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Postgraduate coursework scholarships
Browse scholarships for domestic postgraduate students studying in any faculty.

To find a scholarship that works for you, browse the below options and check your eligibility.

This page includes scholarships for both prospective and current students.


Scholarship Value Eligibility Open date Close date

American Australian Association Graduate Education Fund

  • Australian citizen or permanent resident
  • Pursue postgraduate studies in the United States
1 February 2021 15 March 2021
Cambridge Australia Scholarships Various
  • Australian citizen or permanent resident
  • Apply for a master's or PhD admission and scholarship through the Board of Graduate Studies, University of Cambridge
See page for details See page for details
Cerebral Palsy Alliance Professor Henry J Cowan Memorial Scholarship $1500
  • Domestic full-time student in occupational therapy, speech pathology or physiotherapy 
  • High academic achiever
11 March 2021 1 April 2021
DAAD Scholarships and Funding Programs for Australia Various
  • Australian citizen or permanent resident, or a long-term resident of Australia
Various Various
David Clarke Memorial Scholarship $15,000
  • Australian citizen or permanent resident, or New Zealand citizen
  • Unconditional offer to study a coursework degree
  • University of Sydney Rugby Club member
13 April 2022 25 May 2022
Diversity of Leaders in Major Projects Scholarship $25,000
  • From a minority group
  • Minimum WAM of 65 
  • 10 years of relevant professional experience 
  • Employed in a project-related role
N/A 30 June 2021
Fulbright Scholarship Varies
  • Australian citizen
  • Residing in Australia
3 February 2020 6 July 2020
Grants-in-aid (GIA) $500 - $2500
  • Higher degree by research student
Knight-Henessey Scholars Stanford University Full financial support
  • Apply to any graduate program at Stanford University
  • Completed a bachelor degree in 2014 or later
1 May 2020 14 October 2020
Matt Laffan Scholarship See page details
  • St John's College resident
  • Student with physcial disability
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Rhodes Scholarship Various 1 July 2020 11 September 2020
The Frank Knox Memorial Fellowships Tuition, insurance fees + stipend
  • Australian citizen
  • 2021-22 University of Sydney graduate
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The Women’s College Scholarships TBC
  • Must apply for residency at The Women’s College
N/A 5 October 2021
ThinkSwiss Research Scholarships See page details
  • Enrolled at an Australian University
  • Master or bachelor degree student
  • Completed two years study
Open 15 January 2020
United States Studies Centre Study Abroad Fund Various
  • Participating in DC Placement Program
15 April 2020 4 June 2020
United States Studies Centre Travel Support Scheme – Honours Various
  • Enrolled in the American Studies Honours program
15 April 2020 4 June 2020
University of Sydney and Sydney Uni Sports and Fitness (SUSF) Elite Athlete Program See page details
  • Be enrolled in tertiary education
  • Represent the University of Sydney in sport
7 September 2020 18 December 2020
Westpac Future Leaders Scholarship See page details
  • See page details
15 June 2022 01 September 2022
Postgraduate Research Scholarship in NeuroMusic for Healthy Brain Ageing $35,950 p.a. (up to 3.5 years)
  • Domestic/international student
  • Commencing PhD at Sydney Conservatorium of Music
  • Holds First Class Honours or equivalent degree
4 May 2022 15 May 2022

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