USSC Undergraduate Equity Scholarship in American Studies

This Scholarship was established to provide financial support to students majoring in American Studies at the University of Sydney who are experiencing financial hardship.

Applicants must demonstrate financial hardship based on one or more of the below:

  1. identify as an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander person as defined in the University of Sydney’s Confirmation of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Identity Policy 2015.
  2. fixed income or low socio-economic status,
  3. carer responsibilities,
  4. long-term medical condition/disability (including ongoing effects of abuse),
  5. sole-parent responsibilities,
  6. regional or remote disadvantage,
  7. refugee status,
  8. identify as LGBTIQ+, and/or
  9. are a first-generation university student.
Applications for the USSC Undergraduate Equity Scholarship will open in early February 2024. Full terms and conditions will be provided once applications officially open.

USSC Undergraduate Indigenous Scholarship

This Scholarship was established to assist Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students undertaking AMST and USSC units of study at the University of Sydney.

Applicants must identify as an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander person as defined in the University of Sydney’s Confirmation of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Identity Policy 2015.

Applications for the USSC Undergraduate Indigenous Scholarship will open in early February 2024. Full terms and conditions will be provided once applications officially open.

USSC Postgraduate Coursework Scholarship

This Scholarship was established to provide financial support to postgraduate students who identify as a woman, non-binary, or gender diverse. Applicants must also be studying USSC postgraduate coursework units in International Relations, Public Policy, or International Security at the University of Sydney.

Applications for the USSC Postgraduate Coursework Scholarship will open in June 2024. Full terms and conditions will be provided once applications officially open.

American Studies Honours Scholarship

This scholarship was established to provide financial assistance to students studying the American Studies honours program at the University of Sydney.

Applicants must be willing to undertake a project or activity related to the advancement of their honours research.

The Scholarship is offered subject to the applicant having an unconditional offer of admission or being currently enrolled in full-time study in one of the following degrees within the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences at the University of Sydney:

  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in American Studies, or
  • Bachelor of Advanced Studies (Honours) in American Studies
Applications for the American Studies Honours Scholarship will be available again in 2025. Full terms and conditions will be provided once applications officially open.

Prizes

Every August, the Centre takes great pride in celebrating our top-performing students through a diverse array of student prizes. These accolades are bestowed in recognition of exceptional academic merit, symbolizing the commitment to excellence that defines our student cohort.

Prizes Overview

  • Basis: Awarded on the basis of academic merit.
  • Rewards: Each recipient is honored with a monetary prize along with a commendation certificate.

Student Prize Dinner

To elevate the celebration, all students, staff, and esteemed alumni are invited to our Annual Student Prize Dinner. This special event, hosted at The Rose Hotel, Chippendale, serves as an opportunity to come together, share experiences, and celebrate the accomplishments of our exceptional students.

For more details on prizes, please email: ussc.students@sydney.edu.au.