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Faculty of Medicine and Health

Postgraduate research scholarships
From medicine and medical sciences to health sciences or dentistry scholarships, we have a wide range of options for international medicine and health 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 Medicine and Health students in the table below.

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

Scholarship Value Eligibility Open date Close date
AINSE Postgraduate Research Award $7500 pa
  • Postgraduate research student
  • RTP scholarship recipient
1 February 2021 15 April 2021

Alzheimer's Australia Dementia Research Foundation Research Grants

Various
  • See page details
Various Various
Australian Rotary Health Scholarships Various
  • Undertake research into mental, general or Indigenous health
  • Undertake rural or remote placements
Various Various
Barry and Joy Lambert Cannabinoid Research Scholarships $30,000 pa (for up to 3.5 years)
  • Future or current PhD student at the University
  • Honours or master's degree qualified
  • Research the therapeutic potential of cannabis and cannabinoids
N/A N/A
Bowel Cancer Translational Research Scholarship $10,000 (for up to 1.75 years)
  • Master's by research student
  • High academic achiever
28 March 2019 14 May 2019
Bowel Cancer Translational Research Supplementary Scholarship $10,000 stipend (for up to 3.5 years)
  • PhD student
  • Hold an honours or master's degree in medicine or science
28 March 2019 14 May 2019
Charles Perkins Centre Westmead Supplementary Scholarship $10,000
  • PhD student
  • Recipient of a primary scholarship that provides stipend allowance
15 January 2020 31 March 2020
Consortium of Objectively Measured Physical Activity Scholarship $12,000 (for up to 3 years)
  • PhD student
  • High academic achiever
2 April 2019 17 May 2019
Dr Jennifer Foong Scholarship for Biomedical Research RTP stipend (up to 3 years)
  • PhD student
  • Undertake biomedical research
TBC TBC
Endocrine Society of Australia Awards, Grants, Scholarships and Fellowships Various
  • Conduct research in the field of endocrinology
  • Be a member of the society
Various Various
Faculty of Medicine and Health Executive Dean Stipend Scholarship $35,000 pa (for up to 3.5 years)
  • PhD student
  • Applicant for a Research Training Program (RTP) stipend scholarship
Open 28 February 2020
Heart Foundation Scholarships and Awards Various
  • Health professional
  • Research into cardiovascular health
Various Various
Lambert Initiative for Cannabinoid Therapeutics Supplementary Scholarships $10,000 stipend (for up to 3 years)
  • PhD student at the Brain and Mind Centre
  • Recipient of a primary stipend scholarship
21 April  2020 5 May  2020
Leukaemia Foundation Scholarships Various
  • See page details
Various Various
Menzies Foundation Scholarships See page details
  • See page details
See page details See page details
Postgraduate Research Scholarship in Cardiac Translational Research $25,000
  • Full-time master's by research or PhD student
  • Hold an honours degree in science or medicine
  • Undertake cardiac translational research
7 August 2020 21 August 2020
Postgraduate Research Scholarship in Computational Neuroimaging Minimum RTP stipend rate + tuition fees
  • PhD student in the Faculty of Medicine and Health
  • Conduct research into computational neuroimaging
11 August 2020 22 September 2020
Postgraduate Research Scholarship in Molecular Pharmacology $35,000 pa (for up to 3 years)
  • Full-time PhD student
  • Research molecular pharmacology
  • Hold an honours degree
11 June 2020 23 July 2020
Postgraduate Research Scholarship in New Anti-Cancer Drug Development $27,082 (for up to 3 years)
  • PhD student
  • High academic achiever
12 March 2019 26 March 2019
Research Scholarship in Theories of Autonomy in Reproductive Genomics $28,106 pa (for up to 3 years)
  • Full-time PhD student at the Faculty of Medicine and Health
  • Research theoretical bioethics, philosophy or applied ethics
  • Hold an honours of master's degree
22 May 2020 16 July  2020
Sydney Catalyst PhD and Top-Up Awards See page details
  • Engaged in translational cancer research
See page details See page details
The Australian Pancreatic Centre Harris Van Beek Scholarship $20,000
  • Enrolled full-time in a master's by research or PhD
  • High academic achiever
4 February 2019 22 February 2019
The Cardiac Society of Australia and New Zealand (CSANZ) Scholarships Various
  • Researcher, scientist, cardiovascular nurse, allied health professional or healthcare worker working in cardiology
  • CSANZ member
Various Various
The Lynne Cattel 'Dog Ownership and Human Health' Research Project Up to $30,000 (for up to 3 years)
  • PhD student
  • Hold an honours or master's degree
25 January 2019 18 February 2019
The Penn Foundation Scholarship $30,000 pa (for up to 3 years)
  • Full-time PhD student at the Faculty of Medicine and Health
  • Research bowel cancer
  • Hold an honours or master's degree in biomedical science
3 August 2020 17 August 2020
The Priscilla Kincaid-Smith Kidney Research Foundation See page details
  • Undertake research into kidney disease
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Westmead Applied Research Centre Postgraduate Scholarship $28,000 (for up to 3 years)
  • Hold an honours or a master's degree
  • High academic achiever
1 August 2018 14 September 2018
Wiser Healthcare Scholarship in Communicating about Overdiagnosis RTP stipend rate (for up to 3 years)
  • Full-time PhD student
  • High academic achiever
26 November 2018 10 January 2019
Australian Dental Association Scholarships and Grants Various
  • See page details
See page details See page details
Colgate-Palmolive Postgraduate Scholarship $25,000 stipend (for up to 3 years)
  • Dental graduate
  • Researcher in the field of population oral health
TBC TBC
Bob and Nancy Edwards Scholarship RTP stipend rate (for up to 3 years)
  • Undertake research into cancer and/or paediatrics
  • Applied for an RTP Stipend Scholarship
31 October 2019 N/A
Dorothy Blanche Chandler Scholarship RTP stipend rate (for up to 3 years)
  • Postgraduate research student
  • RTP applicant
  • Undertake research in rheumatoid arthritis and associated conditions
30 October 2020 N/A

Elizabeth and Henry Hamilton-Browne Scholarship

RTP stipend rate (for up to 3 years)
  • RTP Stipend Scholarship applicant
  • Postgraduate research student
31 October 2019 N/A
Enid Ng Fellowship in Haematology $45,000 (for up to 3 years)
  • Postgraduate research student
  • Accepted into the JSAC Training Scheme in Haematology of the RACP and Royal College of Pathologists of Australasia, or
  • Accepted into the single discipline haematology stream of either college
22 November 2017 5 December 2017
John Keith Chandler Scholarship RTP stipend rate (for up to 3 years)
  • Postgraduate research student
  • Undertake research in any aspect of varicose veins
31 October 2019 N/A
Muriel and Walter Lumley Research Scholarship RTP stipend rate (for up to 3 years)
  • Applied for an RTP Stipend Scholarship
  • High academic achiever
31 October 2019 N/A
Neville Brown Scholarship RTP stipend rate (for up to 3 years)
  • Applied for an RTP Stipend Scholarship
  • High academic achiever
31 October 2019 N/A
Northern Clinical School HDR Support Scholarship $10,000
  • PhD student at the Northern Clinical School
  • Full-time student
  • Evidence of current financial disadvantage or hardship
15 April 2019 30 May 2019
Reginald Maney Lake and Amy Laura Bonamy Scholarship RTP stipend rate (for up to 3 years)
  • Postgraduate research student
  • Undertake research in pathology
30 October 2020 N/A
Sir John Loewenthal Scholarship $20,000 pa
  • Domestic student or Hong Kong citizen who will be studying a Master of Surgery by coursework or research, or an MPhil or PhD
1 January 2020 29 February 2020
The Frank and Marion Spence Scholarship $18,000 (for up to 3 years)
  • Researcher in paediatric cardiology or cancer
  • Applied for an RTP Stipend Scholarship
31 October 2019 N/A
The Garnett Passe and Rodney Williams Memorial Foundation Grants and Awards See page details
  • Researcher, trainee or fellow of the foundation
  • Undertaking research into otorhinolaryngology
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The Hopewood Project Postgraduate Research Scholarship $10,000 pa (for up to 3 years)
  • Unconditional offer to study a full-time PhD
  • Hold an honours degree or master's degree in a related field
  • Research health longevity and preventative medicine
  • Recipient of a primary scholarship with a stipend allowance
7 April 2020 15 May 2020
The John Arthur Freeman PhD Scholarship for Tumours of the Brain $35,000 stipend (for up to 4 years)
  • Enrolled in a PhD at the Sydney Medical School
  • Honours or master's degree in related field
31 October 2019 N/A
The TDM Foundation Scholarship RTP stipend rate (for up to 3 years)
  • Hold an honours or master's degree
  • High academic achiever
16 April 2018 14 May 2018
John Flood Memorial Scholarship TBC
  • Students interested in undertaking research in neuropathology
31 December 2019 27 March 2020
Nanoparticle-Based Biomolecule Detection Systems Research Scholarship Minimum RTP stipend rate (for up to 3 years)
  • Prospective full-time PhD student
  • Research nanoparticle-based biomolecule detection systems
  • Hold a degree in a relevant discipline
  • Background in physics, chemistry, engineering, materials science or biomedical sciences
29 July 2020 12 August 2020
Postgraduate Research Scholarship in Plasma Surface Modification Minimum RTP stipend rate (for up to 3 years)
  • Future PhD student
  • Research plasma surface modification
  • Background in physics, chemistry, engineering, materials science or biomedical sciences
29 July 2020 12 August 2020
Professor NGW & Mrs Ann Macintosh Memorial Scholarship RTP stipend rate (for up to 3 years)
  • Conduct research into anatomy and histology
  • Have a primary supervisor who is a member of academic staff
July 2017 July 2017
Drug Delivery Mechanisms of High Dose Inhaler Devices Research Scholarship $35,000 pa (for up to 3 years)
  • Full-time PhD student in pharmacy
  • Hold an honours or master's degree in a relevant discipline
  • Demonstrate required skills and research experience
17 August 2020 16 October 2020
Deirdre Russell Memorial Scholarship $13,000 (for up to 3 years)
  • Full-time master's by research or PhD students in the discipline of speech pathology
October 2019 November 2019
Mary Frances Stephens Scholarship $12,000 (for up to 3 years)
  • Master's by research or PhD student
  • Completed at least one full-time (or equivalent part-time) year in your degree
January 2020 February 2020
The Helga Pettitt Sydney School of Health Sciences Postgraduate Study Award $1500
  • Master's by research or PhD student in the Sydney School of Health Sciences
  • Graduate of the Sydney School of Health Sciences
TBC TBC
The Robinson Family Scholarship for Female Indigenous Students $20,000 (for up to 4 years)
  • Female
  • Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
  • Enrolled in a medicine and health or law degree
7 August 2019 31 October 2019
University of Sydney School of Health Sciences Student Leadership Award $1000
  • Current student engaged in leadership activities while studying health sciences
7 August 2019 27 October 2019