Melbourne Research Scholarships for international students 2019-20

Melbourne Research Scholarships are open to international students from all over the world who want to pursue postgraduate studies at The University of Melbourne, Australia. These scholarships provide a stipend, as well as fee offset and are awarded for a number of courses offered by different Melbourne Schools. 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.

Deadline: October 31, 2019

Eligibility

To be eligible for this scholarship, you need to:

  • have applied for and meet the entry 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

Selection criteria

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.

Conditions

These scholarships are subject to the Graduate Research Scholarships Terms & Conditions(as amended).

  • Application process

    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 seven 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 seven 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 seven days of having submitted the online form.

  • When will I know the 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.

  • Variations of this scholarship

    Melbourne Research Scholarships (MRS)

    This scholarship is available to high-achieving domestic and international students undertaking a Masters by Research degree or doctoral degree.

    Australian Government Research Training Program (RTP) Scholarships

    Provided by the Australian Commonwealth Government, this scholarship is available to high-achieving domestic and international students undertaking a Masters by Research degree or Doctorate by Research degree. See also the University’s RTP Scholarship Policy.

    Courses Offered:

    You can check the courses offered by following schools:

    • Faculty of Veterinary and Agricultural Sciences.
    • Melbourne Business School.
    • Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences.
    • Melbourne Conservatorium of Music.
    • Melbourne Graduate School of Education.
    • Melbourne Dental School.
    • Melbourne Law School.
    • Melbourne School of Design.
    • Melbourne Medical School.
    • Melbourne School of Engineering.
    • Melbourne School of Population and Global Health.
    • Melbourne School of Health Sciences.
    • Melbourne School of Psychological Sciences.
    • Online Graduate Courses.
    • Office for Environmental Programs.
    • School of Biomedical Sciences.
    • The Faculty of Science.
    • School of Melbourne Custom Programs.
    • Victorian College of the Arts.

    Program Period:

    • 2 years for students undertaking a Master by research degree.
    • 4 years for students undertaking a Doctoral degree.

    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 $30,600 per year pro rata (2019 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

    Application website: https://scholarships.unimelb.edu.au/awards/graduate-research-scholarships

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