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Faculty of Science

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. 

 

Agnes Campbell Research Scholarship $28,854 p.a. (up to 3.5 years)
  • Domestic/international student
  • PhD in Chemistry
  • Research involving Organic Chemistry
TBC TBC
Bruce Veness Chandler Research Scholarship in Peptide and Protein Chemistry Min RTP for up to 3.5 years
  • Masters by Research or PhD student in the School of Chemistry
  • Research into peptides, proteins and food-related topics

21 August 2023

01 September 2023

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
TBC TBC
Campbell Perry International Research Scholarship $6,000
  • Full-time PhD student in the School of Psychology
  • Hold a primary scholarship from the University that provides a stipend allowance
  • Planning to travel overseas for your PhD
TBC TBC
Faculty of Science HDR Supplementary Scholarships $5,000-15,000 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 Stipend Scholarship $37,207 p.a. (up to 3.5 years)

 

  • Research Student in the Faculty of Science
  • Applied and considered for a RTP Stipend Scholarship
N/A N/A
Henry Bertie and Florence Mabel Gritton Medallist Award $3,000
  • 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
Henry Bertie and Florence Mabel Gritton Research Scholarships USYD RTP rate p.a. (up to 3.5 years)
  • Domestic/international student
  • PhD students
  • Research in chemistry in relation to industry and agriculture
TBC TBC
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)
  • PhD student
  • Enrolled in Engineering, Medicine and Health or Science
  • Research into natural products and/or relationships between chemical structure and biological activity
TBC TBC
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
Paulette Isabel Jones Career Award $7000
  • Domestic/international student
  • Submit thesis before 30 September
31 August 2023 13 September 2023
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
TBC TBC
Postgraduate Research Scholarship in Astroparticle Physics $29,863 p.a. (up to 3 years)
  • PhD within Faculty of Science 
  • Hold an honours degree 
  • Research in Astroparticle Physics
TBC TBC
Postgraduate Research Scholarship in Biosynthetic Chemistry $37,207 p.a. (up to 3.5 years)
  • Domestic/international student
  • Current or commencing 
  • Master's or PhD student within School of Chemistry
  • Background in either chemistry or biochemistry
TBC TBC
Postgraduate Research Scholarship in Citizen Science in Schools $29,863 p.a. (up to 3 years)
  • Domestic/international student
  • PhD with the School of Chemistry
  • Research in science education and communication
05 July 2023 08 September 2023
Postgraduate Research Scholarship in Computational Chemistry Minimum RTP Stipend rate (up to 3.5 years)
  • Domestic/international student
  • Research in computational chemistry
  • Holds Honours degree or Masters degree 
TBC TBC
Postgraduate Research Scholarship in Developing Sustainable and Reliable Next-Generation Batteries $37,207 p.a. (up to 3 years)
  • Domestic/international student
  • Master’s by Research or PhD within Faculty of Science 
  • Hold an honours degree (First class or Second Class upper) or a master’s degree
  • research in electrochemistry 
TBC TBC
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.
TBC TBC
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
TBC TBC
Postgraduate Research Scholarship in DNA Nanotechnology $37,207 p.a. (up to 3 years)
  • Domestic/international student
  • Master’s by research or PhD within the School of Chemistry
  • Research into DNA nanotechnology and nanofabrication
  • Background in chemistry, physics, biochemistry or biomedical engineering
TBC TBC
Postgraduate Research Scholarship in Engaging the Public in Peptide and Protein Science Minimum RTP Stipend Rate (up to 3.5 years)
  • Domestic/international student
  • Masters by Research or PhD within the School of Chemistry
  • Research in science communication 
16 August 2023 19 November 2023
Postgraduate Research Scholarship in Hydrogen Storage Materials $37,207 p.a. (up to 3.5 years)
  • Domestic/international student
  • Masters by Research or PhD within Faculty of Science 
  • Research into hydrogen storage research
TBC TBC
Postgraduate Research Scholarship in Fluorescent Sensing $29,863 p.a. (up to 1.75-3.5 years)
  • Domestic/international student
  • Masters or PhD in Chemistry
  • Research into fluorescence sensing systems
TBC TBC
Postgraduate Research Scholarship in Materials Chemistry $29,880 p.a. (up to 3.5 years)
  • Domestic/international student
  • PhD student within School of Chemistry
  • Hold Honours Degree or Masters Degree
  • Research in solid-state magnetic materials
TBC TBC
Postgraduate Research Scholarship in Fuel Cell for Resilience Energy Supply $35,950 p.a. (up to 3.5 years)
  • Domestic/international student
  • Admission into Masters by Research/PhD within School of Chemistry 
  • Holds an Honours degree or Masters degree 
TBC TBC
Postgraduate Research Scholarship in Mathematical Data Science

$37,207 p.a. (up to 3.5 years) 

Academic Course Fee and SSAF (for international students)

  • Domestic/international student
  • Master's by research or PhD within School of Mathematics and Statistics
  • Research in theory of deep learning or machine learning.
25 September 2023 08 October 2023
Postgraduate Research Scholarship in Materials for Hydrogen Storage $29,863 p.a. (up to 1.75-3.5 years)
  • Domestic/international student
  • Masters br Research or PhD
  • Research into Hydrogen Storage 
TBC TBC
Postgraduate Research 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.’
TBC TBC
Postgraduate Research Scholarship in Protein Bioconjugation Chemistry $29,863 p.a. (up to 3.5 years)
  • International PhD student at the School of Chemistry
  • Research in protein bioconjugation chemistry
TBC TBC
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
TBC TBC
Postgraduate Research Scholarship in Stem Cell Biology $29,507 p.a. (up to 3 years)
  • Domestic/international student
  • Masters by Research or PhD within the Faculty of Science 
  • Research in stem cell biology
TBC TBC
Postgraduate Research Scholarship in Urban Resilience in the Asia-Pacific $35,950 p.a. (up to 3.5 years)
  • Domestic/international student
  • Study PhD within the Faculty of Science 
  • Research about urban resilience infrastructure 
  • Hold an Honours degree or Masters degree in Geography
  • Applied RTP scholarship 
TBC TBC
Postgraduate Research Scholarship in Synthetic Biology $37,207 p.a. (up to 3.5 years)
  • Domestic/international student
  • PhD fulltime within School of Chemistry
  • Research in Synthetic Biology
  • Hold Honours (First Class or Second Class Upper) or Masters degree 
26 July 2023 19 September 2023
Research Scholarship for Energy Resilience - Techno-Economy Analysis $37,207 p.a. (up to 3.5 years)
  • Domestic/international student
  • Research Student in School of Chemistry 
  • Holds an Honours degree or Masters degree  
TBC TBC
Science Centenary Fund Scholarship $5,000
  • Offer to study a PhD at the Faculty of Science
  • Graduate of the Faculty of Science 
  • Hold a primary scholarship that provides a stipend allowance
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
23 August 2023 2 October 2023
Vingroup scholarship Tuition fees and other allowances
  • International PhD Student
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Yim Family Foundation PhD Top Up Scholarship $5,000 p.a. (up to 1 year)
  • Domestic/international student
  • PhD student
  • Research into chemistry, mathematics, molecular bioscience or physics
TBC TBC

 

Bruce Veness Chandler Postgraduate Research Scholarship in Grain Quality and Proteomics USYD RTP rate (up to 3.5 years)
  • Domestic/international student 
  • PhD student within School of Life and Environmental Sciences
  • Research in grain quality and proteomics
  • Hold Honours or Masters 
TBC TBC
Christian Rowe Thornett Stipend and Supplementary Scholarships $29,873 p.a. + $10,000 p.a. (for up to 3 years)
  • Full-time PhD student
  • Conduct research in the field of agriculture
29 March 2023 26 April 2023
Betty Rosalie Richards Clinical Residency Scholarship $42,000 (for up to 3 years)
  • M Veterinary Studies, M Veterinary Clinical Studies or postgraduate research student in veterinary science and animal production
  • Research area must be in veterinary pathology

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Francis Henry Loxton Stipend and Supplementary Scholarships $29,873 p.a. + $10,000 p.a. (for up to 3 years)
  • Full-time PhD student
  • Conduct research in the field of agriculture
  • Applied for RTP Scholarship
  • Male
29 March 2023 26 April 2023
Irvine Armstrong Watson Scholarship $1,000
  • Full-time master's by research or PhD student
  • Research with the Sydney Institute of Agriculture
29 March 2023 26 April 2023
Postgraduate Research Scholarship in astronomy, space physics and exoplanet detection $37,207 p.a. (up to 3.5 years)
  • Domestic/international student
  • Commencing PhD at the Faculty of Science
  • Holds First Class Honours or equivalent degree
  • Undertake research into astronomy, space, physics and exoplanet detection under the supervision of Professor Peter Tuthill
15 August 2023 2 October 2023
Postgraduate Research HEC - University of Sydney Scholarship $16,954 p.a. (up to 3 years)
  • International student
  • Current or commencing student with in Faculty of Engineering 
  • Recipient of HEC Pakistan scholarship 
14 September 2022 27 September 2022
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 Scholarships in Ornamental Horticulture $37,207 (2023 rate) (up to 3.5 years)
  • Domestic student
  • PhD within School of Life and Environmental Sciences
  • Background in agricultural science or horticulture
  • Willing to undertake research in ornamental horticulture
TBC TBC
Postgraduate Research Scholarship in Soil Monitoring $35,950 p.a. (up to 1.75 - 3.5 years)
  • Domestic/international student
  • Research Masters or PhD within SOLES
  • Soil monitoring research
3 February 2023 17 April 2023
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
School of Life and Environmental Sciences Postgraduate Research Scholarship $28,854 p.a. (up to 3.5 years)
  • Domestic/international student
  • Masters by Research or PhD in SOLES
  • Applied and considered for a RTP Stipend Scholarship
N/A N/A
The Thomas Lawrence Pawlett Stipend and Supplementary Scholarships $29,873 p.a. + $10,000 p.a. (for up to 3 years)
  • Full-time Master's by Research or PhD student within the Sydney Institute of Agriculture
  • Applied for RTP Scholarship
29 March 2023 26 April 2023

 

Philipp Hofflin International Research Travel Scholarship $7,000
  • PhD in Mathematics and Statistics
  • Completed first-year annual progress report
  • Travelling to an overseas host institution to undertake research for up to two months
29 March 2023 28 April 2023
Postgraduate Research Scholarship in Geometric Representation Theory $37,207 p.a. (up to 3.5 years)
  • International applicant
  • Masters by Research or a PhD within School of Mathematics and Statistics
  • Research in Geometric Representation Theory
  • Bachelor’s degree in Pure Mathematics
TBC TBC
Postgraduate Research Scholarship in Mathematics and Statistics USYD RTP rate 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

 

Dr Peter Domachuk Scholarship $9000
  • Enrolled in or have an unconditional offer to study a PhD in the School of Physics
12 July 2023 08 August 2023
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 12 September 2022
Postgraduate Research Scholarship in Radio Transients and Variables $37,207 p.a. (up to 3.5 years)
  • Domestic/international student
  • Full-time studies in a PhD
  • Holds an Honours degree or Masters degree 
  • Research into radio transients
16 August  2023 12 September 2023
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
The Alan Lyall Walker Scholarship for Postgraduate Research in Plasma Physics Minimim RTP rate (up to 3.5 years)
  • Domestic/international student
  • Masters by Research or PhD 
01 October 2023 12 November 2023
The Edna Briggs Scholarship in Physics Up to $7,500
  • PhD or master's by research degree in physics
10 July 2023 06 August 2023
The University of Sydney Nano Institute Student Ambassador Scholarship $5,000 p.a (for 2 years)
  • PhD student studying nanoscale science and technology
  • Holder of a primary stipend scholarship
  • Participant of Sydney Nano
  • Valid working with children check
27 March 2023 08 May 2023

 


Postgraduate Research Scholarship in Sleep Research to Transform Brain Ageing
$37,207 p.a. (up to 3.5 years)
  • Domestic/international student
  • PhD in Science
  • Research in brain ageing in humans
14 August 2023 17 September 2023

 

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
NA NA
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 3.5 years)
  • Postgraduate research student in the Faculty of Science
  • Researching animal husbandry and animal production
  • Primary scholarship holder
27 September 2023 11 October 2023
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
N/A N/A
Neil and Allie Lesue Scholarship $10,000
  • Domestic/international student
  • Enrolled in research within small animal clinical studies
  • Must have a primary scholarship
NA NA
The Jean Walker Trust Fellowship Various
  • Postgraduate research student in veterinary science and animal production
  • Researching animal diseases
  • Also applied for RTP scholarship
N/A N/A

 

Edgeworth David Travelling Scholarship Up to $7,500
  • 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) $1,250
  • PhD student at the School of Geoscience
  • Researching geology or geophysics
N/A N/A
Postgraduate Research Scholarship in Geology and Geophysics $28,870 p.a. (up to 3 years)
  • Domestic/international student
  • Research into the mechanical and seismic structure
  • Full-time PhD student in the School of Geosciences
30 May 2022 17 June 2022
Postgraduate Research Scholarship in Multifunctional Rural Regions $37,207 p.a. (up to 3.5 years)
  • Domestic/international student
  • Current or commencing PhD student within School of Geosciences
23 October 2023 20 November 2023
School of Geosciences Scholarship in Sustainable Futures $35,950 p.a. (up to 3.5 years)
  • Domestic or international student
  • Masters by Research or PhD in Geosciences
N/A N/A
The Deas Thomson Geology Scholarship in Postgraduate Research $37,207 p.a. (up to 3.5 years)
  • Domestic/international student
  • MPhil or PhD in Geosciences
  • Research in Geology
N/A N/A
The Deas Thomson Minerology Scholarship in Postgraduate Research $37,207 p.a. (up to 3.5 years)
  • Domestic/international student
  • MPhil or PhD in Geosciences
  • Research in Mineralogy
N/A N/A