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Postgraduate Research scholarships

Undergraduate and Postgraduate Coursework scholarships

University of Sydney scholarships for undergraduate and postgraduate coursework students

External Scholarships for undergraduate and postgraduate coursework students


Lendlease Bradfield Urbanisation Scholarship

The Lendlease Bradfield Urbanisation Scholarship recognises and honours the work of John Bradfield. It aims to encourage academic excellence and creativity in first and second year undergraduate students in studies related to urbanism.

Eligibility:

  1. The scholarship is open to Australian citizens or permanent residents of Australia and/or international students enrolled at the University of Sydney, at the time of application, undertaking first year or second year undergraduate degree studies with a Weighted Average Mark at or above distinction (75%) level.
  2. Students must be studying disciplines related to urbanism including, without limitation, urban development, urban planning, urban design, project finance, project/facilities management or engineering AND be enrolled in an undergraduate degree in one of the following faculties in 2016:
  • Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
  • University of Sydney Business School
  • Faculty of Architecture, Design and Planning
  • Faculty of Engineering and Information Technologies


Selection Criteria:

The applicant must submit an application online and provide a summary (up to 1000 words) of their idea of "How to turn Sydney into a first tier city"

If short-listed, applicants must:

  • Present their idea within 3 minutes (using a prop, diorama, PowerPoint, or short video) to a selection panel including the University’s Vice-Chancellor, Faculty and Bradfield group representatives (including CEO of Lendlease)
  • Agree to share any video content on social media
  • Attend the award event on 26 October 2016
  • Become an ambassador for the Lendlease Bradfield Urbanisation Scholarship.

The scholarship will be awarded at $10,000 per annum and will be tenable for the duration of the student's degree (see Terms and Conditions for details)

How to Apply:
Applications for the Lendlease Bradfield Scholarship have now closed

Confucius Institute China Study Tour Scholarship

The Confucius Institute is offering current University of Sydney students a rare opportunity to experience Chinese culture and China’s fast economic growth through our China Study Tour Scholarship. The Institute will subsidise tuition fees, accommodation, food and tour expenses in Shanghai and Nanjing. Participants only need to pay for international airfares, travel insurance, visa application fees and personal expenses.

Visit http://sydney.edu.au/confucius_institute/ for more details.
20 scholarships available.
Application close 18 September.

China Study Tour information
Tour dates: 9-22 December 2016
Location: Shanghai and Nanjing, China
Enquires:

Sydney Medical School Summer Research Scholarship

Summer Research Scholarships offer a unique opportunity for students to obtain experience in medical-related research and provide a fantastic insight into the research process. The scholarships offer students the experience of working with well-established researchers in high quality medical research facilities. The scholarships are open to all currently enrolled full-time Australian university undergraduate students and those studying professional doctorates.

Applications close 15 September 2016. For more information head to sydney.edu.au/medicine/study/scholarships/summer-research

Faculty of Pharmacy 2016/17 Summer Scholarships

The Faculty of Pharmacy is pleased to announce that applications for the 2016/17 Summer Scholarships are now open.

Please find the scholarship guidelines attached and applications can be submitted online through the link below:

http://sydney.edu.au/pharmacy/scholarships/apply.php

Scholarships will be valued at $300 per week for 8 weeks (total $2,400).

The program is open to both current University of Sydney students as well as students from other Australian Universities. Applicants must be either:

Enrolled on a full time basis in the 2nd or 3rd year of their undergraduate degree program in pharmacy, science, medical or equivalent physical or natural science at an Australian or New Zealand University. (International students must have an appropriate visa to cover the period of the project.)

Enrolled on a full time or part-time basis in the Masters of Pharmacy program in the Faculty of Pharmacy at the University of Sydney. (Masters of Pharmacy students will be required to submit an approved clinical placement and summer scholarship plan and additionally, if required, a pre-requisite summer school plan to the MPharm course coordinator prior to commencing a scholarship.)

All summer scholarships will be completed on a full time basis. Collaborative research projects will run for an 8 week period from the end of November until late February. Students must be able to commit 8 weeks full time (35 hours per week) to the project. Start and end dates will be negotiated between the supervisors and students.

Applications must be received by Friday 16th September 2016.

The Defence University Sponsorship

The Defence University Sponsorship is the perfect way to make university life more manageable and provides you with the opportunity to make a difference in your degree. The sponsorship is available to undergraduate or graduate students studying an accredited degree at any recognised university in Australia. As a sponsored student you will receive a salary to study, your HELP and student fees covered from when sponsorship starts and many other benefits. For more information please visit the Defence University Sponsorship website.

2017 Mexican Government Scholarships for International Students

The Embassy of Mexico has the honour to announce that the Mexican Agency for International Development Cooperation (AMEXCID) has opened the applications for the 2017 Mexican Government Scholarships for International Students.

The program offers scholarships to study a specialization, a master's degree or doctorate, conducting graduate or postdoctoral research, or take part in an undergraduate or graduate-level academic mobility program in a Mexican Institution.

Applications must be submitted the Embassy of Mexico in Australia by the 23rd of September.

For further details, please refer to the Embassy of Mexico's website

Walter and Eliza Hall Scholarships

Walter and Eliza Hall were active philanthropists during their life together. Following her husband’s death Eliza set up a million pound charitable trust in 1912 calling it the Walter and Eliza Hall Trust, as a means of assisting those in need. Since that time the Trust has helped thousands of Australians to reach their full potential as a result of the Trust’s support and encouragement.

The Trust has made four scholarships of one year duration, available each year, to Australian citizens who are students at The University of Sydney. One scholarship per year is available to a student within the Sydney Nursing School. Two scholarships per year are available for students within the University of Sydney Faculty of Education and Social Work including one specifically for a student studying special needs. These scholarships require the applicant to have already completed at least 48 credit points of study. A further scholarship is available for a student with a physical disability enrolled in any faculty at the University of Sydney. This applicant can be a commencing or a continuing student.

Scholarships are valued at $6,000 for one year paid in semester amounts of $3,000.

Successful candidates will be required to submit a one page report toward the end of the scholarship stating how the scholarship funds have been used and how the funds have assisted the study progress of the candidate.

Eligibility:

  • Applicants will have good academic standing with an appropriate background for the scholarship being applied for.
  • Applicants must demonstrate financial hardship through evidence of Austudy, ABSTUDY, Youth Allowance or other payments from the Department of Human Services.

How to apply: Applications for the 2016 Walter and Eliza Hall Scholarships are now closed.

NSW Department of Education Teacher Education Scholarships

Scholarships close on Friday 23 September.

University students could get paid to study to become a teacher of a high-demand subject area.

Up to 220 Teacher Education Scholarships are available to future teachers of, mathematics, selected TAS subjects, science (with physics) and special education (K-12).

Benefits Include;
- $5000 per year of full time study
- $3000 appointment allowance
- Permanent teaching job in NSW public schools.

To find out more and apply click on the link https://teach.nsw.edu.au/getpaidtostudy/teacher-education-scholarships

Eligible applicants are Australian citizens or permanent residents who are:
- Students completing the HSC in 2016 in a NSW or ACT secondary school or TAFE NSW and who will be entering into an initial teacher education program at a recognised Australian university in 2017
- University students currently undertaking a suitable degree, or an undergraduate or postgraduate initial teacher education program at a recognised Australian university
- Individuals who are no longer at school, already have a degree, or have industry experience and are intending to enrol in an initial teacher education program at a recognised Australian university in 2017
- Willing to accept an appointment as a permanent full time teacher to a NSW public school in an agreed location for a minimum period of three years

Visit https://teach.nsw.edu.au/getpaidtostudy/teacher-education-scholarships to apply. For further information contact the Scholarships Team on telephone 1300 301 435 or by email at scholarships@det.nsw.edu.au

NSW Department of Education Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Teacher Education Scholarships

Scholarships close on Friday 23 September.

Students of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent could get paid to study as a primary or secondary teacher.

Up to 80 Teacher Education Scholarships - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander are available to future teachers of both primary and secondary studies.

Benefits Include;
- $5000 per year of full time study
- $3000 appointment allowance
- Permanent teaching job in NSW public schools

To find out more and apply click on the link. https://www.teach.nsw.edu.au/getpaidtostudy/teacher-education-scholarship-aboriginal

Eligible applicants are Australian citizens or permanent residents who are:
- Be of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent
- Students completing the HSC in 2016 in a NSW or ACT secondary school or TAFE NSW and who will be entering into an initial teacher education program at a recognised Australian university in 2017
- University students currently undertaking a suitable degree, or an undergraduate or postgraduate initial teacher education program at a recognised Australian university
- Individuals who are no longer at school, already have a degree, or have industry experience and are intending to enrol in an initial teacher education program at a recognised Australian university in 2017
- Willing to accept an appointment as a permanent full time teacher to a NSW public school in an agreed location for a minimum period of three years

Visit https://www.teach.nsw.edu.au/getpaidtostudy/teacher-education-scholarship-aboriginal to apply. For further information contact the Scholarships Team on telephone 1300 301 435 or by email at scholarships@det.nsw.edu.au scholarships@det.nsw.edu.au

NSW Department of Education Incentive Scholarships

Applications close on Friday 23 September

Final year teacher education students get paid in your last semester of study to become a teacher of a high-demand subject area.

Up to 40 Incentive Scholarships are available to future teachers of mathematics, science (with physics), selected Technological and Applied Studies (TAS) subjects and special education (K-12).

Benefits Include;
- $2500 per year of full time study
- $1000 appointment allowance
- Permanent teaching job in NSW public schools

To find out more and apply click on the link https://www.teach.nsw.edu.au/getpaidtostudy/incentive-scholarship-program

Eligible applicants are Australian citizens or permanent residents who are:
- Currently enrolled in an initial teacher education program at a recognised Australian university
- Completing their final year of teacher education in 2017
- Willing to accept an appointment as a permanent full time teacher to a NSW public school in an agreed location for a minimum period of three years

Visit https://www.teach.nsw.edu.au/getpaidtostudy/incentive-scholarship-program to download and expression of interest form. For further information contact the Scholarships Team on telephone 1300 301 435 or by email at scholarships@det.nsw.edu.au

Parliamentary Library Summer Research Scholarship 2017

  • Are you an honours or postgraduate tertiary student with a keen interest in public policy, law, economics, democracy, politics or parliament?
  • Are you looking for an opportunity to apply your research skills in an exciting and challenging environment?
  • Would you like the chance to access the collections of the Parliamentary Library?

The Parliamentary Library is offering six-week Summer Research Scholarships in January–February 2017 to support a research project on a topic of mutual interest to the Scholar and to the Australian Parliament. The successful Scholars will receive:

  • Experience working in the Australian Parliament
  • Privileged access to the Parliamentary Library’s collections and facilities
  • Interaction with expert librarians and researchers in the Parliamentary Library
  • An honorarium of $1,800 payable as a one-off amount at the conclusion of the six-week placement

For further information on the scholarship and how to apply, please visit: http://www.aph.gov.au/about_parliament/parliamentary_departments/parliamentary_library/pubs/apf/summer_research_scholarship_program

2016 Dementia Grants Program

Four PhD Scholarships of $30,000 per year over three years are on offer in Round 2, 2016.

  • Three AADRF PhD Scholarships
  • One Consumer Priority PhD Scholarship

Applications close Monday 17 October 2016, 5.00pm AEDT. For more information please visit our website

AIEF-BHP Billiton Tertiary Scholarship

The scholarships are awarded to outstanding Indigenous students studying engineering, science and other mining related degrees and provide up to A$30,000 per annum for accommodation, living and educational expenses.

The scholarships cover:

  • The cost of accommodation up to a maximum of A$22,000 per annum (open to students living in residential (college) and non-residential (private) accommodation).
  • An annual stipend of A$2,000 per annum for textbooks and education expenses.
  • A living allowance of A$6,000 per annum.

AIEF-BHP Billiton Tertiary Scholarship Students also receive unique career development opportunities including:

  • One-on-one professional development support from AIEF.
  • Career development workshops with BHP Billiton.
  • The opportunity to apply for BHP Billiton’s Australian Undergraduate and Foundations for Graduates Programs.

Applicants must complete the attached AIEF-BHP Billiton Tertiary Scholarship Application Form (2017) before Sunday, 30 October 2016 to be considered. Applications will be assessed by a selection panel with an emphasis on:

  • Academic ability, achievement and potential.
  • Interest in and commitment to working in the mining industry.
  • Interest in an commitment to working with BHP Billiton on completion of their degree.

For more information, please refer to the attached brochure and application form or visit www.aief.com.au.

Mary MacKillop Foundation Indigenous Tertiary Scholarship 2017

The Foundation has been providing tertiary scholarships for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students since 1998. We have 86 graduates and another 73 students on scholarships across the country.

Please view the scholarship eligibility guidelines and the application form which can also be downloaded from our website: https://www.mackillopfoundation.org.au/projects/#scholarships