Scholarships range from annual stipends, living allowances and tuition fee costs, to travel scholarships and supplements. They support current and new postgraduate research candidates at UNSW.
If you are interested in applying for a postgraduate scholarship, please visit the UNSW Scholarships website.
Top-ranked holders of RTP (Research Training Program) and UIPA (University International Postgraduate Award), including both University Domestic and International Postgraduate Awards, will be awarded the UNSW Arts, Design & Architecture top-up scholarship of $5,000 per annum for three years.
Students do not need to apply for the top-up scholarships and recipients will be notified by the faculty after receiving notification of an RTP or UIPA award. Recipients of the top-up scholarships are required to maintain satisfactory progress throughout the duration of their research program.
*Please note that top-up scholarships are for three years only and will not be extended even if the RTP or UIPA is extended.
*Recipients of a University Research Excellence Award are not eligible for a UNSW ADA top-up scholarship.
The faculty recognises high-quality research outputs from our postgraduate research candidates, including publications in scopus indexed journals and non-traditional research outputs of high merit.
Postgraduate research candidates who reach their thesis submission milestone early are recognised by the faculty with the on-time thesis submission award.
This scholarship is available to assist female artists under the age of 35 years to undertake postgraduate research studies in art.
Deadline: 30 November
Tenure: 1 year
Female students who are under 35 years old completing the Master of Fine Arts by research.
Australian citizens or permanent residents.
Selection will be based on academic merit, reasons for undertaking the current and/or proposed study, and consideration of financial need. Applicants need to provide at least six images of their work, including information on the dimensions and materials of each work. These images can be supplied either electronically on DVD/CD or as attached printed images (no larger than A4).
Applicants must include a personal statement addressing the selection criteria as part of their application.
Please mail completed applications to:
UNSW Art & Design
PO Box 259
Paddington NSW 2021
Hand in applications to:
UNSW Art & Design Student Centre
Expressions of interest are invited for the new UNSW Rainbow Families PhD Top-Up Scholarship: $15,000 per annum for 3.5 years Research Doctorates (full-time equivalent). This top-up scholarship can be awarded in addition to other scholarships, such as the RTP.
Founded as a partnership between Rainbow Families and UNSW Arts, Design and Architecture, the purpose of the scholarship is to provide an additional stipend to support doctoral candidates who are taking a humanities, arts or social science approach to researching the experiences of LGBTQ+ parents and their children in Australia.
Top Up Scholarship
$15,000 per annum
Domestic applicants only. PhD only.
Follow the link below to find out how to apply.