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FACULTY OF SCIENCE RESEARCH SCHOLARSHIPS

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Faculty Scholarships

Faculty of Science Dean's International Postgraduate Research Scholarship

Background: Funded by the Faculty of Science at the University of Sydney, this Scholarship aims to support outstanding higher degree research students with their studies. 
Open to: Applicants who have either a conditional or unconditional offer of admission for full-time studies in a Masters by Research or Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) within the Faculty of Science at the University of Sydney;
 

Applicants who are currently enrolled in the final year of at least a four-year Bachelors degree in Science or relevant discipline area, or an equivalent degree (combined undergraduate, Honours or Masters Program) at a non-Australian university, with at least 25% of the final year of the degree being a research component; 

 

Applicants who have achieved a minimum Weighted Average Mark (WAM) equivalent to a grade of 85 at the University of Sydney;

 

Applicants may not be an Australian/New Zealand citizen, or an Australian permanent resident; and 

  Applicants must separately apply for a Research Training Program (RTP) Fee Offset and Stipend Scholarship at the University of Sydney. Applicants cannot however be in receipt of an alternative scholarship that also provides tuition support and/or a primary stipend allowance. 
Value and Duration: The Scholarship will provide an annual stipend allowance equivalent to the Research Training Program (RTP) stipend rate indexed annually on January one, for up to three years for a PhD recipient, or 2 years for those undertaking a Masters by Research, subject to satisfactory academic performance. PhD recipients may apply for an extension of up to 6 months.

Academic course fees and the Student Services Amenities Fee are also provided for an initial 12 research periods for a PhD recipient and 8 research periods for a Masters by Research recipient.  PhD recipients may apply for up to a 2 research period extension.

The Scholarship will also cover overseas health cover for the recipient (single cover only) for the normal full-time duration of their higher degree studies, and will provide reimbursement for the initial visa application fee required to commence their research studies at the University of Sydney. 
Opening:  1 May 2019
Closing:  30 November 2019
To Apply: Apply Here
Conditions:  Terms and Conditions

Postgraduate Research Excellence Awards in the Faculty of Science

Background: Funded by the Faculty of Science at the University of Sydney, this Scholarships aims to support outstanding international students undertaking their PhD within the Faculty of Science. 
Open to: International students that have applied for admission for a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) within the Faculty of Science at the University of Sydney.

Applicants must have the support letter, endorsed by the Head of School, from their intended research supervisor in the Faculty of Science at the University of Sydney to apply for this Scholarship.

Applicants must hold an Australian standard bachelor's degree with first class honours in Science or relevant discipline area, or equivalent.; Applicants may alternatively/or in addition hold an Australian standard masters degree with at least 25% of the final year being a research component.

Applicants must separately apply for a Research Training Program (RTP) Fee Offset and Stipend Scholarship at the University of Sydney.

Applicants cannot be in receipt of an alternative scholarship that also provides tuition support and/or a primary stipend allowance at the time of application.

Value and Duration: The Scholarship will provide an annual stipend allowance equivalent to the Research Training Program (RTP) minimum stipend rate (indexed annually on 1 January), for up to three years, subject to satisfactory academic performance. Recipients may apply for an extension of up to 6 months.

Academic course fees and the Student Services Amenities Fee are also provided for an initial 12 research periods. Recipients may apply for up to a 2 research period extension.

The Scholarship will also cover overseas health cover for the recipient (single cover only) for the normal full-time duration of their higher degree studies. Reimbursement of the VISA application cost is also provided should a separate VISA application be required to commence the research degree.

Opens: 1 August 2019
Closes: 21 August 2019
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Science Centenary Fund Scholarship

Background: Established in 1989 from funds raised through an appeal to graduates of the Faculty of Science to mark the centenary in 1985 of the graduation of the Faculty's first students.
Open to: Candidates must have an unconditional full-time offer to study for a PhD within the Faculty of Science at the University of Sydney.

Candidates must have completed an undergraduate degree, or postgraduate coursework degree, within the Faculty of Science at the University of Sydney in the year prior to commencement of their research studies.

Candidates must be in receipt of a primary scholarship from the University of Sydney that will provide a stipend allowance.

Value and Duration: The Scholarship is valued at $5,000 and is tenable for one year only.

The Scholarship annual value will be paid in two equal instalments after the census date of research periods two and three, subject to satisfactory academic performance.

Opens: No Application Required
Closes: Not Applicable
Read More: Terms and Conditions

Postgraduate Research Stipend and Supplementary Scholarship in Digital Agriculture

Background: Funded by the CSIRO, this Scholarship aims to support students undertaking a PhD within either the Faculty of Science, or Faculty of Engineering and Information Technologies, where the focus of their research is on information science relevant to the agricultural domain.

Both full stipend and supplementary scholarships are 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 who are willing to undertake research in the field of information science and agriculture.

Applicants must also hold an Honours degree (First Class or Second Class upper) or a Master's degree in information science or science (agriculture) 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 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 during the course of their research studies.

Value and Duration: The Stipend Scholarship will provide an annual stipend allowance equivalent to the RTP rate (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 allowance of $10,000 per annum (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.

Opens: Applications Closed
Closes: Applications Closed
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Projects

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Lambert Initiative for Cannabinoid Therapeutics Supplementary Scholarships

Background:

A unique opportunity is available for outstanding PhD scholars to conduct research in the area medicinal potential of cannabis and the cannabinoids at the University of Sydney’s Brain and Mind Centre.

 

The research will be focused on the development and evaluation of cannabinoid-based treatments.

 

We are looking to support a wide range of first-year PhD projects that involve the development and evaluation of cannabis-based treatments across the following areas:

 

  • preclinical and/or clinical
  • medicinal and/or analytical chemistry
  • electrophysiology
  • high throughput screening
  • animal and cellular models of disease
  • human psychopharmacology
  • drug policy
  • clinical trials
Open to:

1. Applicants must have unconditional offer of admission for full-time studies in a PhD at the University of Sydney Brain and Mind Centre and must not have completed more than one year of full-time study.

 

2. Applicants must have an honours or Masters degree in medicine, pharmacy or Science. 

  3. Applicants must demonstrate an interest in cannabinoid research.
 

4. Applicants should also have preclinical or clinical research experience.

 

5. Applicants must also be in recipient of a primary scholarship from the University of Sydney that provides stipend allowance.

Value and Duration:

The Scholarship will provide an annual stipend supplementary allowance of $10,000 per annum (fixed rate) for up to three years, subject to satisfactory academic performance.

 

A six month extension is possible.  

Further Information Terms and Conditions 
Opening, Closing Dates and Application Information

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 Gut Health

Background:

An opportunity is available for an outstanding PhD scholar to work within the gut microbiome node of the Charles Perkins Centre.

The project lies broadly in the area of gut health and specifically aims to increase understanding of the potential health benefits for fermented foods in human nutrition. The successful candidate will apply cutting edge techniques in microbiology and nutrition to identify mechanisms through which fermented foods can be produced and then effectively incorporated into diets, to improve human health.

 

This scholarship is funded by a Gift from The Beauty Chef.
Open to:

1. Applicants must have an unconditional offer of admission for full-time studies in a PhD within the Charles Perkins Centre at the University of Sydney by the time the scholarship offer is finalised and be willing to undertake research within the field of gut health.

  2. 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.
  3. Applicants have a background in biology, nutrition, molecular biology or microbiology. Applicants must also demonstrate proficiency in (or a strong desire to become proficient in) the application of high throughput techniques to microbiome analyses in microbial ecology.
 

4. The successful applicant is expected to be available to take the offer by 31st March 2019.

Value and Duration:

The scholarship will provide an annual stipend allowance $35,000 for up to four years, subject to satisfactory academic performance. No extension is possible

Further Information Terms and Conditions
Application Information:  APPLY NOW
  For more information please contact Professor Andrew Holmes (Email to: andrew.holmes@sydney.edu.au)
 

 

Closing Date:  31 March 2019 at 11:59pm

Raymond Seidler Postgraduate Research Scholarship

Background:

A unique opportunity is available for an outstanding PhD scholar to conduct research into the mental health of general practitioners.

 

The aim of the research is to break down barriers preventing doctors from receiving the support they need. It will endeavour to translate these findings into actionable change within the medical community. 

 

The Scholarship has been established by family of the late Dr Raymond Seidler, through extensive planning with experts including Professor Ian Hickie. 

Open to: 1. This Scholarship is offered subject to applicant having an unconditional offer of admission or being currently enrolled for full-time studies in a PhD within the Faculty of Medicine and Health or the Faculty of Science at the University of Sydney.
  2. Applicants must be willing to undertake research into the mental health of general practitioners.
 

3. Applicants must hold an undergraduate degree in medicine or related field.

  4. Applicants must demonstrate knowledge, skills and experience in mental health.
Value and Duration:

The Scholarship will provide an annual stipend allowance of $35,000 per annum for up to three years for a PhD, subject to satisfactory academic performance.

Further Information: Terms and Conditions
  Opening, Closing Dates, and Application Information

Bowel Cancer Translational Research Scholarship

Background:

A unique opportunity is available for an outstanding Masters by Research scholar to conduct translational research in the area of bowel (colorectal) cancer at the Kolling Institute in the Royal North Shore Hospital.  

 

The research will be focused on improving the outcomes of bowel cancer patients through better understanding of disease development, spread, treatment and prevention.  

Open to: 1. This Scholarship is offered subject to applicant having an unconditional offer of admission for full-time studies in a Masters by Research within the Faculty of Medicine and Health or in the Faculty of Science at the University of Sydney. 
  2. Applicants must conduct research into bowel cancer in a translational context under the supervision of Professor Mark Molloy. 
 

3. Applicants must have research experience in: 

 
  • biomedical science,
  • biochemistry, or 
  • bioinformatics. 
Value and Duration:

The Scholarship will provide a stipend allowance of $10,000 per annum for up 1.75 years, subject to satisfactory performance.  

  No extension will be allowed.
  The Scholarship recipient will also have up to $4,000 per annum for the same duration through their Research Supervisor to support their research project costs, subsequent to the approval of a budget.
Further Information: Terms and Conditions 
  Opening, Closing Dates, and Application Information

Bowel Cancer Translational Research Supplementary Scholarship

Background:

A unique opportunity is available for an outstanding PhD scholar to conduct translational research in the area of bowel (colorectal) cancer at the Kolling Institute in the Royal North Shore Hospital.  

 

The research will be focused on improving the outcomes of bowel cancer patients through better understanding of disease development, spread, treatment and prevention. 

Open to: 1. This Scholarship is offered subject to applicant having an unconditional offer of admission for full-time studies in a PhD within the Faculty of Medicine and Health or in the Faculty of Science at the University of Sydney. 
  2. Applicants must conduct research into bowel cancer in a translational context under the supervision of Professor Mark Molloy. 
 

3. Applicants must have an honours or masters degree in Medicine or Science. 

 

4. Applicants must have at least one of the following: 

 
  • completed their medical training, and/or
  • a background in medical science, biochemistry or bioinformatics. 
 

5. Applicants must also be in recipient of a primary scholarship that will provide a stipend allowance. 

Value and Duration:

The Scholarship will provide a stipend allowance of $10,000 per annum for up to 3.5 years, subject to satisfactory performance. 

  No extension will be allowed.
  The Scholarship recipient will also have up to $4,000 per annum for the same duration through their Research Supervisor to support their research project costs, subsequent to the approval of a budget. 
Further Information: Terms and Conditions 
  Opening, Closing Dates, and Application Information

School of Chemistry

Bruce Veness Chandler Research Support Scholarship in Food Chemistry No 1

Background:

Established in 2004 from a bequest of $400,000 from the residual Estate of the Late Bruce Veness Chandler, a scholarship has been established to encourage research in food chemistry and consequently lead to scientific papers.

Open to: Full-time candidate enrolled in a higher research degree in the School of Chemistry working in the area of Food Chemistry.
Value: To be determined by the Selection Committee
Duration:  Not applicable, paid as a one-off payment.
Opening: March 2019
Closing:  April 2019
To Apply: Applications Closed
Read More:  Terms and Conditions

Dr Joan R Clark Research Scholarship

Background:

The Dr Joan R Clark Research Scholarships are available for PhD candidates whose research topic is mainly in the area of inorganic chemistry, to assist them to study overseas at a leading international university or research institution for a period of not less than six weeks.

This scholarship opens for applications three times a year (April, August and November).

Open to: Applicants must be citizens or permanent residents of Australia, who are postgraduate students proceeding to a Doctorate in the School of Chemistry.
Value and Duration: Sufficient to cover the student’s expenses for return travel and subsistence during a continuous residence of between six and twenty-six weeks.
Opens:  March 2019
Closes:  March 2019
Read More:  Terms and Conditions

John A Lamberton Research Scholarships

Background:

Established in 2004 by donations totalling $1,000,000 from the widow of John A Lamberton (1925-2002), these scholarships are for the purpose of fostering research and aim to recognise and encourage excellence in areas emanating from and inspired by the work of Dr John A Lamberton or in the area of science aimed at chemical understanding of brain function and malfunction.

Open to: Candidates who are citizens or permanent residents of Australia.
  Candidates at postgraduate level who are enrolled full-time in higher research degrees and shall be tenable at the University of Sydney only.
Value: To be determined by the Scholarship Committee.
Duration:  1 - 3 years
Opening:  15 June 2018
Closing:  29 June 2018 11:59pm
To Apply: APPLY HERE
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Postgraduate Research Scholarship in Monolayer Two-Dimensional Materials

Background: An opportunity is available for a PhD scholar to undertake research studies in the exfoliation and structure of monolayer two-dimensional materials.

This Scholarship is funded by a grant from the Australian Research Council (ARC).

Open to: Applicants must have an unconditional offer of admission or currently enrolled for full-time studies or in a PhD within the School of Chemistry at the University of Sydney, and be willing to undertake research in the field of two-Dimensional materials in ionic liquid media.

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 must have research experience in the experimental physical chemistry of complex fluids, colloidal or nanoscale systems, ionic liquids, or a closely-related discipline.

Value and Duration: The Scholarship will provide an annual stipend allowance equivalent to the minimum RTP rate (indexed to the RTP rate on January 1 each year) for up to three years, subject to satisfactory academic performance. The recipient may apply for an extension of up to 6 months.
Opens: APPLY NOW
Closes: 28 May 2019 at 11:59PM
Read More: Terms and Conditions

Postgraduate Research Scholarship in Organic Electronics

Background: A unique opportunity is available for an outstanding PhD scholar to undertake research in organic electronics. The aim of the project is to identify design rules for improved organic photovoltaic devices.

The project can be tailored for the successful candidate, to range from a purely theoretical study, focusing on multiscale modelling of disordered organic-semiconductor devices to a combination project spanning both theoretical modelling and experimental device characterisation using state-of-the-art spectroscopic facilities.

The project will be co-supervised by Dr Girish Lakhwani and Dr Ivan Kassal in the School of Chemistry and the University of Sydney. The candidate will have access to outstanding research facilities, including the ARC Centre of Excellence in Exciton Science and the University of Sydney Nano Institute (including the Grand Challenge project in Computational Materials Discovery).

Successful candidates may be eligible to apply for a top-up scholarship from the Grand Challenge in Computational Materials Discovery, valued at up to $20,000.

Open to: Applicants must have an unconditional offer of admission for full-time studies in a PhD within the School of Chemistry in the Faculty of Science at the University of Sydney and be willing to undertake research in the field of optical spectroscopy.

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 must have a strong background in physical chemistry or chemical physics.

Applicants must also demonstrate proficiency in mathematics and material science.

Applicants must be co-supervised by Dr Girish Lakhwani and Dr Ivan Kassal.

Value and Duration:

The Scholarship will provide an annual stipend allowance equivalent to the minimum RTP rate (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 minimum RTP rate in 2019 is $27,596.

Opens: APPLY NOW
Closes: 30 June 2019 at 11:59PM
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Postgraduate Research Scholarship in Optical Spectroscopy

Background:

This scholarship is available for the project on Optical Spectroscopy in the research group of Dr Girish Lakhwani in the School of Chemistry. The aim of the project is to identify materials that can efficiently transfer energy across long distances. The project will involve spectroscopic characterisation of advanced semiconductor materials and their performance in devices such as optical switches and sensors.

The PhD student awarded with this scholarship will join a multidisciplinary research team, with strong interactions with other research groups and institutions working under the ARC Centre of Excellence in Exciton Science (ACEx). The overall mission of ACEx is to examine and manipulate the way light energy is absorbed, transported and transformed in advanced molecular materials.

Open to: Applicants must have applied for admissions or currently enrolled in for full-time studies in a PhD within the School of Chemistry in the Faculty of Science at the University of Sydney, and be willing to undertake research in the field of optical spectroscopy.

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

Applicants must have a strong background in physical chemistry or chemical physics. Applicants must also demonstrate proficiency in mathematics and material science.

Applicants must be supervised by Dr Girish Lakhwani.

Value and Duration: The Scholarship will provide an annual stipend allowance equivalent to the minimum RTP rate (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.

Academic course fees and the Student Services Amenities fee are also provided for a successful international applicant, for 12 research periods. The recipient may apply for an extension of up to 2 research periods.

Opens: APPLY NOW
Closes: 30 September 2019 at 11:59PM (AEST)
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The RJW Le Fevre Research Travelling Scholarship

Background:

The RJW Le Fevre Research travelling scholarship was established to give an outstanding female postgraduate student the opportunity to present a paper or poster at a major international conference.

Open to: Female postgraduate research students.
  Presenter at major international conference. Confirmation of the award of the scholarship shall be contingent on the acceptance of the paper for presentation at the conference.
Value: To be determined by the Selection Committee.
Duration:  Ad-hoc.
Opening:  March 2019
Closing:  April 2019
To Apply: Applications Closed
Read More:  Terms and Conditions

Surface Coatings Association Australia Scholarship

Background:

The Surface Coatings Association Australia scholarship was established to foster further advancement of education in coating fields.

Open to: Enrolled students in the MSc or PhD degree within the School of Chemistry who are working in the area of surface coatings.
  The student must be a current holder (or expect to hold) a postgraduate scholarship (RTP, Gritton or equivalent).
Value: To be determined by the Selection Committee
Duration:  1 year
Opening:  March 2019
Closing:  April 2019
To Apply: Applications Closed
Read More:  Terms and Conditions

School of Geosciences

The Defence Science and Technology Group (DST) Scholarship in Ocean Soundscapes and Ambient Sea Noise

Background: A unique opportunity is available for an outstanding PhD scholar to conduct research into the sounds of the ocean and how they come together to provide the ambient noise and ocean soundscape. It would contribute to a project to develop an improved model of ambient noise for forecasting sonar performance, and planning of underwater acoustic experiments in areas of Commonwealth interest. The project would include analysis of existing data of ocean sounds, collection of new data and development of models.
Open to: Applicants must be Domestic students with an unconditional offer of admission for full-time studies in a PhD within School of Geoscience at the University of Sydney, and be willing to undertake research in the field of ambient sea noise.

Applicants must also hold an Honours degree or a Master's Degree by Research in some aspect of the physical sciences or engineering.

NOTE Students without an unconditional offer of admission may still apply. Successful scholarship recipients may be given a conditional scholarship offer.

Value and Duration The Scholarship will provide an annual fixed stipend allowance of $30,000 for up to three years, subject to satisfactory academic performance. The recipient may apply for an extension of up to 6 months with an additional allowance of up to $15,000.
Open Date: Applications Closed
Close Date: Applications Closed
Read more: Terms and Conditions

School of Life and Environmental Sciences

James Vincent Scholarship in Agricultural Microbiology (Supplementary)

Background: Established in 1992 from donations made by former students and colleagues to honour Emeritus Professor James Vincent who, between 1936 and 1966, reached the level of Associate Professor in Microbiology at the University of Sydney and was Professor of Microbiology at the University of New South Wales from 1966 to 1973. The Scholarship aims to encourage research by postgraduate students into the application of microbiology to agriculture, food and milk production, which were Prof Vincent's major interests.
Open to: Applicants must have an unconditional offer of admission for full-time studies in a PhD within the School of Life and Environmental Sciences (SOLES) at the University of Sydney.

Applicants must also apply and be awarded an RTP Scholarship. Current research students within the School may also apply, but must already hold an RTP Scholarship, or equivalent.

Applicants must be willing or currently undertaking research in the application of microbiology to agriculture, food and milk production.

Value and Duration: The Scholarship will provide an annual supplementary stipend allowance of $8,000 (indexed fixed rate) for up to three years, subject to satisfactory academic performance. No extension of Scholarship is permitted.
Opens: APPLY NOW
Closes: 30 May 2019 at 11:59PM
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Postgraduate Research Scholarship in Biotechnology

Background: This Scholarship supports a PhD candidate at the School of Life and Environmental Science to undertake research in regenerative stem cells as new therapeutics in the clinic at the Charles Perkins Centre in collaboration with the Applied Plasma and Surface Engineering group at the University of Sydney.
Open to: Applicants must have an unconditional offer of admission for full-time studies in a PhD within the School of Life and Environmental Sciences at the University of Sydney and be willing to undertake research in the development of high surface-area-to-volume functional materials for biomedical applications.

Applicants must also hold an Honours degree, Master of Science, or equivalent in Biotechnology, Cell Biology, Biochemistry, Molecular Biology or related discipline.

Value and Duration: The Scholarship will provide an annual stipend allowance of $26,694 per annum (fixed rated) for up to three years, subject to satisfactory academic performance. No extension is available.
Opens: To Be Advised
Closes: To Be Advised
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Postgraduate Research Stipend and Supplementary Scholarships in Human Genome Editing

Background:

This Scholarship is available for PhD students studying human genome editing in the Dr John and Anne Chong Lab for Functional Genomics at the Charles Perkins Centre at the University of Sydney, to support the living costs of students while completing their studies.

Successful recipients will also be considered for the Postgraduate Research Supplementary Scholarship in Human Genome editing.

Open to:

The Scholarship is open to Australian citizens, Australian permanent residents and New Zealand citizens who have an unconditional offer for admission into a full-time PhD within Faculty of Science at the University of Sydney.

Applicants must be undertaking research in human genome editing within the Dr John and Anne Chong Lab for Functional Genomics at the Charles Perkins Centre.

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

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

Value and Duration:

The Stipend Scholarship will provide an annual stipend allowance equivalent to the minimum RTP rate (indexed to the RTP rate 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.

The Supplementary Scholarship will provide an annual stipend allowance equivalent to the minimum RTP rate (indexed to the RTP rate 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.

Opens: Applications Closed
Closes: Applications Closed

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The McCaughey PhD Scholarship

Background: An opportunity is available for an outstanding PhD scholar in the area of sheep reproduction. The project will investigate factors that influence male fertility.
The Scholarship funds were generously gifted to the University by The McCaughey Memorial Institute.
Open to: Applicants must hold an undergraduate Honours degree in animal sciences (First Class or equivalent) or a Master's degree in a related field with a substantial research component.
Applicants must have applied and have been assessed for a RTP Scholarship by the Scholarship application closing date.
Value and Duration: The Scholarship will provide an annual stipend allowance equivalent to the minimum RTP rate (indexed on January One) for up to three years, subject to satisfactory academic performance. The recipient may apply for an extension of up to 3 months. A further 3 month extension may be possible, subject to funding availability.
Opens: APPLY NOW
Closes: 30 September 2019 at 11:59PM (AEST)
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William George Murrell Supplementary Scholarship

Background: Established in 2010 from a bequest from Mr William George Murrell, this Scholarship promotes postgraduate research in microbiology.
Open to: Applicants must be enrolled or have an unconditional offer of admission for full-time studies in a PhD within the School of Life and Environmental Sciences in the Faculty of Science at the University of Sydney, and be willing to/or are undertaking research in the field of microbiology.

Applicants must also apply and be awarded a RTP Scholarship. Current research students within the School may also apply, but must already hold an RTP Scholarship, or equivalent.

Value and Duration: The Scholarship will provide an annual supplementary stipend allowance of $10,000 per annum (fixed rate) for up to three years, subject to satisfactory academic performance. Recipients may apply for up to a six month extension.
Opens: APPLY NOW
Closes: 30 May 2019 at 11:59PM
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School of Mathematics and Statistics

K.E. Bullen International Conference Scholarship

Background: The Scholarship was established in 2013 from the K.E. Bullen Endowment, which was initially created in 1982 from public subscriptions to honour the late K.E. Bullen, Professor of Applied Mathematics at the University of Sydney from 1946 to 1971. The Scholarship is provided to enable an outstanding graduate enrolled as a candidate for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy in Applied Mathematics in the School of Mathematics and Statistics to present a paper at a major overseas conference.
Open to: Students in the School of Mathematics and Statistics enrolled full-time for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy in the area of Applied Mathematics. Students must have satisfactorily completed an annual progress report after their first full-time year to be eligible for consideration. 
Value: $3,500 per annum
Duration: One-off payment
Opens:   March/April 2020
Closes: March/April 2020
Read More: Terms and Conditions

Philipp Hofflin International Research Travel Scholarship

Background: The Scholarship was established in 2010 with a gift from Dr Philipp Hofflin, University of Sydney graduate, to enable outstanding PhD students in the School of Mathematics and Statistics to explore research collaborations on a global scale. The Scholarship allows leading PhD students to interact with research mathematicians over a period of up to two months at a chosen host institution.
Open to: Students enrolled full-time in a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in the School of Mathematics and Statistics. Students must have satisfactorily completed an annual progress report after their first full-time year to be eligible for consideration. 
Value: $7,000 per annum
Duration:  One off payment
Opens: March/April 2020
Closes:  March/April 2020
Read More:  Terms and Conditions

Postgraduate Research Scholarship in Complex Biological Date Extraction

Background: An opportunity is available for two outstanding Masters by Research or PhD scholars in the area of statistical bioinformatics, computational bioinformatics and computational biology.

This Scholarship is funded by the University Sydney is available to all students interested in developing novel statistical tools or novel computation approaches to integrate high-throughput molecular data with biological knowledge that will support discoveries in complex diseases.
Open to: International applicants with an unconditional offer of admission for full-time studies in a Masters by Research or PhD within the Faculty of Science at the University of Sydney, and who are willing to undertake research in the field of computational biology.

Applicants must 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 must have a background in statistical bioinformatics, computational bioinformatics, applied statistics, data science and computational biology.
Value and Duration: The Scholarship will provide an annual stipend allowance equivalent to the RTP rate (indexed to the RTP rate on 1 January each year) for up to three years for a PhD recipient, and two years for a recipient undertaking a Masters by Research, subject to satisfactory academic performance. PhD recipients may apply for up to a 6 month extension.

Academic course fees will be provided for 12 research periods for a student enrolled in a PhD and 8 research periods for a recipient enrolled in a Masters by Research. PhD recipients may apply for up to two additional research periods.
Opens: APPLY NOW
Closes: 15 February 2019 at 11:59PM
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School of Physics

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.

Opens: APPLY NOW
Closes: Ongoing - applications will close once suitable recipients have been identified.
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Postgraduate Research Scholarship in Astroparticle Physics/Cosmology

Background: An opportunity is available for an outstanding PhD scholar in the area of astroparticle physics/cosmology in the School of Physics in the Faculty of Science at the University of Sydney.
Open to: Applicants must be enrolled or have an unconditional offer of admission for full-time studies in a PhD within the School of Physics in the Faculty of Science at the University of Sydney, and be willing to undertake research in the field of astroparticle physics/cosmology.

Applicants must hold a Master of Science or Master of Philosophy degree in a related field, or equivalent.

Applicants must also demonstrate excellent written and verbal communication skills in English and have a background in theoretical physics, theoretical particle physics and cosmology.

Value and Duration:

The Scholarship will provide an annual stipend allowance equivalent to the minimum RTP rate (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.

Academic course fees and the Student Services Amenities fee are also provided for a successful international applicant, for 12 research periods.  The recipient may apply for an extension of up to 2 research periods.

Opens: APPLICATIONS CLOSED
Closes: To be advised
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Postgraduate Research Scholarship in Nanoscale Single-Photon Detectors

Background: An opportunity is available for outstanding PhD scholar in the area of Nanoscale Single-Photon Detectors with the School of Physics in the Faculty of Science at the University of Sydney.

This Scholarship is supported by the Australian Defence Science and Technology (DST) Group, the Australian nanofabrication facilities (ANFF), and at the University of Sydney Nano Institute.

For more information see the project description below.

Open to: Applicants must have an unconditional offer of admission for full-time studies in a PhD within the Faculty of Science at the University of Sydney and be willing to undertake research in the field of nanoscale Single-Photon Detectors.

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

Applicants applying for the project Designing and Prototyping Nano Sensors for Integrated Photodetectors Technology must have experience as an Industrial engineer.

Value and Duration: This Scholarship will provide an annual stipend allowance equivalent to the minimum RTP rate (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.

This Scholarship will also provide travel to the DST Group (South Australia) twice a year with a budget to the value of $1250 per trip. Payment is directly managed by the University of Sydney Nano Institute.

Opens: APPLY NOW
Closes: 15 April 2019 at 11:59PM
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Postgraduate Research Scholarship in Quantum Error Correction

Background: Funded by the Centre for Engineered Quantum Systems, this Scholarship aims to support a student undertaking a PhD within the School of Physics, Faculty of Science, where the focus of their research is on quantum error correction. The successful student will work with faculty in the quantum physics group on topics in quantum error correction and fault-tolerant quantum computation.
Open to: The Scholarship is offered subject to the applicant who is currently enrolled for full-time studies in a PhD within the School of Physics at the University of Sydney

Applicants must be an International student.

Applicants must be willing to conduct research into in quantum error correction and have some exposure to the stabilizer formalism and tensor networks.

Value and Duration: The Scholarship will provide a 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 the stipend allowance for up to 6 months.

Academic course fees are also provided for a successful international applicant, for up to 12 research periods, subject to satisfactory academic performance.

The recipient may apply for an extension of the academic course fees for up to 2 research periods.

Opens: APPLY NOW
Closes: 28 May 2019 at 11:59PM (AEST)
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The Edna Briggs Scholarship in Physics

Background: Established in 2017 by a gift from Dr Barbara Briggs who graduated from the University of Sydney, this Scholarship provides financial support to students undertaking a Higher Degree by Research Program in the School of Physics at the University of Sydney.
Open to: Applicants must have a conditional or unconditional offer of admission for studies in either a PhD or Masters by research degree, or be currently enrolled in a PhD or Masters by research in the School of Physics at the University of Sydney. 
Value and Duration $6,000, one-off payment
Opens: Not Offered in 2019
Closes: Not Offered in 2019
To Appy: Applications Closed
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The Hunstead Merit Award for Astrophysics

Background: The award was established to attract top students to undertake cutting-edge research at the Sydney Institute for Astronomy, one of the largest and most diverse astrophysical research groups in Australia.
Open to: Applicants must be enrolling in a PhD with a primary supervisor at the Sydney Institute for Astronomy
  Applications are open to students eligible for domestic scholarships (RTP, UPA etc), including Australian and New Zealand citizens, and permanent residents
  Students who completed their undergraduate studies at the University of Sydney are not eligible to apply. 
Value: $5,000 per year
Duration: Tenable for 3 years
Open Date: July
Close Date: July
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The John Makepeace Bennett Gift Scholarship - University of Sydney Nano Institute and the Australian Computing Society

Background: The aim of this Scholarship is to foster research and to recognise and encourage excellence amongst postgraduate candidates working in the fields of nanoscale science and technology at the University of Sydney specifically in the theme of Communications, Computing and Security.

The Scholarship is named in honour of the late Professor John Makepeace Bennett AM, who was the Foundation Professor of Computer Science at the University of Sydney (1961-1986) and the Founding President of the Australian Computer Society (1966-1967).

This Scholarship is funded by the University of Sydney Nano Institute (Sydney Nano) and the Australian Computing Society.

Open to: Applicants must be students currently enrolled in a full-time PhD at the University of Sydney, and be broadly undertaking research in the areas of nanoscale science and technology.

Within the broad field of nanoscale science and technology the applicant must specifically be undertaking research in the Sydney Nano research theme of communications, computing and security.

The applicants must be the holder of a Primary Stipend Scholarship for eg. RTP or equivalent.

Applicants cannot be awarded this Scholarship more than once.

Value and Duration: The Scholarship will provide an annual supplementary stipend (top-up) allowance of $5,000 annum (fixed rate) for up to a maximum of two years, subject to satisfactory academic performance. No extension is possible.

The Selection Committee reserves the right to amend the value and duration awarded depending on funding availability.

Opens: APPLY NOW
Closes: 4 June 2019 at 11:59PM
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The University of Sydney Nano Institute Student Ambassador Scholarship

Background: Sydney Nano is an interdisciplinary centre within The University of Sydney with the objective of undertaking world class research and development in nanoscience, supporting education of future generations, and engaging with a range of stakeholders through outreach programs. Secondary Scholarships are being offered to postgraduate students who can contribute towards the goals of Sydney Nano through its outreach programs, giving visibility to the study of nanoscience in innovative and creative ways. The expectation is that the Student Ambassadors will bring their own unique individual skills and knowledge and at the same time benefit by:
  1. developing an in-depth understanding of the interdisciplinary nature of nanoscience and its current and potential contributions to society,
  2. producing artifacts and being involved in activities which will add to their professional portfolio,
  3. cultivating The University of Sydney graduate qualities.
Open to: The Scholarship shall be awarded at the postgraduate level to an applicant who is a full-time candidate currently enrolled in a higher research degree within the University of Sydney (at PhD level) working in the areas of nanoscale science and technology, preferably multi-disciplinary.

The applicants must be the holder of a Primary Stipend Scholarship for eg. RTP or equivalent.

Applicants must be a Participant of Sydney Nano.

Scholarship will be awarded subject to the applicant getting a valid Working with Children Check.

Value and Duration: The Scholarship is valued at $5000 p.a and is tenable for two years and cannot be extended.

The Scholarship amount will be paid as one-off payment each year after the census date.

Application Process: Submit an online form on the Sydney Nano SharePoint site which includes:
  • Name and title, affiliation, supervisory team
  • CV
  • undergraduate academic transcript
  • Outline of why engagement in the outreach activities of Sydney Nano is of interest
  • Prior experience in outreach activities and/or science communications
  • What skillset do you bring and what do you want to develop
  • letter of support from respective supervising Member
Opens: 1 May 2019
Closes: 30 May 2019
Application: APPLY NOW
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School of Psychology

Campbell Perry International Research Scholarship

Background: Established in 2005 with donations by Mrs Jean Swirles from the estate of her son, Distinguished Emeritus Professor Campbell Perry.

The Scholarship aims to support research-related international travel by Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) students conducting research designed to contribute to the development of psychological knowledge from a theoretical and/or empirical perspective.

Open to: Applicants must be enrolled in a full-time PhD in the School of Psychology at the University of Sydney.

Applicants must be in receipt of a primary scholarship from the University of Sydney that provides a stipend allowance.

Applicants must be planning to travel to another country for a minimum of two weeks, to visit one or more international scholars who are conducting research relevant to the PhD project being undertaken by the student. The travel must be to further the student’s research and to contribute to the development of psychological knowledge from a theoretical or empirical perspective.

Applicants cannot be undertaking travel within Australia or in their home country.

Value and Duration: The Scholarship is valued at $6,000 per annum for one year, subject to satisfactory academic performance.

The Scholarship value will be paid in one instalment after award.

Opens: March/April 2020
Closes: March/April 2020
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Centre of Research Excellence to Optimise Sleep in Brain Ageing and Neurodegeneration (CogSleep CRE) Scholarships

Background: An opportunity is available for two outstanding Master by Research or Phd scholars to conduct research on sleep and/or circadian disruption in brain ageing.
Open to: Applicants must be currently enrolled or have an unconditional offer of admission for full-time studies in a Masters by Research or PhD within the Faculty of Science at the University of Sydney and be willing to undertake research in the area of sleep and circadian science.

Applicants must also hold an Honours degree or a Master's degree in a related field with a substantial research component, or equivalent.

Value and Duration: The Scholarship will provide an annual stipend allowance of half of minimum RTP (indexed to the RTP rate on January One each year) for up to three years for PhD recipient and up to two years for Masters by Research, subject to satisfactory academic performance.
Opens: Offered in second semester 2019
Closes: Offered in second semester 2019
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Lucy Firth Sydney University Postgraduate Scholarship

Background: Established in 1997 from the estate of Ms Lucy Firth who was an Arts graduate from the University of Sydney. After graduation she then worked as a research assistant in the School of Psychology.

The Scholarship aims to support a PhD student with their studies in the School of Psychology.

Open to: Australian citizens or Australian permanent residents who have an unconditional offer of admission for full-time studies in a PhD within the School of Psychology at the University of Sydney.

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 cannot hold an alternative primary scholarship administered by the University of Sydney.

Value and Duration: The Scholarship will provide an annual stipend allowance of $10,000 per annum (fixed rate) for one year.
Opens: March/April 2020
Closes: March/April 2020
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The Margaret Stewart Fund Scholarship

Background: Established in 1988 from a bequest by George Stewart to assist postgraduate research into relationships between ethics and behaviour.

The Scholarship aims to support a research student with their studies in the School of Psychology.

Open to: Australian citizens or Australian permanent residents who have an unconditional offer of admission for full-time studies in a PhD or masters by research within the School of Psychology at the University of Sydney who are willing to undertake research into relationships between ethics and behaviour.

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.

Value and Duration: The Scholarship will provide an annual stipend allowance equivalent to the minimum RTP rate (indexed on January one each year).

The Scholarship has a duration of one year subject to satisfactory academic performance. A recipient of the award is eligible to reapply the following year(s) as long as they have progressed satisfactorily and meet the criteria set in these terms. They will be evaluated with all other applications that year

Opens: Not Offered in 2019
Closes: Not Offered in 2019
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Winifred O'Neill Sydney University Postgraduate Scholarship

Background: Established in 1997 from the estate of Dr Gregory John Lamb O'Neill who was a medical practitioner in Chatswood, NSW. This Scholarships aims to support higher degree research students enrolled in Psychology with their studies.
Open to: Applicants must be an Australian Citizen or Australian Permanent Resident and enrolled in either Masters by Research or PhD in the School of Psychology at the University of Sydney.
Value and Duration: The Scholarship is valued at $4000 and is tenable for one year only. The Scholarship will be paid in one instalment after award.
Opens: March/April 2020
Closes: March/April 2020
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Sydney Institute of Agriculture

Alexander Hugh Thurburn Stipend and Supplementary Scholarships

Background: Established through a bequest from Mary Esme Thurburn in 1975 in memory of her husband, the Alexander Hugh Thurburn Stipend Scholarship offers a full stipend and aims to support research studies in agriculture at the University of Sydney.

Both full stipend and supplementary scholarships aims to support research studies in agriculture at the University of Sydney.

Open to: Candidates must have an unconditional offer of admission for full-time studies in a Masters by Research or PhD within the Sydney Institute of Agriculture at the University of Sydney.

Stipend Candidates Stipend candidates must apply for a RTP Scholarship.

Supplementary candidates must also be a recipient of a primary Research Training Program (RTP) scholarship from the University of Sydney that provides a stipend allowance.

Value and Duration: The Stipend Scholarship will provide an annual stipend allowance equivalent to the minimum RTP rate (indexed to the RTP rate on January One each year) for up to three years for a PhD recipient, subject to satisfactory academic performance. PhD recipients may apply for an extension of up to 6 months. Masters by Research students will receive the stipend for a maximum duration of two years.

The Supplementary Scholarship will provide an annual stipend supplementary allowance of $10,000 per annum for up to three years, subject to satisfactory academic performance. The recipient may apply for an extension of up to six months. No further extension will be approved.

Opens: Applications Closed
Closes: February 2020
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Christian Rowe Thornett Stipend and Supplementary Scholarships

Background: Established in 1975 by a bequest from Mrs Christian Rowe Thornett for the teaching and development of agricultural science, this Scholarship supports higher degree research students undertaking research in agriculture. This includes research on plant breeding and production, carbon, water, soil, food quality and safety, livestock, dairying, field robotics, agricultural data analytics, agricultural/resource economics and development agriculture.

Both full stipend and supplementary scholarships aims to support research studies in agriculture at the University of Sydney.

Open to: Applicants must have an unconditional offer of admission or be enrolled for full-time studies in a PhD within any faculty at the University of Sydney, so long as the research is within the discipline area of agriculture. This includes research in the areas of plant breeding and production, carbon, water, soil, food quality and safety, livestock, dairying, field robotics, agricultural data analytics, agricultural/resource economics and development agriculture.

Stipend Candidates Stipend candidates must apply for a RTP Scholarship.

Supplementary candidates must also be a recipient of a primary Research Training Program (RTP) scholarship from the University of Sydney that provides a stipend allowance.

Value and Duration: The Stipend Scholarship will provide an annual stipend allowance equivalent to the minimum RTP rate (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 $10,000 per annum for up to three years, subject to satisfactory academic performance. The recipient may apply for an extension of up to six months. No further extension will be approved.

Opens: Not offered in 2019.
Closes: Not Applicable.
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Francis Henry Loxton Stipend and Supplementary Scholarships (Agriculture)

Background: Established in 1960 by a bequest from Francis Henry Loxton, this scholarship supports higher degree by research students undertaking research in agriculture, including plant breeding and production, carbon, water, soil, food quality and safety, livestock, dairying, field robotics, agricultural data analytics, agricultural/resource economics and development agriculture.

Both full stipend and supplementary scholarships aims to support research studies in agriculture at the University of Sydney.

Open to: Open to male students with an unconditional offer for full-time studies in a PhD, or who are currently enrolled as a full-time PhD student within any faculty or school at the University of Sydney so long as the research is within the discipline of agriculture.

Stipend Candidates Stipend candidates must apply for a RTP Scholarship.

Supplementary candidates must also be a recipient of a primary Research Training Program (RTP) scholarship from the University of Sydney that provides a stipend allowance.

Value and Duration: The Stipend Scholarship will provide an annual stipend allowance equivalent to the minimum RTP rate (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 $10,000 per annum for up to three years, subject to satisfactory academic performance. The recipient may apply for an extension of up to six months. No further extension will be approved.

Opens: Applications Closed
Closes: February 2020
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Irvine Armstrong Watson Scholarship

Background: This Scholarship was established in 1987 by a gift from Mrs Loloma Watson and her family in memory of their husband and father, Emeritus Professor Irvine Armstrong Watson, to promote studies in the disciplines of agricultural genetics, biometry, plant breeding and plant pathology.
Open to: Applicants must be enrolled full-time or have an unconditional offer of admission for full-time studies in a Masters by research or PhD within the Faculty of Science at the University of Sydney, and be undertaking research in agricultural genetics, biometry, plant breeding or plant pathology affiliated to the Sydney Institute of Agriculture.

Applicants must not have previously received this Scholarship.
Value and Duration: The Scholarship is valued at $1,000 paid as a one-off payment upon award. Commencing students will only be paid upon enrolment in their relevant research program.
Opens: January 2020
Closes: February 2020
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The Thomas Lawrence Pawlett Stipend and Supplementary Scholarships

Background: Both full stipend and supplementary scholarships aims to support research studies in agriculture at the University of Sydney.
Open to: Candidates must have an unconditional offer of admission for full-time studies in a Masters by Research or PhD within the Sydney Institute of Agriculture at the University of Sydney.

Stipend Candidates Stipend candidates must apply for a RTP Scholarship.

Supplementary candidates must also be a recipient of a primary Research Training Program (RTP) scholarship from the University of Sydney that provides a stipend allowance.

Value and Duration: The Stipend Scholarship will provide an annual stipend allowance equivalent to the minimum RTP rate (indexed to the RTP rate on January One each year) for up to three years for a PhD recipient, subject to satisfactory academic performance. PhD recipients may apply for an extension of up to 6 months. Masters by Research students will receive the stipend for a maximum duration of two years.

The Supplementary Scholarship will provide an annual stipend supplementary allowance of $10,000 per annum for up to three years, subject to satisfactory academic performance. The recipient may apply for an extension of up to six months. No further extension will be approved.

Opens: Applications Closed
Closes: February 2020
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School of Veterinary Science