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

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

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

Scholarship for Students of Asean Decent

The Regeneration Center of Thailand is offers an annual scholarship to all students of South East Asian "ASEAN" decent to help in the furthering of their educational goals.

The value of the 2014 cash scholarship award of $1500 AUD

ASEAN Countries Include:
Philippines, Thailand, Vietnam, Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Myanmar, Singapore

How to apply: It is required that candidates submit their intent via a thoughtful, well-crafted short essay of 500 - 1,000 words or less. Further information including the submission rules can be found on

Closing date: 31 December 2014

Sugar Research Institute Scholarship

The Sugar Research Institute Scholarship (SRIS) aims to encourage the participation of high calibre students in the Australian sugar industry.

Eligibility: Funding is available for undergraduate students undertaking an engineering and /or technical degree at an Australian university or tertiary institution. Applicants must demonstrate academic performance and be able to undertake three periods of work placement over an 18 month period (12 weeks in total) during semester breaks.

Applicants must also:

  • A penultimate year student undertaking an engineering and/or technical degree at an Australian university or tertiary institution
  • Able to undertake three periods of work placement over an 18 month period (12 weeks in total) during semester breaks
  • An Australian or New Zealand citizen or a permanet resident

Award amount: $7,500 (paid in three instalments of $2,500)

How to apply: Please visit the Sugar Research Institute website for further information on how to apply and where to find the application form.

Closing date: 20 March 2015

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: Further information and the Application Form can be obtained from

Applications are to be sent to

Closing date: 3 March 2015

Centre for International Finance and Regulation & Capital Markets CRC Limited Honours Scholarship Program 2015

The Centre for International Finance and Regulation (CIFR) and the Capital Markets Cooperative Research Centre (CMCRC) are offering a prestigious opportunity for up to 15 students with a demonstrated interest in financial regulation.

This scholarship opportunity will provide each selected student with:

  • Valuable industry exposure
  • Individualised feedback on their work
  • Invitations to exclusive CIFR events
  • The opportunity to present their work to a senior audience

Award value: up to $15,000

Eligibility: Applicants must be

  1. Currently studying an Undergraduate or Master’s degree and eligible to enter an
    Honours or equivalent research program in accounting, actuarial studies, economics,
    finance or law at UNSW Australia; The University of Sydney; University of Technology,
    Sydney; Macquarie University; The Australian National University; or The University
    of Melbourne; and
  2. planning to undertake research relevant to financial market regulators and other
    industry participants.

International students are encouraged to apply

How to apply: Please visit the CIFR & CMCRC website directly to learn how to apply or contact Madeline Johan on (02)9931 9383.

Closing date: 13 March 2015

The Marten Bequest Travelling Scholarship

Applications are now open for the 2015 Marten Bequest Travelling Scholarships in ACTING.

Up to three scholarships worth $20,000 each are on offer to aspiring young artists who have a passion for travel in order to enhance their talents.

Eligibility: Applicants must be Australian born between the ages of 21-35 years old and be available for travel in the event their application is successful and a scholarship is awarded to them, which can include both international and domestic travel.

How to apply: The judges will base their final decision on both the quality of work submitted, and a well thought out plan on how such a scholarship will help the applicant to take the next step in their career. Full details on how to apply for the scholarship can be found on their website.

Sydney Nursing School Summer Scholar Program

Sydney Nursing School is offering up to 10 Summer Scholarships for the period between January and March 2015. Offers will be based on the strength of the application and the level of supervision offered by the project.

Successful candidates will be expected to participate in an ongoing research project which will provide an opportunity to learn about research processes in nursing and midwifery, develop research skills, and encourage exploration into further research studies.

Eligibility: Applicants must be enrolled full-time in an undergraduate or postgraduate coursework program at Sydney Nursing School.

Amount awarded: A weekly stipend of $500 per week over 4 weeks, for a total of $2,000. Successful applicants will participate in the program for 4 full-time weeks, or equivalent of 4 weeks’ full-time participation, over January, February, and March in 2015.

How to apply: To apply, please make sure to have an up to date electronic copy of your CV and visit the application website.

For further information, please contact:
Evin Donohoe
Phone: 02 9351 0778
Fax: 02 9351 0779

Radiation Physics Laboratory Summer Scholarship

A scholarship will be provided to give an opportunity to participate in a summer research project of 13 weeks duration in the Radiation Physics Laboratory in the Sydney Medical School.

Eligibility: This scholarship is for an undergraduate student studying engineering, IT or physics.

Amount awarded: $3,900 in total, paid in installments.

How to apply: Applications should include a curriculum vitae, a copy of the academic transcript, and the name and contact details of a referee. Applications should be sent direct to Julie Baz at the below address.

For further information, please contact:
Julie Baz, Executive Officer
Radiation Physics Laboratory
Phone: 9351 3385