Postgraduate Research Scholarships

Available Scholarships
  • RTP/UPA: recurring University-wide research scholarships for local students which are offered throughout the year.
  • Medical Scholarships: recurring scholarships usually offered at least once each year. Closing dates vary.
  • Current research scholarships: one-off scholarships often linked to specific research projects or awards funded by external organisations. Access the Research Scholarships Database and subscribe to the Weekly Research Scholarships Email Bulletin.
  • Overseas Scholarships: University of Sydney Travelling Scholarships, Fulbright Scholarships, Rhodes Scholars, and more.
News Items
  • 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.