University of Sydney Honours Scholarships - NOW OPEN

The Association of Commonwealth Universities Scholarships - NOW OPEN

Alzheimer's Australia Dementia Research Foundation

Round 2 of the 2017 Dementia Grants Program is now open for applications.

There are four PhD scholarships available valued at $30,000 per annum for three years.

For more information on this scholarship opportunity please visit

Please note - that you will be required to submit all documents to the Scholarships Office by 5pm Thursday 12 October 2017.

Please ensure that the Endorsement Form has been signed by the student, supervisor and the Head of School/Dean prior to submission to the Scholarships Office.

The Defence University Sponsorship

The Defence University Sponsorship is the perfect way to make university life more manageable and provides you with the opportunity to make a difference in your degree. The sponsorship is available to undergraduate or graduate students studying an accredited degree at any recognised university in Australia. As a sponsored student you will receive a salary to study, your HELP and student fees covered from when sponsorship starts and many other benefits. For more information please visit the Defence University Sponsorship website.

Lebanese International Finance Executives Scholarship

Lebanese International Finance Executives (LIFE) is a non-for profit membership organisation providing a platform to channel the influence of Lebanese Finance Executives worldwide in order to establish stronger bonds, nurture the next generation and promote Lebanon.

The LIFE scholarship provides support to talented Lebanese students – or those of Lebanese descent – with financial needs, to pursue their academic aspirations in the field of finance. It is a unique combination of financial support and mentorship opportunity by a LIFE Senior Member who will provide guidance and advice to the scholars on their professional objectives.

To apply, please go on the LIFE website.

2017-2018 Nicolas Baudin Travel Grant

The Embassy of France has opened applications for the 2017-2018 Nicolas Baudin Travel Grant. The Nicolas Baudin Travel Grant is designed to encourage students to undertake study, research or professional development in France.

For more information please visit the Nicolas Baudin Grants page or email

To apply for the grant please visit the Embassy's Grants and Opportunities page.

Schwarzman Scholars

The Schwarzman Scholars program gives the world’s best and brightest students the opportunity to develop their leadership skills and professional networks through a one-year Master’s Degree at Tsinghua University in Beijing.

Interested candidates will participate in a rigorous and thorough selection process, designed to identify the most promising young leaders from around the world. The process includes an online application and credentials evaluation as well as in-person regional interviews. Those selected will have demonstrated their potential to not only benefit from but also contribute to the Schwarzman Scholars program.

For more information and to apply for the program please visit

St John Ambulance Australia Research Scholarships

In support of first aid-related research in Australia, St John is pleased to offer funding of up to $16,000 for relevant research projects. This funding is available for University Honours students commencing their research in 2017.

For more information on this scholarship please see the below documents:

International Funding Schemes

The Research Portfolio and the Office of Global Engagement provide support for you to seek international funding and collaboration opportunities.

Harvard University

Applications are now being invited for a new mobility scheme designed to support PhD students from the University of Sydney to visit / conduct research at Harvard University. Funding will be provided to develop high-impact research and educational themes with staff and students at Harvard University. Each successful application will receive up to $4,000 from the Office of Global Engagement and applicants are encouraged to seek matching funding from their Faculty. Applications must be lodged via email using the form below, in accordance with the guidelines. The application period closes on 15 September 2017.

Application Guidelines
Application Form

Ertegun - Graduate Scholarship Programme in the Humanities

As Ertegun Scholars, the world’s top graduate students in the Humanities are brought together with Oxford’s exceptional community of scholars, in a unique setting that fosters dialogue across academic disciplines, across cultures, and across generations.

For additional information, view the scholarship Brochure and visit the Programme website:

Application Information

The Steglick Indigenous Women's Scholarship

Background: Established in 2016, the Scholarship was generously donated by the Steglick family to assist female Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander students from a financially disadvantaged or remote/rural background.

Open to: The Scholarship shall be open to female Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander students who are either enrolled or have applied for admission to a full-time undergraduate or postgraduate course in teaching, education, or health.

Value: The scholarship is valued at $6,000 and is tenable for one year only.

Number: Two scholarships will be offered for 2018

Open Date: 29 September 2017

Close Date: Application and documentation must be submitted to UAC by 15 December 2017.

Conditions: Click Here

Applications: To apply, please visit

The Indigenous International Study Fund

Background: The Indigenous International Study Fund was established in 2017 to help Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students offset the costs associated with overseas study.

Open to: Open to students who are enrolled in an undergraduate or postgraduate coursework or research degree offered by the University of Sydney who will be undertaking a period of study at an overseas institution.

There must be sufficient room within the applicant’s degree to undertake the period of study, and the study must be a part of the completion requirements for the degree

Value: Up to $10,000

Duration: Length of the study trip

Open Date: Applications are always open, and are assessed quarterly in February, May, August and November.

Close Date: No close date applies

Conditions: Click Here

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Global Citizen Award Scholarship

Background: The Global Citizen Award Scholarship was established in 2017 and is funded by the Sydney Global Mobility within Global Student Recruitment and Mobility.

The scholarship is to support participating Global Citizenship Award students to attend Laika Academy programs in Summer 2017/2018 as outbound Study Abroad students, in keeping with the university-wide target of sending 50% of our graduating cohort abroad by 2020.

Open to: The scholarship is available to any local, international, undergraduate or postgraduate GCA student who has been accepted by the Laika Academy for one of their programs for Summer 2017/2018 (Dec 2017 - Feb 2018).

To be eligible for the scholarship, students must be enrolled at the University of Sydney, either part time or full time, at the time of application for the Scholarship and be actively participating in the Global Citizenship Award in 2017 (i.e. claiming for Citizenship in Action points, attending Development Seminars and Influential Speaker events).

Students must show official evidence of having been accepted to a Laika Academy program.

Value: $1,000 to be used towards the student's costs for participating in the Laika Academy program

Open Date: 14 November 2017

Close Date: 3 December 2017, 11:59pm

Conditions: Click Here

Apply: Click Here