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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 $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 $2500
  • Final-year primary teaching student
  • Interest in primary curriculum development
19 April 2022 10 May 2022
The Brennan Family Foundation Scholarhip $8000
  • First year Master of Teaching (Early Childhood) student
22 March 2022 20 April 2022
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
  • Full-time final year teaching students in 2021
  • Undertake an internship at the International Grammar School
7 September 2020 30 September 2020
Marion Macaulay Bequest Equity Travel Scholarship Up to  $7000
  • Full-time undergraduate or postgraduate coursework student
  • Intend to commence exchange/mobility program
27 June 2022 22 July 2022
Marion Macaulay Bequest 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 22 July 2022

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
Master of Teaching Scholarship in Maths and Physics $6000 p.a. (up to 2 years)
  • Faculty of Science graduate or graduand
  • Enrolled in the Master of Teaching (Secondary)
1 February 2021 31 March 2021
Romy Waterlow Fellowship Trust $6000
  • Hold a degree or diploma in social welfare, social work, psychology or related area
  • Undertaking research in the field of social work or work in the area of HIV
  • Experience working in the area of HIV/AIDS
  • Demonstrate program completion and/or of training in HIV/AIDS or related area
31 March 2022 27 April 2022
Saint Ignatius College Riverview Independent School Scholarship $12,000
  • Final year teaching students in 2021
20 October 2021 10 November 2021
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
20 October 2021 10 November 2021
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 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 T M Hsiao Scholarship $1500
  • Chinese studies student planning to study honours
5 November 2021 25 March 2022
A J A Waldock Scholarship $4000
  • Domestic student
  • Master of English Studies or Master of Creative Writing student
  • Demonstrate disadvantage or hardship
TBC TBC
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 $6000
  • Current student
  • Studying an approved programme in Scotland
TBC TBC
Janet O'Connor Postgraduate Scholarship Up to $15,000 (for up to 3 years)
  • Female student
  • Master of English Studies or Master of Creative Writing student
11 March 2021 31 March 2021
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 Travel $10,000
  • SCA student
  • Accepted into approved University of Sydney travel program
21 April 2022 2 June 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 $2,000
  • 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
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 with the School of Social and Political Sciences
  • Demonstrate disadvantage or hardship
3 February 2022 23 February 2022
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 p.a. (for 1 year)
  • Final year undergraduate and postgraduate education students
  • Undertake an internship
20 October 2021
10 November 2021
The Abbotsleigh Teacher Education Scholarship $12,000 or $9,000
  • Final year undergraduate and postgraduate education students
  • Minimum WAM of 75
  • Undertake an internship
1 July 2022 31 August 2022
 
 
 

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