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Research Opportunities for Undergraduates

Talented Students Program

The Science Talented Students' Program (TSP) introduces high performing students - entering the Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Science (Advanced) - to the Faculty of Science and helps them develop specific skills during their degree.  The program offers these students exposure to research within the Faculty and provides a degree that is flexible and tailored to suit students’ needs and talents.

Invitation to participate in the TSP is made by the Dean of Science on the basis of superior secondary education performance (ATAR or equivalent). All incoming students are assessed for eligibility including non high school leavers. High performing current UNSW Science students, in the BSc or BSc (Advanced), will be invited to join at the end of their first year.

Faculty of Science Vacation Research Scholarships

These Vacation Scholarships are available for Australian/New Zealand residents currently enrolled at a university in the penultimate year of an undergraduate program in Science or a related discipline. The Scholarships are currently valued at $3800 for a 6 week research project.

School of Physics Vacation Research Scholarships

The School of Physics offers Vacation Research Scholarships to UNSW students who are enrolled into a physics major as part of any science or dual degree program. The Scholarships are for six weeks during the December - February  Summer Vacation, and are currently worth $3300 (tax-free). Applicants should have completed the second or third year of their physics major, or equivalent.