Melbourne Scholarships

Riady Scholarship

Established by a donation from Mr Tjahaja James Lee Riady, the Riady Scholarship is available to high achieving research students who intend to undertake fieldwork in Asia.

The University usually awards 10 scholarships per year.


The scholarship provides a one-off payment of approximately $650 to be confirmed at the time of awarding.


To be considered for this scholarship, you must:

  • be enrolled in a graduate research degree at the University of Melbourne
  • intend to undertake fieldwork as part your graduate research degree.


You must apply for the Riady Scholarship by submitting an application for a travelling or fieldwork grants offered by your faculty.

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Eligible candidates are selected on the basis of academic merit.

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