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Sydney School of Architecture, Design and Planning

Postgraduate research scholarships
Encouraging further research in the field of architecture, design and planning.

To find a scholarship that works for you, browse the list of postgraduate research scholarships for the Sydney School of Architecture, Design and Planning students in the table below.

This page includes scholarships for both prospective and current domestic students. 

Scholarship Value Eligibility Open date Close date
AINSE Residential Student Scholarships $7500 pa + up to $5000 pa (for length of RTP scholarship)
  • PhD student
  • Recipient of an RTP stipend scholarship or equivalent award
Open 31 May 2020
ARC Postgraduate Research Scholarship in Contemporary Housing Practices $27,094 (for up to 3 years) + $1000 pa
  • Domestic PhD student
  • Hold an honours degree (or equivalent) in human geography, urban studies or housing studies
  • Commenced study by July 2020
11 June 2020 17 July 2020
Autonomous Mobility: Human Centred Interaction Design Scholarship $35,000 pa fixed rate (for up to 3 years)
  • Full-time PhD student
  • Hold an honours degree or master's degree with a substantial research component
  • Background in interaction design or human-computer interaction
10 June 2020 N/A
Garry and Susan Rothwell Research Scholarship $10,000 pa (up to 3 years)
  • PhD student
  • Research architectural design, urban design or urbanism
January 2021 March 2021
HJ Cowan Architectural Science Scholarship $2500
  • Enrolled in a research degree
March 2021 April 2021
Kerkyasharian and Kayikian Fund for Armenian Studies TBC
  • Honours, master's by research or PhD student or academic affiliate
  • Researching 19th century or earlier Armenian studies
  • Applying for project or activity funding
4 August 2020 13 October 2020
Research Scholarship in Urban Planning and Informal Housing Supply $27,106 pa (up to 3 years)
  • Full time PhD student
  • Willing to conduct research into online platforms for informal housing markets
  • Hold an honors degree in a relevant discipline or master's degree with a substantial research component
7 August 2020 21 August 2020