Research Scholarships at UWS

UWS offers a range of scholarships to enable higher degree students to undertake their research.

Australian Postgraduate Awards (APA)

  • The Australian Postgraduate Awards are Commonwealth Government funded scholarships. They are awarded to exceptional new candidates to assist with their general living costs while they undertake higher degree research

International Postgraduate Research Scholarships (IPRS)

Yarramundi Higher Degree Research Scholarships (for Indigenous applicants only)

  • The Yarramundi Scholarship scheme aims to strengthen and support indigenous participation in higher degree research at UWS. A number of scholarships are available for candidates seeking admission to a research higher degree at either Masters Honours or doctoral level. Submit an application form (opens in a new window) and supporting documents before 18 April 2014.

Hawkesbury Institute for the Environment

Institute for Infrastructure Engineering

  • IIE Postgraduate Research Scholarships (opens in a new window). IIE invites applications from highly motivated graduates seeking to undertake PhD projects in one of the four research programs: Infrastructure Systems (IS); Infrastructure Computations (IC); Infrastructure Materials (IM), and Infrastructure Health Monitoring (IHM). Applicants are encouraged to contact the relevant Program Director to discuss their proposal.

The MARCS Institute

Institute for Culture & Society

School of Humanities and Communication Arts

Cross Cultural Public Health Research Award

  • The Cross Cultural Public Health Research Award (PDF, 32.15 KB) (opens in a new window) is open to candidates from the degrees of Master (by research), PhD, MD or professional doctorate in public health either at the University of Western Sydney or the University of Sydney.  The award supports research on public health issues affecting Indigenous Australians, refugees or recently arrived migrants to Australia. Applications now sought.

National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)

Other Scholarships

The following organisations offer scholarships to help support research candidatures. Application is made directly to the relevant organisation.