Closing Dates: 1 January 2026
Great News! the UNSW Sydney is delighted to offer a PhD scholarship award to both local and international students who wish to commence study in Australia.
The University of New South Wales is delighted to be offering various scholarship grants that would run through January 2026 to brilliant applicants who wish to pursue a PhD degree in the University but lacks financial capacity.
The value of these scholarships will be $35,000 per annum (tax-free) for up to 3.5 years. Several types of scholarships are available
How To Apply
To apply for a scholarship, simply indicate that you would also like to be considered for a UNSW scholarship on your application for admission to a program and select your preferred scholarship application round. You will be considered for all the above scholarships.
For more information about the application process, visit Submit an Application. Your scholarship application will then be considered by the University with all other applications submitted during the same round.
Scholarship application outcomes are released progressively from the ‘Offers Released’ date. The outcome includes the result of all of the above scholarships. To find the ‘Offers Released’ date for your application round, visit Key Dates.
For more information about Higher Degree Research Scholarships, please refer to the UNSW Higher Degree Research Scholarships (including RTP Scholarships) Policy and the UNSW Higher Degree Research Scholarships (including RTP Scholarships) Procedure.
- Admission and scholarship application minimum requirements: visit Research Higher Degree Programs
- English requirements: All applicants, whether domestic or international, must provide evidence that their English language ability meets the minimum UNSW English Language Requirements.
- Source of funding: All applicants, whether domestic or international, must complete the GTE & Financial Declaration Form and, if required, submit evidence of your capacity to fund all living costs, fees and other associated costs. As an applicant to UNSW, you must demonstrate that you have the ability to financially support yourself (and any dependants) for the duration of your studies and, if an international applicant, that you are a Genuine Temporary Entrant (GTE). This may be through applying for a UNSW Research Scholarship, an alternative scholarship or sponsorship (provided by a source external to UNSW), or through self-funding.
- Supervision and resources: You must consider whether you need to contact a supervisor or undertake an EOI. Approval must be provided by a potential supervisor or School before you can apply. Further checks on appropriate supervision and resources will be completed during the assessment process, so please note that approval to apply does not guarantee an offer.
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