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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 another 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 Various
  • Graduate planning to study overseas
2 March 2020 10 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
17 June 2019 10 January 2020
Bachelor of Arts (Languages) Exchange Scholarship $5000
  • Bachelor of Arts (Languages) student
  • Accepted into an approved exchange program
Now N/A
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
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
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 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 $7500 or $5000
  • School of Education and Social Work student
  • Travelling overseas for approved exchange or professional experience
15 February 2020 15 April 2020
The Chinese Studies Alumni Bursary $1000
  • University of Sydney Chinese studies student, or a Chinese partner university student undertaking approved study
22 April 2020 15 May 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 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)

21 February 2020
(round 2)

4 September 2019
(round 1)

16 April 2020
(round 2)

United States Study Centre Study Abroad Fund Various
  • Participating in DC Placement Program
United States Studies Centre Travel Support Scheme - Honours Various
  • Enrolled in the American Studies Honours program
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 2021 February 2021
George Henderson Scholarship TBC
  • Student at the Conservatorium pursuing studies abroad
January 2021 February 2021
The Richard and Doreen Wilson Organ Travelling Scholarship TBC
  • Organ student
  • Undertake overseas studies
January 2021 February 2021
Propel Mobility Scholarship $2000
  • High school student
  • Attend and complete required activities
  • Enrol into a Faculty of Engineering course
Ongoing Ongoing
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
31 August 2021 30 September 2021