Put your summer holidays to good use with a six-week Summer Vacation Research Scholarship. You’ll gain valuable research experience working with our renowned supervisors to participate in a research project. If you’re a talented undergraduate science student enrolled in your second year or above, it’s an opportunity worth applying for. 

Key details  

Each scholarship is $3800 for a six-week research project.  Project details and information on how to apply is available on the UNSW Scholarships website.  

Please note that applications for summer 2021/22 have now closed.  


To be eligible: 

  • You must be currently enrolled in second-year or above of an undergraduate program in the Faculty of Science or a science-related discipline at UNSW or another Australian university. 
  • You must be able to be engaged in a project on a full-time basis (35 hours/week for six weeks during normal working hours unless advised otherwise by the supervisor). 
  • Projects must focus on research-based activities (administration tasks are not regarded as research) and should be completed by the end of February. 
  • Each successful candidate can hold only ONE such scholarship at a time. 
  • Students who were previously awarded a UNSW Science Vacation Research Scholarship are not eligible to apply.