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Postgraduate research scholarships
Browse scholarships for domestic postgraduate research students studying in any faculty.

To find a scholarship that works for you, browse the below options and check your eligibility.

This page includes scholarships for both prospective and current students.

Scholarship Value Eligibility Open date Close date

AE and FAQ Stephens Scholarship

Various
  • The highest ranked RTP Stipend Scholarship or UPA applicant not awarded a Vice-Chancellor's Research Scholarship (VCRS)

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AHURI Postgraduate Scholarship Top-up $7000 p.a (up to 3 years)
  • Full- Time students awarded a Research Training Program (RTP) 
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American Australian Association Australia to US Fellowships $40,000
  • Australian citizen or permanent resident
  • Pursue postgraduate studies in the US
N/A N/A
Cambridge Australia Scholarships Various
  • Australian citizen or permanent resident
  • Apply for postgraduate studies and scholarship to the University of Cambridge
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Cicada Innovations Postgraduate Research Placement Scholarship $16,666 (for 5 months)
  • Domestic or international PhD student
  • Completed one year of your PhD
  • Selected for the Cicada Innovations Placement
TBC TBC
CSIRO Postgraduate Scholarships Various
  • Full-time PhD student in Australia
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DBH Scholarship Various
  • Master's by research or PhD student
  • Australian permanent resident, citizen of a Commonwealth country or Germany
TBC TBC
Fulbright Scholarship Varies
  • Australian citizen
  • Residing in Australia
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Graduate Women NSW Various See page for details  See page for details See page for details
Grants-in-aid (GIA) Value determined by selection committee
  • Higher degree by research student
01 June 2022 15 June 2022
HDR Completion Scholarships $7,000 for 3 months and/or tuition fee for one research period
  • Domestic/international student
  • Currently enrolled HDR student
  • Submitting thesis within 6 months from date of application
5 May 2022 30 May 2022
JDRF PhD Top-Up Scholarships Up to $6,000 per year for a maximum of 3 years
  • Australian citizens or permanent residents currently residing in Australia 
  • Recipients of either a Research Training Program Stipend (formerly Australia Postgraduate Award), NHMRC Postgraduate Award or a University-funded PhD scholarship 
  • Not in receipt of any other PhD top-up funding 
  • Pursuing research relevant to T1D
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Leslie Rich Scholarship $7,500p.a. (duration of degree)
  • Domestic/international student
  • Hold a First-class Honours degree or Equivalent Degree or a Master's degree
  • Recipient of a primary scholarship
  • Research proposal related to Alzheimer’s Disease
18 November 2022  9 January 2023
Postgraduate Research Scholarship in Better Outcomes for Inflammatory Arthritis $35,950 p.a. (up to 3.5 years)
  • Domestic student
  • Commencing PhD at the Faculty of Medicine and Health.
  • Holds First Class Honours or equivalent degree
28 November 2022 15 January 2023
Postgraduate Research Scholarship in Transformation of Ageing Apartment Buildings $35,950 p.a. (up to 3.5 years)
  • Commencing PhD at the Sydney School of Architecture, Design and Planning
  • Holds First Class Honours or equivalent degree
18 August 2022 20 September 2022
PhD Scholarship in the Mental Health and Wellbeing of Tertiary Students $35,629 p.a. (up to 3 years)
  • Domestic student
  • PhD student
  • Research in student mental health and wellbeing
10 November 2021 23 November 2021
Postgraduate Research Scholarship in Clinical Neuroscience of Addiction $35,950 p.a. (up to 3.5 years)
  • Commencing PhD at the Faculty of Medicine and Health
  • Holds First Class Honours or equivalent degree
TBC TBC
Postgraduate Research Scholarship in Deep-time exploration for mineral deposits along convergent margins $35,950 p.a. (up to 3.5 years)
  • Domestic student
  • Commencing PhD at the Faculty of Science
  • Holds First Class Honours or equivalent degree
5 May 2022 19 May 2022
Postgraduate Research Scholarship in the use of CACS for the Primary Preven $35, 950 p.a. (up to 3.5 years)
  • Domestic student
  • Commencing PhD at the Faculty of Medicine and Health 
  • Holds First Class Honours or equivalent
  • Conduct research into the use of CACS for the primary prevention of cardiovascular disease
TBC TBC
Rhodes Scholarship Various
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  • Contact here for scholarship eligibility, selection criteria, application process and details.
  • Enquire here about your transcript, or if you like to prepare for an interview, i.e. mock interview.
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Sydney Symposium Choral Foundation Conducting Scholarship $15,000 p.a. 
  • Domestic student
  • Must be aged up to 35 years
TBC TBC
Sydney Uni Sport & Fitness Scholarship From $1000
  • Tertiary student
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The Frank Knox Memorial Fellowships Tuition, insurance fees + stipend
  • Australian citizen
  • Graduating from the University of Sydney in 2021–22
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The Merridew Foundation PhD Scholarship $30,000p.a (for 3 years)
  • Domestic PhD student
  • Hold an honours or master's degree with a substantial research component
  • Research in area of immune modifying nanoparticles at CPC
30 April 2021 21 May 2021
The Sydney Cancer Partners PhD Scholarship RTP stipend rate (up to 3.5 years)
  • Domestic student
  • Undertake cancer research
  • Supervised by an academic member of Sydney Cancer Partners
TBC TBC
United States Studies Centre Travel Support Scheme (Masters) $2500
  • Master of US Studies student enrolled in a capstone unit
N/A N/A
University of Sydney and Sydney Uni Sports and Fitness (SUSF) Elite Athlete Program See page for details 
  • Tertiary student
  • Represent the University of Sydney in your sport
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Westpac Future Leaders Scholarship See page for details
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