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Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences

Bachelors and honours scholarships
From history and sociology to political economy or visual arts scholarships, we have a wide range of options for domestic 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 undergraduate scholarships for Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences students in the table below.

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

Scholarship Value Eligibility Open date Close date
Bowman Cameron Scholarship $5000 p.a. (for 3 years)
  • Domestic student
  • First-year undergraduate student at the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
2023 2023
Charles Herbert Currey Memorial Scholarship Up to $7000
  • Enrolled in an undergraduate degree
  • Accepted into an exchange program or short-term mobility program
TBC TBC
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences Undergraduate Internship Scholarship $5000
  • Undergraduate student undertaking an internship
  • Demonstrate disadvantage or hardship
29 November 2021 15 December 2021

International and Global Studies Travelling Scholarship

$4000
  • Bachelor of Advanced Studies (International and Global Studies) or Bachelor of International and Global Studies student
  • Undertake approved exchange overseas
TBC TBC
James Wolfensohn Travelling Scholarship $5000
  • Domestic student or New Zealand citizen
  • Accepted into an approved exchange program in Asia
N/A N/A
Kathleen M Karnaghan and Frederick E English Equity Scholarship $5000
  • Australian citizen or permanent resident, or New Zealand citizen
  • First-year undergraduate student
  • Majoring in English
  • Experiencing disadvantage or hardship
14 December 2021 30 March 2022
Kerkyasharian and Kayikian Fund for Armenian Studies TBC
  • Honours, master's by research or PhD student or academic affiliate
  • Undertaking research in 19th century or earlier Armenian studies
  • Applying for project or activity funding
14 January 2022 30 March 2022
Lendlease Bradfield Urbanisation Scholarship $10,000
  • First or second year of an undergraduate degree in relevant faculty/University school
  • Interested in issues related to urbanism
  • WAM of 65
20 August 2021 10 September 2021
Norman Haire Fund for Sexology Studies TBC
  • Australian citizen or permanent resident, or New Zealand citizen
  • Honours, master's by research or PhD student, or academic affiliate
  • Researching sexology
17 March 2022 13 April 2022
Ron Baumann Scholarship $6000
  • Coursework student studying social work, social welfare or humanitarian issues
  • Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander or experiencing disadvantage
8 October 2021 29 October 2021
Sciences Po Dual Degree Equity Scholarship $15,000 pa (for 2 years)
  • Australian citizen
  • Full-time Bachelor of Arts (Sciences Po) or Bachelor of Economics (Sciences Po) student
  • Demonstrate disadvantage or hardship
3 May 2022 17 May 2022
The 78ers Legacy Fund Scholarship $6265
  • Undergraduate student in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
  • Identify as LGBTIQ+
1 March 2022 31 March 2022
Westpac Asian Exchange Scholarships $12,000
  • Australian citizen or permanent resident
  • Full-time second year or beyond student
  • Hold a credit average
8 August 2020 8 January 2021
Colin Gladstone Harrison Family Scholarship $2500
  • Final-year primary teaching student
  • Intend to research primary curriculum development
19 April 2022 10 May 2022
International Grammar School Independent School Scholarship $12,000
  • Full-time final year teaching students in 2021
  • Undertake an internship at the International Grammar School
20 October 2021 10 November  2021
James and Moya Kilgannon Scholarship $5000
  • Student in the Sydney School of Education and Social Work
  • Enrolled in mathematics or science
1 March 2021 31 March 2021
Marion Macaulay Bequest Equity Travel Scholarship Up to  $7500
  • Full-time Bachelor of Education student
  • Intend to commence exchange/mobility program
24 February 2021 6 April 2021

Marion Macaulay Bequest Scholarship

Up to $7500
  • Student at the Sydney School of Education and Social Work
  • Undertaking an online program or traveling overseas with an exchange partner University
29 April 2021 16 June 2021
Raymond L Debus Scholarship $5000 or $8500
  • Domestic student
  • Studying education
24 March 2022 20 April 2022
Saint Ignatius College Riverview Independent School Scholarship $12,000
  • Final year teaching students in 2021
  • Minimum WAM of 75 (undergraduate students)
20 October 2021 10 November 2021
The Clissold Scholarship $7000 (for course duration)
  • Domestic undergraduate student in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences or the Sydney Business School
21 January 2022 7 February 2022
The Ravenswood Independent Schools Scholarship $11,750
  • Full-time student at the School of Education and Social Work in 2021
  • Undertake an internship
  • Studying English, mathematics, science, social sciences and/or TESOL
7 September 2020 30 September 2020
The Shore Teacher Education Scholarship $12,000
  • Final year undergraduate and postgraduate education students
  • Minimum WAM of 75
  • Undertake an internship
20 October  2021 10 November 2021
The Walter and Eliza Hall Trust Opportunity Scholarship in Education $10,000 (for up to 3 years)
  • Australian citizen
  • Studying education
19 January 2021 9 February 2021
The Walter and Eliza Hall Trust Opportunity Scholarship in Social Work $10,000 (for up to 3 years)
  • Australian citizen
  • Studying social work
TBC TBC
The Mary Henderson (Gerstle) Undergraduate Scholarship in Economic History $8000
  • Bachelor of Economics student
  • Enrol in ECOS3024, ECON4103 or ECON4913
  • Minimum AAM of 65
9 March 2021 31 May 2021
The Pinnacle Women in Finance Scholarship $10,000
  • Female student
  • Enrolled full-time in a Bachelor of Commerce or Bachelor of Economics
  • In penultimate or final year of study
  • WAM of at least 75
1 February 2022  1 March 2022
The Sandra Cadwallader Indigenous Economics Scholarships $50,000 pa (for course duration)
  • Australian citizen
  • Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
  • Enrol full-time in the Bachelor of Economics or the Bachelor of Economics/Bachelor of Advanced Studies combined degree
23 August 2021 29 October 2021
Bachelor of Arts (Languages) Exchange Scholarship $5000
  • Bachelor of Arts (Languages) student
  • Accepted into an approved exchange program
N/A N/A
Emilie M Schweitzer Scholarship in French and Germanic Studies $8000
  • Enrol in French and Francophone studies or Germanic studies at honours level
  • Minimum WAM of 70
9 May 2022 30 May 2022
Garton Scholarship No I for French  
  • Enrolled full-time in the second year of an undergraduate degree within the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
  • Enrolled in 6 credit points of French 2000-level units and 6 credit points of 3000-level units
N/A N/A
Garton Scholarship No II for French $5000
  • Full-time third-year undergraduate student at the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
  • Enrolled in FRNC3634 and another 6 credit points of FRNC3000 level units
N/A N/A
Garton Scholarship No IV for German $5000
  • Full-time second-year undergraduate students at the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
  • Enrolled in 18 credit points of German studies units
N/A N/A
Garton Scholarship No V for German $5000
  • Full-time second-year undergraduate student at the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
  • Enrolled in 18 credit points of German 2000 or 3000-level units
N/A N/A
Judith Russell Ryan Scholarships in Memory of Signora Tedeschi $2500
  • Italian honours student
23 February 2022 21 March 2022
Language Student Travel Scholarship Up to $4000
  • Undergraduate student in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
  • Plan to travel in the next semester
TBC TBC
PD Jack Prize Tuition fees for 2 units of study
  • First or second year undergraduate student
  • Enrolled in a Arab Language and Cultures major of 2+ units of study
9 May  2022 30 May 2022
The Chinese Studies Alumni Bursary $1000
  • University of Sydney Chinese studies student, or a Chinese partner university student undertaking approved study
TBC TBC
The Chinese Studies Travelling Bursary $5000
  • Chinese studies student
  • Plan to travel to China and study at a Chinese university
TBC TBC
The Frances Merenda Travelling Scholarship $4000
  • Italian studies major student
  • Undertaking approved exchange, further studies or research in Italy
TBC TBC
The Politis Family Scholarship in Modern Greek and/or Byzantine Studies $2000
  • Undergraduate or postgraduate coursework student
  • Studying modern Greek or Byzantine studies
24 March 2022 22 April 2022
The Sakuko Matsui Australia-Japan Friendship Scholarships Up to $8000
  • Domestic students studying Japanese studies
  • International students from Japan
9 May 2022 30 May 2022
The T M Hsiao Scholarship $1500
  • Chinese studies student planning to study honours
5 November 2021 25 March 2022
Frank McDonald Memorial Fund $3000
  • Enrolled in ARHT3672
TBC TBC
The Jerome De Costa Memorial Awards $2,000
  • Bachelor of Visual Arts or Bachelor of Visual Arts and Bachelor of Advanced Studies student
  • Demonstrate financial disadvantage
31 March 2022 28 April 2022
The Jerome De Costa Memorial Undergraduate Degree Show Bursary $5,000
  • BVA or BVA/BAS third-year student
  • Completing studio specialisation
  • Exhibit at the end of year undergraduate degree show
  • Demonstrate financial need
31 March 2022 28 April 2022
The Rosemary Samios Awards in Scottish Gaelic Studies Up to $6000
  • Current student
  • Studying an approved programme in Scotland
TBC TBC
The Thomas Henry Coulson Scholarship $5500
  • 2nd, 3rd or 4th year undergraduate student at the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
  • English Major
  • Demonstrate disadvantage or hardship
22 March 2022 20 April 2022
Carlyle Greenwell Research Scholarship Up to $10,000
  • Honours, Master of Arts (Research), MPhil or PhD student in the Department of Archaeology
24 March 2022 20 April 2022
John Frazer Scholarship $5000
  • Enrolled in a BA (Hons), BA/BAS (Hons), BAS (Hons) or master's by research at the Department of History
  • Willing to research in the field of history
25 March 2022 21 April 2022
Lucy Firth Equity Honours Scholarship $5000 p.a.
  • Undergraduate Philosophy students
  • Demonstrate disadvantage or hardship
23 November 2021 14 February 2022
Undergraduate Equity Scholarships in History $5000 (for up to 3 years)
  • Undergraduate student in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
  • Major in history
20 October 2021 15 March 2022
Peter Lawrence Memorial Scholarship TBC
  • Enrolled in the Department of Anthropology in an Honours, Master of Arts (Research), Master of Philosophy, or PhD degree
  • Be applying for funding to be used for the specified research project only
24 March 2022 20 April 2022
The Mary Henderson (Gerstle) Undergraduate Scholarship in Political Economy $8000 (for up to 4 years)
  • Domestic student
  • Starting first year of your political economy degree
1 November 2021 15 November 2021
The Fauvette Loureiro Memorial Scholarship – SCA Travel $10,000
  • SCA student
  • Accepted into approved University of Sydney travel program
21 April 2022 19 May 2022
The Fauvette Loureiro Memorial Scholarship –Travel $10,000 or $30,000
  • SCA graduate
  • Meet the definition of emerging or mid-career/established categories
19 April 2022 14 June 2022 (5pm)
The Zelda Stedman Artist Scholarship $2000
  • Australian citizen or permanent resident
  • Enrolled in one of the listed degrees at Sydney College of the Arts
  • Demonstrate financial disadvantage or hardship
31 March 2022 28 April 2022

Social Work Field Education Scholarship

$6000 p.a. (for 1 year)
  • Final year Bachelor of Social Work degree student
  • Enrol in Field Education 1 and Field Education 2A and 2B 
  • Demonstrate financial disadvantage or hardship
19 April 2021 3 May 2021
The Order of Australia Association Foundation Scholarship $20,000 p.a. (for 2 years)
  • Australian Citizen
  • Undergraduate student
  • Full-time second-year student
  • Majoring in Economics, Politics or Philosophy
  • Aged between 20 and 29 
  • Demonstrate financial need
21 September 2021

5 October 2021

 

Marie Olive Armstrong Scholarship for Indigenous Students $8,000 p.a. (up to 5 years)
  • Domestic student
  • Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander student
  • Enrolled in undergraduate or postgraduate coursework degree
  • Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences or Conservatorium of Music
Dec 2025 Dec 2025
The Teacher Education Scholarship (Trinity Grammar School) $9,000 or $12,000 (for 1 year)
  • Final year undergraduate and postgraduate education students
  • Undertake an internship
20 October 2021 10 November 2021
Cary James and Anne Witheford Visual Arts Scholarship $7,000 p.a. (up to 3 years)
  • Bachelor of Visual Arts or Bachelor of Visual Arts and Bachelor of Advanced Studies student
  • Demonstrate financial disadvantage or hardship
  • Achieved minimum ATAR of 70 or equivalent
1 November 2021 31 January 2022
Kerr Scholarship in History $8,300p.a. (for course duration)
  • Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Arts/ Bachelor of Advanced Studies student
  • Major in History
  • Experiencing disadvantage or hardship
8 November 2021 15 March 2022
Lebanon Ladies' Association Scholarship in Arabic Studies $8,200 p.a. (up to 1 years)
  • Enrolled in third year Bachelor of Arts / Bachelor of Advanced Studies, Standalone  Applended or Embedded Honours program
  • Majoring in Arabic Languages and Cultures
  • Demonstrate financial need
21 January 2022 31 March 2022
Tom Austen Brown Undergraduate Scholarship in Archaeology $22,000
  • Unconditional offer in B. Arts, B. Arts/Adv Studies or Diploma of Arts
  • Major in Archaeology
  • Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent
28 March 2022 22 April 2022
Tom Austen Brown Honours Scholarship in Archaeology $22,000 p.a. (up to 1 year)
  • Unconditional offer or enrolled in Bachelor of Arts (Honours) or Bachelor of Advanced Studies (Honours)
  • Honours research area in Archaeology
  • Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent
11 May 2022 25 May 2022
 
 
 

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