The University of Sydney International Scholarship is a postgraduate research scholarship offered to high-quality international students who wish to study a higher degree by research (master’s or Ph.D.) at the university. Currently valued at up to $129,000, the scholarship provides a stipend to assist students with tuition fees and living costs.
Students who are currently enrolled in or who have an unconditional offer of admission to a higher degree by research at the University of Sydney may apply for the scholarship.
Application deadlines for admission to a postgraduate research programme vary by starting date. There are four research periods each year. If you wish to commence in Research Period 1 or Research Period 2 (starting in January or March), you must submit your research degree application in September of the year prior. If you wish to start in Research Period 3 or Research Period 4 (starting in July or October), you must apply in December of the year prior.
The scholarship may be held for 3.5 years for research doctorate studies, or 1.75 years for research master’s studies.
For 2023, the scholarship is valued at $37,207 a year. The amount is indexed on 1 January each year.
- Be a commencing or enrolled international student.
- Have an outstanding record of academic achievement and research potential.
- Have an unconditional offer of admission or be currently enrolled in a master’s by research or Ph.D. programme at the University of Sydney.
How to Apply
Currently enrolled students can apply here. Commencing students should tick the box to be considered for a scholarship when filling out their postgraduate research degree application. No additional application is necessary.