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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  
CSIRO Postgraduate Scholarships Various
  • Full-time PhD student in Australia
  • See page details
See page details See page details  
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 p.a. (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
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
  • Be considered for an RTP stipend scholarship
Ongoing Ongoing  
Research Stipend and Supplementary Scholarship in Digital Agriculture Various
  • Domestic PhD student
  • Offer to study at the Faculty of Science or Engineering
18 December 2020 Ongoing  
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  
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
11 August 2021 26 September 2021  
Research Scholarship in Biomedical Time Series Analysis and Prediction
$10,000 p.a. (up to 1 year)
  • Full-time PhD student in computer science
  • Research into novel methods for biomedical time series analysis and prediction
7 July 2021 21 July 2021  
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 Computational Modelling  Sydney RTP stipend rate (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 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  
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  
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
19 April 2021 17 May 2021  

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