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Faculty of Science

Postgraduate research scholarships
From geoscience and agriculture to physics or chemistry scholarships, we have a wide range of options for domestic science 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 Science students in the table below.

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

Agnes Campbell Research Scholarship $28,854 p.a. (up to 3.5 years)
  • Domestic/international student
  • PhD in Chemistry
  • Reseach involving Organic Chemistry
TBC TBC
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
Faculty of Science HDR Supplementary Scholarships $5000-15,000 p.a. (up to 3 years)
  • Domestic/international student
  • Masters by Research or PhD
  • Hold a primary scholarship
N/A N/A
Faculty of Science Research Stipend Scholarship $28,597 p.a. (up to 3.5 years)
  • Domestic student
  • Research Student in the Faculty of Science
  • Applied and considered for a RTP Stipend Scholarship
N/A N/A
Henry Bertie and Florence Mabel Gritton Medallist Award $3000
  • University of Sydney Medallist
  • Undertaking chemistry research
TBC TBC
Henry Bertie and Florence Mabel Gritton Research Scholarship Various
  • Commonwealth citizen or Australian permanent resident
  • PhD student (chemistry)
TBC TBC
Henry Bertie and Florence Mabel Gritton Research Scholarships $37,207 p.a. (up to 3.5 years)
  • Domestic/international student
  • PhD students
  • Research in chemistry in relation to industry and agriculture
TBC TBC
PhD Scholarship in Surface Chemistry $35,950 p.a. (up to 3.5 years)
 
  • PhD student in School of Chemistry
  • Holds First Class Honours or equivalent
  • Supervised by Prof. Chiara Neto
 4 May 2022 14 August 2022
Postgraduate Research Scholarship in Fluorescent Sensing $29,863 p.a. (up to 1.75-3.5 years)
  • Domestic/international student
  • Masters or PhD in Chemistry
  • Research into fluorescence sensing systems
24 November 2022 11 January 2023
Postgraduate Research Scholarship for Energy Resilience - Techno-Economy Analysis $35,950 p.a. (up to 3.5 years)
  • Domestic/international student
  • Research Student in School of Chemistry 
  • Holds an Honours degree or Masters degree  
24 October 2022 02 December 2022
Postgraduate Research Scholarship in Amorphous Materials Characterisation $35,950 p.a. stipend and tuition fees (up to 3.5 years)
  • Domestic/international student
  • PhD in Chemistry
  • Research into in structure and properties of amorphous materials
11 July 2022 12 August 2022
Postgraduate Research Scholarship in Citizen Science in Schools $28,854 p.a. (up to 3 years)
  • Domestic/international student
  • PhD with the School of Chemistry
  • Research in science education and communication
TBC TBC
Postgraduate Research Scholarship in Computational Chemistry $28,854 p.a. (up to 3.5 years)
  • Domestic/international studen
  • Full-time PhD student in the School of Chemistry
  • Research computational chemistry
1 August 2022 30 September 2022
Postgraduate Research Scholarship in Converting natural gas and water into hydrogen gas and liquid CO2 $29,863 p.a. (up to 3.5 years)
  • Domestic/international student
  • PhD in Chemistry
  • Research computational fluid dynamics
22 November 2022 10 January 2023
Postgraduate Research Scholarship in Development of Advanced Porous Materials for Hydrogen Storage $28,854 p.a. (up to 3.5 years)
  • Domestic or international student
  • PhD in Chemistry
  • Research into metal organic frameworks and/or other porous materials.
TBC TBC
Postgraduate Research Scholarship in Development of Advanced Porous Materials for Hydrogen Storage $28,854 p.a. (up to 3.5 years)
  • Domestic or international student
  • PhD in Chemistry
  • Research into developing porous materials for hydrogen storage and/or hydrogen generation
TBC TBC
Postgraduate Research Scholarship in Fuel Cell for Resilience Energy Supply $35,950 p.a. (up to 3.5 years)
  • Domestic/international student
  • Admission into Masters by Research/PhD within School of Chemistry 
  • Holds an Honours degree or Masters degree 
24 October 2022 02 December 2022
Postgraduate Research Scholarship in Materials for Hydrogen Storage $29,863 p.a. (up to 1.75-3.5 years)
  • Domestic/international student
  • Masters br Research or PhD
  • Research into Hydrogen Storage 
22 November 2022 10 January 2023
Postgraduate Research Supplementary Scholarship in Communicating Science Through Sound $5,000 p.a. (up to 3 years)
  • Domestic student
  • PhD student within Facutly of Science 
  • Willing to undertake interdisciplinary research 
  • Holds a primary scholarship
27 October 2022 9 November 2022
The L E R Tonnet and Family Scholarship in Chemistry $28,854 p.a. (up to 3.5 years)
  • Masters by Reseach or PhD students
  • Research in physical chemistry
  • Hold an honours or masters

15 January 2022

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26 August 2022

The Reid and Colleen Docherty Scholarship in Health Related Research $28,597 p.a. (up to 3.5 years)
  • Australian citizen or Australian permenant resident
  • Full-time PhD in the School of Chemistry
  • Health-related research in chemistry or biochemistry
  • Applied and considered for a RTP Stipend Scholarship
N/A N/A
Victor Cromack and Melba Alma Harris Cromack Scholarship $28,854 p.a. (up to 3.5 years)
  • Domestic student
  • Full-time PhD in the School of Chemistry
  • Applied and considered for a RTP Stipend Scholarship
N/A N/A

Plant and Microbial Organic Compounds in Organic Matter (Project 1) $28,854 p.a. (for up to 3 years)
  • PhD student in the School of Life and Environmental Sciences
  • Must conduct research to assess whether organic compounds in mineral associated organic matter (MAOM) originate directly from plants or from microbially processed matter
  • Hold an honours or master's degree
19 September 2022 7 November 2022
Plant and Microbial Organic Compounds in Organic Matter (Project 2) $28,854 p.a. (for up to 3 years)
  • PhD student in the School of Life and Environmental Sciences
  • Must conduct research into the stability of the organic matter associated with different clay minerals in the presence of plant roots
  • Hold an honours or master's degree
19 September 2022 7 November  2022
Postgraduate Research Scholarship in Dairy Science (Feedbase for intensive systems-Digitising maize for silage) $40,000 p.a. (up to 3.5 years)
  • Domestic or international student
  • Masters by Research or PhD in Life and Environmental Sciences
  • Research into Feedbase options for intensified Australian dairy systems
23 November  2022 11 January 2023
Postgraduate Research Scholarship in Poultry Nutrition $28,854 p.a. (up to 3.5 years)
  • Domestic/international student
  • PhD with SOLES
  • Research into poultry nutrition research for sustainable chicken-meat production
10 August 2022 TBC
Postgraduate Research Scholarship in Soil Monitoring $35,950 p.a. (up to 1.75 - 3.5 years)
  • Domestic/international student
  • Research Masters or PhD within SOLES
  • Soil monitoring research
15 November 2022 9 January 2023
School of Life and Environmental Sciences Postgraduate Research Scholarship $28,854 p.a. (up to 3.5 years)
  • Domestic/international student
  • Masters by Research or PhD in SOLES
  • Applied and considered for a RTP Stipend Scholarship
N/A N/A
William George Murrell Supplementary Scholarship $10,000
  • PhD student in the School of Life and Environmental Sciences
  • Researching microbiology
  • Awarded an RTP Scholarship
TBC TBC
Postgraduate Research Scholarship in Mathematics and Statistics $35,950 p.a. (up to 3.5 years)
  • Domestic/international student
  • Masters by Research or PhD with Mathematics and Statistics
  • Research in mathematics (pure/applied) and statistics
N/A N/A
Postgraduate Research Scholarship in Statistical Bioinformatics and Data Science for Single Cell Spatial Genomics $35,950 p.a. (up to 3.5 years)
  • Domestic/international student
  • PhD with Maths and Stats
  • Research in statistical bioinformatics and data science
8 September 2022 30 November 2022
CSIRO Alumni Scholarship in Physics $6000
  • See page details
Various Various
Hunstead Student Support Scholarship $5000
  • PhD or master's by research student in the School of Physics
  • Researching astronomy
  • Hold an honours or master's degree in a relevant discipline
  • Demonstrate financial hardship
  • Supported by your supervisor
Ongoing Ongoing
Postgraduate Research Scholarship in Quantum Control $35,697 p.a. (up to 3.5 years)
  • Full-time PhD student at the Faculty of Science
  • Researching projects within the Quantum Control Laboratory
22 March 2021 Ongoing
Postgraduate Research Scholarship in Quantum Optics Theory $35,000 p.a. (up to 3.5 years)
  • PhD with the School of Physics
  • Research into quantum optics
29 April 2022 6 June 2022
Postgraduate Research Stipend Scholarship in first-principles calculations of defects in solids for quantum technologies $37,207 p.a. (up to 3 years)
  • Domestic/international student
  • PhD in Physics
  • Research in first-principles study and design of defects in solids for quantum technologies
25 November 2022 16 December 2022
Postgraduate Research Supplementary Scholarship in Terahertz Nanophotonics $5000 p.a. for 1 year
  • Postgraduate research student in the Faculty of Science
  • Researching chip-scale terahertz nano-spectroscopic devices
  • Background in physics or electrical engineering
  • Primary scholarship holder
22 March 2021 Ongoing
The Edna Briggs Scholarship in Physics Up to $6000
  • PhD or master's by research degree in physics
TBC TBC
The Hunstead Merit Award for Astrophysics $5000 pa for upto 3 years
  • PhD student with a primary supervisor at the Sydney Institute for Astronomy
  • Domestic student
  • Undergraduate degree from another university
N/A N/A
The University of Sydney Nano Institute Student Ambassador Scholarship $5000 pa for upto 2 years
  • 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
Campbell Perry International Research Scholarship $6000
  • Full-time PhD student in the School of Psychology
  • Hold a primary scholarship from the University that provides a stipend allowance
  • Planning to travel overseas for your PhD
29 August 2022 31 July 2023
Lucy Firth Sydney University Postgraduate Scholarship $10,000
  • Australian citizen or permanent resident
  • PhD student in the School of Psychology
29 August 2022 31 July 2023
Postgraduate Research Scholarship in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Community Child and Youth Mental Health $35,950 or $14,050 p.a. (up to 3 years)
  • Australian Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander student
  • PhD in Psychology
  • Research in child and youth mental health with Growing Minds Australia
12 August 2022 Until filled
School of Psychology Postgraduate Research Scholarship $28,854 p.a. (up to 3.5 years)
  • Domestic student
  • Full-time PhD in the School of Psychology
  • Applied and considered for a RTP Stipend Scholarship
N/A N/A
Winifred O'Neill Sydney University Postgraduate Scholarship $3000-$5000
  • Australian citizen or permanent resident
  • Postgraduate research student in the School of Psychology
29 August 2022 31 July 2023
Combined Master's in Veterinary Studies/Clinical Studies Scholarship $44,500 (up to 3 years)
  • Australian citizen or permanent resident
  • Studying Master of Veterinary Studies and Master of Veterinary Clinical Studies
N/A N/A
Francis Henry Loxton Scholarship (Veterinary Science) Various
  • Male 
  • Studying master's by research or PhD
  • Research in the areas of veterinary science and animal production
  • RTP Scholarship applicant
TBC TBC
Hugh Hughes Scholarship

Various

  • Postgraduate research student in veterinary science and animal production
  • Also applied for RTP scholarship
N/A
N/A
James Ramage Wright Supplementary Scholarship $10,000 (up to 3 years)
  • Postgraduate research student in the Faculty of Science
  • Researching animal husbandry and animal production
  • Primary scholarship holder
TBC
TBC
Postgraduate Research Scholarship in Contemporary Economic Geographies of Australia $37,207 p.a. (up to 3.5 years)
  • Domestic/international student
  • PhD in Geosciences
  • Research into contemporary economic geographies of Australia
21 November 2022 16 January 2023
Postgraduate Research Stipend Scholarship in Coral Reef Eco-Morphodynamics $37,207 p.a. (up to 3 years)
  • Domestic/international student
  • PhD in Geosciences
  • Research into coral reef ecomorphodynamic
21 November 2022 9 January 2023
The Deas Thomson Geology Scholarship in Postgraduate Research $37,207 p.a. (up to 3.5 years)
  • Domestic/international student
  • MPhil or PhD in Geosciences
  • Research in Geology
N/A N/A
The Deas Thomson Minerology Scholarship in Postgraduate Research $37,207 p.a. (up to 3.5 years)
  • Domestic/international student
  • MPhil or PhD in Geosciences
  • Research in Mineralogy
N/A N/A
 
 
 

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