours recipients. Up to maximum of $3,500.

Opening Date: 26 September 2018
Application Form: Closed
Closing Date: 21 October 2018 at 11:59pm AEST
Further Information: Terms and Conditions

The University of Sydney Coleman-Hilton Scholarship at the British School at Rome

Background:

Established in 2012, this travel Scholarship has been generously donated by Mr Jeffrey Hilton and Ms Suzanne Coleman to enable an outstanding postgraduate student in the Department of Classics and Ancient History to focus on a concentrated period of research whilst in residency at the British School at Rome (BSR).

Open to: To be eligible for the Scholarship, applicants must be an Australian Citizen or Australian Permanent Resident.
  Applicants must be enrolled full-time in a Doctor of Philosophy in the Department of Classics and Ancient History at the University of Sydney, and should be in their penultimate or final year of studies.
  Applicants are to be engaged in archaeological, historical, or literary research on some aspect of the Roman Empire up until AD 476.
Value & Duration

$42,000 and is tenable for six months only. It is intended to:

I. pay for residential costs and tuition fees at BSR. This covers board, lodging, administration and also contributes towards the costs of the full programme of lectures, events and visits offered by the BSR to all of its residents,
II. cover the cost of a return economy airfare from Sydney to Rome,
III. cover the cost of obtaining an Italian visa, and
IV. provide a lump sum payment from any remaining funds to the successful recipient.

  The Scholarship value will be paid:
I. Direct to the BSR on receipt of invoices for residential costs and tuition fees,
II. Direct to the successful recipient on receipt of invoices of return economy airfare from Sydney to Roma and Italian visa cost, and
III. Direct to the successful recipient in a lump sum payment of any remaining funds (once 4.b.I and 4.b.II have been confirmed).
Opening Date:  13 August 2018
Application Form: Closed
Close Date:  10 October 2018 at 11:59pm
Conditions:  Read more


School of Social and Political Sciences

Carlyle Greenwell Postgraduate Scholarship

Background:

An opportunity is available for an outstanding MPhil or PhD scholar in the area of Anthropology.

  Carlyle Greenwell bequeathed the Carlyle Greenwell Research Fund for students in Anthropology for student research, field work and original literary work in Anthropology.
Open to: This Scholarship is offered subject to the applicant having an unconditional offer of admission or being currently enrolled for full -time studies in a MPhil or PhD within the Department of Anthropology at the University of Sydney.
  The applicant must be willing to undertake research in the field of Anthropology.
 

To be considered for this Scholarship, applicants must apply for a Research Training Program (RTP) Stipend Scholarship.

Value and Duration: 

An annual stipend allowance of equivalent to the minimum rate of the Research Training Program (RTP) Stipend Scholarship for up to three years.

 

A successful PhD applicant may apply for an extension of up to 6 months.

Further Information:

Terms and Conditions

Opening Date: To be considered for this Scholarship, applicants must apply for a Research Training Program (RTP) Stipend Scholarship. No separate application is required.
  For more information on the RTP Stipend Scholarship application process please see the following link: RTP

Carlyle Greenwell Completion Scholarship

Background:

Funded by a bequest from the Carlyle Greenwell Research Fund, this Scholarship is to support a student enrolled in a postgraduate research degree in the area of Anthropology to complete the writing up of the thesis based on their research.

Open to: The recipient must be currently enrolled for full-time studies in either a MPhil or PhD within the Department of Anthropology at the University of Sydney.
  The applicant must be undertaking research in the field of Anthropology.
  The student must have a reasonable expectation of completion of their research degree within the next 6 months. 
  The student must not have consumed more than 4 years equivalent full-time study for a PhD, or 2 years equivalent full-time study for a MPhil.
  The student must not currently hold another primary stipend scholarship for the intended duration of this Scholarship.
Value and  Duration: An annual stipend allowance equivalent to the minimum RTP stipend rate per annum (pro-rata) for 6 months, subject to satisfactory academic performance. No extension is possible.
Further Information:  Terms and Conditions
Application Form:  APPLY NOW

Peter Lawrence Memorial Scholarship

Background:

An opportunity is available for an outstanding MPhil or PhD scholar in the area of Anthropology.

 

This Scholarship was established in 1988 by Mrs Fancy Lawrence, wife of Emeritus Professor Peter Lawrence who was a Professor of Anthropology at the University of Sydney from 1971 to 1986. He had a particular interest in Papua New Guinea and Melanesia.

Open to: This Scholarship is offered subject to the applicant having an unconditional offer of admission or being currently enrolled for full-time studies in a MPhil or PhD within the Department of Anthropology at the University of Sydney.
  The applicant must be willing to undertake overseas research in the field of Anthropology.
  To be considered for this Scholarship, applicants must apply for a Research Training Program (RTP) Stipend Scholarship.
Value and Duration:

An annual stipend allowance of equivalent to the minimum rate of the Research Training Program (RTP) Stipend Scholarship for up to three years.

  

A successful PhD applicant may apply for an extension of up to 6 months.

Further Information:

Terms and Conditions

Opening Date:

To be considered for this Scholarship applicants must apply for a Research Training Program (RTP) Stipend Scholarship. No separate application is required.

  For more information on the RTP Stipend Scholarship application process please see the following link: RTP

Postgraduate Research Scholarship in Food Systems and Security

Background:

An opportunity is available for two outstanding PhD scholars to conduct research into the relationship between social enterprise and food security in the City of Sydney. The successful recipients will join a large research team working on a project with multiple partners, and will focus on one of the following two projects:
I. An examination of how to best use social enterprise models to engage with disadvantaged communities, or
II. A comparative study of how different economic policy environments across Australia have worked to enable or constrain the development of food-related social enterprises.

  Both scholars would also contribute to the larger project and the operations of the City’s incubator program, FoodLab Sydney.
  This Scholarship is funded by a grant from ARC Linkage Project, University of Sydney and TAFE NSW.  
Open to: The Scholarship is offered subject to applicants having an unconditional offer of admission or being currently enrolled in full-time studies in a PhD at the University of Sydney within the:
I. Department of Government and International Relations, or
II. Department of Media and Communications.
  Applicants must also hold at least one of the following:
I. an Honours degree (First Class or Second Class upper), 
II. a Master's degree at high academic standard (e.g. conferred with Distinction) with a substantial research component, or
III. an equivalent qualification in Political/ International Relations, Media/Communications, or a closely related discipline.
 

Applicants must also demonstrate engagement with issues related to food systems, food politics/policy, food security and/or social enterprise.

Value and Duration: 

The Scholarship will provide an annual stipend allowance equivalent to the minimum Research Training Program (RTP) Stipend Scholarship rate (indexed on 1 January each year) for up to three years, subject to satisfactory academic performance.

 

No extensions will be granted.

Further Information:

Terms and Conditions

Opening Date: 1 November 2018
Application Form: APPLY NOW
Closing Date: 1 January 2019 at 11:59pm AEST