How to apply

To apply for a Summer Research Scholarship, interested students should review the proposed projects and determine which ones they would like to apply for. On the application form you can nominate two (2) project preferences and if you wish you can ask to be considered for other projects if your are not successful in your first two choices.

Application Form - Application Form -Open
Academic Referees Report- Referee's Report Form

General Information for 2013/2014 scheme- PDF

Applications for 2013 are now closed

Applicants should send one (1) electronic copy including:

  • A completed Application Form
  • A one page cover letter outlining your reasons for applying and your interests in research
  • Your academic record (including certified academic transcript for current degree)
  • Your CV (A summary of your work experience and other relevant activities)
  • A one page Referee's Report Form, using the available template, supporting your application. This should be sent separately by your referee
  • International students are also required to attach a copy of their passport and visa.
  • For those first year MBBS students wishing to apply for the combined MBBS/MPhil scholarship a Project Plan template with relevant documents- Project Plan template

Completed applications should be email :

For more information on all facets of the scholarships please see the FAQs for Students page:

Please direct any queries to:
Christine Anderson
Research Support Officer
Office of Research and Research Training
Sydney Medical School
Room 220
Edward Ford Building (A27)
University of Sydney NSW 2006
Phone +61 2 9114 0801