UNSW - Science

Summer Vacation Research Scholarships



Applicants are strongly encouraged to contact a relevant area of research by clicking the appropriate link below and discuss possible projects with prospective supervisors:


UNSW Science offers highly competitive summer research scholarships to currently enrolled undergraduate students who are considering postgraduate research in the future. This Scheme enables students to gain valuable research experience. Students will be supervised by our academics at state of the art research facilities at UNSW or through our industrial partners.

Key Details

  • APPLY NOWApplications to the 2015-16 scheme close Sep 11
  • Each Scholarship is $3,800 for a 6 week research project. 
  • Further enquiries can be directed to svrs@unsw.edu.au


Applicants should be currently enrolled at an Australian university in the penultimate (second last) year of an undergraduate program in science or a related discipline. Students who were previously awarded a similar type of scholarship from the Faculty or UNSW are not eligible. Note: due to visa restrictions, the scheme is only open to citizens of Australian and New Zealand.