Dean's Prize for Student Research Publications - NOW OPEN

National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) Postgraduate Research Scholarship 2019 - NOW OPEN

Governor Phillip Scholarship

Jennifer Foong Scholarship in Biomedical Research

John Grill Centre for Project Leadership - Women Leaders in Projects Scholarship

The Provost's Scholarship, Worcester College, Oxford University - NOW OPEN

2018 Boston Consulting Group Scholarship

Agilent PhD Scholarship

NSW Regional Dentistry Scholarship 2018

Applications for the NSW Regional Dentistry Scholarship for 2018 are now open. The Application Form and Application Guidelines are available at

Applications will close on 26 February 2018.

For more information please contact:

National Rural Health Alliance
Ph: 1800 460 440 (toll free) 02 6285 4660
Fax: 02 6285 4670
Mail: PO Box 280 Deakin West ACT 2600

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.

Governor Phillip Scholarship

The Governor Phillip Scholarship was established to commemorate the bicentenary of the death of Admiral Arthur Phillip RN (1738-1814), the founder of modern Australia. Its purpose is to promote bilateral exchange of outstanding students from Australia and the United Kingdom to study at postgraduate level at leading universities in both countries.

The Governor Phillip Scholarship offers a fully funded master’s degree and an opportunity to be educated at the world’s leading universities and engage with the world’s brightest minds.

Funding includes:
-University and college fees
-Board and accommodation on campus in halls of residence
-Grant for other living costs
-Direct return airfare Australia to London
The scholarship is valued at approximately A$154,000

Eligible students may register their interests for 2019/2020 academic year from September 2018.

For further information please visit the Governor Phillip Scholarship Website

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

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.

Open Date: 20 February 2018

Close Date: 20 March 2018 11:59PM

Conditions: Click Here

Applications: Click Here

Jennifer Foong Scholarship in Biomedical Research


A unique opportunity is available for an outstanding PhD scholar in the area of biomedical research.


This scholarship is funded by a gift from Jennifer Mun-Yum Foong and Kim Yee.

Open to: 1. Applicants must have an unconditional offer of admission or currently enrolled for full-time studies in a PhD at the University of Sydney, and be willing to undertake biomedical research.

2. Applicants must also hold a First Class Honours degree or a Master's degree in a related field with a substantial research component.

  3. Applicants must have previous experience in biomedical research.
  4. Applicants must apply for the Research Training Program (RTP) Stipend Scholarship to be considered for this scholarship. A separate application is not required.
Value and Duration: The Scholarship will provide a minimum stipend allowance equivalent of the Research Training Program (RTP) Stipend Scholarship rate per annum (indexed on 1 January each year) for up to three years, subject to satisfactory academic performance. The recipient may apply for an extension for up to 6 months. Additional amount may be offered depending on funding availability at the time of application.
Further Infomation Terms and Conditions
Application Information: 

To be considered for this Scholarship applicants must apply for a Research Training Program (RTP) Stipend Scholarship.

For more information on the RTP Stipend Scholarship application process please see the following link.

In addition for applying for a RTP Stipend Scholarship applicants must complete the Biomedical Research Experience Form.

This scholarship will be awarded in 2018.

John Grill Centre for Project Leadership - Women Leaders in Projects Scholarship


This Scholarship was established by the John Grill Centre for Project Leadership to assist female leaders of major projects to further develop their leadership capabilities and to support better project and organisation outcomes.

Those who apply for the Scholarship will also be assessed for admission into the Program through the one application.

Open to: Female applicants that have completed an undergraduate degree, graduate certificate or graduate diploma (or equivalent) at the University of Sydney or a comparable awarding institution with a minimum Weighted Average Mark of 65.

Applicants must also have a minimum of 10 years relevant professional project experience and are currently employed working on a major project, or on project related issues.

  Applicants must receive an unconditional offer for the Executive Leadership in Major Projects (ELMP) Non-award Program, delivered by the John Grill Centre for Project Leadership at The University of Sydney, to be eligible for the Scholarship.
  Applicants must have the support of their current employer to participate in the Program.
Value and Duration: The Scholarship will cover the academic course fees for the four ELMP modules providing they are completed in the one calendar year.
Open Date: Will reopen in late 2018
Close Date:  TBA
Conditions: Read More

The Provost's Scholarship, Worcester College, Oxford University - NOW OPEN

Worcester College, Oxford University

A unique opportunity to spend a fully funded year studying in Oxford

Eligibility: Students in their final undergraduate year at the Universities of Melbourne, Monash, New South Wales, Sydney and Australian National University, and the University of Auckland, New Zealand.
This is a fully funded scholarship for study as a Visiting Student during the calendar year January to December 2019.
Options in all Humanities and Social Sciences subjects.

Closing date: 30 April 2018

Interview dates: Sydney, 29 May 2018; Auckland, 1 June 2018

Further details:

Frequently asked questions:

2018 Boston Consulting Group Scholarship

Background: The 2018 BCG Scholarship invites ambitious students from a diverse range of experiences and degrees to apply. An application is not only an opportunity to be considered for the scholarship but also to an opportunity to be considered for a graduate position. The recipients of the scholarships will each receive AUD20,000 and potentially secure a graduate position with the world’s fastest growing premium management consulting firm. In addition, scholarship recipients will be offered the opportunity to join a two-day Master Class in Strategy, an invaluable opportunity to learn more about Management Consulting.

Open to: A penultimate year student at an Australian or New Zealand university. A penultimate year student who expects to graduate from their undergraduate degree at the end of 2019 or by mid 2020.

Close Date: Friday 27 April 2018 10:00AM

More Information: Click Here

Applications: Click Here

Agilent PhD Scholarship

Background: Myocardial infarction (or ‘heart attack’) and angina are forms of ischemic heart disease (IHD) that result from the obstruction of blood flow to heart muscle. IHD is the leading cause of mortality and morbidity in Australia. The underlying cause of IHD is atherosclerosis, a lipid-driven chronic inflammatory disease of the arterial wall characterised by the formation of cholesterol-rich plaque. Rupture of atherosclerotic plaque is the predominant cause of MI.

Open to:A B.Sc. (Honours, Class I or II) in a biochemistry related discipline or equivalent is essential. Only full-time APA (or equivalent) University Scholarship holders, or applicants with a track record competitive for an APA (or equivalent) Scholarship, are eligible to apply. This project requires solid background knowledge in analytical chemistry or biochemistry, ideally with experience in mass spectrometry.

Close Date: 30 April 2018

More Information: Click Here

Applications: Click Here