Postgraduate Research Scholarships

HDR Scholarship

The three step process to apply for the $35K HDR Scholarships:

For students with H1 honours in an undergraduate degree from an Australian university and/or a Master by Research degree from a reputed university, proceed to Step 2. Otherwise, please check your likelihood of receiving admission and/or a scholarship by using the self-assessment tool at

If you receive a favourable response, proceed to Step 2.

Find your research area or view projects being offered at: To find specific expertise and research interests of the listed supervisors, you should visit their homepages by clicking their names. Please note that you can propose a project which is not listed on the projects page. Once you find the appropriate supervisor, contact them to determine if they are interested and able to supervise you. If their response is positive, procced to Step 3. Note that UNSW Canberra covers a range of disciplinary research areas.

Follow the on-line application process: All applicants must meet UNSW English Language requirements prior to submitting the application.


All queries about scholarships can be directed to Research Student Unit by email to