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PhD scholarships

We're currently seeking Higher-Degree Research scholarship candidates in pharmaceutical science, pharmacy practice, psychology, orthoptics or physiotherapy for Spring 2017.

Applications close 23 June 2017

UTS: Graduate School of Health offers a range of scholarships to support outstanding research students who are seeking to undertake a PhD.

The scholarships listed below are specific to the Graduate School of Health. At a broader university level, there may be additional scholarships open to all students regardless of their discipline.

Postgraduate research scholarships

Please visit the UTS: Scholarships, prizes and awards site for more details about the following scholarships, or to search all scholarships, prizes and awards offered by UTS. 

  • Australian Postgraduate Award (APA) or equivalent (local students)

  • International Research Scholarship (IRS) (international students)
    These UTS funded fee waivers can be awarded in either Autumn or Spring semesters for any area of research offered by UTS: Pharmacy. Please note that this scholarship type covers tuition fees only and does not include a stipend.

  • International Postgraduate Research Scholarship (IPRS) (international students)
    These highly competitve UTS funded scholarships can be awarded in either Autumn or Spring semesters for any area of research offered at UTS. This scholarship type covers tuition fees and standard Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC) for the awardee and their dependants. It does not include a stipend.
  • China Scholarship Council (CSC) & UTS PhD Scholarship (Chinese citizens and permanent residents)
    Students from the People's Republic of China who have received a CSC scholarship are eligible to apply for these UTS funded fee waivers. The fee waivers can be awarded for any area of research offered at UTS.

  • Vietnam International Education Development (VIED) & UTS PhD Scholarship (Vietnamese citizens)
    Students from Vietnam are eligible to apply for these collaborative scholarships which include tuition fees, living allowance as stipulated by the Australian Postgraguate Award ($23,728 - 2012 rate) and a return airfare to Sydney.

How to apply

Prospective research students who wish to apply for a scholarship should:

  • Make a formal enquiry about undertaking PhD in so we can help connect you to a supervisor and start your application process
  • Apply to UTS: Graduate Research School with the research proposal you have developed with your supervisor and your scholarship award form (if applicable)

Further information

For further information about Graduate School of Health research degrees, research scholarships and application processes please contact us via gsh@uts.edu.au