Information for Future Research Students

Domestic Students - HDR scholarships

The University of Wollongong offers a wide range of research scholarships and awards to eligible domestic Higher Degree Research (HDR) students. These are stipend scholarships to assist candidates in meeting their living costs while they undertake their research please check individual scholarships for stipend amounts. In addition to UOW HDR scholarship opportunities there are external scholarship opportunities and discipline specific and industry based scholarships available.

What is a domestic student?  
A domestic student is an Australian citizen, New Zealand citizen or Australian Permanent resident.

HDR scholarship opportunities

Faculty/Discipline specific UOW scholarships

  • Australian Institute for Innovative Materials 
  • Business
  • Early Start
    • PhD Scholarship Opportunity - Early Start Closing date: 31 January 2018 Commencement date: Autumn Session 2018 (Must commence by 30 April 2018)
  • Engineering and Information Sciences
  • Illawarra Health and Medical Research Institute (IHMRI)
  • Law, Humanities and the Arts
  • Science, Medicine and Health
  • Social Sciences 

External scholarship/internship opportunities

ARC Research Hub for Australian Steel Manufacturing

External organisations offering PhD scholarships for UOW students

External Internship Opportunities  

Apply for admission and scholarships


Graduate Research School
Phone (Australia) (02) 4221 5452
Phone (International) +61 2 4221 5452
Facsimile (02) 4221 5697

Last reviewed: 19 January, 2018
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