Melbourne Scholarships

List of scholarships

Scholarship Value Current round closes Next round opens
Aileen Sinclair Scholarship

A scholarship to support Master of Engineering students who have experienced disadvantage

Approximately $3,000

17-May-2017

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Alan Knipe Scholarship

This scholarship has been established to support talented computing students who are experiencing financial disadvantage

$10,000 paid over two years

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Allan Reid Scholarship

For high achieving engineering students who can demonstrate financial need.

$5,000

23-Aug-2017

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Alma Hansen Scholarship

Open to graduates, who are currently enrolled or intend to enrol, in a postgraduate program at The University of Melbourne

$14,000 Several awards may be offered from this amount

13-Mar-2017

15-Jan-2018

Alwyn Stewart Memorial Scholarship

For Medical graduates undertaking a graduate research degree in the Melbourne Medical School.

$1133 per annum

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Amy Gaye Cowper Tennent Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship offers postgraduate students of Literature in the Department of English and Theatre Studies to enable travel abroad for the purposes of their studies.

$7,500 One or more scholarship may be awarded from these available funds.

24-Apr-2017

19-Feb-2018

Anna Lodewyckx Scandinavian Scholarships

The Anna Lodewyckx Scandinavian Scholarships are awarded to promote the advanced study of Icelandic (Old Norse and Modern Icelandic) or to encourage study and research in Scandinavian countries.

$8,770

27-Mar-2017

05-Feb-2018

Asian Development Bank - Japan Scholarship

For future students from the Asia Development Bank's developing member countries.

approx. $75,000

31-Oct-2016

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Baillieu Research Scholarship

For students undertaking graduate research in medicine, law, commerce, economics or architecture.

approx. $27,000 p/a

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Beaney Scholarship in Pathology

For students undertaking a graduate research degree in the Department of Pathology, School of Biomedical Sciences.

$7,000 per annum

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Beaney Scholarship in Surgery

For students undertaking graduate research studies in surgery

$2,215 per annum

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Carol Willesee PhD Scholarship

For students undertaking a graduate research degree in prion disease.

$5,151 per annum

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Centre of Research Excellence in Disability & Health Scholarships

The Centre of Research Excellence in Disability & Health (CRE-DH) offers two scholarships in Social Epidemiology and one scholarship in Disability Policy.

$26,916 per annum

29-Sep-2017

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China Scholarship Council - University of Melbourne PhD Scholarship

For high achieving research students from China.

26-Jan-2018

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Class of 1976 Scholarship

For undergraduate students from Noble Park Secondary College or surrounding government schools

$15,000

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Clinical Scholarship: Total Joint Replacement CRE**

For domestic or **international students undertaking a graduate research degree in osteoarthritis or any other related theme in synergy with the programs five year focus.

$26,916 per annum

31-Aug-2017

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Clive Pratt Scholarship

To be awarded as a travelling scholarship to research higher degree students in the Department of Chemical and Biochemical Engineering.

$6,000

29-Mar-2017

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David B Rosenthal Scholarship

For Medical graduates undertaking a graduate research degree in a field related to diseases of the chest.

$10,000 per annum

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David Kenworthy Scholarship

For students enrolled in the Master of Engineering (Chemical) or Master of Engineering (Biochemical)

$10,000 paid over two years

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Diane Lemaire Scholarship

A scholarship for female PhD students in the Melbourne School of Engineering

29-Mar-2017

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Donovan-Johnston Memorial Scholarship

For Medical graduates undertaking a graduate research degree in the Melbourne Medical School.

$50,000

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Eleanor and Joseph Wertheim Scholarship

For women experiencing compassionate or compelling circumstances.

up to approx. $60,000

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01-Jan-2017

Elizabeth Mary Sweet Scholarship in Medicine

For students undertaking a graduate research degree in the Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences.

$8,385 per annum

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Elizabeth and Nicholas Slezak Scholarship

The Elizabeth and Nicholas Slezak Scholarship is a travelling scholarship to enable female graduates of the University to study French literature and/or language in France.

Up to $30,000 per scholarship (Graduate Coursework/Graduate Research students) and/or $5,000 - $10,000 scholarships (Honours students)

27-Mar-2017

05-Feb-2018

Endeavour - Cheung Kong Student Exchange Program (ECKSEP)

5000

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Endeavour - International Student Exchange Program (ISEP)

For Exchange students.

$5,000

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Endeavour Scholarships and Fellowships

For graduate students undertaking overseas study, research or an internship.

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Ernst and Grace Matthaei Scholarship

For students undertaking research in the field of optics.

approx. $31,000 p/a

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01-Jul-2017

Eugen Singer Award

For graduate research students in the field related to the study of polymers, including their production and processing.

Approximately $10,000 - $12,000

23-Aug-2017

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Eugenie La Gerche Scholarship

Open to needy and deserving fourth year honours and graduate Art History students demonstrating potential

$8,000 Several awards may be offered from this amount

13-Mar-2017

15-Jan-2018

F.A Kernot Bequest Scholarship

Open to students who have achieved excellent academic results in the Master of Engineering.

Approximately $3,000

04-Oct-2017

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Faculty of Arts 110 Scholarship

Open to students who are enrolling or enrolled in an Honours, Graduate coursework or Graduate research program in the Faculty of Arts

Up to $20,000 Several scholarships will be awarded annually from the scholarship value

13-Mar-2017

15-Jan-2018

Felix Meyer Scholarship in Obstetrics & Gynaecology

For students undertaking a graduate research degree in the Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology.

$27,723 per annum

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Fox International Fellowship Program (FIFP) (Yale University)

For graduate research students undertaking research in social sciences at Yale University.

24-Mar-2017

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Frank Knox Memorial Fellowships

For students undertaking graduate studies at Harvard University.

up to $100,000

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01-Sep-2017

French History Research Higher Degree Scholarship

Open to research higher degree students enrolled in the Faculty of Arts or The Faculty of VCA & MCM of The University of Melbourne who are studying an aspect of French History or Culture.

$1,500

03-Apr-2017

12-Feb-2018

Fulbright Scholarships

For students undertaking research in the United States of America.

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Future Generations Scholarship

For high achieving graduate coursework students

$10,000

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George Lansell Memorial Scholarship

For graduate research students in the field of mining or metallurgy.

Approximately $6,000

18-May-2017

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Gordon Paul Castles Scholarship

For students undertaking a graduate research degree in the Melbourne Medical School.

$14,278 per annum

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Gowrie Scholarship

For research students who are members or descendants of members of the Australian Defence Force

up to $10,000

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Graduate Access Melbourne Bursary

For graduate students experiencing difficult circumstances.

$5,000

31-Mar-2017

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Graduate Research Access Scholarships

For graduate research students experiencing difficult circumstances.

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01-Jul-2017

Graduate Research Excellence Scholarships

For high achieving graduate research students.

31-Oct-2016

01-Jul-2017

Graduate Research Scholarships

For high achieving research students.

up to $30,000 per year

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Gwenda Ford English Literature Scholarship

Open to undergraduate students who are in the third year of their course and are completing a major in English Literature OR to graduate coursework/research students

$5,000 One or more awards may be offered from this amount

13-Mar-2017

15-Jan-2018

HB Higgins Poetry Scholarship

Open to University of Melbourne alumni who graduated from a Bachelor of Arts (including BA Honours) with the intention of enhancing the study of poetry (in any language).

$3,960

24-Apr-2017

19-Feb-2018

Hansen Trust PhD Scholarship in History

For students undertaking a doctorate by research in History

$30,000 per annum for the length of a full-time PhD candidature

31-Oct-2017

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Housing Bursary

For students in financial need or who live away from their usual home.

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01-Jan-2018

Hugh Noel Puckle Scholarship

For Medical graduates undertaking a graduate research degree in ophthalmology or otolaryngology.

$13,862 per annum

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Human Rights Scholarship

For students undertaking graduate research studies in the human rights field.

up to $100,000

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01-Jul-2017

Indigenous Bursaries

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01-Jan-2018

Indigenous Commonwealth Scholarships

For indigenous Australian students.

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31-Dec-2015

International Postgraduate Coursework Award

For high-achieving international coursework students

up to $70,000

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01-Mar-2016

Irene and Arthur Kinsman Award for Postgraduate Studies

For female graduates of the University of Melbourne studying in the Social Sciences discipline.

$5,000 per year

28-Feb-2017

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Italian Australian Foundation Bursary

Open to disadvantaged fourth year Italian (Honours) students enrolled or enrolling to encourage research on Italian language, history and/ or culture.

$10,000 (several awards may be offered from this amount)

29-May-2017

19-Mar-2018

Italian Australian Foundation Peggy Guggenheim Internship

The Internship provides postgraduate students with financial assistance to travel to Venice to participate in an internship program working in the museum of the Peggy Guggenheim Collection

$8,000

10-Apr-2017

26-Feb-2018

Italian Australian Foundation Travel Scholarship

Open to disadvantaged undergraduate students enrolled or enrolling in ITAL20004/ITAL30005, ITAL20006/30012 or a subject to the satisfaction of the selection committee.

$20,000 (several awards are made from this amount)

29-May-2017

19-Mar-2018

Jack Wynhoven Scholarship

A scholarship to support high-achieving Master of Engineering students in financial need.

Up to $5,000

29-Mar-2017

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Jane Ariadne McLaurin Thomson and Barclay Thomson Scholarship

For students undertaking a graduate research studies in the field of Arthritis.

$5,150 per annum

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Jewish Holocaust Centre Wilson Family Award

For students undertaking social justice studies.

Up to $3,000

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01-Jan-2018

John Balfour Memorial Scholarship

A scholarship for high-achieving students in the Melbourne School of Engineering

Approximately $3,000

17-May-2017

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John Collier Scholarship

For PhD students in the Melbourne School of Engineering undertaking travel

$2,500

23-Aug-2017

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John Hayden Research Fellowship

For Medical graduates undertaking a graduate research degree in the Department of Medicine at St Vincent's Hospital.

$4,706 per annum

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John and Allan Gilmour Research Award

For students undertaking a graduate research degree in medical or scientific fields.

$6,000 per annum

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KPMG Indigenous Pathway Scholarship

For students from Australian Indigenous descent enrolled in the second year of the Bachelor of Arts, Commerce or Science.

15-Mar-2017

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Keiko Hongo Japanese Scholarship

Open to 2nd and 3rd year or Honours students of Japanese who plan to go to Japan on a structured Japanese language or studies program or students intending to continue studies at Masters or PhD level.

$2,000 per scholarship

03-Apr-2017

12-Feb-2018

Kenneth Myers Memorial Scholarship

Open to research students in the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering to assist with travel and research overseas.

$10,000 paid over two years

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Kwong Lee Dow Relocation Allowance

For Kwong Lee Dow Young Scholars from regional Victoria and interstate.

$2,500

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Len Stevens Scholarship

For Melbourne School of Engineering students undertaking an approved program of extracurricular learning.

$15,000

23-Aug-2017

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Leslie Eric Paddle Scholarship in Neurology

For students undertaking a graduate research degree in the field of neurology.

$27,723 per annum

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Leslie Eric Paddle Scholarship in Orthopaedic Paediatrics

For students undertaking a graduate research degree in the field of Orthopaedic Paediatrics.

$26,916 per annum

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Lin Martin Melbourne Global Scholarship

For Study Abroad and Exchange students.

$5,000

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Lloyd Robson Memorial Award

Open to currently enrolled Graduate Research students of Australian history in the School of Historical and Philosophical Studies to assist them to undertake research interstate.

$2,900

18-Sep-2017

02-Jul-2018

MDHS Indigenous Research Training Support Scheme

For Indigenous postgraduate research students enrolled in or seeking to enrol in the Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences,and who are experiencing financial need.

$10,000

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Maisie Fawcett Scholarship

For students who graduated from Victoria University

$5,000

31-Mar-2017

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Margaret Cohan Research Scholarships

Open annually to a fourth year or graduate student enrolled in Criminology or Psychology, who is undertaking research into child abuse.

$1,390

24-Apr-2017

19-Feb-2018

Mary Jane Lewis Scholarship

For Australian female students.

$30,000

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May Stewart Bursary

For students undertaking a graduate research degree in a field related to neurodegenerative diseases.

$27,723 per annum

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Melbourne Chancellor's Scholarship

For high achieving undergraduate students.

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Melbourne Global Languages Scholarship

For Study Abroad and Exchange students.

up to $7,000

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Melbourne International Undergraduate Scholarship

For high achieving international undergraduate students.

up to $56,000

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Melbourne Medical Postgraduate Committee Gordon-Taylor Scholarship

For Medical graduates undertaking a graduate research degree in the Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences.

$11,124 per annum

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Melbourne Mobility Assistance Grants

For coursework students undertaking overseas study

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Melbourne Mobility Awards

For high achieving students undertaking overseas study

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Melbourne Mobility Excellence Awards

For Study Abroad and Exchange students.

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01-Apr-2018

Melbourne National Scholarship

For high achieving undergraduate students.

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Melbourne School of Engineering Scholarships

A range of scholarships awarded by the Melbourne School of Engineering to commencing high-achieving engineering and IT students.

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Melville Hughes Scholarship

For Medical graduates undertaking graduate research with the Melbourne Medical School

$80,000 per annum

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Miltiades and Alkistis Chryssavgis Scholarship

Open to students enrolled in the FULL 3 year BACHELOR OF ARTS DEGREE PROGRAM and must be commencing their 1st year of the program

$5,000

13-Mar-2017

15-Jan-2018

Nancy Frances Curry Scholarship

For students undertaking a graduate research degree in the field of motor neurone disease.

$15,000 per annum

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National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) Postgraduate Scholarships

For high achieving students undertaking research in medicine or health sciences.

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New Colombo Plan Grant

For Study Abroad and Exchange students

Between $2000 - $7000

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Northcote Trust Bursary

For indigenous Australian students.

up to $500

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01-Jan-2017

Other scholarship opportunities

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Peter Reid Memorial Scholarship

For high-achieving students in need of financial assistance.

up to approx $10,000

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01-Jan-2017

PhD scholarship in Neuroimaging in Mood Disorders

For students undertaking research into neurobiological mechanisms underlying youth depression at Orygen, the National Centre of Excellence in Youth Mental Health.

$26,916 per annum

14-Aug-2017

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PhD scholarship in Surgical Research

For students undertaking a graduate research degree in surgical research at the Murdoch Childrens Research Institute (MCRI), based at the Melbourne Children's.

$30,000 per annum

02-Oct-2017

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R B McComas Research Scholarship in Ophthalmology

For students undertaking postgraduate study in ophthalmology.

$13,862 per annum

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RG and AU Meade Scholarship in Surgery

For Medical graduates undertaking a graduate research degree in the Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences.

$1,442 per annum

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RJ Fletcher Research Scholarship

For students undertaking a graduate research degree in the fields of cancer or anaesthetics.

$9,000 per annum

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Rae and Edith Bennett Travelling Scholarship

For students undertaking graduate study or research in the United Kingdom.

up to $60,000 per year

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01-Apr-2017

Randal and Louisa Alcock Scholarship

For students undertaking a graduate research degree in the Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences.

$4,635 per annum

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Residential College Scholarships

For students living at Residential Colleges of the University of Melbourne

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Riady Scholarship

For research students undertaking fieldwork in Asia.

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Richard Lovell Travelling Scholarship

For students undertaking a graduate research degree in the Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences and researching in a field relevant to cancer epidemiology.

$7,000

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Robert Bage Memorial Scholarship

For research students undertaking field work or study overseas.

$5,000

04-Oct-2017

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Ronald John Gleghorn Bursary

For students undertaking a graduate research degree in the fields of Rheumatoid Arthritis and/or Varicose Veins.

$26,916 per annum

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S. Ernest Sprott Fellowship

Open to an Australian citizen who is an outstanding scholar, less than 45 years of age at the time of the award, for scholarly study outside of Australia.

$42,000 One fellowship will be offered

01-May-2017

19-Feb-2018

Schwarzman Scholars Program

For Masters study at the Schwarzman College, Tsinghua University, Beijing

28-Sep-2017

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Setec - Peter Lloyd Scholarship

A scholarship for electrical engineering students in financial need.

$5,000

23-Aug-2017

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Sheppard M Lowe Scholarship

For students undertaking a graduate research degree related to diabetes mellitus.

$13,862 per annum

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Sir Arthur Sims Travelling Scholarship

For students undertaking study or research in Great Britain

up to $60,000

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01-Apr-2017

Sir John and Lady Higgins Research Scholarship

For students undertaking research in the fields of chemistry and biochemistry related to pastoral and agricultural industries.

up to approx. $100,000

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01-Jul-2017

Sir Samuel Wadham Rural Students Scholarship

For students from a rural area who are in need of financial assistance.

up to approx $15,000

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01-Jan-2017

Sir Thomas Naghten Fitzgerald Scholarship

For medical graduates undertaking a graduate research degree in surgery

$11,845 per annum

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Sir Thomas Peel Dunhill Research Scholarship

For students undertaking a graduate research degree in the Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences.

$500 per annum

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Sport Scholarships

For elite and emerging student-athletes.

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Student Grants

For students in financial need.

Up to $10,000

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01-Jan-2018

The Emma Grollo Memorial Scholarship

Assists students of Italian language or literature to pursue their studies in those fields at an Italian university or institution approved by the Council.

$14,500 The award value may be shared across several recipients

01-May-2017

19-Feb-2018

The Eric Ormond Baker Scholarship

Provides two postgraduate Screen and Cultural Studies students with an opportunity to fund an international internship placement, and covers travel and living costs associated with this placement.

Two scholarships of $13,000 each

11-Sep-2017

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The Felix Meyer Scholarship

The purpose of the scholarship is to provide an opportunity, by travel or otherwise, for University of Melbourne graduates to undertake creative writing during the tenure of the scholarship.

$15,700 One or more scholarship may be awarded from these available funds.

10-Apr-2017

19-Feb-2018

The Harold Wright Scholarship and The Sarah & William Holmes Scholarship

Open to graduates, to assist the scholarship recipient with their living expenses while they are based in London for the purpose of studying prints at the British Museum.

$18,000

17-Apr-2017

19-Feb-2018

The Ian Robertson Travel Prize

Open to currently enrolled Graduate Research students in the discipline of history and best utilised as a top-up for a GRATS or ORES application.

$600

02-Oct-2017

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The Igor Meshakov-Korjakin Russian Scholarship

The scholarship is to enable students to study Russian language and/or Russian literature at a university in Russia or at the Pushkin Institute in Moscow.

$25,000 Several awards may be offered from this amount

17-Apr-2017

19-Feb-2018

The Isobel Prowse Traveling Scholarship

Open to students enrolled in both of the subjects that constitute the Venice overseas intensive, namely ITAL20006/ITAL30012 and HIST20052/HIST30051.

$5,000

14-Apr-2017

19-Feb-2018

The Jessie Webb Scholarship

Open to students enrolled in a postgraduate course at the University of Melbourne in Ancient History or Classical Studies. Applicants will be assessed on their academic record and proposed program.

$26,000 Two scholarships of equal value will be awarded from these funds

24-Apr-2017

19-Feb-2018

The Miranda Jane Hughes Scholarship

Open to students undertaking research in the humanities in historical, philosophical or cultural studies of the body, health or science in the Faculty of Arts at the University of Melbourne.

$2,500

11-Sep-2017

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The Prue Torney Memorial Prize

Open annually to a female research student enrolled in a Graduate Coursework or Graduate Research program in the School of Historical and Philosophical Studies, to be used for travel to Asia.

$960

26-May-2017

26-Feb-2018

The Richard Gunter Bursaries (in French or English)

Open to postgraduate students for the purpose of supporting travel and/or research enrolled in French and English.

$6,500 Two awards may be offered from this amount.

26-Jun-2017

07-May-2018

The Robert and Gillian Cook Family Award

For students undertaking or applying for a graduate research degree in the Melbourne Dental School.

25,000 pa

31-May-2017

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The Willem Snoek Conservation Award

Open to students enrolled or enrolling in the Master of Material Conservation in the Faculty of Arts at the University of Melbourne.

$2,500

30-Jul-2018

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Thomas Ewing Scholarship

Approximately $1,800

04-Oct-2017

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Travelling Scholarships

For research students travelling overseas.

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Undergraduate Access Scholarships

For students who have experienced difficult circumstances which have impacted on their preparation for university study.

06-Oct-2016

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University of Melbourne - Faculty Scholarships

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University of Melbourne French Trust Fund

These grants are intended to assist doctoral students and recent post-doctoral researchers whose projects require research fieldwork trips for French Studies research in France.

$7,500 Several awards will be offered from this amount

03-Apr-2017

12-Feb-2018

Ursula Hoff Art History Scholarship

Open to students currently enrolled in Honours, Graduate coursework, Graduate research focusing on the area of Art History

$2,900 One or more awards may be offered from this amount

13-Mar-2017

15-Jan-2018

Victoria Latin America Doctoral Scholarship

For high achieving research students from Latin America.

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Victorian International Research Scholarship

For high achieving international research students.

$90,000

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Viola Edith Reid Bequest Scholarship

For medical graduates undertaking a graduate research degree in the Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences.

$27,723 per annum

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W.E.J. Craig Travelling Scholarship

For students undertake research in animal husbandry at an overseas institution.

up to $30,000 per year

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01-Apr-2017

Westpac Asian Exchange Scholarship

For students on Exchange in Asia

$12,000

01-Dec-2017

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Westpac Future Leaders Scholarship

up to $120,000

05-Sep-2017

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Yenching Scholars Program in China Studies

For recent graduates to undertake the Master of China Studies at Yenching Academy.

15-Oct-2016

15-Aug-2017

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