Scholarships & prizes

UNSW Science offers a unique range of scholarships and prizes providing opportunities for development and research.

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A range of scholarships are available at university and faculty level for UNSW students studying physics. Some are available for students at the beginning their degrees, while other scholarships become available for students in their higher years of study.  

Prizes are offered every year for undergraduate students. The School of Physics awards 'best performance' in one or more physics courses during the year. Other prizes are awarded by the Faculty of Science or the University for academic excellence throughout a year or throughout the entire degree. 


A range of scholarships are available for students studying in the School of Physics. Explore information on eligibility requirements and how to apply.
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The School of Physics offers a number of prizes for academic achievement to enhance a student’s abilities to pursue their academic goals.
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Other opportunities 

Our aim at UNSW Science is to ensure you have the opportunity to extend your knowledge, nurture your passion and develop your research experience. These opportunities are academically and personally rewarding, adding value to your studies in physics. 

Talented Students Program (TSP)

TSP introduces high performing students to world class research within UNSW Science. Discover program highlights, eligibility requirements and research areas.
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Summer vacation research scholarships

UNSW Science summer vacation research scholarships are available for students studying physics in their second year or above. Read about previous scholars and application details.
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