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Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences

Postgraduate coursework scholarships
From education and social work to language or economics 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 postgraduate coursework 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
Postgraduate Coursework Start Up Scholarship Up to $10,000
  • Commencing postgraduate coursework student at the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
  • Not have a Commonwealth Supported Place
Ron Baumann Scholarship $6000
  • Coursework student studying social work, social welfare or humanitarian issues
  • Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander or experiencing disadvantage
Colin Gladstone Harrison Family Scholarship $1,000
  • Final-year primary teaching student
  • Interest in primary curriculum development
Elizabeth Brennan Scholarship $9,000 or $4,500
  • First year Master of Teaching (Early Childhood) student
Graduate Certificate in Human and Community Services Tuition Scholarship Tuition fees for 2 semesters
  • Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander student
  • Unconditional offer for the Graduate Certificate in Human and Community Services (Interpersonal Trauma)
  • Non-ECAV pathway student
Helen Sham Ho Encouragement Scholarship $7000
  • Master of Social Work student
  • Completed Practice Learning 1
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
Marion Macaulay Bequest Equity Travel Scholarship Up to  $7,000
  • Undergraduate or postgraduate coursework student
  • Intend to commence exchange/mobility program
  • Experiencing financial hardship 
Marion Macaulay Internship Scholarship in Education $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
Master of Publishing Tuition Fee Scholarship Tuition fees (duration of degree)
  • Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander student
  • Unconditional offer or enrolled in first semester of Master of Publishing
Master of Teaching Scholarship in Maths and Physics $6,000 p.a. (up to 2 years)
  • Faculty of Science graduate or graduate
  • Enrolled in the Master of Teaching (Secondary)
Romy Waterlow Fellowship Trust $10000
  • Master of Social Work (Qualifying), master's by research or PhD in Sydney School of Education and Social Work
  • Hold a degree or diploma in social welfare, social work, psychology or related area
  • Demonstrate program completion and/or training in HIV/AIDS
  • Two years experience working in HIV/AIDS
  • Counsellor in the area of HIV/AIDS
Saint Ignatius College Riverview Independent School Scholarship $12,000 or $9,000
  • Final year teaching students in 2024
  • Undertake an internship at Saint Ignatius College Riverview School
The Ravenswood Independent Schools Scholarship $11,750 or $8,812.50
  • Final year teaching students in 2024
  • Undertake an internship at Ravenswood School for Girls
The Romy Waterlow Scholarship $10,000 or $5,000
  • Undergraduate or postgraduate coursework degree in social work/social welfare 
  • Demonstrate financial hardship
The Shore Teacher Education Scholarship $12,000 or $9,000
  • Final year teaching students in 2024
  • Undertake an internship at Sydney Church of England Grammar School (Shore)
The Walter and Eliza Hall Trust Opportunity Scholarship in Education $10,000 (for up to 3 years)
  • Australian citizen
  • Studying education
The Chinese Studies Travelling Bursary $2,000
  • Chinese studies student
  • Plan to travel to China and study at a Chinese university
The Politis Family Scholarship in Modern Greek and/or Byzantine Studies $5,500
  • Undergraduate or postgraduate coursework student in FASS
  • Studying modern Greek or Byzantine studies
The T M Hsiao Scholarship $5,000
  • Completed a major in Chinese Studies (introductory)
  • Intend to proceed to Honours in Chinese studies
A J A Waldock Scholarship $4,000
  • Domestic student
  • Master of English Studies or Master of Creative Writing student
  • Demonstrate financial hardship
Stanley Sinclair Bequest Scholarship $2,500 to $5,000
  • Postgraduate student
  • Studying in the School of Art, Communication and English
Janet O'Connor Postgraduate Scholarship $15,000
  • Female student
  • Master of English Studies or Master of Creative Writing student
Postgraduate Equity Scholarship in Gender and Cultural Studies $6000
  • Enrolled in or starting a postgraduate degree in Gender and Cultural Studies
  • Demonstrate financial hardship
Peace and Conflict Studies Postgraduate Scholarship Fund $6400
  • Master of Social Justice (Peace and Conflict Studies) or PhD students researching peace and conflict
The Fauvette Loureiro Memorial Scholarship – SCA Student Travel $10,000
  • SCA student
  • Accepted into an approved travel program 
The Fauvette Loureiro Memorial Scholarship –Travel $10,000 or $30,000
  • SCA graduate
  • Meet the definition of emerging or mid-career/established categories
The Zelda Stedman Artist Scholarship $2,000
  • Undergraduate or postgraduate degree at the Sydney College of the Arts
  • Demonstrate financial hardship
Sydney Policy Reform Project Scholarship $4350 p.a. (up to 1 year)
  • First-year of a postgraduate coursework degree 
  • Enrolled in one of the listed degrees within the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
  • Demonstrate disadvantage or hardship
  • Demonstrate interest in policy and law reform
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
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
The Teacher Education Scholarship (Wenona) $12,000 or $9,000
  • Final year undergraduate and postgraduate education students
  • Minimum WAM of 75
  • Undertake an internship at Wenona School.
The Abbotsleigh Teacher Education Scholarship $12,000 or $9,000
  • Final year undergraduate and postgraduate education students
  • Minimum WAM of 75
  • Undertake an internship
$10,000 p.a.
  • Domestic
  • Commencing or enrolled in Art Curating or Museum and Heritage Studies degree
  • Identify as an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Master of Social Justice Commencing Scholarship $10,000 or $5,000 p.a.
  • Unconditional offer in a Master of Social Justice
  • Not be a recipient of a Commonwealth Supported Place
The Ascham Teacher Education Scholarship $12,000 or $9,000
  • Final year teaching students in 2024
  • Undertake an internship at Ascham School
The Knox Grammar School Teacher Education Scholarship $12,000 or $9,000
  • Final year teaching students in 2024
  • Undertake an internship at Knox Grammar School
The Kambala Teacher Education Scholarship $12,000 or $9,000
  • Final year teaching students in 2024
  • Undertake an internship at Kambala School
FASS Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Coursework Scholarship $8,500 or $4,250 p.a.
  • Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander student
  • Unconditional offer or currently first semester of an undergraduate or postgraduate coursework degree
  • Not a MySydney scholarship recipient
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences Internship Scholarship $5000
  • Undergraduate or postgraduate student undertaking an internship
  • Demonstrate financial hardship
The Lisa McNeice MILE Award $1,000
  • Masters in Indigenous Language Education student
The MLC School Teacher Education Scholarship $9,000
  • Final year postgraduate education student in 2024
  • Undertake an internship at MLC School