Postgraduate Research Scholarships

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  • Careers workshops for postgraduate research students are run by the University of Sydney Careers Centre. For further information and to register, please visit the Careers Centre website.
Applying for admission into a research degree

Application for admission into a postgraduate research degree is separate to applying for a research scholarship. To apply for a postgraduate research degree at the University of Sydney, go to the Future Students site.

Australian Government Research Training Program (RTP) scholarship provides eligible Higher Degree by Research (HDR) students with an entitlement to be exempt from paying a student contribution. For further information, visit the Research Training Scheme site.

International Students

Information on postgraduate scholarships available to international students is available here.

National Health and Medical Research Council Postgraduate Research Scholarship 2020

The NHMRC Postgraduate Scholarships scheme funds successful applicants to attain a research based postgraduate degree (Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) or a Masters Degree).

It aims to support these outstanding health and medical graduates early in their career so they can be trained to conduct research that is internationally competitive and develop a capacity for original independent research within Australia.

Applications are made through the NHMRC's online application system, RGMS.

For more information please visit the following website:

2020 NHMRC applications open on 17 April 2019.

Please read the Submission Guideline prior commencing an application in RGMS.