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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
Alex Lopez PhD Scholarship in Pancreatic Cancer $42,857.14 p.a. (up to 3.5 years)
  • PhD student in the Faculty of Medicine and Health
  • Undertake research in pancreatic cancer
  • RTP applicant
N/A N/A
Alexander James Scholarship RTP stipend rate (up to 4 years)
  • Having an unconditional offer of admission or being currently enrolled full-time in a Masters by Research or a PhD within the Sydney Medical School
  • RTP applicant
N/A N/A

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
  • Hold an Honours or master's degree
  • Research the therapeutic potential of cannabis and cannabinoids
5 December 2022 6 February 2023
Based Tackle Techniques to Reduce Concussions in Sports Scholarship $29,187 p.a. (up to 3.5 years)
  • Full-time PhD student in the Faculty of Medicine and Health
  • Undertake research in 3D Tackle Biomechanics or Video Coding Analysis
27 July 2022 11 August 2022
Bowel Cancer Translational Research Supplementary Scholarship $10,000 stipend (up to 3.5 years)
  • PhD student
  • Hold an honours or master's degree in medicine or science
TBC TBC
Britton Craigie Scholarship University of Sydney RTP stipend rate (up to 4 years)
  • Female
  • Master's by research or PhD within School of Nursing
  • Must apply for a RTP Scholarship
N/A N/A
Children’s Medical Research Institute PhD Award $40,000 per annum (up to 4 years)
  • Have a relevant Bachelor's degree with first or second class honours or a research Master's degree or had at least 6 months of supervised research training
See page details See page details
Christine Maple-Brown Colorectal Cancer Research Scholarship University of Sydney RTP stipend rate (up to 4 years)
  • Postgraduate research student
  • Undertake research into colorectal cancer
  • RTP applicant
N/A N/A
Charles Perkins Centre Westmead Supplementary Scholarship $10,000
  • PhD student
  • Recipient of a primary scholarship that provides stipend allowance
TBC TBC
Consortium of Objectively Measured Physical Activity Scholarship $12,000 (up to 3 years)
  • PhD student
  • High academic achiever
TBC TBC
Doctor Liang Voice Program PhD Scholarship $35,000 p.a. (up to 3.5 years)
  • Full-time PhD student
  • Research to improve outcomes for people with laryngeal and voice disorders
3 June 2022 30 June 2022
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 Scholarship in Personalised Medicine $35,000 p.a. (up to 3 years)
  • PhD student in the Faculty of Medicine and Health
  • Undertake research into personalised medicine based on pharmacokinetic/pharmacodynamic guided dosing
29 June 2022 2 August 2022
Faculty of Medicine and Health Executive Dean Stipend Scholarship University of Sydney RTP stipend rate (up to 4 years)
  • PhD student within the Faculty of Medicine and Health
  • RTP applicant
N/A N/A
Faculty of Medicine and Health Research Centres Stipend Scholarship Sydney RTP stipend rate (up to 3.5 years)
  • PhD student
  • RTP applicant
  • Supervised by a member of a faculty’s flagship or impact research centres
N/A N/A
Heart Foundation Scholarships and Awards Various
  • Health professional
  • Research into cardiovascular health
Various Various
John Brooke Moore Scholarship Sydney RTP stipend rate (up to 3 years)
  • PhD or master's by research student
  • Research into surgery
  • Graduate of the Faculty of Medicine and Health
  • RTP applicant
N/A N/A
John Wait Scholarship University of Sydney Research Training Program (RTP) stipend rate 
  • Current or commencing Masters of Research or PhD student 
  • must have applied for a Research Training Program (RTP) Scholarship.
N/A N/A
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
TBC TBC
Leukaemia Foundation Scholarships Various
  • See page details
Various Various
Menzies Foundation Scholarships See page details
  • See page details
See page details See page details
Michelle (Naumburger) Kessler Postgraduate Scholarship in Genetic Counselling $12,650 p.a. (up to 2 years)
  • Domestic/international student
  • Masters or PhD within the Northern Clinical School
  • Research in the field of genetic counselling
  • Application via RTP
N/A N/A
Myee Codrington Scholarship in Microsurgery University of Sydney RTP stipend rate (up to 4 years)
  • Commencing or current Masters of Research or PhD student
  • Must apply for a RTP Scholarship
N/A N/A
Postgraduate Research Scholarship in Clinical Neuroscience of Addiction $35,950 p.a. (up to 3.5 years)
  • Commencing PhD at the Faculty of Medicine and Health
  • Holds First Class Honours or equivalent degree
TBC TBC
Postgraduate Research Scholarship in Chronic Wound Assessment App Acceptability $35,950 per annum, and tuition fees for international students (up to 3 years)
  • Masters by Research or PhD student
  • Conduct research into the usability and acceptability of a chronic wound assessment telehealth app for use in residential aged care
12 September 2022 27 September 2022
Postgraduate Research Scholarship in Global Immunisation $35,950 p.a. (indexed every year for up to 3 years)
  • PhD student
  • Conduct research into global immunisation policy and practice in the Asia-Pacific region
14 November 2022 18 January 2023
Postgraduate Research Scholarship in Progression in Parkinson’s Disease US $21,525 p.a. (up to 3 years)
  • PhD student
  • Conduct research in activity and connectivity drive neuronal vulnerability and disease progression in Parkinson’s disease
7 November 2022 27 November 2022
Postgraduate Research Scholarship in Maternal Environmental Factors $35,000 p.a. (up to 3 years)
  • PhD student
  • Conduct research into maternal environmental factors shaping fetal programming at the Nepean Clinical School
19 October 2022 17 November 2022
Postgraduate Research Scholarship in New Anti-Cancer Drug Development $27,082 (up to 3 years)
  • PhD student
  • High academic achiever
TBC TBC
Postgraduate Research Scholarship in Pancreatic Cancer Research $20,000 p.a. (1 year)
  • Masters by Research student
  • Conduct research in pancreatic cancer
25 May 2022 8 June 2022
Postgraduate Research Scholarship in Physiotherapy Service in the Emergency Department $35,000 p.a. (up to 3 years)
  • International PhD student
  • Conduct research in a MRFF-funded clinical trial evaluating provision of a physiotherapy service in the emergency department
11 January 2023 5 February 2023
Postgraduate Research Supplementary Scholarship in Cardiovascular Rehabilitation and Secondary Prevention $10,000 p.a. (up to 3 years)
  • Domestic and International PhD student
  • Not completed more than one year full-time PhD studies
Ongoing Ongoing
Roly Dunlop Scholarship RTP stipend rate (up to 4 years)
  • Postgraduate research student
  • Undertake neurological research
  • RTP applicant
N/A N/A
Sir John Loewenthal Scholarship Sydney RTP stipend rate (up to 3 years)
  • Hong Kong citizen
  • PhD or master's by research student
  • RTP applicant
N/A N/A
SOLVE-CHD Postgraduate Scholarship $32,000 p.a. (up to 3 years)
  • Full time master's by research or PhD in the FMH
  • Research cardiovascular rehabilitation and secondary prevention fields
Ongoing Ongoing
Sydney Catalyst PhD and Top-Up Awards See page details
  • Engaged in translational cancer research
See page details See page details
The Anika Foundation PhD Scholarship $35,000 p.a. (up to 3 years)
  • Full-time PhD student within the Brain and Mind Centre
  • Research in adolescent depression
27 September 2022 10 October 2022
The Australian Pancreatic Centre Harris Van Beek Scholarship University of Sydney RTP stipend rate (up to 4 years)
  • Enrolled full-time in a master's by research or PhD
  • RTP applicant
N/A N/A
The Daffodil Centre Postgraduate Research International Scholarship $35,950 p.a. + tuition fees + other (up to 3.5 years)
  • International PhD student
  • Have applied for a Research Training Program (RTP) Scholarship
  • Conduct research to find the most effective ways to save lives and improve cancer outcomes across all interventions including prevention, early detection, treatment and car
TBC TBC
The Lynne Cattel 'Dog Ownership and Human Health' Research Project Up to $30,000 (up to 3 years)
  • PhD student
  • Hold an honours or master's degree
TBC TBC
The Peter Coates Postgraduate Scholarship in Ethnopharmacology $30,000 p.a. (up to 3 years)
  • Full-time PhD student
  • Hold an honours degree in a health sciences field
  • Research drug responses
28 April 2022 30 May 2022
The Priscilla Kincaid-Smith Kidney Research Foundation See page details
  • Undertake research into kidney disease
See page details See page details

The Rallings Scholarship

University of Sydney RTP stipend rate (up to 4 years)
  • Postgraduate research student
  • Undertake research into macular disease
  • RTP applicant
N/A N/A
Walter Eberhard Schroeder Dermatology Research Scholarship University of Sydney RTP stipend rate (up to 4 years)
  • Postgraduate research student
  • Undertake research in dermatology
  • RTP applicant
N/A N/A
Westmead Applied Research Centre Postgraduate Scholarship $28,000 (up to 3 years)
  • Hold an honours or a master's degree
  • High academic achiever
TBC TBC
Wiser Healthcare Scholarship in Communicating about Overdiagnosis RTP stipend rate (up to 3 years)
  • Full-time PhD student
  • High academic achiever
TBC TBC
Australian Dental Association Scholarships and Grants Various
  • See page details
See page details See page details
Colgate-Palmolive Postgraduate Scholarship $25,000 stipend (up to 3 years)
  • Dental graduate
  • Researcher in the field of population oral health
TBC TBC
Bob and Nancy Edwards Scholarship $35,000 p.a. (up to 3 years)
  • Master's by research or PhD student at the Faculty of Medicine and Health
  • Undertake research into cancer and/or paediatrics
N/A N/A
Dorothy Blanche Chandler Scholarship University of Sydney RTP stipend rate (up to 4 years)
  • Postgraduate research student
  • Undertake research in rheumatoid arthritis and associated conditions
  • RTP applicant
N/A N/A

Elizabeth and Henry Hamilton-Browne Scholarship

University of Sydney RTP stipend rate (up to 4 years)
  • Postgraduate research student
  • RTP applicant
N/A N/A
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
TBC TBC
John Keith Chandler Scholarship University of Sydney RTP stipend rate (up to 4 years)
  • Postgraduate research student
  • Undertake research in any aspect of varicose veins
  • RTP applicant
N/A N/A
Muriel and Walter Lumley Research Scholarship University of Sydney RTP stipend rate (up to 1 year)
  • Postgraduate research student
  • RTP applicant
N/A N/A
Neville Brown Scholarship RTP stipend rate (up to 3 years)
  • Applied for an RTP Stipend Scholarship
  • High academic achiever
N/A 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
TBC TBC
RA Money Postgraduate Research Scholarship In Neuroscience University of Sydney RTP stipend rate (up to 4 years)
  • Postgraduate research student
  • Undertake research in neuroscience
  • RTP applicant
N/A N/A
Reginald Maney Lake and Amy Laura Bonamy Scholarship University of Sydney RTP stipend rate (up to 3 years)
  • Postgraduate research student
  • Undertake research in pathology
  • RTP applicant
N/A N/A
Roy Frederick Turner Scholarship - Medicine and Health University of Sydney RTP stipend rate (up to 4 years)
  • Postgraduate research student
  • RTP applicant
N/A N/A
Scholarship in Digital Health Solutions for Early Childhood Development $35,000 p.a. (up to 3 years)
  • PhD  student
  • Research and evaluate digital health solutions to support early childhood development under the Brain and Mind Centre’s Youth Mental Health and Technology Team (Mental Health, Culture, and Global Child Development Research Stream)
19 January 2023 17 February 2023
The Frank and Marion Spence Scholarship University of Sydney RTP stipend rate (up to 4 years)
  • Researcher in paediatric cardiology or cancer
  • Applied for an RTP Stipend Scholarship
N/A 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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John Arthur Freeman Scholarship for Tumours of the Brain University of Sydney RTP stipend rate for up to 4 years.
  • Commencing or current Masters of Research or PhD student
  • Undertaking research into the causes, early diagnosis and treatment of tumours of the brain
  • Must apply for a RTP Scholarship
N/A N/A
Professor NGW and Mrs Ann Macintosh Memorial Scholarship University of Sydney RTP stipend rate (up to 4 years)
  • Postgraduate researchs tudent
  • Undertake research in anatomy and histology
  • RTP applicant
N/A N/A
Beth Spence Memorial Scholarship RTP stipend rate (for up to 4 years)
  • Postgraduate research student
  • RTP applicant
N/A N/A
Deirdre Russell Memorial Scholarship $13,000 (up to 3 years)
  • Full-time master's by research or PhD students in the discipline of speech pathology
TBC TBC
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
Research Scholarship In Dignity-Based Knowledge Practices In Global Health $35,000 p.a. (up to 3 years)
  • PhD student
  • Conduct research in a project called ‘Towards dignity-based knowledge practices in global health.’
17 January 2023 6 February 2023
 
 
 

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