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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  
AINSE Postgraduate Research Award $7500 p.a.
  • Postgraduate research student
  • RTP scholarship recipient
1 February 2021 15 April 2021  
CUAVA Research Scholarship

Various

  • MPhil or PhD student
  • Have a research proposal that aligns with a CUAVA project
N/A Ongoing  
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
TBC TBC  
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
University of Sydney’s 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  
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
31 August 2020 7 October 2020  
ARC Training Centre in Innovative BioEngineering Scholarship University of Sydney’s RTP stipend rate (up to 3 years)
  • Full-time PhD student
  • Conduct research in one of the eight available projects
  • Hold an honours degree or master's degree
  • Apply for RTP stipend scholarship
Ongoing Ongoing  
Peter Nicol Russell Postgraduate Scholarship $5000 (up to 3 years)
  • Master's by research or PhD student in mechanical and mechatronic engineering 
  • RTP stipend scholarship recipient
Ongoing Ongoing  

Advanced Food Enginomics Research Scholarship

University of Sydney's RTP stipend rate or up to $10,000 (up to 3 years)
  • Unconditional offer for full-time PhD studies in the School of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
  • Research sensor for smart food packaging
Ongoing Ongoing  
Chemical Recycling of Mixed Waste Plastics Research Scholarship University of Sydney’s RTP stipend rate (for up to 3 years)
  • Full-time PhD student at the School of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
  • Hold an honours or master's degree and previous research experience
  • Conduct research into the field of chemical engineering, computational fluid dynamics and heterogeneous chemical kinetics
15 February 2021 

15 March 2021  
FH Loxton Postgraduate Research Scholarship University of Sydney’s RTP stipend rate (up to 3 years)
  • be a male student
  • unconditional offer for full-time PhD at the School of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
  • applied for the Research Training Program (RTP) Stipend scholarship
17 February 2021 3 March 2021  
Postgraduate Research Scholarship in Computational Modelling  University of Sydney's 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 University of Sydney's 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  

LR and BA Browne Scholarships in Civil Engineering

University of Sydney’s 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  
Developing New Laser and Optical Based Technologies Research Scholarship $35,000 p.a (for up to 3 years)
  • Domestic or international student
  • Hold aeronautical, aerospace, biomedical or mechanical engineering degree, or closely related applied sciences discipline
  • Full-time master's by research or PhD student at the School of Aerospace, Mechanical and Mechatronic Engineering or School of Pharmacy
25 January 2021  9 February 2021  
Postgraduate Research Scholarship in High-Resolution Beam Development University of Sydney’s RTP stipend rate (up to 3 years)
  • unconditional offer for full-time PhD in the Faculty of Engineering
  • have an Honours degree (first class or second upper) or a Masters by Research or equivalent in a relevant discipline, and previous research experience
  • conduct research into developing an integrated optical phased array for light detection and ranging.
15 February 2021 15 March 2021