Scholarships and prizes

The University of Sydney offers hundreds of scholarships to help undergraduate and postgraduate students achieve all their goals. Find out more about our scholarships and prizes.

Scholarships for students studying topics on or related to Southeast Asia include:

Gillian Green Fieldwork Scholarship

Established in 2013 through a donation to the Asian Studies Program by Gillian Green, the Doctoral Fieldwork in Southeast Asia Scholarship supports doctoral students undertaking fieldwork in Southeast Asia, and its associated costs, that relates directly to their research.

  • Eligibility is confined to doctoral students conducting fieldwork in Southeast Asia that is essential to their research;
  • The award is open to full-time and part-time students from all faculties, but their research must be in the fields of art, architecture and/or visual culture;
  • Where relevant, applicants must demonstrate that they have approval from the University's Human Research Ethics Committee (HREC), or equivalent, for their intended fieldwork before payment can be received;
  • The scholarship may be held in conjunction with any other postgraduate award and will be in the form of a travel grant or a grant-in-aid;
  • The maximum grant amount is $3,000.

Download the application form. Closing date for applications is 4.00pm, Friday 3 July, 2015.

Applications should be addressed to:
Professor Adrian Vickers
Director, Asian Studies Program
School of Languages and Cultures
Brennan-MacCallum Building - A18
The University of Sydney NSW 2006

Email your application as an attachment to Rosemary Go at the SLC Administration Office.

International Exchange Asia-Pacific Targeted Scholarships

These scholarships include up to 25 awards each year, are valued at $3000 each, and are targeted at students wishing to study in Malaysia, Singapore and Thailand. For more information, contact the Study Abroad and Exchange Program team, at the International Student Office

James Wolfensohn Travelling Scholarship

This $5000 is awarded to one recipient per year, with preference given to undergraduates applying to study in an Asian destination. For more information contact the Study Abroad and Exchange Program team, at the International Student Office.

Find out about other scholarships for students going on exchange.

There are also a number of prizes to students within the Department of Indonesian Studies.