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Postgraduate research scholarships
Browse scholarships for international postgraduate students studying in any faculty.
Scholarship Value Eligibility Open date Close date
AHURI Postgraduate Scholarship Top-up $7000 p.a (up to 3 years)
  • Full- Time students awarded a Research Training Program (RTP) 
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Australia Awards Scholarships (AAS) See page for details
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Bushfire and Natural Hazards CRC Various
  • Postgraduate student
  • Conduct research or a project to address bushfires and natural hazards
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Cicada Innovations Postgraduate Research Placement Scholarship $16,666 (for 5 months)
  • Domestic or international PhD student
  • Completed one year of your PhD
  • Selected for the Cicada Innovations Placement
TBC TBC
China Scholarship Council Postgraduate Research Scholarship Tuition fees
  • Chinese citizen
  • Not residing in Australia
  • Under 35
  • Study a PhD at the University
12 December 2022 31 January 2023
China Scholarship Council Postgraduate Research Visiting Scholarship Various
  • Chinese citizen
  • Under 35 years of age
  • Enrolled in postgraduate research studies in China
12 December 2022 31 January 2023
China Scholarship Council Research Programs Visiting Scholars Various
  • Hold a Doctorate
  • From a leading Chinese research university
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Commonwealth Scholarships Various
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Cotton Research and Development Corporation (CRDC) Various
  • Postgraduate student
  • Working on a project related to the corporation or field
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Council for Australian-Arab Relations (CAAR) Scholarship Program Up to $40,000
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CSIRO Postgraduate Scholarships See page details
  • Full-time PhD student in Australia
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DBH Scholarship Various
  • Master's by research or PhD student
  • Australian permanent resident, citizen of a Commonwealth country or Germany
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Fulbright Program Various
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Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) Various
  • Postgraduate student
  • Working on a project related to the corporation or field
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HDR Completion Scholarships $7,000 for 3 months and/or tuition fee for one research period
  • Domestic/international student
  • Currently enrolled HDR student
  • Submitting thesis within 6 months from date of application
5 May 2022 30 May 2022
Leslie Rich Scholarship $7,500p.a. (duration of degree)
  • Domestic/international student
  • Hold a First-class Honours degree or Equivalent Degree or a Master's degree
  • Recipient of a primary scholarship
  • Research proposal related to Alzheimer’s Disease
18 November 2022 9 January 2023
Northcote Trust Award Various
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Pork CRC Various
  • Postgraduate student
  • Have an interest in the pork industry
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Postgraduate Research Scholarship in Clinical Neuroscience of Addiction $35,950 p.a. (up to 3.5 years)
  • Commencing PhD at the Faculty of Medicine and Health
  • Holds First Class Honours or equivalent degree
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Postgraduate Research Supplementary Scholarship in Marine Host- Microbiome Interactions $10,000 p.a. (up to 3 years)
  • Domestic or international student
  • Full-time PhD in the School of Life and Environmental Sciences
  • Recipient of a primary scholarship
22 December 2022 21 January 2023
Rotary International Scholarships Various
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Rural Industries and Development Corporation (RIRDC) Various
  • Postgraduate student
  • Working on a project related to agriculture or rural communities
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Taiwan – University of Sydney Scholarship $35,000 p.a. (up to 4 years)
  • Citizen of the Republic of China (Taiwan)
  • Applied for a PhD by 30 November 2021
1 September 2021 16 December 2021
United States Studies Centre Study Abroad Fund Various
  • Participating in DC Placement Program
15 April 2020  4 June 2020 
United States Studies Centre Study Abroad Fund Various 
  • Participating in DC Placement Program
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University of Sydney and Sydney Uni Sports and Fitness (SUSF) Elite Athlete Program See page details
  • Tertiary student
  • Represent the University of Sydney in your sport
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Vice Chancellor's Global Mobility Award Up to $5000
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N/A N/A
University of Sydney International Scholarship $35,629 p.a.
  • International postgraduate research student 
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Sydney International Student Award

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Sydney International Student Award (Africa) 20 percent of the tuition fee for the duration of the course
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Sydney International Student Award (Bangladesh) 20 percent of the tuition fee for the duration of the course
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Sydney International Student Award (Central Asia) 20 percent of the tuition fee for the duration of the course
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Sydney International Student Award (India) 20 percent of the tuition fee for the duration of the course
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Sydney International Student Award (Indonesia) 20 percent of the tuition fee for the duration of the course
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Sydney International Student Award (Malaysia) 20 percent of the tuition fee for the duration of the course
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Sydney International Student Award (South and Central America) 20 percent of the tuition fee for the duration of the course
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Sydney International Student Award (South Korea) 20 percent of the tuition fee for the duration of the course
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Sydney International Student Award (Sri Lanka) 20 percent of the tuition fee for the duration of the course
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Sydney International Student Award (Vietnam) 20 percent of the tuition fee for the duration of the course
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