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Postgraduate research scholarships
Browse scholarships for presenting at overseas conferences, conducting international fieldwork and undertaking research and study at other leading institutions around the globe.

To find a scholarship that works for you, expand the relevant category and click on the scholarship title links. Alternatively, you can browse the full list of undergraduate scholarships for study overseas in the table below.

This page includes scholarships for both prospective and current students. 

Scholarship Value Eligibility Open date Close date
American Australian Association Australia to US Fellowships See page details
  • Australian citizen or permanent resident
  • Pursue postgraduate studies in the US
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Albert Scholarship $25,000
  • Postgraduate coursework or research student at the Conservatorium 
N/A N/A
Arthur Macquarie Travelling Scholarship Up to $15,000
  • PhD or Doctor of Arts student
  • Demonstrate that travel is required for your studies
18 October 2022 14 November 2022
Catherine Southwell-Keely Travel Grant $3,500

 

  • Honours or higher degree student or post doctoral early career researcher 
  • Researching the archaeology of Egypt, Cyprus or Western Asia
  • Need for extensive travel
  • Applying for specified research project funding
31 October 2022 21 November 2022

Frank Knox Memorial Fellowships to Harvard University

$30,000
  • Australian citizen
  • Graduates admitted to Harvard University
N/A N/A
Gowrie Scholarship $5000
  • Australian citizen
  • Australian tertiary institution graduate
  • Child or grandchild of, or a member of the Australian Armed Forces
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Grants-in-aid (GIA) Value determined by selection committee
  • Higher degree by research student
01 June 2022 15 June 2022
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 Monash Scholarships $70,000
  • Australian citizen
  • Australian university graduate
  • Plan to study a postgraduate degree abroad
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Lionel Murphy Postgraduate Scholarship $40,000
  • Australian citizen or permanent resident
  • Pursue a postgraduate degree in science, law, legal studies or a related area
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Mary Greville and Bert Coughtrey Scholarship for pianists TBC
  • Full-time student at the Conservatorium
  • Wanting to study piano overseas
TBC TBC
Near Eastern Archaeology Foundation Grant-in-Aid Up to $5,000
  • Honours or higher degree student or post doctoral early career researcher 
  • Researching the archaeology of Egypt, Cyprus or Western Asia
  • Applying for specified research project funding
25 October 2022 21 November 2022
Oxford Australia Scholarship Fund Various
  • Australian university graduate
  • Plan to undertake a postgraduate or second bachelor's degree at Oxford University
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Taiwan Scholarship and Huayu Enrichment Scholarship Program See page details
  • Undergraduate or postgraduate student in Taiwan
  • Undertake Huayu courses in Taiwan
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University of Sydney Exchange Programs Various
  • See page details
Various Various
University of Sydney Travelling Scholarships Various
  • Graduates planning to study overseas
9 May 2022 24 June 2022
Vice Chancellor's Global Mobility Award Up to $5000
  • See page details
N/A N/A
Westpac Asian Exchange Scholarships $12,000
  • Australian citizen or permanent resident
  • Undergraduate or postgraduate student
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George and Margaret Henderson Scholarship $30,000 per annum
  • Student or alumni of the Sydney Conservatorium of Music
  • Wanting to study operatic studies, piano or violin overseas
18 November 2022 5 December 2022 
George Henderson Scholarship TBC
  • Student at the Conservatorium pursuing studies abroad
TBC TBC
Keith and Eileen Ong Prize for Piano $7000
  • Recent piano graduate from the Conservatorium
  • Plan to complete a master's at the Conservatorium or overseas
N/A N/A
The Richard and Doreen Wilson Organ Travelling Scholarship TBC
  • Organ student
  • Undertake overseas studies
TBC TBC
Australasian Pioneers' Club Travel Research Scholarship Up to $12,000
  • Master's by research or PhD student
  • Undertaking research in Australian History
  • Applying for research travel funding
4 July 2022 29 July 2022
Dr Helen Marchant-Pritchard Memorial Scholarship
Up to $6000
  • Postgraduate research student in the Sydney School of Education and Social Work
  • Research in the field of social work or social policy
7 June 2022 5 July 2022
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences Doctoral Research Travel Grant Scheme Up to $7500
  • PhD or professional doctorate student
  • Applying for research outside of Sydney
28 March 2022 2 May 2022
John Anthony Gilbert (Humanities) Research Grant Up to $15,000
  • PhD, Doctor of Arts or Doctor of Social Sciences student in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
  • Undertake research in humanities
  • Be able to demonstrate travel is essential to the completion of your research
4 July 2022 29 July 2022
Peter Lawrence Memorial Scholarship TBC
  • Enrolled in Anthropology in an Honours, Master of Arts (Research), Master of Philosophy, or PhD degree
  • Applying for specified research project funding
28 October  2022 24 November 2022
Polymnia and Aimilia Kallinikos Scholarship $2800
  • Enrolled in a Masters by Research or PhD at an Australian university (Australian Archaeological Institute at Athens member)
  • Researching Greek Studies up to 1453 AD
  • Must travel either to Greece or a neighbouring country 
18 January 2022 30 March 2022
Sydney Conservatorium of Music Mobility Scholarship Up to $5,000 

 

  • Be willing to undertake travel overseas to further music studies
  • Currently enrolled in full-time at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music 
TBC TBC
Sydney Moss Scholarship $20,000
  • Born in NSW
  • Postgraduate student or alumni of the Sydney Conservatorium of Music
  • Identify as an instrumentalist, vocalist or composer
  • Travel overseas to a music school
TBC TBC
The Alexander Mackie Research Fellowship Up to $18,000
  • Postgraduate research student in the Sydney School of Education and Social Work
  • Researching education
  • Pursuing research overseas
  • Under 30 years of age
11 July 2022 5 August 2022
The Chinese Studies Travelling Bursary $2,000
  • Chinese studies student
  • Plan to travel to China and study at a Chinese university
28 November 2022 18 January 2023
The Coleman-Hilton Scholarship at the British School at Rome $42,000
  • Domestic student
  • Doctor of Philosophy student in the Department of Classics and Ancient History
TBC TBC
The Frances Merenda Travelling Scholarship Up to $7,500
  • Undergraduate or postgraduate student
  • Undertaking an approved exchange, further studies or research in Italy
28 November 2022 18 January 2023
The Rosemary Samios Awards in Scottish Gaelic Studies Up to $7,000
  • Currently enrolled student
  • Intending to study an approved programme in Scotland
28 November 2022

18 January 2023

The Sakuko Matsui Postgraduate Travel Scholarship in Japanese Studies $5000
  • Masters by Research or PhD student
  • Undertaking research in Japanese Studies
  • Wanting to travel to Japan as part of your studies
4 July 2022 29 July 2022
The Wentworth Fellowship $5000 pa (for 3 years)
  • Full-time PhD, DArts or DSocSci student
  • Hold an honours degree
  • Researching humanities or social sciences
  • Need to travel to England and Europe
  • Over 25
26 May 2020 23 June 2020
The Zhuanglin Hu Postgraduate Research Support Scholarship in Linguistics Up to $1500
  • Postgraduate research student in Linguistic
  • Officially accepted to present a paper or poster at a conference, symposium or workshop, or enrolled or confirmed to participate in an event or activity that will advance your core research aims
  • Applied for the maximum number of PRSS applications, be applying given a shortfall in PRSS funding received, or are not eligible to apply for PRSS funding
25 August  2022 8 September 2022
Thomas and Ethel Mary Ewing Scholarships $45,000 per year + tuition fees
  • Postgraduate research student undertaking research in the field of education
  • Travelling interstate/overseas as part of your degree
29 September 2021 27 October 2021
Thomas and Ethel Mary Ewing Scholarships (Travelling Research) Up to $20,000
  • Postgraduate research student in the Sydney School of Education and Social Work
  • Undertake travel for your degree
25 March 2022 21 April 2022
Thomas T Roberts Education Fellowship Up to $18,500
  • Full-time master's by research or PhD
  • Conduct research in education
  • Need to undertake overseas travel
  • Under 35 years of age
17 August 2022  14 September 2022
Sydney Law School Exchange Scholarship $2000
  • High academic achiever experiencing financial hardship
  • Enrolled in final year of Bachelor of Laws (LLB) or Juris Doctor Program
21 September 2021 3 November 2021
The Walter Reid Scholarship Up to $10,000
  • Enrolled in a research degree in the Sydney Law School
  • Undertaking research in law
  • Plan to research overseas
06 July 2022 17 October 2022
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
Dr Joan R Clark Research Scholarship Various
  • Domestic PhD candidate
  • Researching inorganic chemistry
  • Study overseas

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KE Bullen International Conference Scholarship Up to $3500
  • Full-time PhD student in applied mathematics
  • Completed first annual progress report
  • Presenting at a major overseas academic conference
TBC TBC
Philipp Hofflin International Research Travel Scholarship $7000
  • Full-time maths PhD student
  • Completed first year annual progress report
  • Travelling to an overseas host institution to undertake research for up to two months
TBC TBC
Dr Albert S McKern Travelling Research Scholarship Up to $15,000
  • Australian citizen at the time of application
  • Graduate of the University of Sydney, the University of Edinburgh, or Yale University
17 February  2022  31 March  2022
The TDM Foundation Scholarship Sydney RTP stipend rate (for up to 3.5 years)
  • PhD student
  • Research in the field of pain medicine and pain management
  • RTP applicant
N/A N/A
Fauvette Loureiro Memorial Postgraduate Scholarship in Visual Arts Research University of Sydney RTP stipend rate for up to 3.5 years
  • PhD student in the Sydney College of Arts
  • Conduct research into visual art
  • Demonstrate a need to undertake travel as part of your research
15 August 2022

International applicants - 30 September 2022

Domestic applicants - 31 October 2022

Postgraduate Travel Bursary in Classics and Ancient History $1,980
  • Masters by Research or PhD students
  • Conducting research in classics and ancient history
  • Travel outside Australia
23 August 2022 6 October 2022
Sam Eames Grant-in-Aid $1,500
  • Honours or higher degree student or post doctoral early career researcher
  • Researching the archaeology of Egypt, Cyprus or Western Asia
  • Applying for specified research project funding
26 October 2022 21 November 2022
Leone Crawford Travel Grant $5,000
  • Honours or higher degree student or post doctoral early career researcher
  • Pursuing overseas archaeological site research 
  • Applying for specified research project funding
26 October 2022 21 November 2022
 
 
 

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