Melbourne Research Scholarship
Established by the University of Melbourne Research Scholarship (MRS) is awarded to high achieving domestic and international research students.
The University awards over 300 scholarships per year.
The maximum duration of the Melbourne Research Scholarship is two years for students undertaking a Master by research degree and three and a half years students undertaking a Doctoral (Research) degree.
The benefits of the scholarship vary depending on the applicants circumstances and may include one or more of the following:
A fortnightly living allowance
Relocation grant for students moving to Melbourne from interstate or from outside Australia
Limited paid sick, maternity and parenting leave
Full fee exemption or remission
Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC) Single Membership (international students only)
For more details, see Graduate Research Scholarship benefits.
To be considered for the Melbourne Research Scholarship, you must:
have applied for and meet the entry requirements for a Master or 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, and
have not already completed a research qualification at the same or higher level as the course for which a scholarship is sought.