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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

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 p.a. (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 14 March 2021
Bowel Cancer Translational Research Scholarship $10,000 (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 (up to 3.5 years)
  • PhD student
  • Hold an honours or master's degree in medicine or science
TBC TBC
Building Expertise and Capability in Cell and Gene Therapies $40,000 p.a. (up to 4 years)
  • Full-time PhD student
  • Research cell and gene therapies
24 November  2021 20 December  2021
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
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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 Scholarship RTP stipend rate (for up to 4 years)
  • Postgraduate research student
  • Undertake research in laryngeal and voice conditions
  • RTP applicant
N/A N/A
Dr Jennifer Foong Scholarship for Biomedical Research RTP stipend (up to 3 years)
  • PhD student
  • Undertake biomedical research
March 2022 March 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
Executive Dean PhD Stipend Scholarship in Public Health $35,000 p.a. (up to 3.5 years)
  • Domestic/international student
  • Undertake research to understand how and where people live in Sydney affects their risk of non-communicable diseases
  • Proficiency using  statistical packages, commercial or open source GIS package, have at least intermediate level skills using Python
20 October  2021 6 December  2021
Faculty of Medicine and Health Completion Stipend Scholarship $7,000 from the scholarship commencement date to the 31 December 2021 
  • Domestic/international student
  • Currently enrolled HDR student
  • Submitting thesis within 6 months from date of application
8 September 2021 29 October  2021
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
Heart Foundation Scholarships and Awards Various
  • Health professional
  • Research into cardiovascular health
Various Various
Lambert Initiative for Cannabinoid Therapeutics Supplementary Scholarships $10,000 p.a. (up to 3 years)
  • PhD student at the Brain and Mind Centre
  • Recipient of a primary stipend scholarship
25 August 2020 24 September 2020
Leukaemia Foundation Scholarships Various
  • See page details
Various Various
Menzies Foundation Scholarships See page details
  • See page details
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NHMRC CTC Postgraduate Research Scholarship See page details
  • See page details
26 April 2021
19 May 2021
Northern Precinct Ramsay Supplementary Scholarship $10,000
  • Full-time PhD student at the Northern Precinct
  • Recipient of an RTP Stipend Scholarship
15 April 2021 29 April  2021
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
17 November 2020 12 February 2021
Postgraduate Research Scholarship in Lower Back Pain $35,000 p.a. (for up to 3.5 years)
  • Full-time PhD student at the Sydney School of Health Sciences
  • Willing to conduct research into lower back pain
23 April 2021 10 May 2021
Postgraduate Scholarship in Macular Research $18,000 p.a. (up to 8 research periods)
  • PhD student in the Faculty of Medicine and Health
  • conduct macular research
11 October 2021 22 October 2021
Postgraduate Research Scholarship in Mental Health and Decision Making $35,000 p.a. (up to 3.5 years)
  • Full-time PhD student at the Faculty of Medicine and Health
  • Demonstrated experience in data science and R coding
16 March  2021    10 June  2021
Postgraduate Research Scholarship in NDIS Rhetoric versus Reality $35,000 p.a. (up to 3 years)
  • Full-time PhD student at the Faculty of Medicine and Health
  • Research in the NDIS: Rhetoric versus Reality? project
4 December 2020
28 February  2021
Postgraduate Research Scholarship in New Anti-Cancer Drug Development $27,082 (up to 3 years)
  • PhD student
  • High academic achiever
TBC TBC
Postgraduate Scholarship in Phage Therapy for Rapidly Growing Mycobacteria $40,000 p.a. (for up to 3.5 years)
  • PhD student in the Faculty of Medicine and Health
  • Undertake research in ‘Phage Therapy for Rapidly Growing Mycobacteria.’
11 October 2021 5 November 2021
Postgraduate Research Scholarship to Develop Novel Vectors Based on AAV $40,000 p.a. (up to 3.5 years)
  • PhD student in the Faculty of Medicine and Health
  • Research developing novel vectors based on AAV
22 November  2021 15 December  2021
Scholarship in Phage Therapy for Non-Typhoidal Salmonella Infection $40,000 p.a. (up to 3.5 years)
  • PhD student in the Faculty of Medicine and Health
  • Undertake a research project named, ‘Phage Therapy for Non-Typhoidal Salmonella Infection.’
22 September 2021 20 October 2021
Postgraduate Research Scholarship in Pancreatic Cancer $35,000 p.a. (for up to 2 years)
  • PhD student in the Faculty of Medicine and Health
  • Conduct research into pancreatic cancer
  • Experience in clinical pancreatic cancer research
26 August 2021 8 September 2021
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
Postgraduate Research Scholarship in Unstable RAAV Genome Elements $40,000 p.a. (up to 3.5 years)
  • PhD student 
  • Undertake research into developing a methodological infrastructure for research and quality management of unstable RAAV genome elements
20 August 2021 30 September 2021
Postgraduate Scholarship in Using Phages to Target Antibiotic Delivery $40,000 p.a. (up to 3.5 years)
  • PhD student in the Faculty of Medicine and Health
  • Undertake a research project named, ‘Using phages to target antibiotic delivery.
14 October  2021 15  November  2021
Research Scholarship to Develop an Ocular Gene Therapy Pipeline

$40,000 p.a. (up to 3.5 years)

  • PhD student
  • Conduct research into viral vector-based ocular gene therapy pipeline
20 August 2021 30 September 2021
Research Scholarship in Phage Therapy for Intracellular Pathogens $40,000 p.a. (up to 3.5 years)
  • PhD student in the Faculty of Medicine and Health
  • Undertake a research project named, 'Phage Therapy for Intracellular Pathogens.'
22 September 2021 20 October 2021
Research Scholarship in Reducing Suicidal Thoughts and Behaviours $35,000 p.a. (for up to 3 years)
  • PhD Student
  • Research in reducing suicidal thoughts and behaviours in young people
23 August 2021 17 September 2021
Roly Dunlop Scholarship RTP stipend rate (up to 4 years)
  • Postgraduate research student
  • Undertake neurological research
  • RTP applicant
N/A N/A
SOLVE-CHD PhD Scholarship $32,000 p.a. (up to 3 years)
  • Full-time PhD student
  • Research cardiovascular rehabilitation and secondary prevention fields
Ongoing Ongoing
Scholarship in AAV based Gene Therapies for Neurological Disorders $40,000 p.a. (up to 3.5 years)
  • PhD student
  • Conduct research into the development, optimisation and manufacturing of novel bespoke technologies for AAV-based gene therapies for neurological disorders
4 November  2021 31 December  2021
Scholarship in the Development of a Universal Gene Therapy Approach $40,000 p.a. (up to 3.5 years)
  • PhD student
  • Conduct research to develop a universal gene therapy approach
4 November  2021 31 December  2021
Sydney Catalyst PhD and Top-Up Awards See page details
  • Engaged in translational cancer research
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The Australian Pancreatic Centre Harris Van Beek Scholarship $20,000
  • Enrolled full-time in a master's by research or PhD
  • High academic achiever
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
9 April  2021 7 May  2021
The Priscilla Kincaid-Smith Kidney Research Foundation See page details
  • Undertake research into kidney disease
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Therapeutic Reach and Biosafety of AAV-Mediated Gene Transfer Vectors $40,000 p.a. (up to 3.5 years)
  • PhD student
  • Conduct research to extend the therapeutic reach and biosafety of AAV-mediated gene transfer vectors
4 November  2021 31 December  2021
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
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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
Enid Ng Fellowship University of Sydney RTP stipend rate (up to 4 years)
  • Postgraduate research student
  • Undertake research in myeloma or related disorders
  • 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
5 October 2021 26 October 2021
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
Sir John Loewenthal Scholarship $20,000 p.a.
  • 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 (up to 3 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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Postgraduate Research Scholarship in Health System Governance $35,629 p.a. (up to 3.5 years)
  • Full-time PhD student
  • Research into health system governance 
Ongoing Ongoing
The Hooke Family Scholarship $40,000 p.a. (3 years)
  • PhD student at the CPC
  • Hold honours or a master's degree
  • Research in the fields of diabetes, obesity and/or cardiovascular disease
19 March 2021 2 April 2021
The Hopewood Project Postgraduate Research Scholarship $10,000 p.a. (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 (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 Raymond E Purves PhD Scholarship $35,962 p.a. (up to 3 years)
  • PhD student in the Faculty of Medicine and Health
  • Must undertake research into cellular and molecular regulation of joint inflammation
4 June 2021 18 June 2021
The TDM Foundation Scholarship RTP stipend rate (up to 3 years)
  • Hold an honours or master's degree
  • High academic achiever
TBC TBC
John Flood Memorial Scholarship TBC
  • Students interested in undertaking research in neuropathology
19  November  2020 31 January  2021
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
ACRF Image X Institute Postgraduate Research Scholarship $35,000 p.a.
  • Full-time PhD student at the Sydney School of Health Sciences
  • Conduct research using CT imaging at the ACRF Image X Institute
20 November 2020 18 January 2021
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
Mary Frances Stephens Scholarship $12,000 (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
Postgraduate Research Scholarship in Athlete Development Transition $35,000 p.a. (up to 3 years)
  • Full-time PhD student at the Sydney School of Health Sciences
  • Hold an honours or master's degree
  • Demonstrate academic excellence
26 November 2020 15 January 2021
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 (up to 4 years)
  • Female
  • Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
  • Enrolled in a medicine and health or law degree
9 October 2020 9 November 2020
 
 
 

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