Summer Vacation Research Scholarships

UNSW Science offers highly competitive summer research scholarships to currently enrolled undergraduate students who are considering postgraduate research in the future. This Scheme enables students to gain valuable research experience. Students will be supervised by our academics at state of the art research facilities at UNSW or through our industrial partners. Each scholarship is $3,800 for a 6 week research project. The scholarship program will run for a six week period over the Summer Semester (November to February).

Applications for the 2017-2018 are now closed

Further enquiries can be directed via email to

See link above for more information, including eligiblity requirements and selection criteria.

Applicants are strongly encouraged to explore a relevant area of research and discuss possible projects with prospective supervisors. A few possible options are listed at the link below.

Potential Summer Scholarship Projects 2017-2018

Further to these potential project options, applicants are encouraged to search the School of BEES Academic and Research staff directory to identify academics within their field of interest and make contact with the researcher to develop a project.