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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
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
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

Alzheimer's Australia Dementia Research Foundation Research Grants

Various
  • See page details
Australian Rotary Health Scholarships Various
  • Undertake research into mental, general or Indigenous health
  • Undertake rural or remote placements
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
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
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
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
Children’s Medical Research Institute PhD Award $41,200 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
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
Charles Perkins Centre Westmead Supplementary Scholarship $10,000
  • PhD student
  • Recipient of a primary scholarship that provides stipend allowance
Consortium of Objectively Measured Physical Activity Scholarship $12,000 (up to 3 years)
  • PhD student
  • High academic achiever
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
Elvita Eveline Clough Cancer Research Scholarship $37,207 p.a. (up to 3.5 years)
  • PhD student
  • Conduct research in prevention, early detection or more effective treatment of breast cancer
Endocrine Society of Australia Awards, Grants, Scholarships and Fellowships Various
  • Conduct research in the field of endocrinology
  • Be a member of the society
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
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
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
Heart Foundation Scholarships and Awards Various
  • Health professional
  • Research into cardiovascular health
Ho Kong Fung Ling Postgraduate Research Scholarship $40,000 p.a. (up to 3.5 years)
  • Domestic/international student
  • Commencing or currently enrolled in a PhD at the Faculty of Medicine and Health
  • Willing to conduct research based at the Charles Perkins Centre
James Millner Scholarship in Pharmacy USYD RTP rate p.a. (up to 3.5 years)
  • PhD student
  • Conduct research in pharmacy
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
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.
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
Leukaemia Foundation Scholarships Various
  • See page details
Menzies Foundation Scholarships 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
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
Paulette Isabel Jones Career Award $7000
  • Domestic/international student
  • Submit thesis before 30 September
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
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
Research Scholarship in Literature Reviews in Molecular Cancer Research $42,440 p.a. (up to 3 years)
  • PhD student
  • Conduct research in problematic literature reviews in molecular cancer research
Postgraduate Research Scholarship in Dementia and Aged Care $40,109 p.a. (up to 3.5 years)
  • Domestic/international student
  • Commencing PhD at the Faculty of Medicine and Health.
  • Holds First Class Honours or equivalent degree
Postgraduate Research Scholarship in Genetic Medicine $40,000 p.a. (up to 3.5 years)
  • Full-time PhD student
  • Researching how health services can support the implementation of genetic medicine, through a shared care model for familial hypercholesterolemia. 
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
Postgraduate Research Scholarship in Inflammation in Cardiovascular Disease $7,500 p.a. (up to 3 years)
  • Research student
  • Conduct research in inflammation in cardiovascular disease
  • Must be a recipient of a primary scholarship from the University of Sydney that provides a stipend allowance
Postgraduate Research Scholarship in Melanoma and Skin Cancer Research $40,109 p.a. (up to 3.5 years)
  • Domestic or International student
  • PhD in Medicine and Health
  • Research in Melanoma
Postgraduate Research Scholarship in Microfluidics for Reconfigurable Nanostructures $37,207 p.a. (up to 3 years)
  • PhD student
  • Conduct research in developing microfluidics to understand biomolecule self assembly under fluidic conditions to develop new reconfigurable nanostructures.
Postgraduate Research Scholarship in Molecular Cancer Journals $42,440 p.a. (up to 3 years)
  • PhD student
  • Conduct research in problematic original articles in high impact factor molecular cancer journals
Postgraduate Research Scholarship in New Anti-Cancer Drug Development $27,082 (up to 3 years)
  • PhD student
  • High academic achiever
Postgraduate Research Scholarship in Osteoarthritis USYD RTP rate p.a. (up to 3.5 years)
  • PhD student
  • Conduct research in osteoarthritis
Postgraduate Research Scholarship in Pancreatic Cancer Research $20,000 p.a. (1 year)
  • Masters by Research student
  • Conduct research in pancreatic cancer
Postgraduate Research Scholarship in Photonics and Optics $40,109 p.a. (up to 3.5 years)
  • International student
  • Research into Wavefront Sensing with Photonic Lanterns
  • Hold either Honours degree or Master's degree 
Postgraduate Research Scholarship in Stem Cells and Regenerative Medicine $30,000 p.a. (up to 3.5 years)
  • Domestic research student
  • Conduct translational research into pathophysiology/mechanisms of myocardial infarction and or cardiac regeneration
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
Postgraduate Research Scholarship in the Diagnosis and Management of Tuberculosis $29,186.50 p.a. (up to 3 years)
  • International PhD student
  • Conduct research into the diagnosis and management of tuberculosis
Roly Dunlop Scholarship RTP stipend rate (up to 4 years)
  • Postgraduate research student
  • Undertake neurological research
  • RTP applicant
Sir John Loewenthal Scholarship Sydney RTP stipend rate (up to 3 years)
  • Hong Kong citizen
  • PhD or master's by research student
  • RTP applicant
Sydney Catalyst PhD and Top-Up Awards See page details
  • Engaged in translational cancer research
The Anika Foundation PhD Scholarship $35,000 p.a. (up to 3 years)
  • PhD student
  • Conduct research in adolescent depression
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
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
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
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
The Priscilla Kincaid-Smith Kidney Research Foundation See page details
  • Undertake research into kidney disease

The Rallings Scholarship

University of Sydney RTP stipend rate (up to 4 years)
  • Postgraduate research student
  • Undertake research into macular disease
  • RTP applicant
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
Westmead Applied Research Centre Postgraduate Scholarship $28,000 (up to 3 years)
  • Hold an honours or a master's degree
  • High academic achiever
Wiser Healthcare Scholarship in Communicating about Overdiagnosis RTP stipend rate (up to 3 years)
  • Full-time PhD student
  • High academic achiever
Australian Dental Association Scholarships and Grants Various
  • See page details
Colgate-Palmolive Postgraduate Scholarship $25,000 stipend (up to 3 years)
  • Dental graduate
  • Researcher in the field of population oral health
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
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

Elizabeth and Henry Hamilton-Browne Scholarship

University of Sydney RTP stipend rate (up to 4 years)
  • Postgraduate research student
  • RTP applicant
John A Lamberton Research Scholarships USYD RTP rate or $7500 (for up to 3 years)
  • PhD student
  • Enroled in Engineering, Medicine and Health or Science
  • Research into natural products and/or relationships between chemical structure and biological activity
Muriel and Walter Lumley Research Scholarship University of Sydney RTP stipend rate (up to 1 year)
  • Postgraduate research student
  • RTP applicant
Neville Brown Scholarship RTP stipend rate (up to 3 years)
  • Applied for an RTP Stipend Scholarship
  • High academic achiever
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
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
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
Roy Frederick Turner Scholarship - Medicine and Health University of Sydney RTP stipend rate (up to 4 years)
  • Postgraduate research student
  • RTP applicant
The Edith Collins Postgraduate Research Scholarship USYD RTP Stipend rate (up to 3 years)
  • PhD student
  • Conduct research in alcohol, drugs or toxicology
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
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
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
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
Postgraduate Research Scholarship in Duloxetine for Chronic Sciatica $42,440 p.a. (up to 3 years)
  • PhD student
  • Research in supporting the conduction of the DREAM trial: an adaptive randomised placebo-controlled trial of duloxetine for chronic sciatica
Postgraduate Research Scholarship in Scleroderma USYD RTP rate p.a. (up to 3.5 years)
  • PhD student
  • Conduct research in scleroderma
Beth Spence Memorial Scholarship RTP stipend rate (for up to 4 years)
  • Postgraduate research student
  • RTP applicant
Postgraduate Research Scholarship in Adolescent Health and Nutrition $40,109 p.a. (up to 3.5 years)
  • PhD student
  • Conduct research in adolescent health and nutrition, with a focus on participatory research methods
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
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