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State Super Academic Scholarship

Postgraduate scholarships from State Super
This scholarship program from State Super has four $16,000 scholarships for honours and postgraduate students and a $36,000 scholarship for a PhD student.


Value Eligibility Open date Close date
$16,000 (honours/master's) and $36,000 (PhD)
  • Australian citizen or permanent resident
  • Enrolled as a postgraduate student
  • Have an idea for research into innovative solutions for superannuation
26 August 2021 31 December 2021

How to apply

Applications are made through State Super here.


These scholarships are valued at:

  • $16,000 for four honours or master's students.
  • $36,000 for a PhD student.

Who's eligible

You must:

  • be an Australian citizen or permanent resident
  • be enrolled as a postgraduate student at an NSW University
  • have an idea for research into innovative solutions for superannuation.


The State Super Scholarship has been established as a legacy to acknowledge the organisation’s 100-year anniversary. The scholarship provides funding support for successful applicants to pursue research in fields related to public sector employees and their retirement, pensions or superannuation.

Scholarship guidelines

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Application form

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