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Postgraduate coursework scholarships
Browse scholarships for domestic postgraduate students studying in any faculty.
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American Australian Association Australia to US Fellowships

$40,000
  • Australian citizen or permanent resident
  • Pursue postgraduate studies in the United States
N/A N/A
Australian Federation of Graduate Women (AFGW) Scholarships Various
  • See page for details
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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
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Cormack-Rowlands Award $1000
  • Residents of International House
  • Participate in a project to overcome disadvantage
N/A 30 August
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 at the University
  • University of Sydney Rugby Club member
1 May 2020 31 May 2020
Diversity of Leaders in Major Projects Scholarship $29,000 for tuition fees
  • From a minority group
  • Minimum WAM of 65 
  • 10 years of relevant professional experience 
  • Employed in a project-related role
10 December 2019 1 March 2020
Expanded Rural and Regional Enterprise Scholarship Scheme Up to $18,000
  • Domestic student from a regional or remote area
See page details 12 July 2019
Fullbright Scholarship Varies
  • Australian citizen
  • Not holders of dual US Australian citizenship or U.S permanent residency
  • Residing in Australia at the time of application 
3 Feb 2020 6 July 2020
Graeme de Graaff and Rosalie McCutcheon Scholarship $10,000
  • Resident at International House
31 August 2019 15 November 2019
Graeme de Graaff Scholarship
$12,000
  • Australian resident at International House
31 August 2019 15 November 2019
Grants-in-aid (GIA) $500 - $2500
  • Higher degree by research student
4 May 2020 29 May 2020
Knight-Henessey Scholars Stanford University Full financial support 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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Parliamentary Library Summary Research Scholarship $1800
  • Postgraduate students
  • Summer research opportunity
N/A 16 October 2019
Rhodes Scholarship Various
  • See page for details
1 July 2019 13 September 2019
Sydney Uni Sport and Fitness Scholarship $1000
  • Be enrolled in tertiary education
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The Frank Knox Memorial Fellowships Tuition, insurance fees + stipend
  • Australian citizen
  • Graduating from the University of Sydney in 2019–20
19 August 2019 10 January 2020
The University of Sydney United Kingdom Alumni Association (USUKAA) Book Award 2019 (pdf, 79.9KB) £200
  • Graduate of the University of Sydney presently studying, or intending to study, at a Higher Education Institution in the United Kingdom
1 May 2019 9 September 2019
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 your sport
2 September 2019 20 December 2019
Westpac Future Leaders Scholarship See page details
  • See page details
18 June 2019 4 September 2019