Research support schemes

Postgraduate Research Support Scheme


Offered by the University of Sydney and is open to all research students, including international students. The PRSS provides University funding for travel to, attendance at, and participation in conferences around the world. Funding under PRSS can also support your fieldwork or research overseas.

Research Training Scheme


An Australian Government funded scheme open to Australian citizens, permanent residents and New Zealand citizens enrolled in research higher degrees.

The RTS is a Commonwealth Government funded scheme that "aims to recognise and reward those institutions that provide high-quality research training environments and support excellent and diverse research activities." See Research Training Scheme (RTS) on the Department of Education Website.