Current Scholarships

For more information, including the application process, contact details and timelines, please click on a scholarship below or email MARCS Higher Degree Research Director.


Main Round Scholarships - Expressions of Interest invited

Western Sydney University will conduct one main round of higher degree research scholarships with applications open between 4th September and 24th September 2017 with the outcomes being advised on 1st December 2017. 

The main scholarship round will be open to domestic and international applicants. Current Western Sydney University students and new applicants are eligible to apply for a scholarship.  I encourage you to visit the following site to find out more information on how to apply as well as the frequently asked questions.

The minimum requirement for entry into a PhD program at MARCS is a high level Bachelor Honours degree or evidence of equivalent qualifications and/or research experience in fields that align to MARCS research programs. We will require a solid active research background, which entails among other things, knowledge of and proven application of Research Methods, Experimental Design, Quantitative Statistical Analysis Methods (Inferential Statistics).

Please visit the people page and research programs page on the MARCS website for more information about potential supervisors and projects.

Please note that our research programs focus on 5 areas – Biomedical Engineering & Neuroscience, Human-Machine Interaction, Multisensory Communication, Music Cognition & Action and Speech & Language.

These scholarships are highly competitive and we encourage you to complete the EOI process as per the form that is attached by the EOI deadline of 11 August 2017.

If you have any queries, please do not hesitate to contact Jen Armstrong on 9772 6585 or

2017 Endeavour Scholarships and Fellowships

Endeavour logo The 2017 round of the Endeavour Scholarships and Fellowships are now closed. All necessary information can be found on the applications page of the Endeavour Scholarships webpage. (opens in a new window)

The Endeavour Scholarships and Fellowships are the Australian Government's competitive, merit-based scholarships and fellowships providing opportunities for citizens of countries in the Asia-Pacific, the Middle East, Europe and the Americas to undertake study, research or professional development in Australia and for Australians to do the same overseas.

The Endeavour Scholarships and Fellowships aim to build Australia's reputation for excellence in the provision of education and research, support the internationalisation of the Australian higher education and research sectors and offer high-achieving individuals from overseas and Australia opportunities to increase their productivity and expertise in their field.

All necessary information can be found on the applications page of the Endeavour Scholarships webpage

Please note: Admission letters are required for all Endeavour Postgraduate Scholarship (international) applicants. Applicants are required to make their own approaches to host organisations seeking a placement.

A letter can be found in the Applicant Guidelines to notify the host organisation that they are applying for an Endeavour scholarship.

Applications are now closed.