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Faculty of Engineering

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 Postgraduate Research Award $7500 pa
  • Postgraduate research student
  • RTP scholarship recipient
1 February 2021 15 April 2021
CUAVA Research Scholarship

Various

  • MPhil or PhD student
  • Have a research proposal that aligns with a CUAVA project
N/A Ongoing
DARE PhD Scholarships (Engineering) $40,000 pa (up to 3 years)
  • Full-time PhD or master's by research student
  • Hold a bachelor’s degree with honours or a master’s degree
  • Be considered for an RTP stipend scholarship
1 May 2020 Ongoing
Dr Jennifer Foong Scholarship for Biomedical Research RTP stipend (up to 3 years)
  • PhD student
  • Undertake biomedical research
TBC TBC
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
  • 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
  • Apply for an RTP scholarship
December 2020 February 2021
Richard Claude Mankin Scholarship – Water Conservation RTP stipend rate (for up to 3.5 years)
  • Master's by research or PhD student
  • Undertaking research in the area of chemistry
28 July 2020 24 August 2020
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
31 August 2020 7 October 2020
ARC Training Centre in Innovative Bioengineering Scholarship University of Sydney’s RTP stipend rate (for up to 3 years)
  • Full-time PhD student
  • Research one of the eight available projects
  • Hold an honours or master's degree
  • Apply for RTP stipend scholarship
Ongoing Ongoing
Peter Nicol Russell Postgraduate Scholarship $5000 (for up to 3 years)
  • Master's by research or PhD student in mechanical and mechatronic engineering 
  • RTP stipend scholarship recipient
Ongoing Ongoing
Postgraduate Research Scholarship in Developing New Laser and Optical Based Technologies $35,000 p.a (for up to 3 years)
  • Domestic and international
  • Hold aeronautical, aerospace, biomedical or mechanical engineering degree, or closely related applied sciences discipline
  • Full-time master's by research or PhD student at the School of Aerospace, Mechanical and Mechatronic Engineering or School of Pharmacy
30 September 2020  30 October 2020 
Nanoparticle-Based Biomolecule Detection Systems Research Scholarship Minimum RTP stipend rate (for up to 3 years)
  • Full-time PhD student
  • Research nanoparticle-based biomolecule detection systems
  • Hold an honours or master's degree
27 August 2020 24 September 2020
Plasma Surface Modification for Biomedical Devices Research Scholarship Minimum RTP stipend rate (for up to 3 years)
  • PhD student
  • Research plasma surface modification
  • Background in physics, chemistry, engineering, materials science or biomedical sciences
27 August 2020 24 September 2020

Advanced Food Enginomics Research Scholarship

University of Sydney's RTP stipend rate or up to $10,000 (for up to 3 years)
  • Full-time PhD student at the School of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
  • Research into sensor for smart food packaging
Ongoing Ongoing
Postgraduate Research Scholarship in Computational Modelling  University of Sydney's RTP stipend rate (for up to 3 years)
  • Full-time PhD student
  • Research computational modelling for designing a heart valve
  • Hold an honours degree
  • Apply for an RTP Scholarship
Ongoing Ongoing
Postgraduate Research Scholarship in Engineering Processable – Tough Hydrogels University of Sydney's RTP stipend rate (for up to 3 years)
  • Full-time PhD student
  • Research self-healing hydrogel
  • Hold an honours degree
  • Apply for an RTP scholarship
Ongoing Ongoing
Postgraduate Research Scholarship in Engineering a Targeted Delivery System $35,000 p.a (for up to 3 years)
  • Full-time PhD student
  • Hold an honours degree or equivalent in engineering, microbiology or a relevant discipline
  • Conduct research into engineering a targeted delivery system for promoting gut flora health
30 October 2020  30 November 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
  • Hold an honours degree
TBC TBC

LR and BA Browne Scholarships in Civil Engineering

University of Sydney’s 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
  • Apply for an RTP scholarship
Ongoing Ongoing
Measuring and Quantifying Energy Efficiency in Comminution Machinery Scholarship $35,000 p.a (for up to 3 years)
  • Full-time PhD student at the School of Civil Engineering
  • Conduct research to develop a new measure of energy efficiency
  • Have applied for a Research Training Program (RTP) Stipend Scholarship
Ongoing  Ongoing 
Postgraduate Research Scholarship in Cyber Security Research and Engagement University of Sydney’s RTP stipend rate (for up to 3 years)
  • Full-time PhD student at the School of Computer Science
  • Conduct research in the field of cybersecurity
10 November 2020 10 December 2020 

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