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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
16 September 2022 30 September 2022
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences Undergraduate Internship Scholarship $5000
  • Undergraduate student undertaking an internship
  • Demonstrate disadvantage or hardship
16 September 2022 30 September 2022

International and Global Studies Travelling Scholarship

$4000
  • Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Advanced Studies (International and Global Studies) student
  • Undertake an approved exchange overseas
6 July 2022 10 August 2022
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
21 October 2022 21 November 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
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
26 August 2022 7 November 2022
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 financial hardship
18 October 2022 25 January 2023
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
The Ascham Teacher Education Scholarship $12,000 or $9,000
  • Final year teaching students in 2023
  • Undertake an internship at Ascham School
14 October 2022 28 October 2022
Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Advanced Studies (Languages) Exchange Scholarship $5,000
  • Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Advanced Studies (Languages) students
  • Accepted into a University of Sydney Exchange program with an overseas institution
23 August 2022 7 October 2022
The Knox Grammar School Teacher Education Scholarship $12,000 or $9,000
  • Final year teaching students in 2023
  • Undertake an internship at Knox Grammar School
14 October 2022 28 October 2022
The James Coutts Scholarship $7,500 p.a. (up to 1 year)
  • Enrolled full-time in a honours year in English within the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
1 November 2022 1 February 2023
The Mungo William MacCallum Scholarship in Literature $8,000 p.a.
  • Domestic student
  • Unconditional offer or enrolled full time in an undergraduate degree
  • Studying English
  • Demonstrate financial disadvantage and/or hardship
5 October 2022 2 November 2022
Dr Mary Booth Scholarship $8,500 p.a. (up to 2 years)
  • Third year student in specified Economics degree
  • Female
N/A N/A
Colin Gladstone Harrison Family Scholarship $2,500
  • Final-year primary teaching student
  • Intend to research primary curriculum development
1 December 2022 14 December 2022
International Grammar School Independent School Scholarship $12,000 or $9,000
  • Final year teaching students in 2023
  • Undertake an internship at the International Grammar School
14 October 2022 28 October 2022
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  $7,000
  • Undergraduate or postgraduate coursework student
  • Intend to commence exchange/mobility program
  • Experiencing financial hardship 
5 December 2022 16 January 2023
Raymond L Debus Scholarship $5000 or $8500
  • Domestic student
  • Studying or conducting research in education
10 November 2022 7 December 2022
Saint Ignatius College Riverview Independent School Scholarship $12,000 or $9,000
  • Final year teaching students in 2023
  • Undertake an internship at Saint Ignatius College Riverview School
14 October 2022 28 October 2022
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 or $8,812.50
  • Final year teaching students in 2023
  • Undertake an internship at Ravenswood School for Girls
14 October 2022 28 October 2022
The Shore Teacher Education Scholarship $12,000 or $9,000
  • Final year teaching students in 2023
  • Undertake an internship at Sydney Church of England Grammar School (Shore).
1 December 2022 14 December 2022
The Teacher Education Scholarship (Trinity Grammar School) $9,000 or $12,000 
  • Final year teaching students in 2023
  • Undertake an internship at Trinity Grammar School
14 October 2022 28 October 2022
The Teacher Education Scholarship (Wenona) $12,000 or $9,000
  • Final-year teaching student in 2023
  • Undertake an internship at Wenona School.
14 October 2022 28 October 2022
The Walter and Eliza Hall Trust Opportunity Scholarship in Education $10,000 (for up to 3 years)
  • Australian citizen
  • Studying education
28 October 2022 6 January 2023
The Walter and Eliza Hall Trust Opportunity Scholarship in Social Work $10,000 per annum (for up to 3 years)
  • Undergraduate student
  • Identify as an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Island person
  • Studying social work
  • Demostrate financial need
11 July 2022 5 August 2022
The Mary Henderson (Gerstle) Undergraduate Scholarship in Economic History $8,000
  • Bachelor of Economics student
  • Planning to or currently enrolled in the study of Economics History
  • Minimum Annual Average Mark (AAM) of 65
TBC TBC
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
  • Qualify and enrol full time into the Bachelor of Economics or the Bachelor of Economics/Bachelor of Advanced Studies following the completion of the HSC or equivalent
23 August 2022 1 November 2022
Emilie M Schweitzer Scholarship in French and Germanic Studies Up to $8,000
  • Studying French and Francophone or Germanic Studies
28 November 2022 2 February 2023
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 $5,000
  • Italian honours student
TBC TBC
Language Student Travel Scholarship Up to $4000
  • Undergraduate student in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
  • Plan to travel in Semester 2, 2022
4 July 2022 10 August 2022
Lebanese Ladies Association Scholarship in Arabic Language and Cultures $8,200 p.a. (up to 1 years)
  • Full time third year student in a B of Arts or B of Arts / B of Advanced Studies
  • Student enrolled full time in a B of Advanced Studies or standalone appended or embedded Honours program
  • Majoring in Arabic Languages and Cultures
TBC TBC
PD Jack Prize Tuition fees for 2 units of study and $4,000 living allowance
  • Completed one semester and enrolled in first or second year undergraduate degree
  • Enrolled in an Arabic Language and Cultures major or at least 1 ARBC units of study
1 November 2022 30 November 2022
The Chinese Studies Alumni Bursary $3,000
  • University of Sydney Chinese studies student intending to undertake in-country study program in China or Taiwan
  • Chinese partner university student intending to undertake units in Chinese Studies at the University of Sydney
28 November 2022 16 January 2023
The Chinese Studies Travelling Bursary $2,000
  • Chinese studies student
  • Plan to travel to China and study at a Chinese university
28 November 2022 18 January 2023
The Frances Merenda Travelling Scholarship Up to $7,500
  • Undergraduate or postgraduate student
  • Undertaking an approved exchange, further studies or research in Italy
28 November 2022 18 January 2023
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
24 October 2022 29 November 2022
The T M Hsiao Scholarship $5,000
  • Completed a major in Chinese Studies (introductory)
  • Intend to proceed to Honours in Chinese studies
28 November 2022 2 February 2023
Frank McDonald Memorial Fund $3000
  • Enrolled in ARHT3672
TBC TBC
James Strong-Dymocks Scholarship for Australian Literature $8,750 p.a (up to 4 years)
  • Australian citizen or Australian permanent resident 
  • Commencing or enrolled full-time in an undergraduate degree in FASS
  • Minor in Australian Literature
TBC TBC
The Rosemary Samios Awards in Scottish Gaelic Studies Up to $7,000
  • Currently enrolled student
  • Intending to study an approved programme in Scotland
28 November 2022 18 January 2023
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 Archaeology
26 October 2022 23 November 2022
John Frazer Scholarship $5,000 (honours) and $8,500 (master's or PhD)
  • Enrolled in a BA (Hons), BA/BAS (Hons), BAS (Hons), master's by research or PhD in School of Humanities
  • Willing to research in the field of history
TBC TBC
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
Lucy Firth Equity Honours Scholarship $5,000 p.a.
  • Philosophy honours student
  • Demonstrate financial hardship
TBC TBC
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
TBC TBC
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
5 October 2022 18 January 2023
Undergraduate Equity Scholarships in History $5,000 (for up to 4 years)
  • Undergraduate student in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
  • Major in history
12 October 2022 20 January 2023
Carlyle Greenwell Honours Scholarship $8,500 p.a.
  • Anthropology honours student
  • Completed a major in Anthropology in a Bachelor's degree
  • Demonstrate disadvantage or hardship
1 November 2022 1 February 2023
Peter Lawrence Memorial Scholarship TBC
  • Enrolled in Anthropology in an Honours, Master of Arts (Research), Master of Philosophy, or PhD degree
  • Applying for  specified research project funding
28 October 2022 24 November 2022
The Mary Henderson (Gerstle) Undergraduate Scholarship in Political Economy Up to $8,000 per annum (for up to 4 years)
  • Domestic student
  • Starting first year of your political economy degree
  • Enrolled full time
1 August 2022 31 August 2022
John Rector Scholarship in Jewish Studies Up to $,4000 p.a. (for up to 1 year)
  • Full-time student in an Honours, Master of Arts, Master of Philosophy or PhD
  • Undertaking Hebrew, Biblical and Jewish studies
4 July 2022 29 July 2022
Marion Macaulay Internship Scholarship in Education and Social Work $6000
  • Currently enrolled in a coursework degree in the Sydney School of Education and Social Work 
  • Must commence internship in the current year of receipt of scholarship
27 June 2022 10 August 2022
The Fauvette Loureiro Memorial Scholarship – SCA Student Travel $10,000
  • SCA student
  • Accepted into an approved travel program
TBC TBC
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 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 Zelda Stedman Artist Scholarship $2,000
  • Enrolled in one of the listed degrees at Sydney College of the Arts
  • Demonstrate financial disadvantage or hardship
TBC TBC
The Abbotsleigh Teacher Education Scholarship $12,000 or $9,000
  • Final year undergraduate and postgraduate education students
  • Minimum WAM of 75
  • Undertake an internship
14 October 2022 28 October 2022
American Studies Honours Scholarship $1,250
  • Unconditional offer or enrolled full-time in B. Arts (Honours) or B. Advanced Studies (Honours)
  • Honours in American Studies
  • Willing to undertake a project or activity
1 August 2022 19 August 2022
 
 
 

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