FACULTY OF ENGINEERING AND INFORMATION TECHNOLOGIES SCHOLARSHIPS

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:

Both local and international applicants who apply for an RTP Scholarship. 

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.

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, and
  • Stipend equiavlent to the current year RTP Sitpend rate.
Duration

Up to three years, subject to satisfactory academic performance. The recipient may apply for an extension of up to 6 months, subject to funding availability. 

To Apply: Ongoing - applicants must apply for the RTP Scholarship to be considered.
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FH Loxton Postgraduate Research Scholarship

Background: This Scholarship was established under the will of F.H. Loxton, who bequeathed a portion of his income for the purpose of establishing and maintaining scholarships for students at or graduates of the University of Sydney, in particular in the School of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering. 

An opportunity is available for an outstanding PhD scholar undertaking research offered by the School of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering.

Open to: Applicants must be a domestic student, with an unconditional offer of admission for full-time studies in a PhD at the School of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, within the Faculty of Engineering and Information Technologies at the University of Sydney.

Eligible applicants who applied for Research Training Program (RTP) Stipend scholarship will be automatically considered. 

In the instance when additional funding is available, the scholarship may open for application for those who have not been considered in the RTP Stipend scholarship process.

Value: The Scholarship will provide an annual stipend allowance equivalent to the minimum RTP (Research Training Program rate (indexed to the RTP rate on January One each year).
Duration Up to three years, subject to satisfactory academic performance. The recipient may apply for an extension of up to 6 months.
To Apply: To be considered for this Scholarship, applicants must apply for an RTP Scholarship.

A separate application is not required.

The Scholarship is awarded subjected to funding availability.
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Peter Nicol Russell Postgraduate Scholarship in Mechanical and Mechatronic Engineering

Background:

This Scholarship was established in 1896 from a gift from Sir Peter Nicol Russell which later became known as the Peter Nicol Russell Bequest.


The Scholarship is to encourage students to study a Masters by Research or PhD in mechanical engineering in the School of Aerospace, Mechanical and Mechatronic Engineering at the University of Sydney.

Open to:

Applicants must be a current full-time Master by Research or PhD student or have an unconditional full-time admission offer to study a Masters by Research or PhD in mechanical and mechatronic engineering within the School of Aerospace, Mechanical and Mechatronic Engineering, Faculty of Engineering and IT, at the University of Sydney.

Applicants who currently hold or have applied for a Research Training Program (RTP) Stipend Scholarship will be automatically considered. No separate application is required.

 Value: The Scholarship will provide an annual stipend supplementary allowance of $5,000 per annum (fixed amount).  
 Duration:

Up to three years for PhD students and up to two years for Masters by Research students, subject to satisfactory academic performance.


The PhD recipient may apply for an extension of up to 6 months. No extension is possible for a Master by Research recipient.

 To Apply: To be considered for this Scholarship, applicants must apply for an RTP Scholarship.

A separate application is not required.

The Scholarship is awarded subjected to funding availability.
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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:

Applicants must 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 and bridge engineering.

Applicants must also hold an Honours degree (First Class or Second Class upper) or a Master's degree in a related field with a substantial research component.

Value: The Scholarship will provide an annual stipend allowance equivalent to the current year RTP rate (indexed on January 1 each year).
Duration: Up to three years with up to a 6 month extension.
Opens: Closed
Closes: Closed
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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.
 Opens: Closed 
 Closes: Closed 
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Norman I Price Scholarship

Background: To assist students undertaking research in the School of Electrical and Information Engineering, a scholarship has been established to support the living costs of students while completing their studies.

Open to:

The Scholarship is open to students currently enrolled in full-time a masters by research or PhD within the School of Electrical and Information Engineering at the University of Sydney.

Applicants must have published one peer reviewed research article and have successfully passed their probation period.  

Value:

The Scholarship will provide an annual stipend of $6,000 per annum (fixed rate).

Where the successful recipient is in receipt of an alternative primary scholarship which also provides a stipend payment, this Scholarship will become a supplementary stipend payment.  

Duration:

1 year only

Opens: Closed
Application Form: Closed
Closes: Closed
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Dr Jennifer Foong Scholarship for Biomedical Research

Background:

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

 

This scholarship is funded by a gift from Dr Jennifer Mun-Yum Foong and Mr Kim Yee.
Open to:

1. This Scholarship is offered subject to the applicant having an unconditional offer of admission or being currently enrolled for full-time studies in a PhD at the University of Sydney.

  2. Applicants must be willing to undertake and have previous research experience in biomedical research, in particular research into biomedical engineering and technology.
  3. Applicants must complete the following tasks to be considered for this Scholarship:
 
  • apply for the Research Training Program (RTP) Stipend Scholarship, and
  • complete an Online Form detailing your willingness to undertake biomedical research, in particular research into biomedical engineering and technology and previous research experience in the area.
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 of up to 6 months.
Further Information Terms and Conditions
Application Information:  To be considered for this Scholarship applicants must apply for a Research Training Program (RTP) Stipend Scholarship and complete the Online Form.
  For more information on the RTP Stipend Scholarship application process please see the following link.
 

 

Closing Date:  Closed

Postgraduate Research Scholarship in Nonlinear Wave Propagation and Extreme Events

Background:

A unique opportunity is available for an outstanding PhD scholar in the area of nonlinear water waves and hydrodynamic extremes.

Open to:

Applicants must 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 nonlinear water waves and hydrodynamics extremes.

Applicants must hold a Master's degree in Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Applied Mathematics or Physics with a substantial research component.

Value:

The Scholarship will provide an annual stipend allowance equivalent to the minimum Research Training Program (RTP) Stipend rate.

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.

Duration:

Up to three years, subject to satisfactory academic performance. The recipient may apply for an extension of up to two research periods.

Opens: Closed
Closes: Closed
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Postgraduate Research Scholarship in Sublinear Algorithms for Visual Analytics of Extreme-Scale Networks

Background:

A unique opportunity is available for an outstanding PhD scholar to design new sublinear algorithms for the visual analytics of extreme-scale networks, involving billions of nodes.

Open to:

The Scholarship is offered subject to an international applicant having an unconditional offer of admission for full-time studies in a PhD within the School of Computer Science, Faculty of Engineering and Information Technologies at the University of Sydney.

Applicants must be willing to conduct research the field of developing algorithms to address information visualisation.

Applicants must also hold a Bachelor’s degree (First Class Honours) or a Master's degree in Engineering or Science with substantial research component or equivalent.

Applicants must also demonstrate a strong background and knowledge in visual analytics, visualisation and algorithms.

Value and Duration:

The Scholarship will provide an annual stipend allowance equivalent to the minimum RTP stipend rate (indexed on 1 January each year) for up to three years, subject to satisfactory academic performance. The recipient may apply for an extension of up to 6 months.

Academic course fees, the Student Services Amenities Fee, and Overseas Student Health Cover (single) are also provided for up to 12 research periods, subject to satisfactory academic performance. The recipient may apply for an extension of up to 2 research periods.  
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Closes: Closed
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Postgraduate Research Scholarship in Blockchain Security

Background:

This Scholarship has been established to provide financial assistance to an outstanding PhD scholar undertaking research in the area of Blockchain Security.

The University of Sydney and CSIRO have developed the Red Belly Blockchain, a secure blockchain that scales to large number of participants without compromising security. The topic of this research project is to improve the Red Belly Blockchain by designing new distributed algorithms, implementations, and their evaluation at large scale

Open to:

The Scholarship is offered subject to the applicant having an unconditional offer of admission for full-time studies in a PhD within the School of Computer Science, Faculty of Engineering and Information Technologies at the University of Sydney.

Applicants must be willing to conduct research in the field of Blockchain Security.

Applicants must also hold a Bachelor’s degree or a Master's degree in Engineering, Science or a related field.

Value and Duration:

The Scholarship will provide an annual stipend allowance equivalent to the minimum Research Training Program (RTP) stipend rate (indexed on 1 January each year) for up to three years, subject to satisfactory academic performance. The recipient may apply for an extension of up to six months.

Academic course fees are also provided for a successful international applicant, for up to twelve research periods, subject to satisfactory academic performance. The recipient may apply for an extension of up to two research periods.  
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Closes: Closed
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Postgraduate Research Scholarship in Responsive Access to Space

Background:

This Scholarship has been established to provide financial assistance to PhD students who are undertaking research in the area of Responsive Access to Space.

Open to:

The Scholarship is offered subject to the applicant having an unconditional offer of admission or being currently enrolled in full-time PhD studies within the School of Aerospace, Mechanical and Mechatronic Engineering, Faculty of Engineering and Information Technologies at the University of Sydney.

Applicants must be willing to conduct research into Responsive Access to Space.

Applicants must also hold a Bachelor’s Degree or a Master’s Degree in Aeronautical or Aerospace Engineering or a relevant discipline.

Value:

The Scholarship will provide an annual stipend allowance equivalent to the minimum Research Training Program (RTP) stipend rate (indexed on 1 January each year).

Duration:

Up to three years, subject to satisfactory academic performance. No extension is possible.

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Closes: Closed
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Artificial Intelligence Masters by Research Scholarship

Background:

Funded by the UBTECH Sydney Artificial Intelligence Centre, this Scholarship has been established to provide financial assistance to Master’s by Research students who are undertaking research in the field of Artificial Intelligence.

The UBTECH Sydney Artificial Intelligence Centre within the Faculty of Engineering and Information Technologies is committed to contributing to the progress of artificial intelligence, to endow machines the capabilities of perceiving, learning, reasoning, and behaving.

Open to:

The Scholarship is offered subject to the applicant having an unconditional offer of admission in a full-time Masters by Research within the School of Computer Science at the University of Sydney.

Applicants must be willing to conduct research in the field of Artificial Intelligence.

Applicants must have a degree in Engineering, Science or relevant field. Preference will be given to applicant whose average mark is 85 or above.

Applicants must also demonstrate excellent computer programming skills and have a strong background and knowledge in mathematics.

Value:

The Scholarship will provide an annual stipend allowance equivalent to $27,596 (fixed amount).

The Student Services Amenities Fee is also provided.

Duration:

Up to one year, subject to satisfactory academic performance. No extension is possible.

Opens: APPLY NOW
Closes: 1 April 2019 at 11.59 PM
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Postgraduate Research Scholarship in Computer Vision

Background:

This Scholarship has been established to provide financial assistance to PhD students who are undertaking research in the field of Computer Vision.

This Scholarship is funded by the UBTECH Sydney Artificial Intelligence Centre within the Faculty of Engineering and Information Technologies. The Centre is committed to contributing to the progress of artificial intelligence, to endow machines the capabilities of perceiving, learning, reasoning, and behaving.

Open to:

The Scholarship is offered subject to the applicant having an unconditional offer of admission in a full-time PhD within the School of Computer Science, Faculty of Engineering and Information Technologies at the University of Sydney. 

Applicants must be willing to conduct research in the field of Computer Vision.

Applicants must also hold a degree in Engineering, Science or relevant field. Preference will be given to applicant whose average mark is 85 or above.

Applicants must also demonstrate excellent computer programming skills and have a strong background and knowledge in mathematics.

Value:

The Scholarship will provide an annual stipend allowance equivalent to the minimum Research Training Program (RTP) stipend rate (indexed on 1 January each year).

Academic course fees are provided for a successful international applicant. 

The Student Services Amenities Fee (SSAF) is also provided. 

Duration:

Stipend for up to three years, subject to satisfactory academic performance. The recipient may apply for an extension of up to six months.

Academic Course fees and SSAF for up to twelve research periods, subject to satisfactory academic performance. The recipient may apply for an extension of up to two research periods.  

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Closes: 1 April 2019 at 11.59 PM
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Postgraduate Research Scholarship in Deep Learning and its Applications

Background:

This Scholarship has been established to provide financial assistance to PhD students who are undertaking research in the field of Machine Learning and Deep Learning.

This Scholarship is funded by the UBTECH Sydney Artificial Intelligence Centre within the Faculty of Engineering and Information Technologies. The Centre is committed to contributing to the progress of artificial intelligence, to endow machines the capabilities of perceiving, learning, reasoning, and behaving.

Open to:

The Scholarship is offered subject to the applicant having an unconditional offer of admission in a full-time PhD within the School of Computer Science, Faculty of Engineering and Information Technologies at the University of Sydney. 

Applicants must be willing to conduct research in the field of Machine Learning and Deep Learning.

Applicants must also hold a degree in Engineering, Science or relevant field. Preference will be given to applicant whose average mark is 85 or above.

Applicants must also demonstrate excellent computer programming skills and have a strong background and knowledge in mathematics.

Value:

The Scholarship will provide an annual stipend allowance equivalent to the minimum Research Training Program (RTP) stipend rate (indexed on 1 January each year).

Academic course fees are provided for a successful international applicant. 

The Student Services Amenities Fee (SSAF) is also provided. 

Duration:

Stipend for up to three years, subject to satisfactory academic performance. The recipient may apply for an extension of up to six months.

Academic Course fees and SSAF for up to twelve research periods, subject to satisfactory academic performance. The recipient may apply for an extension of up to two research periods.  

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Closes: 1 April 2019 at 11.59 PM
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Postgraduate Research Scholarship in Internet of Things Service Management

Background:

The Internet of Things (IoT) is an emerging and promising area that proposes to turn every tangible entity (i.e., thing) into a node on the Internet. The ubiquity of mobile devices such as smartphones has elicited the emergence of the important domain of crowdsourced sensor data. This poses key challenges on storing, processing and managing continuous streams of IoT and crowdsourced sensed data.

In this project the primary focus is to harness the service paradigm as a key mechanism to manage IoT and sensor cloud services. It should provide novel smart services which benefit enterprises, industries, and our society. The candidates are expected to undertake a wide spectrum of research issues in the context of IoT and sensor cloud service management such as spatio-temporal composition, incentive models for crowdsourced services and IoT service mining for smart cities. 

Open to:

The Scholarship is offered subject to the applicant having an unconditional offer of admission for full-time studies in a PhD within the School of Computer Science, Faculty of Engineering and Information Technologies at the University of Sydney. 

Applicants must be willing to conduct research in the field of Internet of Things Service Management.

Applicants must also hold at least one of the following:

  • an Honours degree (First Class or Second Class Upper) or equivalent in a relevant discipline, or
  • a Master’s degree in a related field with a substantial research component.

Applicants must also have a strong background in one or more Programming languages (e.g. C++, Java, Python and others) and algorithms. 

Value:

The Scholarship will provide an annual stipend allowance of $30,000 per annum (fixed rate).

Academic course fees and the Student Services Amenities fee are also provided for a successful international applicant.

Duration:

Up to three years, subject to satisfactory academic performance. The recipient may apply for an extension of up to two research periods.

Opens: APPLY NOW
Closes: 3 April 2019 at 11:59pm
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ARC Training Centre in Innovative BioEngineering Postgraduate Research Scholarship

Background: A number opportunities are available for outstanding PhD scholars to work in a multidisciplinary research team in a new Australian Research Council (ARC) Training Centre for Innovative BioEngineering (ARC-TCIB).

The purpose of the ARC-TCIB will be to provide the next generation of skilled graduates with technical, translational, commercialisation, and entrepreneurial skills to overcome industry-focused challenges in biomedical engineering.

Open to: Applicants must be a current full time PhD student, or have applied for Admissions for full-time studies in a PhD, in either the School of Computer Science, Aerospace, Mechanical and Mechatronic Engineering, or Electrical and Information Engineering within the Faculty of Engineering and Information Technologies at the University of Sydney.

Applicants must be willing to undertake research in one or more of the advertised projects and have an approved academic supervisor from the University of Sydney.

Applicants must also hold an Honours degree (First Class or Second Class upper) or a Master's degree in an Engineering or related field with a substantial research component.

Projects:

Applicants may apply for one or more of the eight available projects. Please ensure you read the project description document for additional information.

Project Descriptions for ARC Training Centre in Innovative BioEngineering Postgraduate Research Scholarship

Value and Duration:

The Scholarship will provide an annual stipend allowance of $31,828 per annum (fixed rate) for up to three years, subject to satisfactory academic performance. The recipient may apply for an extension of up to 6 months subject to funding availability.

Academic course fees and the Student Services Amenities Fee (SSAF) may, subject to funding availability, be provided to a successful international applicant only, for up to twelve research periods, with up to a possible two research period extension.

Opens: APPLY NOW
Closes: Ongoing - applications will close once suitable recipients have been identified.
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Postgraduate Research Scholarship at the ARC Training Centre for CubeSats, Unmanned Aerial Vehicles, and their Applications (CUAVA)

Background: The ARC Training Centre for CubeSats, UAVs, and Their Applications (CUAVA) (The Centre) is providing several scholarships for outstanding PhD scholars within the Faculty of Science or Faculty of Engineering and Information Technologies where the focus of their research is aligned with one or more The Centre's projects.

This scholarship is available to support the living costs of students while completing their studies.

Open to: Applicants must have an unconditional offer of admission for full-time studies in a PhD within the Faculty of Science or the Faculty of Engineering and Information Technologies at the University of Sydney and be willing to undertake research in one of The Centre's specified project areas.

Applicants must also hold an Honours degree (First Class or Second Class Upper) or a Master's degree in a related field with a substantial research component, or equivalent.

Applicants with an Honours degree (Second Class Upper) must also have a history of research aptitude such as scholarly publication in either peer-reviewed national or international journals.

Applicants must also have applied for the Research Training Program (RTP) Scholarship at the University of Sydney.

Applicants must not be engaged in full-time employment or be subject to an obligation with another party to provide that party with any intellectual property rights over the course of their research studies.

Value and Duration: The Stipend Scholarship will provide an annual stipend allowance of $32,788 (indexed to the RTP rate on January One each year) for up to three years, subject to satisfactory academic performance. The recipient may apply for an extension of up to 6 months.

The Supplementary Scholarship will provide an annual stipend supplementary allowance of $5192 per annum (fixed rate) for up to three years, subject to satisfactory academic performance. A six month extension is possible.

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Closes: Ongoing - applications will close once suitable recipients have been identified.
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