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Postgraduate research scholarships
From chemistry and veterinary sciences to agriculture or psychology scholarships, we have a wide range of options for international science 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 Science students in the table below.

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

Scholarship Value Eligibility Open date Close date
Alexander Hugh Thurburn Stipend and Supplementary Scholarships Minimum RTP stipend rate + $10,000 (up to 3 years)
  • Postgraduate research student in the Sydney Institute of Agriculture
  • Applied for RTP Scholarship
December 2021 February 2022
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
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Bruce Veness Chandler Supplementary Scholarship in Food Chemistry (Life and Environmental Sciences) $10,000
  • Masters by research of PhD in SOLES
  • Research in the field of food chemistry
  • Hold a primary scholarship
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CSIRO Postgraduate Scholarship Various
  • Full-time PhD student in Australia
  • See page details
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DARE PhD Scholarships (Science) Up to $40,000 p.a. (up to 3 years)
  • Future full-time PhD student
  • Support from your research supervisor
  • Hold an Australian bachelor’s degree with honours or a master’s degree in engineering or science
1 May 2020 Ongoing
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
Francis Henry Loxton Stipend and Supplementary Scholarships Minimum RTP stipend rate + $10,000 (up to 3 years)
  • Postgraduate research student in the Sydney Institute of Agriculture
  • Applied for RTP Scholarship
December 2021 February 2022
John A Lamberton Research Scholarship 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
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
Postgraduate Research Scholarship in Quantum Control $35,697 p.a. (up to 3.5 years)
  • Full-time PhD student at the Faculty of Science
  • Researching projects within the Quantum Control Laboratory
22 March 2021 Ongoing
Postgraduate Research Supplementary Scholarship in Terahertz Nanophotonics $5000 p.a. for 1 year
  • Postgraduate research student in the Faculty of Science
  • Researching chip-scale terahertz nano-spectroscopic devices
  • Background in physics or electrical engineering
  • Primary scholarship holder
22 March 2021 Ongoing
Research Scholarship in Deep Time Global Scale Landscape Evolution Models $50,000 p.a.  + tuition fees
  • Postgraduate research student
  • Research quantitative landscape modelling and stratigraphic evolution
  • Background in geoscience, mathematics or computer sciences 
28 June 2021 28 September 2021
Richard Claude Mankin Scholarship - Water Conservation RTP stipend rate (up to 3.5 years)
  • Master's by research or PhD student in the Faculty of Science or Engineering
  • Undertaking research in the area of chemistry
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Science Centenary Fund Scholarship $5000
  • Offer to study a PhD in the Faculty of Science
  • Faculty of Science graduate
  • Hold a primary stipend scholarship
N/A N/A
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
11 August 2021 26 September 2021
The McCaughey PhD Scholarship Minimum RTP
  • Unconditional offer holder for a full-time PhD at the Faculty of Science
  • Hold an honours in animal sciences or master's degree with a substantial research component
  • Willing to research sheep reproduction
  • Applied and assessed for an RTP scholarship
25 October 2021 5 November 2021
Agnes Campbell Prize Various
  • Postgraduate research student in the School of Chemistry
  • Research in organic chemistry
11 October 2021 12 November 2021
Bruce Veness Chandler Research Support Scholarship in Food Chemistry No 1 Various
  • Full-time PhD student in the School of Chemistry
  • Working in food chemistry
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Dr Joan R Clark Research Scholarship Various
  • Domestic PhD candidate
  • Researching inorganic chemistry
  • Study overseas

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Henry Bertie and Florence Mabel Gritton Medallist Award $3000
  • University of Sydney Medallists
  • Undertaking chemistry research
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Henry Bertie and Florence Mabel Gritton Research Scholarship Various
  • Commonwealth citizen or Australian permanent resident
  • PhD student (chemistry)
TBC TBC
Postgraduate Research Scholarship in Computational Chemistry RTP stipend rate (up to 3 years)
  • Full-time PhD student in the School of Chemistry
  • Research computational chemistry
  • Hold an honours or master's degree
  • Background in physical chemistry or chemical physics
5 August 2020 10 December 2021
Surface Coatings Association Australia Scholarship $1500
  • Master's or PhD student in the School of Chemistry
  • Research in the area of surface coatings
  • Hold a primary stipend scholarship
11 October 2021 12 November 2021
The L E R Tonnet and Family Scholarship in Chemistry $28,597 p.a. (up to 3.5 years)
  • Masters by Reseach or PhD students
  • Research in physical chemistry
  • Hold an honours or masters
5 October 2021 26 October 2021
DBH Scholarship Various
  • Master's by research or PhD student
  • Australian permanent resident, or citizen of a Commonwealth country or Germany
TBC TBC
Edgeworth David Travelling Scholarship Up to $7500
  • Full-time PhD or master's by research student in the School of Geosciences
  • Conducting field studies in the south-western Pacific region
  • Travel overseas
N/A N/A
George Harris Scholarship (Geology and Geophysics) $1200
  • PhD student at the School of Geoscience
  • Researching geology or geophysics
  • Completed 2 years of study
N/A N/A
Postgraduate Research Scholarship in Deep-Sea Sediments and Paleoclimate $28,854 p.a. and tuition fees (up to 3.5 years)
  • Full-time PhD student at the Faculty of Science
  • Research deep-sea sedimentology and spatio-temporal data analysis
  • Hold an honours or master's degree
7 December 2021 7 March 2022
Christian Rowe Thornett Stipend and Supplementary Scholarships Minimum RTP stipend rate + $10,000 (up to 3 years)
  • Full-time PhD student
  • Conduct research in the field of agriculture
December 2021 February 2022
Irvine Armstrong Watson Scholarship $1000
  • Full-time master's by research or PhD student
  • Research with the Sydney Institute of Agriculture
December 2021 February 2022
James Vincent Scholarship in Agricultural Microbiology (Supplementary) $8000
  • Full-time PhD student in the School of Life and Environmental Sciences
  • RTP scholarship recipient
  • Researching agricultural microbiology
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Postgraduate Research Scholarship in Fragment Based Drug Discovery $32,304 p.a. (up to 1.75 - 3 years)
  • Masters by Research or PhD student
  • Researching fragment-based drug discovery
  • Hold an honours or masters degree
3 May 2021 24 May 2021
Postgraduate Research Scholarship in Myrtle Rust $35,629 p.a. (up to 3 years)
  • Domestic/international student
  • Postgraduate research student in the Faculty of Science
  • Researching the plant pathogen myrtle rust
15 June 2021 28 June 2021
The Thomas Lawrence Pawlett Stipend and Supplementary Scholarships Minimum RTP stipend rate + $10,000 (up to 3 years)
  • Postgraduate research student in the Sydney Institute of Agriculture
  • Applied for RTP Scholarship
December 2021 February 2022
William George Murrell Supplementary Scholarship $10,000
  • PhD student in the School of Life and Environmental Sciences
  • Researching microbiology
  • Awarded an RTP Scholarship
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KE Bullen International Conference Scholarship Up to $3500
  • Full-time PhD student in applied mathematics
  • Completed first annual progress report
  • Presenting at a major overseas academic conference
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Philipp Hofflin International Research Travel Scholarship $7000
  • Full-time maths PhD student
  • Completed first year annual progress report
  • Travelling to an overseas host institution to undertake research for up to two months
TBC TBC
Postgraduate Research Scholarship in Pure Mathematics $28,597 p.a. (up to 3 years)
  • Domestic/international student
  • PhD in mathematics and statistics
  • Research into representation theory and category theory
10 November  2021 9 December 2021
Campbell Perry International Research Scholarship $6000
  • Full-time PhD student in the School of Psychology
  • Hold a primary stipend scholarship from the University
  • Planning to travel overseas for your PhD in 2022
March 2022 April 2022
Dr Peter Domachuk Scholarship $9000
  • Enrolled in or have an unconditional offer to study a PhD in the School of Physics
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Hunstead Student Support Scholarship $5000
  • PhD or master's by research student in the School of Physics
  • Researching astronomy
  • Hold an honours or master's degree in a relevant discipline
  • Demonstrate financial hardship
  • Supported by your supervisor
Ongoing Ongoing
The Edna Briggs Scholarship in Physics Up to $6000
  • PhD or master's by research student in the School of Physics
TBC TBC
The University of Sydney Nano Institute Student Ambassador Scholarship $5000
  • hold a primary stipend scholarship
  • have an unconditional offer or be enrolled full-time in a PhD at the University
  • conduct research in the areas of nanoscale science and technology
TBC TBC
Lucy Firth Sydney University Postgraduate Scholarship $10,000
  • Australian citizen or permanent resident
  • PhD student in the School of Psychology
March 2022 April 2022
Betty Rosalie Richards Clinical Residency Scholarship $42,000 (up to 3 years)
  • Master of Veterinary Studies or Master of Veterinary Clinical Studies student, or
  • Postgraduate research student in veterinary science and animal production
N/A N/A
Francis Henry Loxton Scholarship (Veterinary Science) Various
  • Male 
  • Studying master's by research or PhD
  • Research in the ares of veterinary science and animal production
  • RTP Scholarship applicant
TBC TBC
Hugh Hughes Scholarship

Various

  • Postgraduate research student in veterinary science and animal production
  • Also applied for RTP scholarship
N/A N/A
James Ramage Wright Supplementary Scholarship $10,000 (up to 3 years)
  • Postgraduate research student in the Faculty of Science
  • Researching animal husbandry and animal production
  • Primary scholarship holder
TBC TBC
Lionel Marcellus Lonsdale Scholarship Various
  • Postgraduate research student in veterinary science and animal production
  • Researching diseases of domestic animals and treatment
  • Also applied for RTP scholarship
TBC TBC
Marjorie Gwendolin Turner Scholarship Various
  • Postgraduate research student in veterinary science and animal production
  • Also applied for RTP scholarship
TBC TBC
The Jean Walker Trust Fellowship Various
  • Postgraduate research student in veterinary science and animal production
  • Researching animal diseases
  • Also applied for RTP scholarship
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TJ Robinson Travelling Scholarship $5000
  • Postgraduate research student in veterinary science and animal production
  • Researching animal science

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