Faculty and Donor Funded Scholarships

Some Faculties and Schools have a range of full or top up scholarships available to candidates.

 

 

Built Environment PhD Scholarships 

 Built Environment is offering scholarships to conduct research into Urban Regeneration and Renewal in the Asia Pacific region:

Name

Value

Description

Closing Date

Dr Vincent Lo Built Environment PhD Scholarships

$100,000 in total 

payable for 3.5 years.

Open to Australian citizens, permanent residents and international applicants who will undertake a full time PhD at UNSW Built Environment.

Eligibility Criteria

  • new full-time applicants only. Currently enrolled candidates not eligible to apply. 

  • Tuition fees for international candidates still apply.

  • If awarded this scholarship, applicants must be enrolled by Term 3, 2020 (14 Sept 2020). 

  • Unsuccessful applicants are eligible to reapply in subsequent years.

  • Applicants must meet UNSW entry requirements.

Selection Criteria

  • A degree in one of the built environment disciplines such as city planning, construction, architecture or industrial design.

  • Quality and relevance of research proposal to urban regeneration in the 21st century with a focus on the Asia Pacific region (for more guidance on how to prepare your research proposal, please refer to the ‘How to apply’ tab on this page.

  • A cover letter (no more than 300 words) that demonstrates the applicant is the best candidate to receive the scholarship.

How to Apply

  • Entry requirements for the Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) degree on this page.

  • Send applications with all required documents and direct any questions about this scholarship to Dr Riza Yosia Sunindijo, Director of Postgraduate Research, UNSW Built Environment via email: r.sunindijo@unsw.edu.au 

Applications close Friday 19 July 2019.  

Please refer to Built Environment website for further information

Faculty of Built Environment and the Climate Change Research Centre Scholarship

$100,000 in total 

payable for 3.5 years.

Open to Australian citizens, permanent residents and international applicants who will undertake a full time PhD at UNSW Built Environment.

The proposed PhD project is focusing on unravelling the representation of realistic urban neighbourhoods in large scale climate modelling.

Eligibility Criteria

  • New full-time applicants only. Currently enrolled candidates not eligible to apply.  

  • Tuition fee scholarships are available for international applicants.

  • If awarded this scholarship, applicants must be enrolled by Term 1, 2020 (17 Feb 2020). 

  • Applicants must meet UNSW entry requirements

Please visit the Climate Extremes website for EOI details, further eligibility criteria and details on how to apply.

EOI is open throughout 2019.

Please direct any queries to Dr Negin Nazarian

 

PhD Scholarships in Translational Cancer Research

The Translational Cancer Research Network (TCRN) is offering two scholarships to undertake a PhD program at UNSW in the area of translational cancer research:

Name

Value

Description

Closing Date

TCRN PhD Scholarship

Top Up of up to $20,000 per annum

$2,500 per annum for research costs

Open to Australian citizens or permanent residents who will undertake a full time PhD in translational cancer research.

 

Closed

Please refer to the TCRN website for further information.

 

Donor Funded Scholarships

In addition to Faculty/School funded scholarships, UNSW offer top-up scholarships funded by UNSW benefactors:

Name

Value

Description

Closing Date

Baxter Family Postgraduate Scholarship*

$15,000 per annum

Open to Australian citizens or permanent residents undertaking a full time PhD in Engineering, Medicine or Science.

3 years, with a possible 6 month extension.

How to apply:
Submit a detailed statement of approximately two pages outlining the anticipated benefits of your proposed research to Australian technology and industry, attach CV, and send to domestic.grs@unsw.edu.au.

*this scholarship is available for new candidates only, under full-time candidature

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Memorial Dr Tony Collings PhD Scholarship

$10,000 per annum

Established in memory of Dr Tony Collings, an alumnus of UNSW and advocate for Australian sport.

Open to PhD candidates seeking to undertake research relevant to Australian sport. This scholarship provides an opportunity to work with elite sports people, coaches and scientists from UNSW, CSIRO, and the Australian Institute of Sport. 

3 years, with a possible 6 month extension. 

 

Closed

Petre Foundation Top Up Scholarship

For candidates receiving an Research Training Program (RTP) Scholarship or equivalent:

• $20,000 per annum top up scholarship

• $15,000 research and development support fund

For other competitively awarded scholarship valued at a rate less than the RTP Scholarship rate:

• Up to $30,000 per annum top up scholarship* 

• $5,000 research and development support fund

 

*NB: value of top up scholarship cannot be more than 75% of the value of your main scholarship  

One PhD Top Up Scholarship is available to a candidate who can demonstrate academic excellence and whose research contributes to the betterment of mankind without particular regard for their own personal or commercial gain. Candidates must be undertaking world leading scientific research at UNSW in the areas of fundamental sciences, engineering or medical research. Research should be innovative and focused on discovery rather than solving social problems or delivering policy-driven outcomes.

Eligibility

• Have already been awarded a competitive scholarship for 3 - 3.5 years at UNSW 

• Commencing a PhD at UNSW 

• Full-time candidature

• Australian Citizen or Permanent Resident (2018 round only)

Please note: this scholarship package is not open to recipients of a UNSW Scientia PhD Scholarship or UNSW-CSIRO Industry PhD Scholarship.

This scholarship package cannot be deferred to a later Term.

Selection Criteria

• Interest in a research and/or an academic career in fundamental sciences, engineering or medical research

• Brief research proposal

• Evidence of research output

• Statement by the applicant on how their research area aligns with the purpose of the scholarship and how it will contribute to the betterment of mankind.

How to apply:

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William McIlrath Travel Scholarship

One payment of $5,000 

The William McIlrath Travel Scholarship supports a higher degree researcher to undertake a period of study at an overseas university or institution. The scholarship may be used for lab visits, fieldwork, or access to overseas archives/resources. 

Applications for this award should address the following selection criteria:

  • Financial need

  • Academic merit

  • Reasons for, and benefits of, the proposed overseas study

  • Demonstrated ability and leadership qualities, and potential to contribute to the wider University community
     

How to apply:

 

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For additional Faculty scholarships, please visit the Faculty website.

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