The University of Sydney: Postgraduate Research Excellence Awards in the Faculty of Science

Funded by the Faculty of Science at the University of Sydney, this Scholarships aims to support outstanding international students undertaking their PhD within the Faculty of Science.
Open to: International students that have applied for admission for a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) within the Faculty of Science at the University of Sydney.

Applicants must have the support letter, endorsed by the Head of School, from their intended research supervisor in the Faculty of Science at the University of Sydney to apply for this Scholarship.

Applicants must hold an Australian standard bachelor's degree with first class honours in Science or relevant discipline area, or equivalent.; Applicants may alternatively/or in addition hold an Australian standard masters degree with at least 25% of the final year being a research component.

Applicants must separately apply for a Research Training Program (RTP) Fee Offset and Stipend Scholarship at the University of Sydney.

Applicants cannot be in receipt of an alternative scholarship that also provides tuition support and/or a primary stipend allowance at the time of application.
Value and Duration: The Scholarship will provide an annual stipend allowance equivalent to the Research Training Program (RTP) minimum stipend rate (indexed annually on 1 January), for up to three years, subject to satisfactory academic performance. Recipients may apply for an extension of up to 6 months.

Academic course fees and the Student Services Amenities Fee are also provided for an initial 12 research periods. Recipients may apply for up to a 2 research period extension.

The Scholarship will also cover overseas health cover for the recipient (single cover only) for the normal full-time duration of their higher degree studies. Reimbursement of the VISA application cost is also provided should a separate VISA application be required to commence the research degree.

Opens: 1 August 2019
Closes: 21 August 2019

Project List for August 2019 (to be advised).