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2024 University of Melbourne Graduate Research Scholarships

2024 University of Melbourne Graduate Research Scholarships

The Melbourne Research Scholarship and Research Training Program (RTP) Scholarship are offered to high-achieving international and domestic students who are enrolling in a graduate research degree at the University of Melbourne.

 The University awards over 300 scholarships per year to international students. From 2016, the Melbourne International Research Scholarship (MIRS) is part of the Melbourne Research Scholarship program.

About University of Melbourne

The University of Melbourne (informally Melbourne University) is an Australian public research university located in Melbourne, Victoria. Founded in 1853, it is Australia's second oldest university and the oldest in Victoria. Times Higher Education ranks Melbourne as 33rd in the world, while the Academic Ranking of World Universities places Melbourne 44th in the world (both first in Australia).... continue reading

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University of Melbourne Graduate Research Scholarships

Application Deadline31 Oct 2024
ValueUSD 135,000
Country to studyAustralia
School to studyUniversity of Melbourne
TypePostgraduate
SponsorUniversity of Melbourne
GenderMen and Women

Aim and Benefits of University of Melbourne Graduate Research Scholarships

Stipend and fee offset scholarships

  • Full fee offset for up to two years for students undertaking a Masters by Research degree or up to four years for students undertaking a doctoral degree.
  • Living allowance of $37,000 per year pro rata (2024 full-time study rate) for up to two years for students undertaking a Masters by Research degree or up to 3.5 years for students undertaking a doctoral degree. The living allowance may be indexed annually and includes limited paid sick, maternity and parenting leave.
  • Relocation grant of $2000 for students moving from States or Territories other than Victoria or $3000 for students moving from outside Australia.
  • Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC) Single Membership for international students who require a student visa to study in Australia

Fee offset scholarships

  • Full fee offset for up to two years for students undertaking a Masters by Research degree or up to four years for students undertaking a doctoral degree.

Requirements for University of Melbourne Graduate Research Scholarships Qualification

To be considered for this scholarship, you must:

  • Have applied for and meet the requirements for a graduate research degree at the University of Melbourne, or
  • Be currently enrolled in a graduate research degree at the University of Melbourne


Interview date, Process and Venue for University of Melbourne Graduate Research Scholarships

All domestic students who are offered admission to a Masters by Research or doctoral degree (PhD) at the University of Melbourne will receive a Research Training Program Scholarship (Fee Offset).

Graduate Research Scholarships that provide a stipend as well as fee offset are awarded to domestic and international students based on academic merit. Eligible applicants are scored and ranked according to their academic achievement of their last completed degree and their research potential in their field of study. Factors such as completion of a degree at the same level of the research course for which the scholarship is sought, relevant professional experience, refereed publications, specialist medical qualifications or composition of original music may be taken into consideration.

outcome:

  • Domestic students will receive an offer for Research Training Program Scholarship (Fee Offset) as part of their course offer.
  • Offers for Graduate Research Scholarships that provide a stipend and fee offset are made separately but around the same time course offers are made.

Application Deadline

October 31, 2024


How to Apply

Interested and qualified? Go to University of Melbourne on unimelb_admissions_scholarships.formstack.com to apply
  • If you are a new student and have applied for a graduate research course by the application closing date for that course, you will be automatically considered for the Graduate Research Scholarships. You will receive a notification that a scholarship application has been added to your record within ten business days of having submitted your course application.
  • If you have accepted a graduate research course offer and deferred commencement in order to be reconsidered for a scholarship, you must submit an online application form by 31 October to be considered for a scholarship in the following year. You will receive a notification that a scholarship application has been added to your record within ten business days of having submitted the online form.
  • If you are currently enrolled in a graduate research course for which you seek a scholarship, you must submit an online application form by 31 October to be considered for a scholarship in the following year. You will receive a notification that a scholarship application has been added to your record within ten business days of having submitted the online form.

For more details,visit University of Melbourne website

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