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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 Open date Close date
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
N/A N/A
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
Colin Gladstone Harrison Family Scholarship $2,500
  • Final-year primary teaching student
  • Interest in primary curriculum development
1 December 2022 14 December 2022
Elizabeth Brennan Scholarhip $8,000 or $4,000
  • First year Master of Teaching (Early Childhood) student
TBC TBC
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
22 September 2022 17 February 2023
Helen Sham Ho Encouragement Scholarship $7000
  • Master of Social Work student
  • Completed Practice Learning 1
22 March 2022 20 April 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
Marion Macaulay Bequest Equity Travel Scholarship Up to  $7,000
  • Undergraduate or postgraduate coursework student
  • Intend to commence exchange/mobility program
  • Experiencing financial hardship 
TBC TBC
Marion Macaulay Internship Scholarship in Education and Social Work $6000
  • Currently enrolled in any coursework degree within the School of Education and Social Work
  • Plan to start your internship in the same same year as applying for the scholarship
27 June 2022 10 August 2022
Master of Teaching Scholarship in Maths and Physics $6,000 p.a. (up to 2 years)
  • Faculty of Science graduate or graduand
  • Enrolled in the Master of Teaching (Secondary)
1 August 2022 31 August 2022
Romy Waterlow Fellowship Trust $10000
  • Master of Social Work (Qualifying), master's by resarch 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
1 March 2023 31 March 2023
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 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 Romy Waterlow Scholarship $10,000 or $5,000
  • Undergraduate or postgraduate coursework degree in social work/social welfare 
  • Demonstrate financial hardship
20 February 2023 20 March  2023
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 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 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 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
A J A Waldock Scholarship $4,000
  • Domestic student
  • Master of English Studies or Master of Creative Writing student
  • Demonstrate financial hardship
1 November 2022 30 November 2022
Stanley Sinclair Bequest Scholarship $2500 to $5000
  • Full-time postgraduate student
  • Studying in the School of Literature, Art and Media
25 March 2022 21 April 2022
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
Janet O'Connor Postgraduate Scholarship $15,000
  • Female student
  • Master of English Studies or Master of Creative Writing student
N/A N/A
Postgraduate Equity Scholarship in Gender and Cultural Studies $6000
  • Enrolled in or starting a postgraduate degree in the Department of Gender and Cultural Studies
  • Identify as Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander or have had your studies impacted
25 March 2022 13 May 2022
Peace and Conflict Studies Postgraduate Scholarship Fund $6400
  • Master of Social Justice (Peace and Conflict Studies) or PhD students researching peace and conflict
1 March 2022 31 March 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 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
Sydney Policy Reform Project Scholarship $4350 p.a. (up to 1 year)
  • First-year of a postgraudate 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
30 January 2023 20  February 2023
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
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 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
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
$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
14 October 2022 14 April 2023
Master of Social Justice Commencing Scholarship $10,000 or $5,000
  • Unconditional offer in a Master of Social Justice
  • Not be a recipient of a Commonwealth Supported Place
3 October 2022 1 February 2023
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
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
 
 
 

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