International Graduate Scholarships in History at University of Melbourne in Australia, 2017

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The History Discipline in the School of Historical and Philosophical Studies at the University of Melbourne is pleased to offer International Graduate Scholarship Opportunities in History to study in Australia. International students are eligible to apply for this scholarship program

The University of Melbourne aims to assist international students who require financial assistance with scholarships.

Established in 1853, the University of Melbourne is a public-spirited institution that makes distinctive contributions to society in research, learning, and teaching and engagement. It is consistently ranked among the leading universities in the world, with international rankings of world universities placing it as number 1 in Australia and number 33 in the world (Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2015-2016).

Course Level: Scholarships are available to pursue graduate programme.

Study Subject: Scholarships are awarded in the field of History.

Scholarship Award: The scholarships are awarded on the basis of academic merit and alignment with supervisor expertise. They offer a range of benefits including coverage of tuition costs; a fortnightly living allowance; relocation grant; and health cover.

The Graduate Research Scholarships usually provide the following benefits:

Stipend and fee offset scholarships

  • Full fee offset for up to 2 years for students undertaking a Master by research degree or up to 4 years for students undertaking a Doctoral degree.
  • Living allowance for up to 2 years for students undertaking a Master 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 for students moving to Melbourne from interstate or 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 2 years for students undertaking a Master by research degree or up to 4 years for students undertaking a Doctoral degree.

Number of Scholarships: Not Known

Scholarship can be taken in Australia

Eligibility: The following criteria must be met in order for applicants to be eligible for the scholarship:

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

Nationality: International students are eligible to apply for this scholarship program.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirements: Applicants must have their previous degree.

English Language Requirements: Applicants must have completed tertiary studies that are at least equivalent to a 4-year honors degree at an Australian university with a minimum result of first class honors. The University of Melbourne TOEFL Institution Code is 0974. Please use this code so that your results can be reported to us. Some faculties may accept graduate students with a slightly lower IELTS, TOEFL, Pearson Test of English or CAE score.

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How to Apply: 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. You will receive a notification that a scholarship application has been added to your record within 7 days of having submitted your course application.

If you have accepted a course offer and deferred commencement in order to be re-considered for a graduate research scholarships, you must submit an online application form by the relevant closing date. You will receive a notification that a scholarship application has been added to your record within 7 days of having submitted the online form.

If you are currently enrolled in a graduate research degree for which you seek a scholarship, you must submit an online application form by the relevant closing date. You will receive a notification that a scholarship application has been added to your record within 7 days of having submitted the online form.

The University assesses applications for courses and scholarships throughout the academic year. For specific closing dates, please refer to Faculty and School Web sites.

Application Deadline: Applications are due by August 31, 2017.

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