Apply for a scholarship to do a PhD project with the University of Sydney

Are you interested in working with leading scientists to help unlock the potential of the NSW dairy industry?


  • A bachelor’s degree in Agricultural Science, Veterinary Science or equivalent field.
  • Meet all admission criteria for a PhD program at the Faculty of Science, The University of Sydney.
  • Be in Australia at time of application or able to come to Australia in the short term.
    Note: International students must provide evidence of financial support for international tuition fees at the University (~$50,000/year) at time of application.



  • Dairy UP offers competitive, Stipend Only Scholarships for 3 years, with a maximum possible extension of 6 months.
  • The scholarships will be advertised at specific times and processed through The University of Sydney.
  • The value of the scholarship is offered at ~$40,000/yr, indexed and tax-free; a higher rate than the minimum Government RTP.

The scholarship does not include, and cannot be used for, payment of tuition fees for international students.