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APPLY! University Of Sydney International Scholarships


The objective of the USydIS is to attract top quality international postgraduate students to undertake research projects which will enhance the University’s research activities. The USydIS Scholarship will cover tuition fees and living allowances for the entire duration of the postgraduate research.

The USydIS Scholarship is available to international students commencing in both the March (Research Period 2) and July (Research Period 3) Semesters. It is open to all research disciplines and students of all nationalities are invited to apply for this scholarship.


Fields of study
Postgraduate Research Degree or Master’s by Research program in all research disciplines (but would depend on Faculty)

Graduate (masters, PhD)

The USydIS will cover tuition fees and living allowance

The USydIS is open to all research disciplines; however participation in the USydIS program each semester is at the discretion of the Dean of each faculty. To be eligible for the USydIS, you must:
-Be an international student commencing full time enrolment in a Higher Degree by Research (HDR) at this University. Students may also be considered up until they have consumed a maximum of six months of course candidature.
-Be a student undertaking study in a subject area identified by the University as within the areas of its current and emerging research strengths.
-Not hold a research qualification regarded to be equivalent to an Australian Research Doctorate degree, or, if undertaking a Research Master’s degree, not hold a research qualification regarded to be equivalent to or higher than an Australian Research Master’s degree.
-Not have held an Australia Award scholarship within two years prior to commencing the RTP Fee Scholarship.
-Not be receiving a scholarship for which course tuition is a component under any other scholarship scheme to which the Australian Government makes a substantial contribution.
-Not previously have received an RTP Fee Scholarship, unless the previous scholarship was for a Master by Research degree that you have completed and you are now applying for a doctorate research degree.
-Not have previously considered for the scholarship up to 3 times within the last 5 years.

Students must indicate that they would like to be considered for the IPRS by completing the relevant section of the Postgraduate Research Application form. No separate application for a USydIS Scholarship is necessary. You must submit an application for admission to your research degree. Your applications MUST be received by the International Student Office (ISO) by the deadline below.

Read the selection process and Research Experience guide, and also to visit website
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