Opportunities for Research

UNSW Science provides students with a number of opportunities to encourage educational excellence in their chosen field of study. Students can participate in a variety of competitions and apply for several scholarships that will support their journey at UNSW Science.

Postgraduate Research Showcase

An event organised by UNSW Science that recognises the outstanding research of postgraduate students. It's an annual showcase of student research, which gives our students the opportunity to present their work and win a number of prizes.

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Summer Vacation Scholarships

The Summer Vacation Research Scholarship exposes highly talented undergraduate students, enrolled in Science or a related discipline, to scientific research and other science-based experience. The Scholarship is offered to undergraduate students who are considering postgraduate research in the future.

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Science PhD Maternity Scholarship

The Science PhD Maternity Scholarship supports women PhD research students who suspend their enrolment for a period to have a child. A scholarship is worth up to $5,000 depending on each student’s individual circumstances. At UNSW, we aim to support women in research by bridging the gap and offering financial support during maternity leave.

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Science PhD Scholarships

The UNSW Science PhD Scholarships are designed to support Science doctoral candidates to focus on the preparation of journal articles or other non-traditional outputs. We support Science doctoral candidates during the three-month period between the submission of their thesis and receiving the examiners’ reports. The Scholarships will allow you to focus on the preparation of journal articles or non-traditional outputs to become career-ready.

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UNSW Scientia PhD Scholarships

Scientia PhD Scholarship candidates have a strong commitment to making a difference in the world and contributing to the social engagement and global impact pillars of the UNSW 2025 Strategy.

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Postgraduate Research Degrees

UNSW Science is renowned for the quality of our facilities, networks and research centres. We create exceptional career development opportunities for postgraduate students. UNSW Science PhD or Masters by Research students are part of an outstanding community of scholars and practitioners.

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Meet Our Researchers

UNSW researchers lead their fields in publishing scholarly articles, books and collaborations with other schools, universities and institutes.

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