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Details of this scholarship:


The University of Melbourne offers its own Melbourne Research Scholarships to support students

undertaking research in higher degrees. The scholarships are awarded in conjunction with faculties and,

as a result, are often called a Faculty MRS. A range of sources, including benefactors and corporate

sponsors, fund these scholarships.

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Duration and Value

Duration: 3.0 years

Annual value: $A 22,500.00

Total value: $A 71,340.00

Extra Details: The scholarship provides: a stipend of $22,500 per year (2010 APA rate)? a relocation

allowance of up to $2,000 for students moving from interstate or $3,000 for students moving from

overseas? and a thesis allowance of $420 for master students and $840 for PhD students. Tenure is for 2

years for master students and 3 years for PhD students, with a possible 6month extension.


Important Dates

Application closing date: 31 October


Eligibility criteria

General information

Applicants must: have completed tertiary studies that are at least equivalent to a 4year

Australian honours degree with a minimum result of second class honours? plan to undertake, or be

currently enrolled in, a graduate research degree? have at least 12 months fulltime or equivalent

candidature remaining in their degree? and not have previously held an MRS, FMS or HRS.


Eligible institutions

This scholarship is only available at the following educational institutions:


  • The University of Melbourne (UniMelb)



This scholarship is available at any Australian institution located at the following states:


  • Victoria



Eligible courses

Course Level

This scholarship is only available for the following course levels:


  • Masters Research
  • Doctor of Philosophy




Name: University of Melbourne

CRICOS Code: 00116K


Contact Information

Phone: +61 (3) 83448747

Fax: +61 (3) 93491740


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