Research scholarships

There are many grants are available to support Higher Degree by Research (HDR) students during candidature. Explore available funding to help you pursue excellence in your research.

In addition to the scholarships and grants listed below, HDR students may also be eligible for external scholarships. See Good Universities Guide for external scholarship listsings and SmartSat CRC (Masters & PHD) scholarships.

  • STEM includes studies in computing technologies, natural and physical sciences, mathematics, engineering, and health and biomedical sciences. 
  • Business and law includes studies in accounting, supply chain and logistics, entrepreneurship, law, economics, finance and marketing. 
  • Design and social context includes studies in architecture, art, design, education, fashion, media and communication, property management and social studies. 

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