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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. 

 

Agnes Campbell Research Scholarship $28,854 p.a. (up to 3.5 years)
  • Domestic/international student
  • PhD in Chemistry
  • Reseach involving Organic Chemistry
TBC TBC
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
5 December 2022 6 February 2023
Campbell Perry International Research Scholarship $6000
  • 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
29 August 2022 31 July 2023
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
Henry Bertie and Florence Mabel Gritton Research Scholarships $37,207 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
Postgraduate Research Scholarship for Energy Resilience - Techno-Economy Analysis $35,950 p.a. (up to 3.5 years)
  • Domestic/international student
  • Research Student in School of Chemistry 
  • Holds an Honours degree or Masters degree  
24 October 2022 02 December 2022
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 Citizen Science in Schools $28,854 p.a. (up to 3 years)
  • Domestic/international student
  • PhD with the School of Chemistry
  • Research in science education and communication
TBC TBC
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 30 September 2022
Postgraduate Research Scholarship in Converting natural gas and water into hydrogen gas and liquid CO2 $29,863 p.a. (up to 3.5 years)
  • Domestic/international student
  • PhD in Chemistry
  • Research computational fluid dynamics
22 November 2022 10 January 2023
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 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
24 November 2022 11 January 2023
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 
24 October 2022 02 December 2022
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 
22 November 2022 10 January 2023
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.’
8 December 2022 17 January 2023
Postgraduate Research Stipend Scholarship in Peptide and Protein Chemistry $28,854 p.a. (up to 3.5 years)
  • International student
  • PhD in Chemistry
  • Research in peptide and/or protein chemistry
12 December 2022 9 January 2023
Postgraduate Research Stipend Scholarship in Semi-Synthesis of Modified Proteins $28,854 p.a. (up to 3.5 years)
  • International student
  • PhD in Chemistry
  • Research in peptide and/or protein chemistry
12 December 2022 9 January 2023
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
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
12 September 2022 23 September 2022
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 Faculty of Science 
  • Research about urban resilience infrastructure 
  • Hold an Honours degree or Masters degree in Geography
  • Applied RTP scholarship 
07 November 2022 02 December 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) $28,854 p.a. (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
19 September 2022 7 November 2022
Plant and Microbial Organic Compounds in Organic Matter (Project 2) $28,854 p.a. (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
19 September 2022 7 November 2022
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 Dairy Science (Feedbase for intensive systems-Digitising maize for silage) $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 Feedbase options for intensified Australian dairy systems
23 November  2022 11 January 2023
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 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
15 November  2022 9 January 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

 

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 Scholarship in Statistical Bioinformatics and Data Science for Single Cell Spatial Genomics $35,950 p.a. (up to 3.5 years)
  • Domestic/international student
  • PhD with Maths and Stats
  • Research in statistical bioinformatics and data science
8 September 2022 30 November 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 12 September 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 Stipend Scholarship in first-principles calculations of defects in solids for quantum technologies $37,207 p.a. (up to 3 years)
  • Domestic/international student
  • PhD in Physics
  • Research in first-principles study and design of defects in solids for quantum technologies
25 November 2022 16 December 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 Edna Briggs Scholarship in Physics Up to $6000
  • PhD or master's by research degree in 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

 

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

 

Postgraduate Research Scholarship in Contemporary Economic Geographies of Australia $37,207 p.a. (up to 3.5 years)
  • Domestic/international student
  • PhD in Geosciences
  • Research into contemporary economic geographies of Australia
21 November 2022 16 January 2023
Postgraduate Research Stipend Scholarship in Coral Reef Eco-Morphodynamics $37,207 p.a. (up to 3 years)
  • Domestic/international student
  • PhD in Geosciences
  • Research into coral reef ecomorphodynamic
21 November 2022 9 January 2023
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
 
 
 

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