Faculty and Donor Funded Scholarships

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

Sydney Quantum Academy PhD Scholarships

The Sydney Quantum Academy is offering a primary and a top up scholarship to PhD candidates working in the field of quantum science and technology.

Name

Value

Description

Closing Date

Sydney Quantum Academy (SQA) Primary PhD Scholarship

 

Up to $140,000 in total

payable for up to 4 years

Tuition fee scholarships are available for international applicants

Open to Australian citizens, permanent residents and international applicants who will undertake a full time PhD at UNSW Sydney in the field of quantum science and technology.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Applicants must already have an unconditional offer of admission or be currently enrolled in a full-time PhD at UNSW Sydney in a field related to quantum science and technology

  • To be awarded a SQA Primary Scholarship at UNSW, the Primary Supervisor must be based at UNSW

  • If awarded this scholarship, applicants must be enrolled in Term 1, 2 or 3 2020

  • Applicants must meet UNSW entry requirements

Please visit https://sydneyquantum.org/research for more details about this scholarship.

Applications close 15 December 2019 (12am AEST).

To request an application form, please email info.sqa@sydney.edu.au.

 

If you have any questions, please visit the Sydney Quantum Academy's contact page: https://sydneyquantum.org/contactus

 

 

Name

Value

Description

Closing Date

Sydney Quantum Academy (SQA) Top Up PhD Scholarship

 

Will cover the difference between the applicant's primary Stipend Scholarship and AUD$35,000

payable for up to 4 years

 

Open to Australian citizens, permanent residents and international applicants who will undertake a full time PhD at UNSW Sydney in the field of quantum science and technology.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Applicants must already have an unconditional offer of admission or be currently enrolled in a full-time PhD at UNSW Sydney in a field related to quantum science and technology

  • Applicants must have already been awarded a primary Stipend Scholarship (e.g. RTP Scholarship or equivalent) that does not exceed A$33,000 per annum

  • Applicants should have started their PhD less than 2.5 years (full time equivalent) prior to their application for the SQA Top Up Scholarship

  • To be awarded a SQA Top Up Scholarship at UNSW, the Primary Supervisor must be based at UNSW

  • If awarded this scholarship, applicants must be enrolled in Term 1, 2 or 3 2020

  • Applicants must meet UNSW entry requirements

Please visit https://sydneyquantum.org/research for more details about this scholarship.

Applications close 15 December 2019 (12am AEST).

To request an application form, please email info.sqa@sydney.edu.au.

 

If you have any questions, please visit the Sydney Quantum Academy's contact page: https://sydneyquantum.org/contactus

 

Donor Funded Scholarships

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

Name

Value

Description

Closing Date

Anika Foundation PhD Scholarship in Adolescent Depression & Suicide

$30,000 per annum - (3 years)

and:

• $5,000 per annum - for research expenses

Established to encourage exceptional students to undertake research in adolescent depression and suicide in the School of Psychiatry at UNSW.

Eligibility

• Open to PhD candidates commencing in 2020

• Full-time candidature in the School of Psychiatry

How to apply:

To express your interest in this scholarship or for more information please email Professor Philip Mitchell at p.mitchell@unsw.edu.au

For more information, please visit the School of Psychiatry at UNSW.

31 January 2020

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

Closed

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:

Closed

 

 

For additional Faculty scholarships, please visit the Faculty website.

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