Melbourne Research Scholarship (MRS)

Scholarship Opportunities
Australia
Posted 3 years ago

The Melbourne Research Scholarship (Fee Offset) and Australian Government Research Training Program Scholarship (Fee offset) provide a full tuition fee offset for up to 2 years for students undertaking a Master by research degree and up to 4 years for a student undertaking a Doctorate by research degree.

Established by the University of Melbourne, this Melbourne Research Scholarship is available to high achieving domestic and international students undertaking a Master by research degree or Doctoral degree.

Host Institution: University of Melbourne, Australia

Field of study: Any eligible graduate research degree offered at the University of Melbourne

Number of Awards: About 300

Target group: Domestic and International students

Scholarship value/inclusions:

The benefits of the Melbourne Research Scholarship vary depending on your circumstance and may include one or more of the following: living allowance, relocation grant, thesis allowance, and limited paid sick, maternity and parenting leave.

 

  • a living allowance of $30,000 per year (2018 full-time pro-rata rate) for up to 2 years for students undertaking a Master by research degree and 3.5 years for a student undertaking a Doctoral by research degree.
  • a relocation grant of $2,000 for students who need to move from outside Victoria or $3,000 for students who need to move from outside Australia to study at the University of Melbourne
  • Limited paid sick, maternity and parenting leave

 

Eligibility:

To be considered for a Graduate Research Scholarship, you must have applied for and meet the entry requirements for a Master by research or Doctoral degree at the University of Melbourne, or be currently enrolled in a research degree at the University of Melbourne.

Application instructions:

If you are a new student and have applied for a Graduate Research Degree by the relevant closing date, you will be automatically considered for the Graduate Research Scholarships. The University assesses applications for scholarships on an ongoing basis. For specific closing dates, refer to the relevant faculty/school.

It is important to read the Graduate Research Scholarships Terms and Conditions visit the official website to access the application form for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.

 

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Deadline: 31 Dec 2018

 

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