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FACULTY OF SCIENCE RESEARCH SCHOLARSHIPS

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Sydney Institute of Agriculture

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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:  17 December 2018
Closing:  30 April 2019
To Apply: Apply Here
Conditions:  Terms and Conditions

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 who have completed their undergraduate coursework degree and honours year in the Faculty of Science.
  Candidates must enrol full-time in postgraduate studies for a Doctor of Philosophy or a research Masters degree in the Faculty of Science at the University of Sydney in the year following the honours year.
Value: $2,500
Duration: Tenable for one year only.
Open Date: No application required
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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.

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Closes: 28 February 2019 11:59PM
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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.  

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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:  20 February 2019 at 11:59pm

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 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:  15 February 2019 at 11:59pm

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:  APPLY NOW
Closes:  15 January 2019 at 11:59PM
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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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PhD Scholarship in Supramolecular Chemistry

Background: An opportunity is available for an outstanding PhD scholar in the area of Supramolecular Chemistry in the School of Chemistry within the Faculty of Science.

The Scholarship aims to provide an opportunity to the successful candidate to study new macrocyclic and acyclic systems for anion complexation and transport, with the potential application of this work in the treatment of diseases such as cystic fibrosis and cancer. The related research will involve a combination of organic synthesis together with studies on the binding and transport properties of the new compounds produced.

Open to: Applicants must have an unconditional offer of admission for full-time studies in a PhD within the School of Chemistry, Faculty of Science at the University of Sydney and be willing to undertake research in the field of Supramolecular Chemistry.
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 are also provided for a successful international applicant, for up to 12 research periods.  The recipient may apply for an extension of up to 2 research periods.

Student Services Amenities fee are also provided for a successful international applicant, for the same duration as the stipend allowance.

The cost of a standard Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC) for the student. The policy duration will be for the course duration at the time of award, and it will be organised by the University. Policy purchased by the student will not be reimbursed.

Opens: APPLY NOW
Closes: 24 January 2019 at 11:59PM
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Postgraduate Research Scholarship in Organic Lasers

Background: A unique opportunity is available for an outstanding PhD scholar to undertake research in optical spectroscopy.

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.

This scholarship is available for the project on Organic Lasers. The aim of the project is to identify organic materials that can act as a gain medium to demonstrate lasing. The project will involve spectroscopic characterisation of conjugated organic molecules and materials and their performance in devices such as OLEDs and lasers.

Please apply for PhD position and scholarship independently. Expression of Interest (EoI) can be emailed to Dr. Girish Lakhwani.

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 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 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.

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Closes: 31 March 2019 at 11:59PM
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Postgraduate Research Scholarship in Reconstructing Museum Specimen Data

Background: An opportunity is available for an outstanding Masters by Research scholar in the area of spectroscopy and cultural heritage.

This Scholarship is provided through the Australian Research Council funded Linkage G Project Reconstructing museum specimen data through the pathways of global commerce.

Open to: Applicants must be enrolled full-time in a Masters by Research within the Faculty of Science at the University of Sydney, and be willing to undertake research in the field of vibrational spectroscopy and its application to cultural heritage.

Applicants must hold a bachelor’s degree in either Science, preferably chemistry, or biology or archaeometry, or equivalent.

Applicants must demonstrate experience in vibrational spectroscopy, or analytical chemistry.

Value and Duration: The Scholarship will provide an annual stipend allowance equivalent to the minimum RTP rate (fixed rate) for up to two years, subject to satisfactory academic performance. No extension is permitted.
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Closes: 25 January 2019 11:59PM
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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.
Application Form: APPLY HERE
Close Date: 11 February 2019 at 11:59pm
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George Harris Scholarships (Geology & Geophysics)

Background: Awarded to a meritorious candidate for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy in Chemistry and/or Awarded to a candidate for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy in Geology and Geophysics. Established in 1973 by a bequest of $16,323 from George Harris.
Open to: There are two scholarships, one for Chemistry and one for Geology.
  Awarded by the Dean of the Faculty of Science on the recommendation of the George Harris Selection Committee (comprising the Head of School or delegate; the Associate Head (Teaching); the Associate Head (Research); the Director for Postgraduate Studies; the Postgraduate Coordinator; and up to two additional Professors of Chemistry coopted by the Committee) to a student who completed two years study towards the degree of Doctor of Philosophy for their contribution to the research and teaching activities in the School of Chemistry, provided the candidates contributions are of sufficient merit. 
Value: $1,200 per annum
Open Date: TBD
Close Date: TBD
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School of Life and Environmental Sciences

Bruce Veness Chandler Research Support Scholarship in Food Chemistry No2

Background: Established in 2004 by a bequest of $400,000 from the residual estate of Bruce Veness Chandler, the purpose of the scholarship is to provide funding for research support for postgraduate or post-doctorate candidates working in the field of Food Chemistry applied to any aspect of food.
Open to: Open to full-time postgraduate or post-doctoral level candidates enrolled in the School of Molecular and Microbial Biosciences who are working in the area of Food Chemistry.
  It is tenable at the University of Sydney only.
Value: $5,000
Duration: Tenable for 2 years.
Opening: Date to be confirmed.
Closing: Date to be confirmed.
To Apply: Currently closed.
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The Country Women's Association of NSW and Edna Winifred Blackman Postgraduate Research Scholarship

Background:

A full-time postgraduate PhD scholarship will be provided to investigate sustainable options for employing food-based approaches to deliver improved health and nutrition outcomes.

This Scholarship is funded by the Country Women's Association of NSW via a bequest from Mrs Edna Winifred Blackman.

Open to:

Applicants must be enrolled full-time in a PhD, or have an unconditional offer of admission for a full-time PhD at the University of Sydney, to be conducted at the Charles Perkins Centre.

Applicants must be willing to undertake research in the field of sustainable options for employing food-based approaches, to deliver improved health and nutrition outcomes.

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, and/or relevant and substantial previous research experience.

Applicants must have a background in the field of public health, nutrition science, veterinary science, agricultural science or allied health, nutrition and agricultural fields of study.

Value and Duration: The Scholarship will provide an annual stipend allowance of $35,000. Up to three years, with a possible extension of up to 6 months.
Opens: APPLY NOW
Closes: 31 January 2019 11:59PM
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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.

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Closes: 28 February 2019 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 payent
Open Date:   March 2019
Close Date: TBC
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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
Open Date: March 2019
Close Date:  TBC
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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.

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Closes: 21 January 2019 at 11:59PM
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Postgraduate Research Scholarship in Nanoscale Single-Photon Detectors

Background: Two opportunities are available for outstanding PhD scholars in the area of Nanoscale Single-Photon Detectors researching the approaching the quantum limit of photo-detection, with the School of Physics in the Faculty of Science at the University of Sydney.

Scholarship 1 - Approaching the Quantum Limit of Photo-Detection
Scholarship 2 - Designing and Prototyping Nano Sensors for Integrated Photodetectors Technology

Both Scholarships are 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 descriptions 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 Scholarship 2 - Designing and Prototyping Nano Sensors for Integrated Photodetectors Technology must have experience as an Industrial engineer.

Value and Duration: Both Scholarships 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.

Both Scholarships 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: 28 February 2019 at 11:59PM
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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: February 2019
Closes: March 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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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: Up to $6,000
Duration:  One-off payment
Opens: March 2019
Closes: April 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: The Scholarship will provide an annual stipend allowance of $10,000 per annum (fixed rate) for one year.
Opens: March 2019
Closes: April 2019
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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: March 2019
Closes: April 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; the Winifred O'Neill Sydney University Postgraduate Scholarship was created to support visually impaired students (or other students with a disability) who demonstrate meritorious performance in undergraduate psychology.

Open to: Applicants must be Australian citizens or permanent residents of Australia.
  The scholarship shall be open to full-time students in psychology at the University of Sydney and will be based on meritorious performance in undergraduate psychology.
Value: To be determined by the Selection Committee
Duration: 

1 year

(but may be renewed up to a further period of two years subject to satisfactory progress).

Opens:  March 2019
Closes:  April 2019
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Sydney Institute of Agriculture

ARC ITTC Food Safety in Fresh Produce PhD Scholarship

Background: A PhD scholarships is available through the Australian Research Council (ARC) Industrial Transformation Training Centre (ITTC) for Food Safety in the Fresh produce Industry.

The overarching purpose of the centre is to conduct industry-focused research to develop practical solutions to prevent or minimise food risks in fresh produce across the value chain.

Open to: Domestic and international applicants with an unconditional offer of admission for full-time studies in a PhD within the Sydney Institute of Agriculture at the University of Sydney, who are willing to undertake research in the field of food safety

Applicants must also hold Honours degree (First Class or Second Class upper) or a Master's degree in a related field with a substantial research component, or have 3-5 years of demonstrated research experience

Value and Duration: The Scholarship will provide an annual stipend allowance of $31,298 per annum (fixed rate), for up 3.5 years, subject to satisfactory academic performance. The recipient may apply for an extension of up to 6 months.
Opens: APPLY NOW
Closes: 31 January 2019 11:59PM
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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: APPLY NOW
Closes: 5 February 2019 at 11:59PM
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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: APPLY NOW
Closes: 5 February 2019 at 11:59PM
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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: APPLY NOW
Closes: 5 February 2019 at 11:59PM
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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: APPLY NOW
Closes: 5 February 2019 at 11:59PM
Read More: Terms and Conditions - Primary

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