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Postgraduate research scholarships
From bioengineering to complex systems, we have a wide range of options for domestic engineering students.

To find a scholarship that works for you, expand the relevant school and click on the scholarship title links. Alternatively, you can browse the full list of postgraduate scholarships for Faculty of Engineering 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 (stipend) + up to $5000 pa (travel and accommodation allowance) for length of your RTP scholarship
  • PhD student
  • Recipient of an RTP stipend scholarship or equivalent award
Open 31 May 2020
CSIRO Postgraduate Scholarship See page details
  • See page details
14 August 2019 31 October 2019
CUAVA Scholarship

Various

  • PhD student in the Faculty of Science or Engineering
  • Hold first or second class upper honours or a master's in a related field
  • Applied for the RTP Scholarship
Open When filled
Dr Jennifer Foong Scholarship for Biomedical Research RTP stipend (up to 3 years)
  • PhD student
  • Undertake biomedical research
28 November 2018 20 February 2019
Faculty of Engineering Research Scholarship University of Sydney’s RTP stipend rate (for up to 3 years)
  • Full-time PhD or master's by research student at the Faculty of Engineering
  • Be considered for a RTP Stipend Scholarship
Ongoing Ongoing
Francis Henry Loxton Stipend and Supplementary Scholarships Minimum RTP stipend rate + $10,000 (for up to 3 years)
  • Postgraduate research student in the Sydney Institute of Agriculture
  • Applied for RTP Scholarship
December 2020 February 2021
Postgraduate Research Scholarship in Computational Neuroinformatics Minimum RTP stipend rate (up to 3 years)
  • Domestic student
  • PhD student in the Faculty of Medicine and Health or Faculty of Engineering
  • Hold a bachelor's degree in computer science, engineering or other degree with relevant experience
19 May 2020 2 June 2020
Research Stipend and Supplementary Scholarship in Digital Agriculture

Various

  • Domestic PhD student
  • Offer to study in the Faculty of Science or Engineering
October 2019 November 2019
Richard Claude Mankin Scholarship – Water Conservation Minimum RTP stipend rate (for up to 3 years)
  • Master's by research or PhD student in the Faculty of Science or Engineering
  • Undertaking research in the area of chemistry
N/A N/A
Sydney Quantum Academy Postgraduate Scholarship Various
  • Full time PhD student at a partner university of the SQA
  • Interested in a field related to quantum science and technology
1 April 2020 25 May 2020
The AusIMM Education Endowment Fund Scholarships See page details
  • See page details
See page details 15 September 2019
The University of Sydney Nano Institute Student Ambassador Scholarship $5000
  • PhD student studying nanoscale science and technology
  • Holder of a primary stipend scholarship
  • Participant of Sydney Nano
  • Valid working with children check
Closed Closed
ARC Training Centre in Innovative Bioengineering Scholarship University of Sydney’s RTP stipend rate (for up to 3 years)
  • Unconditional offer for full-time PhD studies in the eligible Schools
  • Conduct research in one of the eight available projects
  • Hold an honours degree or master's degree in an engineering or related field
  • Applied for RTP Stipend Scholarship
Ongoing Ongoing
Nano Fabrications and CMOS Integration Research Supplementary Scholarship $10,000 pa (for up to 3 years)
  • Domestic student
  • Unconditional offer or enrolled in a full-time PhD in the School of Electrical and Information Engineering
  • Hold a honours or master's degree in a relevant discipline
  • Willing to research nanofabrications and CMOS integration
  • Awarded a primary stipend scholarship
10 March 2020 29 May 2020
Postgraduate Research Scholarship in Algorithms Minimum RTP stipend rate (for up to 3 years)
  • PhD student in the School of Computer Science
  • Research into algorithms
  • Background in algorithms and maths
  • Applied for RTP Stipend Scholarship
Closed Closed
Peter Nicol Russell Postgraduate Scholarship $5000 (for up to 3 years)
  • Master's by research or PhD student in mechanical and mechatronic engineering 
  • Awarded a RTP Stipend Scholarship
Ongoing Ongoing
Scholarship in Novel Graft Fixation for Ligament Reconstruction $10,000 per year
  • Unconditional offer for full-time PhD studies 
  • Conduct research in the field of ligament reconstruction
  • Honours Class I Degree in Mechanical/Biomedical Engineering (or equivalent) or master's degree in an engineering field
Ongoing Ongoing

Advanced Food Enginomics Research Scholarship

Minimum RTP stipend rate or up to $10,000 (for up to 3 years)
  • Unconditional offer for full-time PhD studies in the School of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
  • Conduct research into sensor for smart food packaging
  • Hold degree in related discipline as per project's requirement
Ongoing Ongoing
Development of Small Recombinant Biopharmaceuticals Research Scholarship $35,000 pa (for up to 3 years)
  • Unconditional offer to study a full-time PhD at the Faculty of Engineering
  • Research into development of small recombinant biopharmaceuticals
  • Hold an honours or master's, or equivalent
Closed Closed
Postgraduate Research Scholarship in Computational Modelling  University of Sydney's RTP stipend rate (for up to 3 years)
  • Full-time PhD student at the Faculty of Engineering
  • Research computational modelling for designing optimum structural, mechanical and physical properties of materials for a heart valve
  • Hold an honours degree (or equivalent) in engineering and applied mathematics
  • Apply for an RTP Scholarship
18 May 2020 20 July 2020
Postgraduate Research Scholarship in Plasma Engineering Minimum RTP stipend rate (for up to 3 years)
  • Unconditional offer for full-time PhD studies in the School of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
  • Conduct research into plasma engineering
  • Hold honours or master's in relevant field as per project's requirement
Closed Closed
Postgraduate Research Scholarship in Engineering Processable - Tough Hydrogels University of Sydney's RTP stipend rate (for up to 3 years)
  • Full-time PhD student at the Faculty of Engineering
  • Willing to research self-healing hydrogel
  • Apply for an RTP scholarship
  • Hold first or second class honours degree in related field 
19 May 2020 20 July 2020
Scholarship in Nanotechnology for Carbon-Neutral Manufacturing Various
  • PhD student
  • Hold first or second class upper honours or master's degree in a related field
  • Willing to research one of the related disciplines
  • RTP Scholarship recipient (for supplementary scholarships)
13 March 2020 10 July 2020
Allen D McConnell Scholarship $6000
  • Australian citizen or permanent resident
  • Full-time master’s by research or PhD student in the School of Civil Engineering
  • Researching hydraulics and fluid mechanics
  • Honours degree in engineering
13 March 2020 30 June 2020

LR and BA Browne Scholarships in Civil Engineering

Minimum RTP stipend rate (for up to 3 years)
  • Full-time PhD student, or master's by research student intending to transfer to a PhD
  • Researching in the School of Civil Engineering
  • Reside in NSW
  • RTP applicant
Ongoing Ongoing
Postgraduate Research Scholarship in Internet of Things Data Collection Platform $6,000 stipend p.a. for up to 1.75 years
  • Domestic master's by research student in the School of Computer Science
  • Research into Internet of Things (IoT) data collection
  • Preference given to applicants with academic publications or specified desirable skills
  • Hold an Honours degree in sciences or master's degree in computer science or related field.  
27 April 2020 11 May 2020

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