FACULTY OF ENGINEERING AND INFORMATION TECHNOLOGIES SCHOLARSHIPS


Mick Boyle PhD Research Scholarship in Engineering

Background: Funded by a gift from Mr Mick Boyle to the Faculty of Engineering and Information Technologies, the Mick Boyle PhD Research Scholarship in Engineering was established in 2012 to encourage postgraduate research and innovation to create sustainable communities and infrastructure.
Open to: The Scholarship shall be open to Australian citizens, New Zealand citizens, or Australian permanent residents.
  Applicants must have an unconditional offer of admission for full-time enrolment in a PhD program in the Faculty of Engineering and Information Technologies at the University of Sydney. 
  The candidate's proposed research area must be within engineering and shall preferably relate to sustainable communities and infrastructure.
Value: equivalent to the current year rate of the RTP Sitpend (formly known as APA), tenable for a period of up to 3 years. The Scholarship may be extended for an additional 6 months at the discretion of the Associate Dean (Research).
Open Date: TBD
Close Date: TBD
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Joint Research Engagement Engineering Cadetship Grants

Background: The Joint Research Engagement (JRE) Engineering Cadetship Grants were established in 2012 to support the research and research training activities of students enrolled in a HDR program in the Faculty of Engineering and Information Technologies, and who participate in a Cadetship with a business that requires involvement in Research & Development (R&D) activities. 
  This initiative is funded by the Australian Government through the Department of Industry, Innovation, Science, Research and Tertiary Education.
Open to:

Adomestic student undertaking a Research Doctorate or Research Masters HDR in relevant areas of engineering who are enrolled on a full time or part time basis;

  In receipt of a Research Training Scheme (RTS) funded place and; 
engaged in a Cadetship. 
  Applicants must submit an initial proposal outlining how they intend to utilise the grant amount in the relevant year of application.
  A Cadetship Grant student is entitled to hold an APA or any other scholarship/s during the term of their cadetship.: 
Value: $5,000 per annum, tenable for up to 4 years for a student undertaking a PhD degree program, 2 years for a student undertaking a Master of Philosophy degree program
Open Date: TBD
Close Date: TBD
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Engineering and Information Technologies Research Scholarship

Background: Funded by the Faculty of Engineering and Information Technologies at the University of Sydney, this Scholarship was established to encourage and support outstanding higher degree research (HDR) students within the Faculty.
Open to: The Scholarship is open to both local and international applicants.
Applicants must have an unconditional offer of admission for full-time enrolment in a PhD program within the Faculty of Engineering and Information Technologies at the University of Sydney and must subsequently enrol into their PhD.
  Applicants must also apply for either an Australian Postgraduate Award (APA) or International Postgraduate Research Scholarship (IPRS) for the relevant research period of commencement to be considered for this Scholarship.
  This may be waived where a candidate has been provided with alternative primary HDR scholarship, which was offered through a competitive application process and is not an APA, IPRS, USydIS. 
Value: The value of the Scholarship shall be at the discretion of the Faculty when reviewing applications, but will include one or a mix of the following: 
  Full or Partial Fee Scholarship
  Stipend Scholarship paid at the current year RTP Sitpend (formly known as APA) rate.
Open Date: TBD
Close Date: TBD
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Lawrence & Betty Browne PhD Research Scholarship in Civil Engineering

Background: Funded by the gift from Mr Lawrence Browne and Ms Betty Browne in 2011, the Lawrence and Betty Browne PhD Research Scholarship in Civil Engineering was established to support PhD students undertaking research in structural and bridge engineering in the School of Civil Engineering.
Open to: The Scholarship shall be open to candidates with an unconditional offer of admission for full-time enrolment in the PhD program in the School of Civil Engineering in the year that the scholarship is offered.
  The candidate's proposed area of research must be in the areas of structural and bridge engineering
  Successful candidates would normally be expected to have first class honours degrees, or equivalent qualifications.
Value: The value and benefits of the scholarship will be the same as offered by the Research Training Program Stipend Scholarship (formerly Australian Postgraduate Awards), tenable for up to 3 years for the normal duration of the PhD degree with a possible extension of up to 6 months.
Open Date: TBD
Close Date: TBD
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KPMG Scholarship for Master of Information Technology

Background: The purpose of this scholarship is to provide support to the recipient to undertake research and complete the research project titled 'Social Network Analysis' which involves studying the inter-relationships and collaborative behaviours between entities such as individuals, business units and organisations.
Open to: The recipient must have completed one semester of study and achieved a distinction average or above, at the University of Sydney in one the following coursework programs: Master of Information Technology (MIT), Master of Information Technology Management (MITM), or (MIT/MITM) at the time of application to this Scholarship.
 Value:  $13,000 per annum
 Open Date: TBD 
 Close Date: TBD
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R.W. McKenzie Supplementary Scholarship in Aeronautical Science and Technology

Background: As part of the mission of the RW McKenzie Resource Centre for Teaching and Research in Aeronautical Science and Technology, a scholarship for the encouragement of higher education in aeronautical engineering is offered for a candidate for a higher degree in the School of Aerospace, Mechanical and Mechatronic Engineering. From 2009, the scholarship is offered as supplementary scholarships to holders of an Australian Postgraduate Award (APA) or equivalent award.
Open to: The scholarship shall be by application and open to graduates of the University of Sydney or to any other person eligible for admission to candidature for a higher degree in the University of Sydney and hold or expect to hold an RTP Stipend (formerly APA) or equivalent award.
 Value: Equivalent to the RTP Stipend (formerly APA), tenable for a maximum of 3 years.
 Open Date: TBD 
 Close Date: TBD 
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Peter Nicol Russell Postgraduate Scholarship in Mechanical and Mechatronic Engineering

Background: Under the gift of Sir Peter Nicol Russell, which established in 1896 the fund that later became known as the Peter Nicol Russell Bequest, a scholarship for the encouragement of higher education in mechanical engineering is offered for a candidate for a higher degree in the School of Aerospace, Mechanical and Mechatronic Engineering.
Open to: The scholarship shall be open to graduates of the University of Sydney or to any other person eligible for admission to candidature for a higher degree in the University of Sydney and hold or expect to hold an APA or equivalent award
  The holder of a scholarship shall enrol as a full-time candidate for a higher degree by research only, in the School of Aerospace, Mechanical and Mechatronic Engineering.
 Value: Equivalent to 75% of the RTP Stipend (formerly APA)  
 Open Date: TBD 
 Close Date: TBD 
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Postgraduate Research Scholarship in Bio-hydrometallurgical Metal Recovery from E-waste

Background: This project seeks to develop a novel bio-hydrometallurgical process for recovering metal values from e-waste and thus reduce the amount of e-waste that is landfilled or exported and associated harmful environmental impacts.

Open to:

Domestic students who are enrolled in a PhD within the School of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at the University of Sydney by the Scholarship application deadline.

Applicants must have an honours degree in science or engineering and demonstrate a strong interest in granular material and bio-hydrometallurgical metal recovery from e-waste.

The eligible student must have an offer of Research Training Program Stipend Scholarship, University of Sydney Postgraduate Awards (UPA) or other similar scholarship.

 Value:

The Scholarship will provide an annual supplementary stipend amount of $7,000 per annum (fixed rate) for up to three years. 

 Open Date: APPLY NOW
 Close Date: 30th November 2017
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Postgraduate Research Scholarship in Structural Morphing via Functionalising Non-linear Buckling

Background: This Scholarship is provided to an enthusiastic student to undertake research in the area of structural morphing via functionalising nonlinear buckling.

Open to:

The Scholarship is available to Australian citizens, New Zealand citizens and Australian Permanent Residents who have an unconditional offer of admission for full-time studies in a PhD within the School of Civil Engineering at the University of Sydney, and be willing to undertake research in the field of structural morphing via functionalising nonlinear buckling.

 

Applicants must hold an Honours degree (First Class or Second Class upper), or a master’s degree in either civil or mechanical engineering.

 Value:

$26,682 per annum (indexed to the RTP rate on 1 January each year)

 Open Date: Apply Now
 Close Date: 11:59pm, Sunday 22nd October.
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Postgraduate Research Scholarship in Motion Planning for UAVs in Disaster Scenarios

Background: A unique opportunity is available for an outstanding PhD scholar in the area of motion planning. The project is to develop algorithms for motion planning of multiple unmanned aerial vehicles to meet the needs of first responders in a disaster scenario, e.g. a bushfire. The algorithms must take into account the needs for information gathering, the propagation of the disaster (e.g. fire front), as well as constraints on endurance, sensor platforms, and communication will be taken into account.

Open to:

Applicants must have an unconditional offer for full-time enrolment in a PhD program within the School of Aerospace, Mechanical and Mechatronic Engineering at the University of Sydney, and be willing to undertake research in the field of motion planning for multiple heterogeneous UAVs for information collection in disaster scenarios. Applicants must not hold another primary Scholarship from the University of Sydney.

 Value:

Annual stipend equivalent to the standard RTP rate ($26,682 per annum (indexed on 1st January). Academic course fees and the Student Services Amenities fee are also provided for a successful international applicant, for the same duration as the stipend allowance.

 Open Date: Apply Now
 Close Date: 11:59pm, Monday 23nd October.
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