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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 current undergraduate and postgraduate coursework students


Dean’s Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Undergraduate Scholarship

This Scholarship will be awarded to 2 Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander undergraduate students who are commencing the Bachelor of Applied Science (Speech Pathology) or the Bachelor of Applied Science (Occupational Therapy) in the Faculty of Health Sciences. The scholarship will be awarded based on both academic achievement and a 1 page personal statement that describes leadership experience, future career goals and reason for choice of degree.

Eligibility: Applications are opened to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders only. Students must commence their studies in the next academic year.

Amount Awarded: The scholarship is valued at $6,000 in a one off payment.

Application Guide:
Scholarships and Prizes Officer
Faculty of Health Sciences
The University of Sydney
Cumberland Campus
PO Box 170
Lidcombe NSW 1825

Phone: +61 2 9351 9250
Email:

Applications are to be sent to the above email address.

Closing Date: 2 October 2014

Dean’s International Undergraduate Scholarship

This Scholarship will be awarded to 2 international students who are commencing Undergraduate Degrees in the Faculty of Health Sciences. . The scholarship will be awarded based on both academic achievement and a 1 page personal statement that describes leadership experience, future career goals and reason for choice of degree.

Eligibility: Open to prospective international students only. Students must commence studies in the next academic year.

Amount Awarded: The scholarship is valued at $6,000 in a one off payment.

Application Guide:
Scholarships and Prizes Officer
Faculty of Health Sciences
The University of Sydney
Cumberland Campus
PO Box 170
Lidcombe NSW 1825

Phone: +61 2 9351 9250
Email:

Applications are to be sent to the above email address.

Closing Date: 2 October 2014

Dean’s International Graduate Entry Masters Scholarship

This Scholarship will awarded to an international student who is commencing a Graduate Entry Masters in the Faculty of Health Sciences. The scholarship will be awarded based on both academic achievement in the candidates undergraduate degree and a 1 page personal statement that describes leadership experience, future career goals and reason for choice of degree.

Eligibility: Open to prospective international students only. Students must commence studies in the next academic year.

Amount Awarded: The scholarship is valued at $6,000 in a one off payment. Awarded to one student.

Application Guide:
Scholarships and Prizes Officer
Faculty of Health Sciences
The University of Sydney
Cumberland Campus
PO Box 170
Lidcombe NSW 1825

Phone: +61 2 9351 9250
Email:

Applications are to be sent to the above email address.

Closing Date: 2 October 2014

The Zonta Club of Northern Beaches Inc. Study Grant for Women

The Zonta Club of the Northern Beaches Inc. are seeking applications for a study grant from women who reside on the Northern Beaches, are experiencing hardship/financial difficulty and who are currently studying at a tertiary level.

The objective of the study grant is to provide Northern Beaches women with some funding so that they can achieve a successful outcome with their studies at a tertiary level.

Eligibility criteria:

  • Must reside on the Northern Beaches
  • Must show evidence of hardship and financial difficulty
  • There must clear evidence of successful completion of twelve months of study in the current course of study

How to apply: Fill in the application form and return to:

Status of Women Committee
Zonta Club of Northern Beaches
PO Box 1088
Mona Vale NSW 2103


Multiple Sclerosis Research Australia Vacation Scholarship

These scholarships are granted to undergraduate students of an Australian University. It is expected that the successful applicants will work on a research project supervised and managed by an established MS researcher.

Eligibility: Applicants must be undergraduates at an Australian university or medical institute and be citizens of Australia or New Zealand, or permanent residents of Australia.

Award Value: The scholarship is for salary over a 10 week period undertaken during semester breaks. Scholarships will be granted for up to $10,000.

How to apply: The Application Form and Conditions of Award can be downloaded from the MSRA website at http://www.msra.org.au/scholarships


Additional Instructions:
Question 4. Delegated Research Officer
Check with your School/Faculty to find out who will be the Delegated Research Officer.

Submission Instructions:
The person who is the Delegated Research Officer at your School/Faculty will need to sign off the application and submit it to the MSRA. You must contact this person at least one week prior to the closing date for these scholarships.

Closing Date: 24 July 2014

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 http://www.defencejobs.gov.au/education/universitysponsorship/.

The Expert Editor Scholarship Program

The Expert Editor Scholarship Program awards one scholarship each year to a high performing student in Australia that intends to make a positive impact to the country’s future.

Eligibility: You must be the a full-time student enrolled in an undergraduate degree at an accredited university in Australia and an Australian citizen, or permanent resident.

How to apply: Students must outline in 200 words or less how they intend to make positive change to Australia after finishing their university degree. Students must detail their current degree and how it relates to their future career plans.

As an editing company, we value high quality writing, and we will look kindly upon well written entries that are free of grammatical errors. Further information can be found on http://www.experteditor.com.au/about-us/scholarship-program/.

Submit your entry to and include your name, university and contact details.

Funding Value: The Expert Editor will award $1500 to the most outstanding student. We request that the money be used for educational purposes, such as tuition, textbooks or accommodation.

Closing date: 14 November 2014

The Frank Hutchens Scholarship for Composition

Frank Hutchens OBE [1892 to 1965] was a well-known and respected composer, teacher and performer. He taught at the [then] NSW Conservatorium of Music becoming Professor of Piano in 1915 a post he held for half a century, as well as being a member of the advisory board. He was a President of the MTA [1934-1935] and an AMEB and Trinity College London examiner.

Under the terms of his will, Frank Hutchens bequeathed two student scholarships, one of which, The Frank Hutchens Scholarship for Composition will be administered by the MTA and be available in 2014.

Funding Value: The scholarship is worth $4000 as a cash prize as well as $1000 for lessons with an approved composition tutor, who is not a staff member of the Sydney Conservatorium of Music.

Eligibility: Applicants must be in the age range of 17 to 25 years as of 1 July 2014, must not have previously entered the composition for another competition or must not have previously won the Frank Hutchens Scholarship for Composition.

How to Apply: Further information can be found on the following website http://www.musicnsw.com.au/2014/04/frank-hutchens-scholarship-composition/

Closing Date: 31 July 2014

Kidney Health Australia - Masters of Nursing Scholarship

Kidney Health Australia provides scholarships for Australian Registered Nurses wishing to study Masters Degrees in
Nursing. The aim of the program is to encourage nurses to pursue a career in renal nursing in any of its components –
clinical practice, education or research - across the continuum of chronic kidney disease from prevention and early
detection to renal replacement.

Eligibility: Applicants will be expected to have a renal nursing background in Australia and plan to use
their Masters degree in the area of renal nursing.

Award Value: The amount of the scholarship will be $3,000 per year for a maximum period of up to 3 years. The funding is awarded annually for the duration of the Award but funding in the 2nd and 3rd year is contingent on Kidney Health Australia receiving evidence of satisfactory annual progress. Funding may be provided to those already enrolled in one of the above courses.

How to apply: Application guidelines and application Form KHA website at http://www.kidney.org.au/HealthProfessionals/MedicalResearchFunding/tabid/633/Default.aspx

Additional Instructions:
Administering Institution: Check with your School/Faculty to find out who will be the Key Contact.

Closing Date: 31 August 2014