Melbourne Scholarships

Sir Arthur Sims Travelling Scholarship

The Sir Arthur Sims Travelling Scholarship was established by a donation from Sir Arthur Sims to provide students with an opportunity to pursue further study or research in Great Britain.

The University usually awards one scholarship biennially. The scholarship will not due for award in 2016.


The Sir Arthur Sims Travelling Scholarship provides an allowance of up to $20,000 per year for the normal full-time duration of the overseas study for a maximum of three years.

The value of the scholarship may vary and will be confirmed at the time of awarding.


To be considered for this scholarship, you must:

  • be a graduate of any Australian university
  • have been born in Australia or have parents who have been Australian residents for seven years or more, with their period of residence commencing within three years of the birth of the applicant
  • intend to undertake further graduate study or research at a university in Great Britain
  • not have previously received this scholarship


You must submit a Travelling Scholarship Application Form for this scholarship.


Eligible applicants are selected on the basis of academic merit, their personal qualities and their financial position, taking in consideration other scholarships or bursaries awarded to the applicant.


Applicants will be advised of the outcome via email within 4-5 weeks of the relevant closing date.

More information

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Next round

Opens: 1 April 2017
Closes: 31 May 2017

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