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600 Graduate Research Scholarships at University of Melbourne in Australia, 2018

The University of Melbourne is inviting applications for 600 Graduate Research Scholarships for international students in the 2018-2019 academic year. Scholarships are available to students undertaking graduate research training at the University of Melbourne.

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

 The University of Melbourne TOEFL Institution Code is 0974. Please use this code so that their results can be reported to them. Some faculties may accept graduate students with a slightly lower IELTS, TOEFL, Pearson Test of English or CAE score.

Scholarship Description: 

  • Applications Deadline: 31 Dec 2018
  • Course Level: Scholarships are available for Master or Doctorate by research degree programme.
  • Study Subject: Scholarships are awarded in all subjects offered by the University of Melbourne.
  • Scholarship Award: 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.
  • Nationality: This fellowship is available for International students.
  • Number of Scholarships: Approximately 600
  • Scholarship can be taken in Australia

Eligibility for the Scholarship: 

Eligible Countries: This fellowship is available for International students.

Entrance Requirements: To be eligible for this scholarship, you need to:

  • 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

Selection criteria

All domestic students who are offered admission to a Master by research or Doctoral degree 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.

English Language Requirements: The University of Melbourne TOEFL Institution Code is 0974. Please use this code so that their results can be reported to them. Some faculties may accept graduate students with a slightly lower IELTS, TOEFL, Pearson Test of English or CAE score.

Application Procedure: 

How to Apply:  Applicants must apply for this scholarship by submitting an online application for the Graduate Research Scholarships group.

Online Application

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