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Study overseas scholarships

Bachelors and honours scholarships
Browse scholarships for study abroad, exchange and other international travel related to your studies – whether you’re going for a month, a semester, or longer.

To find a scholarship that works for you, expand the relevant category and click on the scholarship title links. Alternatively, you can browse the full list of undergraduate scholarships for study overseas in the table below.

This page includes scholarships for both prospective and current students. 

Scholarship Value Eligibility Open date Close date

Frank Knox Memorial Fellowships to Harvard University

  • Australian citizen
  • Graduate admitted to Harvard University
Lionel Murphy Postgraduate Scholarship $40,000
  • Pursuing a postgraduate degree in science, law or legal studies, or other appropriate discipline
30 November 30 November
New Colombo Plan Scholarship Program N/A
  • See page for details
17 June 2019 15 July 2019
Oxford Australia Scholarship Fund N/A
  • Australian university graduate planning to undertake a postgraduate or second bachelor degree at Oxford University
  • See page for details
Taiwan Scholarship and Huayu Enrichment Scholarship Program N/A
  • Undergraduate or postgraduate student in Taiwan
  • Undertake Huayu courses in Taiwan
The University of Sydney Indigenous International Exchange Scholarship $5000
  • Going on international exchange
  • Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
  • Australian citizen
University of Sydney Exchange Programs Various
  • See page for details


University of Sydney Travelling Scholarships $20,000 (for up to two years)
  • Graduate planning to study overseas
March 2020 April 2020
Vice Chancellor's Global Mobility Award Up to $5000
  • See page for details
Westpac Asian Exchange Scholarships $12,000
  • See page for details
N/A 11 January 2019
Bachelor of Arts (Languages) Exchange Scholarship $5000
  • Bachelor of Arts (Languages) student
  • Accepted into an approved exchange program
Now N/A
Fauvette Loureiro Memorial Artists Exchange Scholarship $5000
  • Undergraduate or postgraduate research student at the Sydney College of the Arts
  • Accepted into an exchange program
Frank McDonald Memorial Fund $3000
  • Enrolled in ARHT3672
10 December 2019 25 February 2020
Hugh Clarke Research Travel Grant $2000
  • Enrolled in Japanese studies
  • Travelling to an approved destination
1 July 2019 7 August 2019
International and Global Studies Travelling Scholarship $2000
  • Bachelor of Advanced Studies (International and Global Studies) or Bachelor of International and Global Studies student
  • Undertake approved exchange overseas
4 February 2019 20 June 2019
James Wolfensohn Travelling Scholarship $5000
  • Domestic student or New Zealand citizen
  • Accepted into an approved exchange program in Asia
Language Student Travel Scholarship Up to $4000
  • Undergraduate student in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
  • Plan to travel in the next semester
14 May 2019 13 June 2019
Marion Macaulay Bequest Scholarship $7500 or $5000
  • Student in the School of Education and Social Work
  • Travelling overseas for approved exchange or professional experience
30 April 2020 4 June 2020
The Chinese Studies Alumni Bursary $1000
  • University of Sydney Chinese studies student, or a Chinese partner university student undertaking approved study
1 March 2020 30 April 2020
The Chinese Studies Travelling Bursary $1000
  • Chinese studies student
  • Plan to travel to China and study at a Chinese university
1 March 2020 31 March 2020
The Emilie M Schweitzer Exchange Scholarships $3000
  • Third-year French or Germanic studies undergraduate student
  • Undertake exchange in France or Germany
  • Minimum WAM of 70
5 February 2020 28 March 2020
The Frances Merenda Travelling Scholarship $4000
  • Italian studies major student
  • Undertaking approved exchange, further studies or research in Italy
16 February 2020 11 April 2020
The Rosemary Samios Awards in Scottish Gaelic Studies Up to $6000
  • Current student
  • Studying an approved programme in Scotland

7 August 2019
(round 1)

February 2020
(round 2)

4 September 2019
(round 1)

March 2020
(round 2)

United States Study Centre Study Abroad Fund Various
  • Participating in DC Placement Program
15 April 2020 4 June 2020
United States Studies Centre Travel Support Scheme - Honours Various
  • Enrolled in the American Studies Honours program
15 April 2020 4 June 2020
Strategic Exchange Partner Scholarships $2000
  • Coursework student
  • Enrolled at the University of Sydney Business School
  • Accepted for student exchange at a strategic partner institution
Student Exchange Travel Scholarships $2000
  • Coursework student
  • Studying at the University of Sydney Business School
  • Accepted into the University of Sydney Exchange program
The US Industry Placement Program Scholarship $5000 to $8500
  • Enrolled in the US Industry Placement Program
George and Margaret Henderson Scholarship TBC
  • Student at the Conservatorium studying operatic studies, piano or violin
January 2020 January 2020
George Henderson Scholarship TBC
  • Student at the Conservatorium pursuing studies abroad
January 2020 February 2020
The Richard and Doreen Wilson Organ Travelling Scholarship TBC
  • Organ student
  • Undertake overseas studies
January 2020 February 2020
Propel Mobility Scholarship $2000
  • Domestic or international high school student
  • Attend and complete required activities
  • Enrol into a Faculty of Engineering course
All year round All year round
Sydney Law School Exchange Scholarship $2000
  • High academic achiever experiencing financial hardship
  • Enrolled in final year of Bachelor of Laws (LLB) or Juris Doctor Program
30 August 2019 30 September 2019