Scholarships

View our range of scholarships for PhD or professional doctorate students. We offer a variety of scholarships for students of exceptional research potential that can cover your tuition fees, provide an annual payment or allow you to study overseas on a placement.

There are also a number of external scholarships available to research students.

Scholarships offered by Swinburne

Scholarships for research students Applications
Australia-Israel PhD Research Scholarship (co-funded by Swinburne and the Trawalla Foundation)
For future research students
Open
Research Training Program Fee-Offset - RTPFO {formerly Research Training Scheme}
For future research students
Open
Tuition Fee Scholarship
For international future research students
Open
Chancellor's Research Scholarship
For research students
Closed
Judith Kinnear Student Travel Scholarship
For current postgraduate and research students
Closed
Research Training Program Fee-Offset (International) - {formerly International Postgraduate Research
For international future research students
Closed
Research Training Program Stipend - RTPS {formerly Australian Postgraduate Awards}
For research students
Closed
Swinburne University Postgraduate Research Award
For research students
Closed
Vice-Chancellor's International Scholarship
For international future research students
Closed

Scholarships offered externally

Scholarships for research students Applications
2018 Fulbright Indigenous Scholarship
For postgraduate and research students
Open
2018 Fulbright Postgraduate Scholarships
For postgraduate and research students
Open
2018 Fulbright Senior Scholar Opportunities
For research students
Open
Australia Awards Scholarship
For international future students
Open
Australia Awards–Endeavour Scholarships
For international future vocational education, postgraduate and research students
Open
Canada - Irving K. Barber British Columbia Scholarship Society
For international future students
Open
Chilean Bicentennial Fund Scholarships
For international future research students
Open
China - China Scholarship Council
For international future postgraduate and research students
Open
CRC for Low Carbon Living Scholarship
For research students
Open
Data61 PhD Scholarship Opportunities
For future research students
Open
Germany - BAfoG
For international future students
Open
Germany - DAAD
For international future students
Open
Global Study Award
For international future students
Open
Hong Kong - Scholarship of Excellence
For international future undergraduate, postgraduate and research students
Open
Indonesia - Indonesian Directorate General of Higher Education (DIKTI) Scholarships
For international future postgraduate and research students
Open
Iraqi Government Scholarship Program
For international future postgraduate and research students
Open
King Abdullah Scholarships Program (KASP) - Saudi Arabia
For international future students
Open
Northcote Graduate Scholarship
For international future postgraduate and research students
Open
Norway - Lanekassen
For international future students
Open
Reviews-Guide Digital Entrepreneurship Scholarship
For current students
Open
TALENTIA Fellowship Program
For international future research students
Open
Vietnam - MOET-VIED Scholarships
For international future undergraduate, postgraduate and research students
Open
World Bank Robert S McNamara Fellowships
For international current research students
Open
Amelia Earhart Fellowship
For research students
Closed
APPEA Engineering Scholarships
For undergraduate, postgraduate and research students
Closed
Arthritis and Osteoporosis Victoria PhD Scholarship in Musculoskeletal Health
For research students
Closed
Australian Bicentennial Scholarships
For international future postgraduate and research students
Closed
Australian Biological Resources Study National Taxonomy Research Grant Program - Student Travel Gran
For current research students
Closed
Bingo Industries Scholarship
For current students
Closed
Data 61 (formerly NICTA) Scholarship - Autonomic Management of User-centric Cloud Services for Smart
For research students
Closed
Data 61 (formerly NICTA) Scholarship - Data-Driven Visualizations that Make Sense
For research students
Closed
Data 61 (formerly NICTA) Scholarship - Software-Defined Internet of Things for Real-Time Service
For research students
Closed
Fusion Health Scholarship
For current students
Closed
Gowrie Scholarship
For research students
Closed
Graduate Women Victoria Scholarship Program 2016
For research students
Closed
Graduate Women Victoria Scholarships
For undergraduate, postgraduate and research students
Closed
Layne Beachley 'Aim for the Stars' Foundation Grant
Closed
Positive Lending Solutions Entrepreneur Scholarship
Closed
The Calamity Scholarship
For current students
Closed
Victoria Latin America Doctoral Scholarship
For international future research students
Closed
Victorian International Education Awards
For international current vocational education, undergraduate and research students
Closed
Westpac Social Change Fellowship
Applications open 15 June 2017