Current Research Student Scholarships

Please find below a list of scholarships that are available to current students in the faculty of Engineering & IT. These scholarships have all been generously donated by our industry partners and we appreciate their support and commitment to our students. Please read the terms and conditions and the application instructions of each scholarship carefully.

Please also visit the University Postgraduate Research page for University wide scholarships.

If you have any questions, please contact us on T +61 2 9351 8155 or

Joint Research Engagement (JRE) Engineering Cadetship Grants
Who Should Apply: Domestic students enrolled in a research degree and currently engaged in a Cadetship
Value: $5,000 p.a.
Duration: Up to 4 years for PhD candidates, and 2 years for Master of Philosophy candidates.
Applications Open: Now
Applications Close: 25 October 2014
Other Info: To apply, please confirm that you are a domestic student and are enrolled in a PhD or MPhil
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Terms & Conditions

The following scholarships are now closed

R.W. McKenzie Supplementary Scholarship in Aeronautical Science and Technology
Who Should Apply:
  • Open to graduates of the University of Sydney or to any other person eligible for admission to candidature for a higher degree in the University of Sydney and hold or expect to hold an APA, UPA or IPRS
  • Applicants must be enrolled full time in a higher degree by research in the School of Aerospace, Mechanical and Mechatronic Engineering.
Value: $5,000 p.a.
Duration: 1 year (renewable for further periods up to a maximum of 3 years)
Applications Open: To be advised
Applications Close: Application now closed
Other Info: Read more
Terms & Conditions
Peter Nicol Russell Postgraduate Scholarship in Mechanical and Mechatronic Engineering
Who Should Apply:
  • Open to University of Sydney or to any other person eligible for admission to candidature for a higher degree in the University of Sydney and hold or expect to hold an APA, UPA or IPRS award.
  • Applilcants must be enrolled full time in a higher degree by research only in mechanical or mechatronic engineering in the School of Aerospace, Mechanical and Mechatronic Engineering
Value: $5,000 p.a.
Duration: 1 year (renewable for further periods up to a maximum of 3 years)
Applications Open: To be advised
Applications Close: Applications now closed
Other Info: Read more
Terms & Conditions