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Faculty of Engineering

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  
CSIRO Postgraduate Scholarships Various
  •  Full-time PhD student in Australia
  • See page details
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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
  • Be considered for an RTP stipend scholarship
Ongoing Ongoing  
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
5 October 2021 26 October 2021  
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  
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
11 August 2021 26 September 2021  
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  

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 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 25 October 2021  

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 Automation and Robotics Sydney RTP stipend rate (up to 3 years)
  • Full-time PhD student in the School of Electrical and Information Engineering 
  • Research into designing an automation solution for waste sorting applications
  • Hold an honours, or Master of Philosophy or Masters degree with a substantial research component
20 October 2021 22 November 2021  
 
 
 

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