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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
N/A See page details
International Postgraduate Coursework Completion Scholarship $15,000
  • International student
  • Enrolled in a postgraduate coursework degree within FASS
  • Expectation of completion of their degree within the next 6 months
  • Demonstrate financial hardship
1 July 2022 15 July 2022
International Postgraduate Masters Coursework Commencing Scholarship Up to $10,000
  • International student
  • Enrolled full-time in a master's by coursework degree
N/A See page details
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 or $9,000
  • Final year teaching students in 2023
  • Undertake an internship at the International Grammar School
1 July 2022 31 August 2022
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 10 August 2022
Marion Macaulay Bequest Internship Scholarship in Education and Social Work $6000
  • Currently enrolled in any coursework degree in the School of Education and Social Work
  • Plan to start your internship in the same year as applying for the scholarship
27 June 2022 10 August 2022
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 or $9,000
  • Final year teaching students in 2023
  • Undertake an internship at Saint Ignatius College Riverview School
1 July 2022 31 August 2022
Elizabeth Brennan Scholarship $8,000 or $4,000 
  • First year Master of Teaching (Early Childhood) student
TBC  TBC
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 July 2022 31 August 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 July 2022 31 August 2022
Walter Mersh Strong Scholarship for Papua New Guinea Various
  • Citizen of Papua New Guinea
  • Unconditional offer to study selected master's degrees
N/A N/A
The Chinese Studies Travelling Bursary $5000
  • Chinese studies student
  • Plan to travel to China and study at a Chinese university
6 July 2022 10 August 2022
The Frances Merenda Travelling Scholarship $5000
  • Undergraduate or postgraduate student
  • Undertaking an approved exchange, further studies or research in Italy
6 July 2022 10 August 2022
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

6 July 2022

10 August 2022

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
  • 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 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)
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
  • Demonstrate interest in policy and law reform
4 October 2022 17 October 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
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
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.
1 July 2022 31 August 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
1 July 2022 31 August 2022
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 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
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
31 August 2022 13 September 2022
 
 
 
 

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