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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 $40,109 p.a. (up to 3.5 years)
  • Domestic/international student
  • PhD in Chemistry
  • Research involving Organic Chemistry
 
Agnes Campbell Prize Various
  • Postgraduate research student in the School of Chemistry
  • Research in organic chemistry
 

ARC Postgraduate Research Scholarship

$40,109 p.a. (up to 3.5 years)
  • Domestic/international student
  • Masters by Research or PhD within the Faculty of Science
  • Hold an Honours degree or Masters degree
 
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
 
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
 
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
 
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
 
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
 
George Harris Scholarships (Chemistry) $400
  • Domestic/international student
  • Current PhD student within the School of Chemistry
  • Completed 2 years (full-time equivalent) 
  • Contributed to the teaching activities 
 
Henry Bertie and Florence Mabel Gritton Medallist Award $3,000
  • University of Sydney Medallists
  • Undertaking chemistry research
 
Henry Bertie and Florence Mabel Gritton Research Scholarship Various
  • Commonwealth citizen or Australian permanent resident
  • PhD student (chemistry)
 
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
 
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
 
John A Lamberton Research Scholarship $40,109 per annum 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
 
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
 
Neil and Allie Lesue Travel Scholarship $10,000
  • Domestic/international student
  • Research in the areas of small animal clinical studies
  • Research student within Faculty of Science 
 
Paulette Isabel Jones Career Award $7000
  • Domestic/international student
  • Submit thesis before 30 September
 
Postgraduate Research Scholarship in Advanced Materials for Sodium-ion Batteries $40,109 p.a. (up to 3.5 years)
  • Domestic/international student
  • PhD within Faculty of Sicence 
  • Holds an honours degree 
 
Postgraduate Research Scholarship in an Australian Chemistry Curriculum $40,109 p.a. (up to 3.5 years)
  • Domestic/international student
  • Higher Degree by Research course within the School of Chemistry
  • Research into the production of an Australian chemistry curriculum
  • Holds Honours or Master degree 
 
Postgraduate Research Scholarship in Asteroseismology $40,109 p.a. (up to 3.5 years)
  • Domestic/international student
  • Masters by Research or PhD within the School of Physics
  • Research in stellar astrophysics
  • Background in astrophysics or physics
 
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
 
Postgraduate Research Stipend Scholarship in Chemical Biology $32,212 p.a. (up to 3 years)
  • Domestic/international student
  • Commencing PhD 
  • Research in organic synthesis and chemical biology
  • Relevant degrees
 
Postgraduate Research Scholarship in Care for Musculoskeletal Conditions $42,967 p.a. (up to 3 years)
  • PhD student
  • Conduct research to improve the appropriateness of care for musculoskeletal conditions
 
Postgraduate Research Supplementary Scholarship in Genome Biology $12,500 p.a. (up to 3 years)
  • PhD within SOLES
  • Research in genome or RNA biology
  • Recipient of a primary scholarship 
  • Holds honours degree or master degree 
 
 Research Scholarship in Biomedical Data Science for Single Cell Omics $40,109 p.a. (up to 3.5 years)
  • PhD
  • Research in statistical bioinformatics and data science with the Sydney Precision Data Science Centre
 
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.
 
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 
 
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
 
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
 
Research Scholarship in Motivational Disturbances in Younger Onset Dementia $40,109 p.a. (up to 3.5 years)
  • Domestic/international student
  • PhD within the School of Psychology 
  • Hold Honours degree 
 
Postgraduate Scholarship in Forensic Interviewing Using Virtual Reality $32,192 p.a. (up to 3.5 years)
  • PhD student 
  • Research in forensic interviewing
  • Must use virtual reality within their research
  • Background in forensic psychological research
 
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
 
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 
 
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.’
 
Postgraduate Research Scholarship in Protein Bioconjugation Chemistry $29,863 p.a. (up to 2.5 years)
  • PhD student at the School of Chemistry
  • Research in protein bioconjugation chemistry
 
Postgraduate Research Scholarship in Quantum Control in Trapped-ion Quantum Computer $40,109 p.a. (up to 3.5 years)
  • PhD within Faculty of Science 
  • Experimental research within the Quantum Control Laboratory
 
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
 
Postgraduate Research Scholarship in Sustainable Electrocatalysis $40,109 p.a. (up to 3.5 years)
  • PhD within School of Chemistry
  • Research in electrocatalysis and green chemistry
  • Holds Honours degree  (First Class) or a Master’s degree
 
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 
 
Postgraduate Research Supplementary Scholarship in Chemistry Various
  • Domestic/international student
  • Research student within School of Chemistry
  • Current primary scholarship recipient 
 

Quantum Science Supplementary Scholarship

Various 
  • Research student within Faculty of Science
  • Member of the Quantum Science Group
  • Recipient of a primary scholarship
 
Scholarship in Advancing Nanoporous MOF Materials for Hydrogen Storage $40,109 p.a. (up to 3.5 years)
  • PhD student within the School of Chemistry
  • Research under Professor Cameron Kepert
  • Research in collaboration with industry partners
 
Scholarship in Understanding Degradation Batteries $40,109 p.a. (up to 3.5 years)
  • Domestic/international student
  • PhD within the School of Chemistry 
  • Research in materials for electrochemical energy storage
  • Hold an Honours degree 
 
Surface Coatings Association Australia Scholarship $2,000
  • Masters or PhD student in the School of Chemistry
  • Research in the area of surface coatings
  • Hold a primary stipend scholarship
 
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
 
The R.J.W. Le Fevre Research Travelling Scholarship Up to $3,500
  • Current female student enrolled full-time in a Masters by Research or PhD within the School of Chemistry
  • Presenting a paper or poster at an academic international conference between the 1 July 2024 and 30 June 2025. 
 
Vingroup scholarship Tuition fees and other allowances
  • International PhD Student
 
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
 

 

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 
Christian Rowe Thornett Stipend and Supplementary Scholarships $32,192 p.a. + $10,000 p.a. (for up to 3.5 years)
  • Full-time PhD student
  • Conduct research in the field of agriculture
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
Francis Henry Loxton Stipend and Supplementary Scholarships $32,192 p.a. + $10,000 p.a. (for up to 3.5 years)
  • Full-time PhD student
  • Conduct research in the field of agriculture
  • Applied for RTP Scholarship
  • Male
Irvine Armstrong Watson Scholarship $1,000
  • Full-time master's by research or PhD student
  • Research with the Sydney Institute of Agriculture
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
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 
Postgraduate Research Scholarship in Coral Reef Fisheries Sustainability $40,109 p.a. (up to 3.5 years)

 

  • PhD within Faculty of Science
  • Research into sustaining livelihoods and coral reefs in Papua New Guinea
  • From a financially disadvantaged background
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
Postgraduate Research Scholarship in Soil Security $40,109 p.a. (up to 3.5 years)
  • Domestic/international student
  • PhD within SOLES
  • Research in Soil Security
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
Research Scholarship in Poultry Nutrition, Physiology and Health $40,109 p.a. (up to 3.5 years)
  • Domestic/international student
  • PhD in Science
  • Research in poultry nutrition, physiology and health
Scholarship in Molecular Plant Microbe Interactions and Plant Genetics $40,109 p.a. (up to 3.5 years)
  • Domestic/international student
  • PhD within SOLES 
  • Hold an honours or master's degree  
School of Life and Environmental Sciences Postgraduate Research Scholarship $40,109 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
The Thomas Lawrence Pawlett Stipend and Supplementary Scholarships $32,192 p.a. + $10,000 p.a. (for up to 3.5 years)
  • Full-time Master's by Research or PhD student within the Sydney Institute of Agriculture
  • Applied for RTP Scholarship
Victor Cromack and Melba Alma Harris Cromack Scholarship $40,109 per annum (up to 3.5 years)
  • Full-time PhD in the School of Chemistry
  • Research in chemistry
  • Applied and considered for a RTP Stipend Scholarship

 

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
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
The Blain Family Research Scholarship University of Sydney’s RTP stipend rate (for up to 3.5 years)
  • Domestic/international student
  • PhD student within School of Chemistry
  • Research in DNA molecular nanorobotics in health
  • Hold Honours or Masters
  • Background in Nanotechnology, Chemistry, Physics, Biochemistry, Cell Biology, Biomedical or Chemical Engineering, or related topic

 

Dr Peter Domachuk Scholarship $9000
  • Enrolled in or have an unconditional offer to study a PhD in the School of Physics
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
Physics Foundation Scholarship Various
  • Domestic/international student
  • PhD within School of Physics
  • Hold Honours degree or Master degree
Research Scholarship in Ensemble Modelling of Space Weather Drivers $32,212 p.a. (up to 3 years)
  • PhD within School of Physics
  • Research in data-driven modelling 
  • Hold an honours degree or master's degree. 
The Edna Briggs Scholarship in Physics Up to $7,500
  • PhD or master's by research degree in physics
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

 

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
Hugh Hughes Scholarship

Various

  • Postgraduate research student in veterinary science and animal production
  • Also applied for RTP scholarship
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
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
Neil and Allie Lesue Scholarship $10,000
  • Domestic/international student
  • Enrolled in research within small animal clinical studies
  • Must have a primary scholarship
The Jean Walker Trust Fellowship Various
  • Postgraduate research student in veterinary science and animal production
  • Researching animal diseases
  • Also applied for RTP scholarship
The McCaughey Memorial Institute PhD Scholarship $37,250 p.a. (up to 3.5 years)
  • Domestic/international student
  • Research student within  SSVS
  • Research in ovine footrot

 

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
George Harris Scholarship (Geology and Geophysics) $1,250
  • PhD student at the School of Geoscience
  • Researching geology or geophysics
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
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
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