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Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences

Postgraduate coursework scholarships
From education and languages to media and visual arts, we have a wide range of options available for international arts and social sciences students.

To find a scholarship that works for you, expand the relevant school and click on the scholarship title links. Alternatively, you can browse the full list of postgraduate coursework scholarships for Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences students in the table below.

This page includes scholarships for both prospective and current international students. 

Scholarship Value Eligibility Open date Close date
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences International Scholarship $5000
$10,000
$20,000
  • International student
  • Starting a bachelor's or master's by coursework degree
  • Faculty of Arts and Social Science
14 October 2019 10 November 2019
International Postgraduate Masters Coursework Commencing Scholarship Up to $10,000
  • International student
  • Enrolled in a masters by coursework degree
23 September 2019 31 October 2019
Janet O'Connor Postgraduate Scholarship Up to $15,000 (for up to three years)
  • Female student
  • Master of English Studies or Master of Creative Writing student
December 2019 January 2020
Elizabeth Brennan Scholarship $8000
  • First year Master of Teaching (Early Childhood) student
18 March 2020 18 April 2020
Eureka Benevolent Foundation Scholarship $12,000
  • Master of Teaching in Secondary Education student
  • STEM graduate
2 October 2019 15 November 2019
Marion Macaulay Bequest Master of Teaching Scholarship $6000
  • Commencing Master of Teaching student
  • Plan to start your internship in the same semester
9 August 2019 5 September 2019

Marion Macaulay Bequest Scholarship

$3000 to $7500 or $5000
  • Student in the Sydney School of Education and Social Work
  • Travelling overseas for approved exchange or professional experience
4 October 2019 18 November 2019
Romy Waterlow Fellowship Trust Up to $6000
  • Hold a degree or diploma in social welfare, social work or related area
  • Undertaking research in the area of HIV
  • Experience working in the area of HIV/AIDS
7 November 2019 28 November 2019
Scholarship for Research Addressing Social and Economic Disadvantage $5000
  • Student studying the Bachelor of Economics honours year, Master of Economics or Master of Economic Analysis
April 2020 May 2020
Emilie M Schweitzer Scholarship in French and Germanic Studies $5000
  • Enrol in French and Francophone studies or Germanic studies at honours level
  • Minimum WAM of 70
1 February 2020 28 March 2020
Hugh Clarke Research Travel Grant $2000
  • Enrolled in Japanese studies
  • Travelling to an approved destination
1 July 2019 7 August 2019
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 Frances Merenda Travelling Scholarship $4000
  • Italian studies major student
  • Undertaking approved exchange, further studies or research in Italy
1 October 2019 2 November 2019
The Politis Family Scholarship in Modern Greek and/or Byzantine Studies $2000
  • Undergraduate or postgraduate coursework student
  • Studying modern Greek or Byzantine studies
9 August 2019 30 September 2019
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)

The T M Hsiao Scholarship $1500
  • Chinese studies student planning to study honours
1 March 2020 31 March 2020
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences China Daily Scholarship $4000
  • Commencing postgraduate coursework student in the School of Literature, Art and Media
  • Employee of the China Daily Media Group
December 2019 January 2020
The Fauvette Loureiro Memorial Artists Travel Scholarship $14,000 (for up to two years)
  • Recent Sydney College of the Arts graduate
  • Travelling for professional development
16 April 2019 12 June 2019

Postgraduate Equity Scholarship in Gender and Cultural Studies

$6000
  • Enrolled in or unconditional offer for a master's or PhD in the Department of Gender and Cultural Studies
  • Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander, or demonstrate hardship or disadvantage
16 September 2019 16 October 2019