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Postgraduate research scholarships
From data science and complex systems to electrical engineering, we have a wide range of scholarships available for international 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 research scholarships for Faculty of Engineering students in the table below.

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

Scholarship Value Eligibility Open date Close date  
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
20 July 2022 2 August 2022  
CSIRO Postgraduate Scholarships Various
  •  Full-time PhD student in Australia
  • See page details
See page details See page details  
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 International Tuition Fee Research Scholarship Tuition fees + SSAF (up to 12 research periods)
  • International student
  • Full-time PhD or master's by research student intending to transfer to a PhD
  • Apply for an RTP scholarship
  • Evidence of stipend being paid by a third-party sponsor or university-funded
Ongoing Ongoing  
Faculty of Engineering Research Scholarship
Sydney RTP stipend rate (up to 3 years)
  • Full-time PhD or master's by research student
Ongoing Ongoing  
Faculty of Engineering Research Stipend Scholarship University of Sydney’s RTP stipend rate (for up to 3 years)
  • Full-time PhD or master's by research student at the Faculty of Engineering
Ongoing

Ongoing
 
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 A Lamberton Research Scholarships Minimum RTP stipend or $7500 (for up to 3 years)
  • Masters by Research or PhD student
  • Enroled in Engineering, Medicine and Health or Science
  • Research into natural products and/or relationships between chemical structure and biological activity

15 January 2022

1 August 2022

23 February 2022

26 August 2022

 
Lambert Initiative for Cannabinoid Therapeutics Supplementary Scholarships $10,000 p.a (up to 3.5 years)
  • PhD student at the Brain and Mind Centre
  • Recipient of a primary stipend scholarship
20 July 2022  2 August 2022  
Postgraduate Research Scholarship in Energy Systems $10,000 p.a. (up to 6 months)
  • Currently enrolled in Facutly of Engineering
  • Conduct research into Energy Systems
 25 July 2022 05 August 2022  
Richard Claude Mankin Scholarship – Water Conservation RTP stipend rate (up to 3.5 years)
  • Postgraduate research student
  • Undertaking research in the area of chemistry
28 July 2020 24 August 2020  
Scholarship in Novel High-Performance Copper-Based Materials RTP stipend rate
  • Full-time Master’s by Research or PhD student 
  • Willing to conduct research into Novel High-Performance Copper-Based Materials 
  • Hold an Honours degree (First Class or Second Class Upper) or equivalent in a relevant discipline
Ongoing Ongoing  
Scholarship in Numerical Simulation of Effervescent Spray Atomisation RTP stipend rate (up to 3.5 years)
  • Full-time PhD student 
  • Willing to conduct research into Numerical Simulation of Effervescent Spray Atomisation 
  • Hold an Honours degree
28 February 2022 11 March 2022  
Scholarship in Robotic Imaging for Autonomous Inspection and Intervention RTP stipend rate (up to 3.5 years)
  • Full-time PhD student within the Faculty of Engineering
  • Willing to conduct research into robotic imaging for autonomous inspection and intervention 
  • Hold an Honours degree
31 January 2022 11 February 2022  
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
17 August 2022 26 September 2022  
The JD Technology Research Scholarship in Artificial intelligence RTP stipend rate (up to 3 years)
  • Current or commencing student within the Faculty of Engineering
  • Willing to conduct research into Artificial Intelligence
  • Hold an Honours degree or equivalent
  • Willing to be affiliated with Sydney Artificial Intelligence Centre. 
Ongoing Ongoing
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
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  
Research Scholarship in Development of Nozzle Technology RTP stipend rate (up to 3.5 years)
  • Full-time PhD student at Faculty of Engineering
  • Hold an honours degree
  • Background in Mechanical, Aeronautical and Aerospace Engineering, or related discipline
  • Research into the development of nozzle technology for marine cloud brightening
17 February 2022 9 March 2022  

Advanced Food Enginomics Research Scholarship

RTP stipend rate or up to $10,000 (up to 3 years)
  • Full-time PhD student in the School of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
  • Research sensor for smart food packaging
Ongoing Ongoing  
Postgraduate Research Scholarship in Advanced Catalysis for High Value Food $35,950 p.a. (up to 3.5 years)
  • Research in catalysis engineering high value food products from agricultural waste
  • Hold First Class Honours or equivalent
8 July 2022 19 July 2022  
Postgraduate Research Scholarship in Cellular Agriculture $35,950 per annum (up to a year)
  • Currently enrolled in Masters by Research in Facutly of Engineering 
  • Research into cellular agriculture and bioengineering
26 July 2022 08 August  2022  
Postgraduate Research Colfuturo-University of Sydney Scholarship $15,980 p.a. (up to 2 years)
  • Domestic/international student
  • Recepient of Colfuturo’s stipend 
  • Current and prospective student from Faculty of Engineering
15 August  2022 26 August 2022  
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
  • Apply for an RTP scholarship
  • Hold an honours degree
Ongoing Ongoing  
Research Scholarship in Miniaturised Biosensors with High Selectivity Sydney RTP stipend rate (up to 3 years)
  • Full-time PhD student in the School of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
  • Research into miniaturised biosensors with high selectivity
  • Hold an honours or masters degree
24 September 2021 04 May  2022  

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  
Postgraduate research scholarship in heat and mass transfer in low emission building materials $35, 950 p.a. (up to 3.5 years)
  • Full-time PhD student
  • Hold First Class Honours or equivalent
  • Research into bio-based building materials
5 July 2022 19 July 2022  
Scholarship in Machine Learning for Prefabricated Building Components $10,000 p.a. (up to 3 years)
  • Currently enrolled or commencing PhD within the Faculty of Engineering
  • Research into Machine Learning for Prefabricated Composite Building Components and Connections
25 July 2022 05 August  2022  
Humanitarian Engineering Scholarship $34,624 p.a. (up to 1.25 years)
  • Current or commencing student 
  • From financially disadvantaged background
  • Research into humanitarian engineering 
23 March 2022 05 April 2022  
Industry Postgraduate Research Scholarship in Wireless Communications $35,950 p.a. (up to 3.5 years)
  • Unconditional offer of admissions or currently enrolled 
  • Research into Logic Development of MAC Systems for Wireless Communications
  • Willing to work on an industrial project
13 July 2022 31 August 2022  
Thales Scholarship of Energy Harvesting $35,950 p.a. (up to 3.5 years)
  • International student
  • Research into energy harvesting systems 
  • Work closely with Thales Australia Limited 
10 August 2022 06 September 2022  
CSIRO Postgraduate Scholarships Various
  • Full-time PhD student in Australia
  • See page details
See page details See page details  
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
Ongoing Ongoing  
Faculty of Engineering Research Stipend Scholarship University of Sydney’s RTP stipend rate (for up to 3 years)
  • Full-time PhD or master's by research student at the Faculty of Engineering
Ongoing Ongoing  
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 A Lamberton Research Scholarship Minimum RTP stipend or $7500 (for up to 3 years)
  • Masters by Research or PhD student
  • Enroled in Engineering, Medicine and Health or Science
  • Research into natural products and/or relationships between chemical structure and biological activity

15 January 2022

1 August 2022

23 February 2022

26 August 2022

 
Postgraduate Research Scholarship in Additive Manufacturing $35,950 p.a. (up to 3.5 years)
  • Domestic student
  • Commencing PhD at the Faculty of Engineering
  • Holds First Class Honours or equivalent degree
4 May 2022 12 May 2022  
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  
Scholarship in Novel High-Performance Copper-Based Materials RTP stipend rate 
  • Full-time Master’s by Research or PhD student
  • Willing to conduct research into Novel High-Performance Copper-Based Materials 
  • Hold an Honours degree (First Class or Second Class Upper) or equivalent in a relevant discipline
Ongoing Ongoing  
Scholarship in Numerical Simulation of Effervescent Spray Atomisation RTP stipend rate (up to 3.5 years)
  • Full-time PhD student 
  • Willing to conduct research into Numerical Simulation of Effervescent Spray Atomisation 
  • Hold an Honours degree
28 February 2022 11 March 2022  
Scholarship in Robotic Imaging for Autonomous Inspection and Intervention RTP stipend rate (up to 3.5 years)
  • Full-time PhD student within the Faculty of Engineering
  • Willing to conduct research into robotic imaging for autonomous inspection and intervention 
  • Hold an Honours degree
31 January 2022 11 February 2022  
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
17 August 2022 26 September 2022  
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  
Research Scholarship in Development of Nozzle Technology RTP stipend rate (up to 3.5 years)
  • Full-time PhD student at the Faculty of Engineering
  • Hold an honours degree
  • Background in Mechanical, Aeronautical and Aerospace Engineering, or related discipline
  • Research into the development of nozzle technology for marine cloud brightening
17 February 2022 28 February 2022  

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 Advanced Catalysis for High Value Food $35,950 p.a. (up to 3.5 years)
  • Research in catalysis engineering high value food products from agricultural waste
  • Hold First Class Honours or equivalent
8 July 2022 19 July 2022  
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  
Research Scholarship in Miniaturised Biosensors with High Selectivity Sydney RTP stipend rate (up to 3 years)
  • Full-time PhD student in the School of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
  • Research into miniaturised biosensors with high selectivity
  • Hold an honours or masters degree
24 September 2021 04 May  2022  
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  
Postgraduate research scholarship in heat and mass transfer in low emission building materials $35, 950 p.a. (up to 3.5 years)
  • Full-time PhD student
  • Hold First Class Honours or equivalent
  • Research into bio-based building materials
5 July 2022 19 July 2022  
Humanitarian Engineering Scholarship $34,624 p.a. (up to 1.25 years)
  • Current or commencing student 
  • From financially disadvantaged background
  • Research into humanitarian engineering 
23 March 2022 05 April 2022  
Industry Postgraduate Research Scholarship in Wireless Communications $35,950 p.a. (up to 3.5 years)
  • Unconditional offer of admissions or currently enrolled 
  • Research into Logic Development of MAC Systems for Wireless Communications
  • Willing to work on an industrial project 
13 July 2022 26 July 202
 
 
 

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