FACULTY OF ARTS AND SOCIAL SCIENCES RESEARCH SCHOLARSHIPS

Faculty Scholarship

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:  10 May 2019
Application Form: Closed
Close Date:  11 June 2019 at 11:59pm
Conditions:  Terms and Conditions

Sydney Environment Institute Postgraduate Research Scholarship

Background:

This Scholarship has been established to provide financial assistance to PhD students who are undertaking research in one of the core areas of Sydney Environment Institute's collaborative work:

  • Adaptation, Resilience, and Transformation,
  • Culture and Loss,
  • Environmental Justice and Governance,
  • Food Systems,
  • Oceans and Water, and
  • Sustainable Materialism.
 

This Scholarship is funded by Sydney Environment Institute (SEI). SEI at the University of Sydney is a national and world leader in multidisciplinary environmental research for transformational social impact. The key premise of the SEI is the unavoidable importance of engaging social, cultural, historicak, political and economic processes and meanings as a necessary element of dealing effectively and justly with ongoing transformations of the planet.

 Open to:

1. The Scholarship is offered subject to the applicant havving an unconditional offer of admission or being currently enrolled to study full-time in a PhD at the University of Sydney.

 

2. Applicants must be willing to conduct research in one of the core areas of Sydney Environment Institute's collaborative work:

  • Adaptation, Resilience, and Transformation,
  • Culture and Loss,
  • Environmental Justice and Governance,
  • Food Systems,
  • Oceans and Water, or
  • Sustainable Materialism.
 

3. Applicants must also hold at least one of the following:

  • an Honours degree (First Class or Second Class Upper),
  • Masters degree at high academic standard (e.g. conferred with Distinction) with a substantial research component, or
  • equivalent qualification in a discipline with significant environmental or sustainability focus.
 

4. Applicants must also demonstrate engagement with issues related to environment and sustainability,in one of the core research areas of the SEI.

Value and Duration:  The Scholarship will provide a stipend allowance equivalent to the minimum Research Training Program (RTP) Stipend rate (indexed on 1 January each year) for up to 3 years, subject to satisfactory academic performance.
  The recipient may apply for an extension of the stipend allowance for up to 6 months.
Open Date:  20 June 2019
Application Form: APPLY NOW
Close Date:  15 July 2019 at 11:59pm
Conditions:  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 (2015-2019). 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 
Additional Information:  Application Information
Opening Date: 16 April 2019
Application Information: CLOSED
Closing Date: 12 June 2019


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:  5 April 2019
Application Form: Closed
Closing Date:  2 May 2019 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

Katharine Ogilvie Memorial Award

Background: This Scholarship was established in 1988 following donations received from a group of retired social workers to honour pioneer social worker Katharine Ogilvie, and to support postgraduate research in social work.
  Katharine Ogilvie graduated from the University of Sydney in 1924 with a Bachelor of Arts. A pioneer social worker, she was a woman of clear vision, undaunted enthusiasm and boundless energy. She was one of the small number of people whose efforts established social work as a profession in Australia.
Open to: Applicants must have an unconditional offer of admission or be currently enrolled to study for a Master of Philosophy or PhD in social work research within the Sydney School of Education and Social Work at the University of Sydney.
  Applicants must be willing to undertake research in social work.
  Applicants must be eligible for membership of the Australian Association of Social Workers
  Previous recipients of this Scholarship may re-apply after their previous Scholarship terminates.
  Applicants must be an Australian Citizen, New Zealand Citizen, or Australian Permanent Resident.
Value and Duration:  The Scholarship will provide a payment of $10,000 per annum and is tenable for one year only.
Further Information: 

Terms and Conditions - Primary

Terms and Conditions - Supplementary

Opening Date:  30 January 2019 
Application Form: CLOSED
Closing Date:  13 February 2019 at 11:59pm

The Alexander Mackie Research Fellowship

Background: This scholarship was established in 1942 from donations made by staff of the former Sydney Teachers' College to establish an award in recognition of the contributions made to Education by Alexander Mackie, Principal of the College from 1906 to 1940 and Professor of Education within the University of Sydney from 1910 to 1940.
  This scholarship is to support an outstanding scholar with travel outside Australia for the purpose of research to obtain experience and subsequently return and give the benefit of their experience to education in Australia.
Open to: Applicants must have an unconditional offer of admission or be currently for full-time studies in a Masters by Research, Master of Philosophy or PhD within the Sydney School of Education and Social Work at the University of Sydney.
  Applicants must be a graduate or undergraduate of the University of Sydney.
  Applicants must demonstrate a need to undertake travel overseas to conduct research as part of their Masters by Research, Master of Philosophy or PhD for 12 months. 
  Applicants must be under 30 years of age.
Value and Duration:  The value of the Scholarship will be up to $10,000 per annum and shall be determined by the selection committee and outlined in the successful recipient’s Scholarship Offer Letter.
  The Scholarship is tenable for one year.
Further Information:  Terms and Conditions
Opening Date:  27 May 2019
Application Form: APPLY NOW
ClosingDate:  28 June 2019 at 11:59pm

Thomas and Ethel Mary Ewing Scholarships

Background: This Scholarship was funded in 1964 by a bequest from Dr Thomas Ewing to establish and maintain one or more travelling research scholarships.
Open to: Applicants must have an unconditional offer of admission or be currently enrolled in 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 Education.
  Applicants must be able to demonstrate a need to undertake travel interstate or overseas as part of their Masters by Research or PhD.
  Applicants must be graduands or graduates of the Sydney School of Education and Social Work at the University of Sydney.
Value and Duration:  The Scholarship will provide a stipend allowance equivalent to the minimum Research Training Program (RTP) Stipend rate (indexed on 1 January each year).
  Subject to satisfactory academic performance, the duration of the Scholarship will be:
I. up to three years for a successful PhD recipient,
II. up to two years for a Masters by Research recipient who commenced studies prior to 1 January 2019, and
III. up to 1.75 years for a Masters by Research recipient who commenced studies on or after 1 January 2019.  
  A successful PhD recipient may apply for a maximum extension of up to 6 months provided the grounds for extension relate directly to study and are beyond the control of the recipient. 
Further Information:  Terms and Conditions
Opening Date:  1 May 2019
Application Form: Closed
ClosingDate:  29 May 2019 at 11:59pm

Thomas and Ethel Mary Ewing Scholarships (Travelling Research)

Background: This Scholarship was funded in 1964 by a bequest from Dr Thomas Ewing to establish and maintain one or more travelling research scholarships.
Open to: Applicants must have an unconditional offer of admission or be currently enrolled in 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 Education.
  Applicants must be able to demonstrate a need to undertake travel interstate or overseas as part of their Masters by Research or PhD.
  Applicants must commence their travel by 31 December of the year of application.
  Applicants must be graduands or graduates of the Sydney School of Education and Social Work at the University of Sydney.
Value and Duration:  The Scholarship is valued at $10,000 per annum and is tenable for one year.
Further Information:  Terms and Conditions
Opening Date:  6 June 2019
Application Form: APPLY NOW
ClosingDate:  3 July 2019 at 11:59pm


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:  1 March 2019
Application Form: Closed
Close Date:  31 March 2019  at 11:59pm
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:  27 March 2019
Application Form: APPLY NOW
Closing Date: 17 July 2019 at 11:59pm
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: 16 April 2019
Application Form: Closed
Closing Date:  29 May 2019 at 11:59pm


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.
  The University may approve part-time studies where a recipient is able to demonstrate significant caring commitments or a medical conditions which limits the capacity to undertake full-time study.
Value and Duration: The Scholarship will provide for a full-time enrolled student, an annual stipend allowance equivalent to $28,000 per annum (fixed rate) for up to three years, subject to satisfactory academic performance. The recipient may apply for an extension of up to 6 months.
  The Scholarship will provide for a part-time enrolled student, an annual stipend allowance equivalent to $14,000 per annum (fixed rate) for up to six years, subject to satisfactory academic performance. The recipient may apply for an extension of up to 6 months.
Application Information:  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
Conditions:  Terms and Conditions

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

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.

Open Date:  13 June 2019
Application Form: APPLY NOW
Close Date: 15 August 2019 at 11:59pm
Conditions:  Read more


School of Philosophical and Historical Inquiry

G. C. Henderson Research Scholarship

Background: Established in 1973 by a bequest from Professor G.C. Henderson, the G.C. Henderson Research Scholarship aims to promote and encourage research into the history of the South Sea Islands.
Open to: The Scholarship is offered subject to the applicants having an unconditional offer of admission or being currently enrolled full-time in Masters by Research or a PhD in one of the following Departments at the University of Sydney:
I. Anthropology,
II. Archaeology (Prehistoric and Historical), or
III. History.
  Applicants must be willing to undertake research in the field of history of the Polynesian, Melanesian and Micronesian communities.
 

Applicants must spend at least three months, during the tenure of their Scholarship, in the island or islands whose history they are studying.

 

Applicants must have completed their undergraduate degree or equivalent within four years or less at the time of application.

 

Applicants must have completed a course of lectures in Anthropology.

Value and Duration:  A successful recipient enrolled in a Masters by Research will be provided with a stipend allowance equivalent to the minimum Research Training Program (RTP) Stipend Rate for up to 1.75 years, subject to satisfactory academic performance.
  A successful recipient enrolled in a PhD will be provided with a stipend allowance equivalent to the minimum Research Training Program (RTP) Stipend Rate for up to 2 years, subject to satisfactory academic performance.
  If the successful recipient of the Scholarship relocates their place of residence to take up the Scholarship, they may claim an allowance for eligible expenses. The value of relocation expenses will be determined by the Academic Board based on the applicant’s detailed budget justification (which may include childcare expenses). 
  Academic course fees and the Student Services and Amenities fee are not provided for a successful international applicant.
Opening Date: 1 July 2019
Application Form: Closed
 Closing Date: 31 July 2019 at 11:59pm
Further Information: Terms and Conditions

Carlyle Greenwell Research Scholarship

Background: This Scholarship was bequeathed by Carlyle Greenwell, an architect, for student research, field work and original literary work in Anthropology (including Archaeology).
  The Scholarship is funded by The Carlyle Greenwell Research Fund for Students in Anthropology.
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 4.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.

 

The Scholarship is tenable for one year only.

Opening Date: 31 May 2019
Application Form: Closed
Closing Date: 20 June 2019 at 11:59pm
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 Knowledge-Making in Australian Society: Sociology and its Impact

Background:

An opportunity is available for an outstanding PhD scholar to conduct research in Sociology on the topic of Knowledge-Making in Australian Society: Sociology and its Social Impact. The project will be investigating how social knowledge has been produced over the past 80 years, and how such knowledge has been circulated between the academy, the media, the policy community, parliament and the broader community.

  This Scholarship is supported by an ARC Discovery Project.
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 within the Department of Sociology and Social Policy, School of Social and Political Sciences, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, at the University of Sydney.  
  Applicants must be willing to undertake research in the field of Sociology and focus their research on the following:
I. the experiences of early career workers in sociology,
II. how their career trajectories, opportunities and challenges may have changed over the decades,
III. how these experiences may have impacted on the broader community discipline, and
IV. their impact on the discipline of sociology and social knowledge itself.
  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 Sociology or closely related discipline.
 

Applicants must also demonstrate the following:
I. an interest and curiosity in the past, and how the present has come to be the way it is,
II. strong academic performance in subjects related to sociology and interest in the discipline,
III. experience in qualitative research methods or evidence of a capacity to develop such skills,
IV. a willingness to learn analytical techniques such as thematic analysis, content analysis, discourse analysis and basic statistical analysis,
V. keen eye for detail and a methodological approach to finding, organising and filing information,
VI. good investigative skills and competence in the searching of information from archives and library databases,
VII. high level of competence in writing, and
VIII. enthusiasm and high motivation to undertake further study at an advanced level.

 

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

Value and Duration: 

The Scholarship will provide a stipend allowance equivalent to the minimum Research Training Program (RTP) Stipend rate (indexed on 1 January each year) up to until the 31 December 2021, subject to satisfactory academic performance.

 

An extension of this Scholarship may be granted if funding becomes available.

 

The successful recipient will also have $3,000 per annum available through their Research Supervisor to support their research project costs (eg. Field work or conference attendance). These funds will be accessed by the successful recipient through their primary supervisor and Faculty Finance Manager.

Further Information:

For more information on this Scholarship, please see the Terms and Conditions and contact Associate Professor Fran Collyer, fran.collyer@sydney.edu.au

Opening Date: October 2019
Closing Date: November 2019