Melbourne Research Scholarship
The Melbourne Research Scholarship (MRS) was established by the University of Melbourne and is awarded to high achieving domestic and international research students.
The University awards over 300 scholarships per year.
The duration of the Melbourne Research Scholarship is two years for students undertaking a Master by research degree and three years, with a possible six month extension, for students undertaking a Doctorate by research degree.
The benefits of the Melbourne Research Scholarship vary depending on your circumstance and may include one or more of the following:
A fortnightly living allowance, a relocation allowance for students moving to Melbourne from interstate or from outside Australia, and limited paid sick, maternity and parenting leave equivalent to the Australian Postgraduate Awards benefits
Full fee remission (international students only)
Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC) Single Membership (international students only)
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.