The University of Technology Sydney offers C3 Scholarships for higher degree research program to Australian and International students.

The University of Technology Sydney is a public university in Sydney, Australia. The university was founded in its current form in 1988, although its origins trace back to the 1870s. It is part of the Australian Technology Network of universities.

This information is relevant to all higher degree research students, including:

  • Master’s and PhD students
  • Joint/dual degree and cotutelle students
  • Industry doctoral students
  • Visiting research students

A range of PhD projects is available within the following C3 Research Programs

  • GE Algal Bio-Factory Research Program
  • Seafood Safety
  • Coral Ecophysiology
  • Remote Sensing

Worth of Award

Successful C3 candidates can receive up to $3,000 per annum in travel funds to support research and collaboration.


The following criteria must be met in order for applicants to be eligible for the scholarship:

  • C3 is a multidisciplinary research cluster and honours graduates with backgrounds in physics and mathematical modelling are encouraged to apply, as well as candidates with a background in environmental sciences.
  • Domestic and international students are eligible to apply for this scholarship program.

How to Apply

Applications are done online via their website. There are five steps you need to complete.

  • Choose a course: Use the UTS Handbook and the What Can I Study? page to find the right course for you, then check that you meet the entry requirements for your faculty/institute and the course you wish to study.
  • Find a supervisor: Find a supervisor and discuss your prospective research project.
  • Find a scholarship: Choose from a range of UTS and external funding opportunities.
  • Prepare your documents: Find out which documents you need and how to prepare them.
  • Lodge your application: Submit your application using the UTS Online Application System.


Autumn 201820 August 2017For commencement January to March 2018
Spring 201815 February 2018For commencement July to August 2018
Autumn 201930 June 2018For commencement January to March 2019


Click here for more details and to apply

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