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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
TBC TBC
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences International Scholarship $20,000 p.a.
  • International full-time student
  • Starting a bachelor's or master's by coursework degree
N/A See page details

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
TBC TBC
International Undergraduate Commencing Scholarship $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
15 January 2021 30 June 2021
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 $2500
  • Final-year primary teaching student
  • Intend to research primary curriculum development
7 September 2021 5 October 2021
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
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
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

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
Saint Ignatius College Riverview Independent School Scholarship $12,000
  • Final year teaching students in 2021
  • Minimum WAM of 75 (undergraduate students)
2 September 2020 30 September 2020
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
7 September 2020 30 September 2020
The Shore Teacher Education Scholarship $12,000
  • Final year undergraduate and postgraduate education students
  • Minimum WAM of 75
  • Undertake an internship
12 October 2020 23 October 2020
The Teacher Education Scholarship (Wenona) $12,000
  • Final-year student studying primary or secondary education in 2021
  • Undertake an internship at Wenona School
8 September 2020 30 September 2020
The Mary Henderson (Gerstle) Undergraduate Scholarship in Economic History $8000
  • Bachelor of Economics student
  • Enrol in ECOS3024, ECON4103 or ECON4913
  • Minimum AAM of 65
TBC TBC
Bachelor of Arts (Languages) Exchange Scholarship $5000
  • Bachelor of Arts (Languages) student
  • Accepted into an approved exchange program
N/A N/A
Emilie M Schweitzer Scholarship in French and Germanic Studies $8000
  • Enrol in French and Francophone studies or Germanic studies at honours level
  • Minimum WAM of 70
1 March 2021 31 March 2021
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 $2500
  • Italian honours student
11 March 2021 12 April 2021
Language Student Travel Scholarship Up to $4000
  • Undergraduate student in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
  • Plan to travel in the next semester
10 December 2020 14 January 2021
PD Jack Prize Tuition fees for 2 units of study
  • First or second-year undergraduate student
  • Enrolled in an Arab Language and Cultures major of 2+ units of study
10 March 2021 31 March 2021
The Chinese Studies Alumni Bursary $1000
  • University of Sydney Chinese studies student or a Chinese partner university student undertaking approved study
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
1 March 2021 31 March 2021
The Sakuko Matsui Australia-Japan Friendship Scholarships Up to $8000
  • Domestic students studying Japanese studies
  • International students from Japan
1 March 2021 31 March 2021
The T M Hsiao Scholarship $1500
  • Chinese studies student planning to study honours
15 June 2020 30 July 2020
Frank McDonald Memorial Fund $3000
  • Enrolled in ARHT3672
TBC TBC
The Jerome De Costa Memorial Awards $2000
  • Bachelor of Visual Arts or Bachelor of Visual Arts and Bachelor of Advanced Studies student
1 March 2021 29 March 2021
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 $6000
  • Current student
  • Studying an approved programme in Scotland
TBC TBC
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
11 March 2021 31 March 2021
Carlyle Greenwell Research Scholarship Up to $10,000
  • Honours, Master of Arts (Research), MPhil or PhD student in the Department of Archaeology
21 May 2021 18 June 2021
John Frazer Scholarship $5000
  • Enrolled in a BA (Hons), BA/BAS (Hons), BAS (Hons) or master's by research at the Department of History
  • Willing to research in the field of history
1 March 2021 31 March 2021
Lucy Firth Equity Honours Scholarship $5000 pa
  • Undergraduate Philosophy students
  • Demonstrate disadvantage or hardship
12 November 2020 1 February 2021
Undergraduate Equity Scholarships in History $5000 (for up to 3 years)
  • Undergraduate student in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
  • Major in history
29 March 2021 22 April 2021
Peter Lawrence Memorial Scholarship TBC
  • Enrolled in the Department of Anthropology in an Honours, Master of Arts (Research), Master of Philosophy, or PhD degree
  • Be applying for funding to be used for the specified research project only
21 June 2021 14 July 2021
The Fauvette Loureiro Memorial Scholarship – SCA Travel $10,000
  • SCA student
  • Accepted into approved University of Sydney travel program
20 May 2021 16 June 2021
The Fauvette Loureiro Memorial Scholarship –Travel $10,000 or $30,000
  • SCA graduate
  • Meet the definition of emerging or mid-career/established categories
17 June 2021 19 July 2021
The Jerome De Costa Memorial Undergraduate Degree Show Bursary $5000
  • BVA or BVA/BAS third-year student
  • Completing studio specialisation
  • Exhibit at the end of year undergraduate degree show
  • Demonstrate financial need
TBC TBC

Social Work Field Education Scholarship

$6000 p.a. (for 1 year)

    Final year Bachelor of Social Work degree student

    Enrol in Field Education 1 and Field Education 2A and 2B 

    Demonstrate financial disadvantage or hardship

19 April 2021 3 May 2021
The Order of Australia Association Foundation Scholarship $20,000 p.a. (for 2 years)
  • Australian Citizen
  • Undergraduate student
  • Full-time second-year student
  • Majoring in Economics, Politics or Philosophy
  • Aged between 20 and 29 
  • Demonstrate financial need
21 September 2021 5 October 2021
 
 
 

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