University of Sydney International Strategic Scholarship


A postgraduate research scholarship
This scholarship is funded by the University of Sydney and provides tuition fees offset and stipend to high quality international postgraduate students who wish to enrol in or are currently enrolled in a research degree here.


Value Eligibility Open date Close date
  • International postgraduate research student 

How to apply

Applications are open all year round, with scholarships awarded all year round.

Current students can apply here.

Commencing students should select the check box to be considered for research scholarships when completing the admission application for your postgraduate research degree. A separate application is not required.


For 2020 awards, the scholarship is valued at $35,000 per annum. 

Who's eligible

You must:

  • be a commencing or enrolled international student
  • have an outstanding record of academic achievement and research potential
  • have an unconditional offer of admission or be currently enrolled in a master's by research or PhD at the University of Sydney.