Melbourne Research Scholarships 2023 in Australia | Fully Funded

Melbourne Research Scholarship 2022/2023 is a fully funded scholarship for international students.  Applications are invited from interested and eligible applicants for the 2022 Melbourne Research Scholarship Programme.

This article covers the Melbourne Research Scholarship 2022 Overview, Online application portal, application form, how to apply, qualifications, eligibility and requirements, closing date, and more.

Scholarship Overview

  • Host Institution(s): The University of Melbourne
  • Study in: Australia
  • Study level: Masters / PhD
  • Nationality: International Students, Domestic Students

Description of Melbourne Research Scholarship 2022 

The University of Melbourne is a government institute that contributes to society in a number of ways, including science, learning and teaching, and engagement. It’s consistently ranked among the leading universities in the world, with international rankings of world universities placing it as number 1 in Australia and number 31 in the world (Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2021).

Melbourne Research Scholarships (MRS) are open to international students from all over the world who want to pursue postgraduate studies at The University of Melbourne, Australia. These scholarships provide a stipend, as well as fee offset and are awarded for a number of courses offered by different Melbourne Schools. Eligible applicants are scored and ranked according to their academic achievement of their last completed degree and their research potential in their field of study.

Scholarship Coverage

Melbourne Research Scholarships provide the recipient with following benefits:

Stipend and fee offset scholarships

  • Full fee offset for up to two years for students undertaking a Masters by Research degree or up to four years for students undertaking a doctoral degree.
  • Living allowance of $32,400 per year pro rata (2022 full-time study rate) for up to two years for students undertaking a Masters by Research degree or up to 3.5 years for students undertaking a doctoral degree. The living allowance may be indexed annually and includes limited paid sick, maternity and parenting leave.
  • Relocation grant of $2000 for students moving from States or Territories other than Victoria or $3000 for students moving from outside Australia.
  • Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC) Single Membership for international students who require a student visa to study in Australia

Fee offset scholarships

  • Full fee offset for up to two years for students undertaking a Masters by Research degree or up to four years for students undertaking a doctoral degree.

Eligibility

To be eligible for Melbourne Research Scholarships (MRS), applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • Required Language: English
  • Eligible Countries: All World Countries
  • You must have applied for and meet the entry requirements for a Master by research or Doctoral degree at the University of Melbourne.
  • You must be currently enrolled in a research degree at the University of Melbourne

How to Apply for Melbourne Research Scholarship 

Please follow below steps to avail Melbourne Research Scholarships:

  1. If you are a new student and have applied for a graduate research course by the application closing date for that course, you will be automatically considered for the Graduate Research Scholarships. You will receive a notification that a scholarship application has been added to your record within seven days of having submitted your course application.
  2. If you have accepted a graduate research course offer and deferred commencement in order to be reconsidered for a scholarship, you must submit an online application form by 31 October to be considered for a scholarship in the following year. You will receive a notification that a scholarship application has been added to your record within seven days of having submitted the online form.
  3. If you are currently enrolled in a graduate research course for which you seek a scholarship, you must submit an online application form by 31 October to be considered for a scholarship in the following year. You will receive a notification that a scholarship application has been added to your record within seven days of having submitted the online form.

Application Deadline

Melbourne Research Scholarship Application Deadline:  Varies as per selected course

Official Links

To know more about Melbourne Research Scholarships (MRS), please visit official website:

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