Scholarships, Awards and Grants

The wide range of scholarships and sponsored awards available at UNSW is a reflection of the University's strong commitment to excellence and the generous support provided for students from University funds and from donors and industry.

The list below is not comprehensive. Please visit the UNSW Scholarships site, the JASON database and the websites of the wider education community for more information about the range of scholarships available. 

Teach NSW scholarship opportunities - Applications open

Get paid to studyThe 2018 Scholarships, Internships and Cadetships for future teachers have opened!

The NSW Department of Education is looking for the next generation of high achieving HSC and university students to pursue rewarding careers as teachers in NSW public schools.

The following opportunities are designed to support dedicated students financially through their studies and guarantee a permanent teaching position on graduation:

For further information, you can download the flyer (PDF) or visit the website.

If you have any further questions please email the Scholarships Team or phone 1300 301 435.

NSW Premier's Teacher Scholarships

NSW Premier's Teacher Scholarships

The NSW Premier´s Teacher Scholarships were introduced in 1999. Since then, over 420 teachers across NSW have received NSW Premier´s Teacher Scholarships. In 2017, thanks to the generous support of our corporate partners and private foundations, 24 scholarships across 14 program areas are offered to all teachers in NSW government and non-government schools and TAFE Campuses/Colleges. The scholarships are designed to enhance and enrich the learning experiences of students in the classroom whilst presenting a unique opportunity for teachers to develop skills and knowledge in their chosen field of expertise.

Download the brochure outlining scholarships available (PDF)

Applications close 5 May 2017

For further information, contact David Bromley or visit the website.

Alumni Education Award UGCA1365

Outline
The Alumni Education award was established to encourage and support high achieving students to study Education in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, UNSW.
Applicants must be proposing to enroll in a Bachelor of Education in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, UNSW.

Value

$2,000. 2 Scholarship(s) available. For 1 year.

Follow this link to see more details.

Arts and Social Sciences Postgraduate Funding Opportunities

There are funding opportunities available for Masters or PhD degree students in Arts and Social Sciences. There are two rounds per year for each funding program.

If you are conducting essential research or fieldwork outside Sydney or abroad then you may be able to receive some funding to support costs such as airfares, living expenses and other essential items such as public transport costs. If you are presenting your research at international conferences outside of Australia then you may be able to receive funding through this program.

Criteria apply.

See the Faculty website for more details.

Honours Scholarships

Honours Award in Education UGCA1050

Outline

The Honours Award in Education (FASS) was established to encourage students undertaking the Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Education, the Bachelor of Science/Bachelor of Education or a Graduate Diploma in Education program to undertake Honours level study in Education at UNSW.

Value

$3,500. 1 Scholarship(s) available. For 1 year.

Follow this link to see more details.

Postgraduate Research Scholarships

UNSW assists postgraduate researchers by providing a wide range of prestigious scholarships. The scholarships provide a range of benefits such as annual stipends, living allowances and coverage of tuition fee costs, as well as funding and supplements for travel. Scholarships are available to support current and new postgraduate research candidates at UNSW.

Follow this link for up to date information on Postgraduate Research Scholarships

Key dates for applying for admission to a research degree and research scholarships at UNSW

The Pinnacle Foundation Scholarship

Outline
The Pinnacle Foundation has been established to provide scholarships to lesbian, gay, transexual, queer, intersex and bisexual youth who are marginalised or disadvantaged. Scholarships will be provided for young LGBTIQ who desire to undertake full-time education at a public or private secondary school (final year) or public institution of higher education in Australia. It will be for the purpose of gaining an educational or vocational qualification in any profession, trade or the arts.

Value
The Pinnacle Foundation Scholarship of $3000 for the first year of tertiary studies and $2000 for subsequent years. For Year 12 students the scholarship amount is $2000; and Sponsored and Named Scholarships $5,000 for first year of tertiary studies and $3000 for subsequent years.

Follow this link to see more details.

STGA Undergraduate Award in Education UGCA1293

Outline
The STGA Undergraduate Award in Education was established in conjunction with the St. George Students Association to encourage and support students to enrol in an undergraduate program at the School of Education at the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences. Applicants must be enrolling in a 1st year undergraduate program, full-time at the School of Education at the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, UNSW.

Value
$2,500. 3 Scholarship(s) available. For 1 year.

Follow this link to see more details.

Mathematics Teachers Scholarship UGCA1109

Residency: Aus Citizen/Aus Permanent Resident

Outline: The Scholarship is established to encourage students to undertake undergraduate study (including combined degrees) at UNSW with a Mathematics major or study plan, and to pursue a career in teaching Mathematics upon completion of their program of study.

Follow this link for more information.

UNSW Equity Scholarship (Current Students) UGCE1178

Stage: First year students, Second year students, Third year and above, Honours year students

These scholarships have been established to support current students at UNSW who may be experiencing hardship due to their socioeconomic circumstances. This Scholarship is open to undergraduate students who are currently studying at UNSW. Students must have completed 1 full semester at UNSW before applying.

Follow this link for more information.

One Portrait Scholarship UGCE1207

Value: $5,000
1 Scholarship(s) available for up to 3 years

Residency: Aus Citizen/Aus Permanent Resident

Follow this link for more information.

Shelley Phillips Scholarship UGCE1074

Stage: High school leavers

Opens 20/06/2014

Outline: The Shelley Phillips Scholarship was established to encourage female students from rural Australia to undertake full-time study in any undergraduate program at UNSW.

Follow this link for more information.

Rhodes Scholarship

Outline
Established in 1903 under the will of Cecil Rhodes, the Rhodes is the oldest and perhaps the most prestigious international graduate Scholarship program in the world.

Value
Each year, there are nine Scholarships available in Australia to enable outstanding students. University and College fees, a stipend for living expenses for two and possibly three years of study at the University of Oxford and approximately $2,000AUD per month.

Follow this link to see more details.