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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
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
20 July 2022 2 August 2022
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
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 Science HDR Supplementary Scholarships $5000-15,000 p.a. (up to 3 years)
  • Domestic/international student
  • Masters by Research or PhD
  • Hold a primary scholarship
N/A N/A
Faculty of Science Research Tuition Fee Scholarship Academic course fees (up to 1.75 to 3.5 years)
  • International student
  • HDR student in the Faculty of Science
  • Holds a scholarship that provides a stipend
N/A N/A
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

15 January 2022

1 August 2022

23 February 2022

26 August 2022

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
20 July 2022  2 August 2022
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
Scholarship in Phage Therapy for Non-Typhoidal Salmonella Infection $40,000 p.a. (up to 3.5 years)
  • PhD student in the Faculty of Science
  • Undertake a research project named, ‘Phage Therapy for Non-Typhoidal Salmonella Infection.’
13 May 2022 26 May 2022
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
30 March 2022 04 May 2022

 

Agnes Campbell Research Scholarship $28,854 p.a. (up to 3.5 years)
  • Domestic/international student
  • PhD in Chemistry
  • Reseach involving Organic Chemistry
29 April 2022 10 June 2022
Henry Bertie and Florence Mabel Gritton Medallist Award $3000
  • University of Sydney Medallists
  • Undertaking chemistry research
TBC TBC
Henry Bertie and Florence Mabel Gritton Research Scholarship Various
  • Commonwealth citizen or Australian permanent resident
  • PhD student (chemistry)
TBC TBC
Postgraduate Research Scholarship in Amorphous Materials Characterisation $35,950 p.a. stipend and tuition fees (up to 3.5 years)
  • Domestic/international student
  • PhD in Chemistry
  • Research into in structure and properties of amorphous materials
11 July 2022 12 August 2022
Postgraduate Research Scholarship in Chiral Nano-optics $28,854 per annum  (up to 3.5 years)
  • Domestic/international student
  • Research in toptical spectroscopy and nano-optics
  • Hold an Honours degree (First Class) or a Master's degree 
  • Strong background in physical chemistry or chemical physics
30 May 2022 24 June 2022
Postgraduate Research Scholarship in Computational Chemistry $28,854 p.a.(up to 3.5 years)
  • Domestic/international student
  • Full-time PhD student in the School of Chemistry
  • Research computational chemistry
1 August 2022 31 August 2022
Postgraduate Research Scholarship Development of Advanced Porous Materials for Hydrogen Storage $28,854 p.a. (up to 3.5 years)
  • Domestic or international student
  • PhD in Chemistry
  • Research into metal organic frameworks and/or other porous materials.
18 May 2022 6 June 2022
Postgraduate Research Scholarship in Development of Advanced Porous Materials for Hydrogen Storage $28,854 p.a. (up to 3.5 years)
  • Domestic or international student
  • PhD in Chemistry
  • Research into developing porous materials for hydrogen storage and/or hydrogen generation
18 May 2022 6 June 2022
Postgraduate Research Scholarship in Fluorescent Sensing $28,854 p.a. (up to 1.75-3.5 years)
  • Domestic/international student
  • Masters or PhD in Chemistry
  • Research into fluorescence sensing systems
2 May 2022 10 June 2022
Postgraduate Research Scholarship in Fuel Cell Design $28,854 p.a. (up to 3.5 years)
  • Domestic/international student
  • PhD in Chemistry
  • Research into Fuel Cell Design
26 July 2022 8 August 2022
Postgraduate Research Scholarship in Supramolecular Chemistry $28,854 p.a. (up to 3.5 years)
  • International student
  • PhD with the School of Chemistry
  • Research into transmembrane anion transport
15 March 2022 28 March 2022
The L E R Tonnet and Family Scholarship in Chemistry $28,854 p.a. (up to 3.5 years)
  • Masters by Reseach or PhD students
  • Research in physical chemistry
  • Hold an honours or masters

15 January 2022

1 August 2022

23 February 2022

26 August 2022

 

Plant and Microbial Organic Compounds in Organic Matter (Project 1) Minimum Australian Government RTP Stipend rate (for up to 3 years)
  • PhD student in the School of Life and Environmental Sciences
  • Must conduct research to assess whether organic compounds in mineral associated organic matter (MAOM) originate directly from plants or from microbially processed matter
  • Hold an honours or master's degree
8 August 2022 19 August 2022
Plant and Microbial Organic Compounds in Organic Matter (Project 2) Minimum Australian Government RTP Stipend rate (for up to 3 years)
  • PhD student in the School of Life and Environmental Sciences
  • Must conduct research into the stability of the organic matter associated with different clay minerals in the presence of plant roots
  • Hold an honours or master's degree
8 August 2022 19 August 2022
Postgraduate Research Scholarship in Dairy Science (Designer Milk) $40,000 p.a. (up to 3.5 years)
  • Domestic or international student
  • Masters by Research or PhD in Life and Environmental Sciences
  • Research into the balance of greenhouse gases of dairy production
18 May 2022 14 June 2022
Postgraduate Research Scholarship in Dairy Science (genotype x environment interactions) $40,000 p.a. and SSAF (up to 3.5 years)
  • Domestic or international student
  • PhD in the School of Life and Environmental Sciences
  • Research into the cause and influences behind major anti-nutritional factors of Kikuyu grass
29 April 2022 29 June 2022
Postgraduate Research Scholarship in Feed Grain Quality for Poultry Production $28,854 p.a. (up to 3.5 years)
  • Domestic/international student
  • PhD with SOLES
  • Research into poultry nutrition research for sustainable chicken-meat production
10 August 2022 23  August 2022
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
Postgraduate Research Scholarship in Poultry Nutrition $28,854 p.a. (up to 3.5 years)
  • Domestic/international student
  • PhD with SOLES
  • Research into poultry nutrition research for sustainable chicken-meat production
10 August 2022 23 August 2022
Postgraduate Research Scholarship in Urban Bat Ecology $5,000 p.a. (up to 3 years)
  • International student
  • Masters by Research or PhD in Life and Environmental Sciences
  • Research into the social dynamics of urban bats
28 July  2022 10 August 2022
Transitioning Australian Pulses into Protein-based Food Industries $35,000 p.a. or $10,000 p.a. (up to 3.5 years)
  • Domestic or international student
  • PhD at the University of Sydney
  • research Transitioning Australian Pulses into Protein-based Food Industries
14 June 2022 30 June 2022

 

Postgraduate Research Scholarship in Cancer Evolution Modelling $28,854 p.a. (up to 3.5 years)
  • Domestic/international student
  • PhD with Mathematics and Statistics
  • Research in mathematical biology
5 July  2022 18 July  2022
Postgraduate Research Scholarship in Human Evolution Modelling $28,854 p.a. (up to 3.5 years)
  • Domestic/international student
  • PhD with Mathematics and Statistics
  • Research in  mathematical biology
5 July 2022 18 July 2022
Postgraduate Research Scholarship in Mathematics and Statistics $35,950 p.a. (up to 3.5 years)
  • Domestic/international student
  • Masters by Research or PhD with Mathematics and Statistics
  • Research in mathematics (pure/applied) and statistics
N/A N/A
Postgraduate Research Stipend Scholarship in Graded Representation Theory $28,870 p.a. (up to 3.5 years)
  • Domestic/international student
  • PhD in Mathematics and Statistics
  • Research in Graded Representation Theory of quiver Hecke algebras
20 July 2022 2 August 2022

 

Computational materials discovery for new room-temperature superconductors $30,000 p.a. (up to 3 years)
  • Domestic/international student
  • PhD in Physics
  • Research into Superconductors
23 June 2022 21 July 2022
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
Postgraduate Research Scholarship in Asteroseismology $35,950 p.a. (up to 3.5 years)
  • Domestic/international student
  • PhD in Physics
  • Research into stellar astrophysics
2 August 2022 5 September 2022
Postgraduate Research Stipend Scholarship in Dark Matter Detection $32,662 p.a. (up to 3.5 years)
  • PhD full-time in the Faculty of Science
  • Research into dark matter detection
  • Must hold an First Class or Second Class Upper Honours degree or Masters degree
  • Primay supervisor must be Dr Ciaran O’Hare
23 May 2022 20 June 2022
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 Scholarship in Quantum Optics Theory $35,000 p.a. (up to 3.5 years)
  • PhD with the School of Physics
  • Research into quantum optics
14 July 2022 14 September 2022
Postgraduate Research Scholarship in Radio Follow-up of Gravitational Wave Events $35,950 p.a. (up to 3.6 years)
  • International student
  • PhD in Physics
  • Research into radio follow-up of gravitational wave events
08 August 2022 19 August 2022
Postgraduate Research Scholarship in Sustainability Assessment of Recovery Technologies $28,854 p.a. (up to 3 years)
  • Domestic/international student
  • PhD in Science
  • Research into sustainability assessment of recovery technologies
21 July 2022 3 August 2022
Postgraduate Research Scholarship in Solar Research $28,854 p.a. (1.75 - 3.5 years)
  • Domestic/international student
  • Masters by Research or PhD with the Solar Research Group
9 August 2022 22 August 2022
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
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

 

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
TJ Robinson Travelling Scholarship $5000
  • Postgraduate research student in veterinary science and animal production
  • Researching animal science

TBC

TBC

 
 
 

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