Melbourne Scholarships

Baillieu Research Scholarship

Established by a bequest from the Honourable William Lawrence Baillieu and family, the Baillieu Research Scholarship is available to students undertaking research in medicine, law, commerce, economics or architecture.

Preference is given to lineal descendants of Australian soldiers and sailors killed, blinded or permanently incapacitated while engaged in war service, with priority being given to WWI service.

The University usually awards one scholarship per year.


Benefits

The maximum duration of the Baillieu Research Scholarship is 3 years. The scholarship provides the following benefits:

  • living allowance (stipend) paid fortnightly
  • relocation allowance for students who are living outside Victoria
  • limited paid sick, maternity and parental leave

For further information, see Graduate Research Scholarships benefits

Eligibility

To be considered for this scholarship, you must:

  • be an Australian citizen or permanent resident,
  • either:
    • have applied for and meet the entry requirements for a Doctorate by research degree at the University of Melbourne, or
    • be currently enrolled in a research degree at the University of Melbourne and have at least 12 months (full-time equivalent) of candidature remaining,
  • undertake graduate research in medicine, law, commerce, economics or architecture,
  • intend to study as a full-time student
  • have not already completed a research qualification at the same or higher level as the course for which a scholarship is sought, and
  • not have previously received a graduate research scholarship with similar benefits

Application

You must submit an online application for the Baillieu Research Scholarship.

Selection

Eligible candidates are selected on the basis of academic merit and other factors relevant to the proposed research, such as professional experience, refereed publications, specialist medical qualifications.

Preference is given to lineal descendants of Australian soldiers (including members of the Australian Army Medical Corps Nursing Service) and sailors killed, blinded or permanently incapacitated (i.e. incapacitated for life to such an extent as to be prevented from earning a normal wage) while engaged in war service, with priority being given to World War I service.

Outcome

Successful candidates will be advised of the outcome of their application by the end of January of each year.

More information

For more detailed information, please refer to the Graduate Research Scholarships Terms and Conditions.

If you have any further queries, please do not hesitate to Submit an Enquiry as a current or future student.

Number available

Not available for 2017

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