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Scholarships

At UTS, we want to help you succeed. We know that providing financial support can give you more time to focus on your studies, so we offer a range of research scholarships and funding schemes for domestic and international applicants.

Our scholarships are divided into the following three categories:

UTS scholarships (automatic assessment)

When you submit your online application to study at UTS, you will be automatically assessed for the following UTS scholarship schemes providing you tick the box that says ‘I want to be considered for UTS scholarships’ on the online application form.

You’ll be notified about your scholarship outcome by email.

Domestic students

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Australian Government Research Training Program Stipend

Funded by the Commonwealth Government Department of Education and Training, the Australian Government Research Training Program Stipends are open to highly ranked research students who demonstrate outstanding academic achievement and research potential. This scholarship is valued at $26,682 (2017 rate, indexed) per annum and is provided to assist with general living costs.

Download the RTPS 2017 conditions of award

 

Autumn 2018 intake applications close 31 October 2017

Chancellor’s Research Scholarships

Funded by the Commonwealth Government Department of Education and Training, the Chancellor’s Research Scholarships are offered every year to highly ranked, newly-commencing doctoral students who demonstrate outstanding academic achievement and potential to succeed in a research career. These prestigious scholarships are valued at up to $35,000 per annum for a period of up to three years. 

Conditions will be available in July 2017

 31 October 2017

UTS Research Excellence Scholarships

Funded by the Commonwealth Government Department of Education and Training, these scholarships are offered each year to highly-ranked, newly commencing doctoral students. The scholarships are valued at up to $30,000 per annum for a period of up to three years.

Conditions will be available in July 2017

 31 October 2017

UTS Doctoral Scholarships (UTSD)

UTS Doctoral Scholarships are open to highly ranked research students who demonstrate outstanding academic achievement and research potential. This scholarship is valued at $26,628 per annum (2017 rate, indexed) and is provided to assist with general living costs.

Conditions will be available in July 2017

 31 October 2017

Sir Gerard Brennan Scholarship

​This scholarship was established to honour the work of former Chancellor Sir Gerard Brennan, AC KBE, who was also former Chief Justice of the High Court of Australia. Throughout his career, Sir Gerard demonstrated his commitment to people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent. The scholarship provides newly commencing Indigenous Australian students with a stipend and research support to undertake a higher degree by research in the field of Law at UTS.

Conditions will be available in July 2017

 31 October 2017

Jumbunna Postgraduate Research Scholarship

Funded by the Commonwealth Government Department of Education and Training and Jumbunna Institute for Indigenous Education and Research, this scholarship is offered to commencing Indigenous Australian students of exceptional research potential to undertake a higher degree by research at UTS. Preference is given to students who are completing a research project that has the potential to benefit Australian Aboriginal people and/or Torres Strait Islanders. The scholarship amounts to $50,000 per annum, and is provided to assist with general living costs.

Conditions will be available in July 2017

 31 October 2017

The Ross Milbourne Research Scholarship in Economics

The Ross Milbourne Research Scholarship in Economics is funded by the University of Technology Sydney (UTS) in honour of Professor Ross Milbourne to support students of exceptional research potential to undertake a higher degree by research in a field of economics at UTS. The scholarship is provided to assist with general living costs at the value of $30,000 per annum.

Conditions will be available in July 2017

  

Note: To be considered for these scholarships, you must tick the box that says ‘I want to be considered for UTS Scholarships’ on the application form.

International students

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International Research Training Program Scholarship (IRTP)

Funded by the Australian Government, Department of Education and Training, the International Research Training Program Scholarship (IRTP) is open to highly ranked, newly commencing Doctoral Research Degree (PhD) students who demonstrate outstanding academic achievement and research potential. The IRTP covers the tuition fees, the cost of a standard Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC) for the scholarship holder, their spouse and dependants (if any), and a living stipend at the minimum Australian Government established indexed rate. 

Download the IRTP scholarship conditions including eligibility criteria (PDF, 154kB)

 20 August 2017

International Research Scholarships (UTS IRS)

UTS International Research Scholarships are open to highly ranked research students who demonstrate outstanding academic achievement and research potential. This scholarship covers tuition fees.

Download the UTS IRS scholarship conditions including eligibility criteria (PDF, 90kB)

 20 August 2017

UTS President’s Scholarship

UTS President’s Scholarships are open to highly ranked research students who demonstrate outstanding academic achievement and research potential. The scholarships are valued at $26,682 per annum (2016 rate, indexed) and are provided to assist with general living costs.

Download the UTSP Scholarship conditions including eligibility criteria (PDF, 126kB)

 20 August 2017

The Ross Milbourne Research Scholarship in Economics

The Ross Milbourne Research Scholarship in Economics is funded by the University of Technology Sydney (UTS) in honour of Professor Ross Milbourne to support students of exceptional research potential to undertake a higher degree by research in a field of economics at UTS. The scholarship is provided to assist with general living costs at the value of $30,000 per annum.

Conditions will be available in July 2017

  

Note: To be considered for these scholarships, you must tick the box that says ‘I want to be considered for UTS Scholarships’ on the application form.

 

Find out more about these scholarships with our Find a Scholarship tool.

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UTS scholarships by application

For all other UTS scholarships, including faculty scholarships, you’ll need to apply using a separate application form. Use the ‘Find a Scholarship’ tool to see all available UTS scholarships, you must meet the eligibility criteria and submit your application/s by the closing date/s in order to be considered.

Some additional scholarship opportunities are also advertised on faculty websites:

Note: Applied for a UTS automatically assessed scholarship? You can still apply for other UTS and external funding schemes.

Domestic students

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Quentin Bryce Law Doctoral Scholarships

The Faculty of Law offers the Quentin Bryce Law Doctoral (QBLD) scholarships for commencing doctoral students to promote and reward quality research within the faculty. This scholarship is valued at $40,000 per annum, with a research support fund of $1,500 per annum. Applications for the QBLD require a separate application to the Faculty of Law before the advertised deadline.

Download Quentin Bryce Scholarship conditions for award

For details please visit the Faculty of Law’s QBLD website

 30 October 2017

International students

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Quentin Bryce Law Doctoral Scholarships

The Faculty of Law offers the Quentin Bryce Law Doctoral (QBLD) scholarships for commencing doctoral students to promote and reward quality research within the faculty. This scholarship is valued at $40,000 per annum, with a research support fund of $1,500 per annum. Applications for the QBLD require a separate application to the Faculty of Law before the advertised deadline.

Download Quentin Bryce Law conditions including eligibility criteria

Please visit the Faculty of Law’s QBLD website for details.

 

20 August 2017

 

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External scholarships by application

UTS connects students to a range of externally-funded scholarships. Each scholarship has specific criteria and closing dates set by the funder. Your application should be submitted to the funding organisation, not UTS.

International students

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Endeavour Postgraduate Awards

Endeavour Postgraduate Awards are funded by the Australian Government Department of Education and offer internationally competitive, merit-based scholarship funding for high-achieving international students from the Asia Pacific, the Middle East, Europe and the Americas. The awards cover both living allowance and tuition fees. Students from all disciplines are welcome to apply.

Endeavour Postgraduate awards

 30 June 2017

UTS-CSC PhD Scholarship - China

UTS/CSC PhD Scholarships are a product of the collaborative relationship between the China Scholarship Council (CSC) and UTS and are open to students from the People’s Republic of China. UTS offers up to 20 tuition fee scholarships (CSC IRS) under this scheme per year. The award is open to Chinese citizens or permanent residents of China.

CSC

 17 January 2017 (Please refer to external CSC website)

VIED - Vietnam

UTS-VIED PhD Scholarships are the result of collaboration between Vietnam International Education Development (VIED) under the Ministry of Education and Training (MoET) and UTS.

VIED

 Please refer to external VIED website

Indonesian Endowment Fund for Education (LPDP)

The collaboration between Australian Technology Network of Universities (ATN) partners and the Indonesian Endowment Fund for Education (LPDP) offer scholarships to Indonesian students undertaking a research degree at UTS. This scholarship is open to Indonesian citizens applying for a Master’s by Research or PhD program. LPDP scholarship recipients may also be provided with a 10 week pre-sessional training course if required.

LPDP

 Please refer to external LPDP website

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Find a scholarship

Use the tool below to search for UTS and external scholarships based on your faculty and research area. You can also search our external scholarships listing for additional funding options.

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