The Faculty of Engineering and IT in the University of Technology, Sydney is offering a number of Higher Degree by Research scholarships in 2019.

Research at the UTS Faculty of Engineering and Information Technology is pioneering new technologies and delivering solutions to real-world problems. The Faculty is home to over 800 Higher Degree Research (HDR) candidates, seven research centres and six schools, with expertise spanning advanced data analytics and quantum computing to energy policy and wastewater treatment. PhD and research master’s degrees are offered across all fields. A collaborative and lively culture fosters candidate development

UTS researchers are recognised as innovative leaders in their fields. HDR candidates collaborate with these world-class academics in a range of study areas. The Faculty received a “well above world standard” rating for research quality in biomedical engineering, and “above world standard” rating for all IT disciplines in ERA 2015 (Excellence in Research for Australia).

Worth of Award

Most of the Positions are fully funded, with stipends being pegged at $27,082 pa (tax-exempt) – fee waivers may also be considered for international applicants.


  • Each position has its own specific requirements, skills and qualifications. You are encouraged to read the conditions of the award through the link below.
  • Scholarship Applicants will usually hold an Honours degree, a Masters degree or its equivalent to be considered for the HDR Programmes.
  • Scholarships advertised are specific to particular projects or research groups within the Faculty of Engineering & Information Technology.

How to Apply

To inquire about or apply for an advertised scholarship please contact the person indicated.

Deadline: Though some positions are open till when filled, applications close June 30, 2019, for Autumn (January) 2020 intake


Click here for more details and to apply

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