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Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences

Postgraduate coursework scholarships
From education and languages to media and visual arts, we have a wide range of options available for international 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 international students. 

Scholarship Value Eligibility Open date Close date
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
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International Postgraduate Masters Coursework Commencing Scholarship Up to $10,000
  • International student
  • Enrolled full-time in a master's by coursework degree
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Colin Gladstone Harrison Family Scholarship $2500
  • Final-year primary teaching student
  • Intend to research primary curriculum development
19 April 2022 10 May 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 Master of Teaching Scholarship $6000
  • Commencing Master of Teaching student
  • Plan to start your internship in the same semester
24 May 2021 4 June 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
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
  • Minimum WAM of 75 (undergraduate students)
20 October 2021 10 November 2021
The Brennan Family Foundation Scholarship $8000 
  • First year Master of Teaching (Early Childhood) student
22 March 2022  20 April 2022
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
Walter Mersh Strong Scholarship for Papua New Guinea Various
  • Citizen of Papua New Guinea
  • Unconditional offer to study selected master's degrees
The Chinese Studies Travelling Bursary $5000
  • Chinese studies student
  • Plan to travel to China and study at a Chinese university
The Frances Merenda Travelling Scholarship $4000
  • Italian studies major student
  • Undertaking approved exchange, further studies or research in Italy
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
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



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

  • Enrolled in or starting a postgraduate degree in the Department of Gender and Cultural Studies
  • Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander, or demonstrate hardship or disadvantage
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 19 May 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)
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
Woolley Memorial Postgraduate Research Scholarship in Classics University of Sydney’s RTP stipend rate (up to 3.5 years)
  • PhD student in Classiss and Ancient History
  • Researching the Classics including language, literature history and cultures from Ancient Greece and Rome from eighth century BC to eighth century AD
8 March 2022 2 May 2022

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