Undergraduate and Postgraduate Coursework Scholarships
- Marion Macaulay Bequest Master of Teacher Scholarships Closes 14 June 2013 NEW
- Specific Background Scholarships Closes 14 June 2013 NEW
- Individual Responsibility & The Law Essay Prizes Closes 2 August 2013
- Wentworth Medal Closes 9 August 2013 NEW
- University of Sydney Literary Prizes Closes 9 August 2013 NEW
- Puggy Hunter Memorial Scholarship Scheme Applications open 22 July 2013
- 2013 Aurora Scholars' Study Tour Closes 24 July 2013
- King and Amy O'Malley Trust Scholarships Closes 26 July 2013
- Otago School of Medical Sciences Summer Scholarship Closes 11 August 2013
- UniSpain Summer ScholarshipsCloses 30 November 2013
- The Zonta Club of Northern Beaches Inc. Study Grant for Women
Miss Marion Macaulay by her will bequeathed her estate to the University of Sydney to be applied for the purposes of the University in the area of Humanities. Miss Macaulay was a graduate of the University in both Arts and Education and spent many years in the teaching profession and was closely associated with women's and educational professional associations. The bequest was established in 1995.
Applicants will be assessed on their entry scores to the Masters of Teaching degree and other measures of merit, including a personal statement.
For: Students who will enrol in Masters of Teaching in the Faculty of Education & Social Work who intend to commence their internship in the current academic year.
How long: One semester.
How to apply: Submit the application form to the Scholarships Office by 14 June 2013.
Applications close: 14 June 2013
The Sydney Law School is pleased to announce the new Individual Responsibility & The Law Essay Prizes.
The Essays should address the topic closely: ie, individual responsibility and the law. Beyond this, essayists are free to interpret the topic broadly or narrowly, in any context of their own choosing.
The judging panel are looking for an innovative and insightful paper and deep levels of research.
- All Undergraduate or Postgraduate Law students at the University of Sydney
- Essays must be new and original work not previously published in whole or in part
How to apply: More information is available on the Sydney Law School webpage.
Closes 2 August 2013
Specific background scholarships are available for award to full-time undergraduate students, who are Australian Citizens that meet a specific criteria. Most are awarded for one year only but some are renewable year by year as outlined in each entry.
How to apply: More information on the Specific Background Scholarships website.
Applications close 14 June 2013
Established in 1854 by a gift of £200 from W.C. Wentworth, the interest to be applied in the shape of a medal as a reward for the best essay in English prose. The Medal is now supplemented by a prize of $10,000. The competition for the Medal is open to all students enrolled at The University of Sydney in the current year, except for previous winners of the Wentworth Medal. The award of the Medal shall be made annually by the Academic Board, provided that there is an entry of sufficient merit.
Topic for 2013: Obesity and Diabetes: the enemies within
How to apply: More information on the Wentworth Medal website.
Applications close 9 August 2013
Previously known as 'Prize Compositions', Literary Prizes have a long history at the University of Sydney with many of them dating from bequests left to the University at the beginning of the last century, bringing a sense of tradition to the awards.
Value: Up to $4,000.
How to apply: More information on the Literary Prizes website
Applications close 9 August 2013
The Zonta Club of the Northern Beaches Inc. are seeking applications for a study grant from women who reside on the Northern Beaches, are experiencing hardship/financial difficulty and who are currently studying at a tertiary level.
The objective of the study grant is to provide Northern Beaches women with some funding so that they can achieve a successful outcome with their studies at a tertiary level.
- Must reside on the Northern Beaches
- Must show evidence of hardship and financial difficulty
- There must clear evidence of successful completion of twelve months of study in the current course of study
How to apply: Fill in the application form and return to:
Status of Women Committee
Zonta Club of Northern Beaches
PO Box 1088
Mona Vale NSW 2103
The scholarship provides financial assistance to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who are intending to enrol or are enrolled in an entry level course (certificate IV and above) at an Australian educational institution in the following health professions:
- Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health work - Medicine
- Allied health (all specialities except pharmacy) - Midwifery
- Dentistry/oral health (excluding dental assistants) - Nursing
These include graduate entry level courses.
Value: : Up to $7,500 per year for part time study and up to $15,000 per year for full time study for the normal duration of the course.
How to apply: Online applications will be available for the 2014 academic year from 22 July 2013 at Australian Government Scholarships - Australian College of Nursing
Applications Close 16 September 2013
For any Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander student or graduate interested in postgraduate study overseas, the Aurora Scholars’ Study Tour is offering an invaluable opportunity to travel with a group of like-minded students, visit universities and meet with academics, administrators and current postgraduate students in your area of interest at Cambridge and Oxford universities in the UK, and Columbia, Harvard, New York University (NYU) and Stanford in the US. The Tour is a great introduction to life as a postgraduate student at some of the world’s leading universities.
The Aurora Project is seeking applications from high achieving Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander undergraduates in any field of study, who have completed at least two years of their course of study. University graduates are also welcome to apply.
The group of successful applicants (approximately 15 in total) will leave Australia in late October and spend 18 days in the US visiting Stanford, Harvard, Columbia and NYU, and 10 days at Cambridge and Oxford. All costs associated with travel, accommodation and meals will be covered by Aurora and its supporters.
How to apply: Visit The Aurora Project website for more information
Applications Close 24 July 2013 at 5pm
The King and Amy O’Malley Trust awards annual undergraduate and postgraduate scholarships to students applying for, or enrolled in, tertiary Home Economics programs, including Community Services, Food and Nutrition, Public Health, Family and Consumer Studies, Textiles, Housing and associated Teacher Education.
How to apply: For the application form and further details, visit the King and Amy O'Malley Trust website
Applications Close 26 July 2013
The Otago School of Medical Sciences (University of Otago, New Zealand) is offering a small number of Summer Scholarships to high-achieving BSc or BBiomedSc students. This is an excellent opportunity for students who may be considering graduate study (Honours, MSc, PhD) as it provides 10 weeks of research experience in one of the OSMS departments.
The Scholarships (10 available) provide return air travel to Dunedin, accommodation and a NZ$5,000 stipend.
How to apply: For the application form and further details visit the University of Otago website
Applications Close 11 August 2013
UniSpain offer two scholarships every Summer to study Spanish in Spain at the University of Malga for 4 weeks. The awards include the full course cost as well as accommodation in a shared student apartment (single room). Airfare and personal spending are not included in the award. The value of each award is approximately $1,000.
How to apply: For more information visit the UniSpain website
Applications Close 30 November 2013