Graduate Research Scholarships by University of Melbourne, Australia

Designation/Position- Graduate Research Scholarships

University of Melbourne, Australia invites application for Graduate Research Scholarships for eligible and interested candidates

About- Available to high-achieving students undertaking graduate research at the University of Melbourne. University of Melbourne, Australia invites application for Graduate Research Scholarships for eligible and interested candidates

Graduate Research Scholarships

Summary

  • GraduateUniversity of Melbourne, Australia invites application for Graduate Research Scholarships for eligible and interested candidates.
  • 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.
  • Full fee offset for 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 two years.
  • Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC) Single Membership for international students who require a student visa to study in Australia.

Study level- All study areas

Location- University of Melbourne, Australia

Eligibility/Qualification–

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.

Job/Position Description- 

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 $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

How 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 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.

Last Date for Apply– 31 October 2021

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