Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences Scholarships

Faculty Scholarships

School of Languages and Cultures

School of Literature, Art and Media

School of Philosophical and Historical Inquiry

School of Social and Political Sciences

Sydney School of Education and Social Work


Faculty Scholarships

Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences International Exchange Scholarships

Background:

The Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences International Exchange Scholarships scheme assists students enrolled in undergraduate degree programs with travel, insurance, living and other costs associated with studying overseas for one semester, on an approved program.

Open to: Open to students who are enrolled in an undergraduate degree programs offered by the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, and
  Open to students who intend to study overseas on formal University of Sydney Exchange Programs.
  Scholarships cannot be awarded more than once to the same student.
  A student applying for a scholarship must be enrolled at the overseas institution for a minimum of one semester and will normally be expected to enrol full-time (i.e. the equivalent of 24 credit points in a semester)
  There must be sufficient room within the applicant’s degree to undertake a period of exchange and still complete the compulsory requirements of the degree.
Value: $1,000
Duration:  One semester
Open Date:  APPLY NOW
Close Date: 5 June
Conditions:  Read more

Bachelor of International and Global Studies Travelling Scholarship

Background:

This scholarship assists students currently enrolled in the Bachelor of International and Global Studies (or Bachelor of Global Studies) degree undertake a semester of full-time study overseas.

Open to: Open to students currently enrolled in the Bachelor of International and Global Studies or Bachelor of International and Global Studies/Bachelor of Laws who are available to travel overseas in Semester 2, 2018.
  Open to domestic or international students who first enrolled in the Bachelor of International & Global Studies or Bachelor of International and Global Studies/Bachelor of Laws, and are enrolled in one of these programs in the year in which they undertake the overseas study.
  Open to students selected by the University of Sydney for a student exchange of one or two semesters duration at any of the partner institutions available through the University of Sydney Exchange program, where studies at the exchange institution may be credited to the Bachelor of International and Global Studies or
  Approved by the Director of the Bachelor of International and Global Studies and the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences for study:
 
  • of one or two semesters duration at an overseas tertiary institution, where studies at the overseas institution may be credited to the Bachelor of International & Global Studies, with the exception that the overseas institution must not be in the home country of an international student
  • in an alternative academic program - for example, the Asia Pacific Field School - to be credited to the Bachelor of International & Global Studies, with the exception that the overseas institution must not be in the home country of an international student.
Value: $2,000
Duration:  One semester
Open Date:  April
Close Date: April
Conditions:  Read more

Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences Future Leaders Scholarship Scheme

Background:

The scholarship is established to both reward and invest in the particular student's exceptional talent and dedication to the public good.

Open to: Both domestic and international  students enrolled full-time in undergraduate study within the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences at the University of Sydney
  Students in the 2nd and 3rd years of their degree studies
Value: $6,000
Duration:  Tenable for 1 year only
Open Date:  January
Close Date: March

The Gwen & David Moore Aboriginal Scholarship

Background:

The Gwen & David Moore Aboriginal Scholarship was established in 2015 and is funded by a trust established under the will of David Rainsford Moore. The scheme was established to assist persons of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent to enable them to undertake tertiary studies aplicable to their heritage.

Open to: Students of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent who are enrolled full-time in undergraduate study within the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences at the University of Sydney.
  Applicants must be enrolled in units of study towards a major in one of the following areas:
 
  • Archaeology
  • Anthropology
  • History, or
  • Sociology.
  with a focus on Pre-History.
Value: $25,000
Duration:  Tenable for up to 4 years
Open Date:  TBC
Close Date: TBC

Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences Mary Henderson Scholarship for the Study of Economic History

Background:

The Scholarship aims to encourage students, particularly women to study economic history as part of their economic program.

Open to: All full-time undergraduate students enrolled in a Bachelor of Economics program within the School of Economics at the University of Sydney who have, or will enrol in Economic History units ECOS3024, or ECON4101.
  Applicants must have achieved an annual average mark (AAM) of at least 65 or above and should be able to demonstrate financial hardship.
Value: $8,000
Duration:  1 year
Open Date:  August
Close Date: September
Conditions:  Read more


School of Languages and Cultures

The Emilie M Schweitzer Honours Scholarship in Germanic Studies

Background:

The Emilie M Schweitzer Honours Scholarship supports Germanic Studies students proceeding to Honours.

Open to: Australian or New Zealand citizen, or holder of an Australian permanent resident visa or permanent humanitarian visa, or an international student.
  Candidates must be completing or have completed an undergraduate degree, and be intending to enrol as a full-time Honours student at the University of Sydney.
Value: $5,000
Duration:  1 year
Open Date:  February
Close Date: March
Conditions:  Read more

The Emilie M Schweitzer Honours Scholarship in French Studies

Background:

The Emilie M Schweitzer Honours Scholarship supports French Studies students proceeding to Honours.

Open to: Australian or New Zealand citizen, or holder of an Australian permanent resident visa or permanent humanitarian visa, or an international student.
  Candidates must be completing or have completed an undergraduate degree, and be intending to enrol as a full-time Honours student at the University of Sydney.
Value: $5,000
Duration:  1 year
Open Date:  February
Close Date: March
Conditions:  Read more

John Rector Scholarship in Jewish Studies

Background:

The John Rector Scholarship in Jewish Studies supports students studying or researching in Jewish Studies at The University of Sydney.

Open to: Candidates must be enrolled at Honours, Masters or PhD level in Hebrew, Biblical and Jewish Studies.
Value: $3,000
Duration:  1 year
Open Date:  February
Close Date: April
Conditions:  Read more

The Judith Russell Ryan Scholarships in fond remembrance of Signora Tedeschi

Background:

This scholarship will be awarded to students enrolled in Italian Honours.

Open to: Applicants for these Scholarships will be continuing students, both full-time and part-time; local and/or international students; who have enrolled in Italian Honours.
Value: $2,500
Duration:  One-off payment
Open Date:  November
Close Date: February
Conditions:  Read more

Order of AHEPA (Australian Hellenic Education Progressive Association) Scholarship in Modern Greek

Background:

The Order of AHEPA Scholarship assists students who progress to senior units of study in Modern Greek.

Open to: Awarded on merit to students enrolled in junior units of study in Modern Greek who in the previous year showed the greatest proficiency at the Higher School Certificate for Modern Greek Continuers or Extension.
  Recipients must proceed onto senior units of study in Modern Greek.
Value: Varies based on funding
Duration:  Tenable for 1 year
Open Date:  No application required
Conditions:  Read more

The T M Hsiao Scholarship

Background:

The T M Hsiao Scholarship assists students to undertake advanced training at a Chinese university or collect research material in China or Taiwan for an Honours thesis.

Open to: Eligibility is confined to students who have completed a major in Chinese Studies.
Value: $1,500
Duration:  One-off payment
Open Date:  February
Close Date: TBC
Conditions:  Read more

Phillip David Jack Scholarship

Background:

The Phillip David Jack Scholarship supports undergraduate students studying Arabic Language and Literature.

Open to: Open to Australian citizens, Australian permanent residents and International students who are enrolled as a full-time candidate.
  Students who currently hold a scholarship valued at $6,000 per annum or more will not be considered for this scholarship.
Value: $5,800
Duration:  1 year
Open Date:  February
Close Date: March
Conditions:  Read more


School of Literature, Art and Media

James Strong-Dymocks Scholarship for Australian Literature

Background:

The James Strong-Dymocks Scholarships for Australian Literature supports undergraduate students studying an Australian Literature major.

Open to: Candidates must be enrolled full-time; and be undertaking a major in Australian Literature.
Value: $26,255
Duration:  Tenable for 3 years
Open Date:  No application required
Conditions:  Read more


School of Philosophical and Historical Inquiry

Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences Undergraduate Equity Scholarships in History

Background:

The Undergraduate Equity Scholarship in History assists students majoring in History who are from a low socio-economic background and/or who live in a regional or rural area and/or who identify as Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander.

Open to: Open to candidates commencing a degree for the first time at the University of Sydney and enrolling in a Bachelors degree offered by the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, majoring in history.
  Candidates must be from a low socio-economic background and/or live in a regional or rural area and/or who identify as Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander.
Value: $5,000 per year
Duration:  Tenable for up to 3 years
Open Date: TBC
Close Date: TBC
Conditions:  Read more


School of Social and Political Sciences

The Mary Henderson (Gerstle) Undergraduate Scholarship in Political Economy

Background:

This scholarship was established to support commencing students majoring in Political Economy.

Open to: Open to candidates commencing first year, full time student enrolled in the Political Economy major.
  Australian citizens, or permanent residents of Australia or refugees.
  Candidates will need to provide evidence of Austudy, ABSTUDY, Youth Allowance or other payments from Department of Human Services
  Demonstrate one or more of the following:
 
  • Carer responsibilities
  • Indigenous Australian
  • Long-term medical condition/disability or ongoing effects of abuse
  • Refugee status
  • Regional or remote disadvantage
  • Sole parent responsibilities
Value: $4,000 per semester
Duration:  Tenable for 3 years (4 years if Honours in Political Economy is undertaken)
Open Date: TBC
Close Date: TBC


Sydney School of Education and Social Work

Lee Moskal Memorial Grant Scholarship

Background:

The purpose of this scholarship(s) is to encourage the adoption of resilience practices in the community in support for young adults in the age range 21-30 years.

Open to: Open to candidates commencing first year, full time student enrolled in the Political Economy major.
  Students enrolled in Field Education I or Field Education II in one of the following degree programs:
 
  • Bachelor Social Work - currently enrolled in year 3 or 4;
  • Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor Social Work - currently enrolled in year 4 or 5
Value: $5,000
Duration:  One-off payment
Open Date: TBC
Close Date: TBC

Romy Waterlow Fellowship Trust

Background:

This scholarship was established to enable counsellors in the area of HIV/AIDS to undertake education and training programs at the University of Sydney, or other relevant organisations.

Open to: Candidates with evidence of training program in the HIV/AIDS or related area;
  Candidates who can show how this training program will enhance work in the HIV/AIDS or related area;
  Candidates should have a Degree/Diploma in Social Welfare, Social Work or Psychology (transcripts to be provided)
  Candidates should have at least two years' experience working in HIV or a related field; and 
  A demonstrated commitment to ongoing work in the area of HIV and related areas.
Value: $5,000
Duration:  Tenable for 1 year only
Open Date: TBC
Close Date: TBC