Fully Funded University of Sydney 2022 Woolley Memorial Postgraduate Research Scholarship in Classics

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    Ph.D. scholarship
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    Level 4, Jane Foss Russell Building (G02), The University Of Sydney, NSW 2006

This scholarship was created to help students who are studying the Classics, encompassing language, literature, history, and civilizations from ancient Greece and Rome between the ninth and eighth centuries BC and AD.

The Woolley Memorial Postgraduate Research Scholarship in Classics honors Dr. John Woolley, the University of Sydney’s first Principal and Professor.


About the Scholarship:

The University of Sydney is a world-class comprehensive research and teaching university. Year after year, we are routinely recognized among the top institutions in the world for the quality of our teaching and research, and we are dedicated to creating a community where the brightest minds may come together. We were Australia’s first university, and we offer the most diverse choice of disciplines in the country, with over 400 areas of study to select from. Our students have the freedom to pursue their interests, broaden their skills, and participate in internship and global exchange programs, all while benefiting from world-class teaching, cutting-edge facilities, and a dynamic campus life. Our graduates are the fourth most employable in the world and go on to become leaders in their areas. Nobel Laureates, Pulitzer Prize winners, Australian prime ministers, humanitarians, teachers, inventors, and medical pioneers are among our 360,000 alumni. The University of Sydney was founded on the premise of providing everyone with the chance to reach their full potential through education, and it continues to believe in that principle today. We work hard to ensure that our students have every opportunity to reach their full potential from the start.The University of Sydney (UoS) is Australia’s first university and one of the world’s most prestigious institutions. Camperdown, a neighbourhood of Sydney, is home to the core campus. The university’s numerous other teaching and research venues range from the ultra-urban campus to a remote research station at the southern end of the Great Barrier Reef. The main campus’s spectacular neo-Gothic quadrangle is a national asset. From campus, public transportation by rail and bus makes it simple to explore Sydney and experience everything the city has to offer, from shopping and markets to beaches and outback farms. UoS student life provides access to a plethora of cultural and scientific museums. During the day, on-campus bars provide a relaxing coffee shop environment, while at night, comedy and poker activities are held. There are hundreds of student groups and organisations to enjoy, ranging from book and anthropological clubs to music and sports associations, in addition to the casual events throughout campus.

Japanese, Indonesian, and Malaysian studies are particularly strong at the University of Sydney. It’s also a fantastic location to be ready for medical school and other health-related careers. Sydney, Australia’s largest city, features an oceanfront, a stunning harbour, and mountainous streets. Sydney is home to some of Australia’s best surf and beaches, as well as Sydney Harbour, which includes the world-famous Opera House and Harbour Bridge. Water sports, along with rugby and soccer in the winter and cricket in the summer, are particularly popular. The Blue Mountains to the west provide good hiking and camping options. Academics from all around the world attend the University. With their extensive teaching and business expertise, they will encourage your study. However, teaching is only one aspect of life at the University of Sydney. It’s also about approaching real-world challenges from all sides. The University brings together the knowledge and insights of faculty and students from a wide range of disciplines. On campus, there are approximately 200 clubs and organisations to join. You can join student-run groups that cover a wide range of topics, from academics to gastronomy, sports, and debating. As you establish friends who share your interests, you’ll be able to find something that suits you. The University of Sydney is Australia’s – and the world’s – best university for graduate employability (QS Graduate Employability Rankings 2020). The large number of degree options available allows you the freedom and flexibility to pick the ideal program for you and to succeed in your profession. You’ll join an excellent alumni network from around the world. You can also take advantage of opportunities for exchange. More than 330 partner agreements with leading universities in 41 countries exist at the University. For more than 160 years, the University of Sydney has fostered inquisitive minds while welcoming challenge and change. It belongs to the elite Group of Eight network. Because of the University’s long history of educational quality, its influential graduates can be found working in a variety of fields all around the world. Australia’s largest university library is located at the University of Sydney. It has almost 5.2 million objects. The University also features cutting-edge technological, computing, and research facilities. It receives top financing from the Australian Government and offers the most diverse range of research programs.


Scholarship Sponsor(s):   University Of Sydney

Scholarship Country: Australia

Scholarship Worth:  Fully Funded

Study Level: Postgraduate

Nationality: International Students


Scholarship Offer: 

Subject to excellent academic achievement, the Scholarship will give a stipend allowance similar to the University of Sydney Research Training Program (RTP) Stipend rate for up to 3.5 years.


Eligibility for Scholarship.

You are required to:

  • be enrolled, intend to apply, applied for admission, or have a conditional or unconditional offer of admission to study full-time in a PhD in Classics and Ancient History, School of Humanities
  • conduct research in the Classics, including language, literature, history, and cultures from the eighth century BC to the eighth century AD



The University of Sydney 2022 Woolley Memorial Postgraduate Research Scholarship in Classics is open to all International Students students


Application Procedure

  • Applicants must apply online for the Woolley Memorial Postgraduate Research Scholarship in order to be considered for this grant.
  • The Scholarship will be awarded to the successful applicant based on the following criteria:
  • Academic merit – Scholarships Office should utilize ‘paste as text’ (clipboard with T) and leave a line space between each paragraph.
  • Study area and/or research proposal,
  • Curriculum vitae, as well as
  • A personal statement outlining the areas of Classics research the applicant intends to or is currently conducting.
  • Are you interested and qualified? To apply, go to sydneyuniversity.formstack.com and type in sydneyuniversity.formstack.com.


Application Deadline

The application deadline for University of Sydney 2022 Woolley Memorial Postgraduate Research Scholarship in Classics is May 2, 2022

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