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Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences

Bachelors and honours scholarships
From economics and visual arts to anthropology and language scholarships, we have a wide range of options for international arts and social science 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 international students. 

Scholarship Value Eligibility Open date Close date
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 International Scholarship Up to $20,000
  • International full-time student
  • Starting a bachelor's or master's by coursework degree
N/A See page details
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
International Undergraduate Commencing Scholarship Up to $10,000
  • International full-time student
  • Starting a bachelor's degree in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
N/A See page details
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
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
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 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
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
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 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 to 14 December 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
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 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 $5,000 for one year
  • Full-time third-year undergraduate student within the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
  • Enrolled in FRNC3634 and another 6 credit points of FRNC3000 level units
NA NA
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
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
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 Bachelor of Visual Arts Degree Show Bursary $5000
  • Bachelor of Visual Arts or Bachelor of Visual Arts and Bachelor of Advanced Studies student
  • Exhibiting at the end of year degree show
8 September 2021 30 September 2021
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
Lucy Firth Equity Honours Scholarship $5,000 p.a.
  • Philosophy honours student
  • Demonstrate financial hardship
TBC TBC
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
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 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 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
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
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
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
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
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 Teacher Education Scholarship (Trinity Grammar School) $12,000 or $9,000
  • Final year teaching students in 2023
  • Undertake an internship at Trinity Grammar School
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
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 Ascham Teacher Education Scholarship $12,000 or $9,000
  • Final year teaching students in 2023
  • Undertake an internship at Ascham School
18 August 2022 31 August 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
Dr Mary Booth Scholarship $8,500 p.a. (up to 2 years)
  • Third year student in specified Economics degree
  • Female
N/A N/A
 
 
 

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