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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  
Barry and Joy Lambert Cannabinoid Research Scholarships $30,000 pa (for up to 3.5 years)
  • Future or current PhD student at the University
  • Hold an Honours or master's degree
  • Research the therapeutic potential of cannabis and cannabinoids
25 November 2022 15 December 2022  
CSIRO Postgraduate Scholarships Various
  • Full-time PhD student in Australia
  • See page details
See page details See page details  
Dr Jennifer Foong Scholarship for Biomedical Research RTP stipend (up to 3 years)
  • PhD student
  • Undertake biomedical research
March 2022 March 2022  
Faculty of Engineering Research Scholarship Sydney RTP stipend rate (up to 3 years)
  • Full-time PhD or master's by research student
Ongoing Ongoing  
Faculty of Engineering Research Stipend 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
Ongoing Ongoing  
Elevate Scholarship Various 
  • Domestic student
  • Identify as a woman
  • Commencing a STEM degree or Master of Business Administration (MBA) at an Australian University
See page for details See page for details  
JDRF Australia Travel Grants Applications

Up to $1,000 for virtual conferences and short training courses

Up to $2,000 for domestic travel within Australia

Up to $4,000 for international travel

  • Research in Type 1 Diabetes
  • Domestic and international students
23 February 2022 24 March 2022  
John A Lamberton Research Scholarship Minimum RTP stipend or $7500 (for up to 3 years)
  • Masters by Research or PhD student
  • Enroled in Engineering, Medicine and Health or Science
  • Research into natural products and/or relationships between chemical structure and biological activity
TBC TBC  
Lambert Initiative for Cannabinoid Therapeutics Supplementary Scholarships $10,000 p.a (up to 3.5 years)
  • PhD student at the Brain and Mind Centre
  • Recipient of a primary stipend scholarship
22 August 2022 2 September 2022  
Postgraduate Research Scholarship in Additive Manufacturing $35,950 p.a. (up to 3.5 years)
  • Commencing PhD at the Faculty of Engineering
  • Holds First Class Honours or equivalent degree
28 October 2022 30 November 2022  
Postgraduate Research Scholarship in Developing Polymeric System for Delivery of Active Compounds $14,000 (up to 7 months)
  • Domestic/international student
  • Current Master’s by Research student
  • Research into developing polymeric system
24 November 2022 7 December 2022  
Postgraduate Research Scholarship in the Design of Acrobatic Legged Robots $35,950 p.a. (up to 6 months)
  • Domestic/international student
  • Current or prospective student
  • Applied for RTP
  • Research into the Design of Acrobatic Legged Robots
  • Hold an Honours degree or equivalent
18 November 2022 01 December 2022  
Postgraduate Research Scholarship in Turbulent Mixing in Thermally Stratified Ravine Flows $35,950 p.a. (up to3 months)
  • Domestic/international student
  • Current or prospective student 
  • Applied for RTP scholarship
  • Holds honours degree or equivalent. 
17 November 2022 30 November 2022  
Richard Claude Mankin Scholarship – Water Conservation RTP stipend rate (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  
Scholarship in Novel High-Performance Copper-Based Materials RTP stipend rate 
  • Full-time Master’s by Research or PhD student
  • Willing to conduct research into Novel High-Performance Copper-Based Materials 
  • Hold an Honours degree (First Class or Second Class Upper) or equivalent in a relevant discipline
Ongoing Ongoing  
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
17 August  2022 26 September 2022  
Peter Nicol Russell Postgraduate Scholarship $5000 p.a. (up to 3 years)
  • Master's by research or PhD student in mechanical and mechatronic engineering 
  • RTP stipend scholarship recipient
TBC TBC  

Advanced Food Enginomics Research Scholarship

Sydney RTP stipend rate or up to $10,000 (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 Advanced Catalysis for High Value Food $35,950 p.a. (up to 3.5 years)
  • Research in catalysis engineering high value food products from agricultural waste
  • Hold First Class Honours or equivalent
8 July 2022 19 July 2022  
Postgraduate Research Scholarship in Engineering Processable – Tough Hydrogels Sydney RTP stipend rate (up to 3 years)
  • Full-time PhD student
  • Research self-healing hydrogel
  • Hold an honours degree
  • Apply for an RTP scholarship
Ongoing Ongoing  
Research Scholarship in Miniaturised Biosensors with High Selectivity Sydney RTP stipend rate (up to 3 years)
  • Full-time PhD student in the School of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
  • Research into miniaturised biosensors with high selectivity
  • Hold an honours or masters degree
24 September 2021 04 May  2022  
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

Sydney RTP stipend rate (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
TBC TBC  
Postgraduate research scholarship in heat and mass transfer in low emission building materials $35, 950 p.a. (up to 3.5 years)
  • Full-time PhD student
  • Hold First Class Honours or equivalent
  • Research into bio-based building materials
5 July 2022 19 July 2022  
Industry Postgraduate Research Scholarship in Wireless Communications $35,950 p.a. (up to 3.5 years)
  • Unconditional offer of admissions or currently enrolled 
  • Research into Logic Development of MAC Systems for Wireless Communications
  • Willing to work on an industrial project 
TBC TBC  
Thales Scholarship of Energy Harvesting $35,950 p.a. (up to 3.5 years)
  • Domestic student
  • Research into energy harvesting systems 
  • Work closely with Thales Australia Limited 
10 August 2022 21 October 2022  
The AgriFutures Gary Sansom Scholarship $35,000
  • See page details
15 January 2021 24 February 2021  
The University of Sydney Nano Institute Student Ambassador Scholarship $5000
  • hold a primary stipend scholarship
  • have an unconditional offer or be enrolled full-time in a PhD at the University
  • conduct research in the areas of nanoscale science and technology
TBC TBC  
The JD Technology Research Scholarship in Artificial intelligence RTP stipend rate (up to 3 years)
  • Current or commencing student within the Faculty of Engineering
  • Willing to conduct research into Artificial Intelligence
  • Hold an Honours degree or equivalent
  • Willing to be affiliated with Sydney Artificial Intelligence Centre. 
Ongoing  Ongoing  
UBTech PhD Scholarship $35,950 p.a. (up to 3.5 years)
  • Domestic/international student
  • Current/prospective students 
  • Study Masters by Research or PhD within the Faculty of Engineering 
  • Research in Artificial Intelligence
On-going On-going  
 
 
 

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