About the program/Scholarship:
The University of Melbourne is offering the Graduate Research Scholarships for high-achieving students undertaking graduate research at the University of Melbourne.
- All 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).
- The Graduate Research Scholarships 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 or referred publications.
About Melbourne University:
The University of Melbourne is a public research university located in Melbourne, Australia. The university is ranked 32 in the world and is the first in Australia with research that helps solve social, economic and environmental challenges the world is facing today and into the future. The university experience helps graduates become well-rounded, thoughtful and skilled professionals – making a positive impact across the globe.
- 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 $31,200 per year pro rata (2020 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.
- 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.
- All study areas are eligible for this scholarship.
- Your scholarship is conditional on maintaining full-time enrolment in your course at the University of Melbourne.
- You must commence the Scholarship in the year for which the scholarship was offered (offer year).
- Commencement of scholarships cannot be deferred to a following year unless the deferral is requested by the enrolling faculty or graduate school.
- The maximum duration of a stipend and fee offset for students undertaking a Master degree is 2 years full-time equivalent
- The maximum duration of a stipend is 3.5 years full-time equivalent and the maximum duration of a fee offset is 4 years full-time equivalent for students undertaking a Doctoral degree.
- The stipend will not be suspended or extended when you take:
- Recreation leave from your course for up to 20 days (full-time equivalent) per annum.
- Standard sick leave from your course for up to 10 days (full-time equivalent) per annum.
- Students in receipt of a stipend must not be receiving income from another source (e.g. a scholarship, grant or salary) related to their course of study to support their general living cost if that income is greater than 75% of the annual value of the stipend.
Nationality: No specific nationality required
Skills: Studying, researh
Age: No specific age required
How to Apply:
1-To apply for this scholarship, you should first apply for a graduate research course by the application closing date for that course, then you will be automatically considered for the Graduate Research Scholarships.
2- You will receive a notification that a scholarship application has been added to your record within seven days of having submitted your course application.
3- 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.4- You will receive a notification that a scholarship application has been added to your record within seven days of having submitted the online form.