fully funded research scholarships at university of melbourne

University of Melbourne Graduate Research Scholarship is another fully-funded opportunity for an international student to study and do research in Australia.

The University of Melbourne

The University of Melbourne is an Australian public research university in Melbourne, Victoria. Erected back in 1853, it is the second oldest university in Australia whereas it is the oldest in the state Victoria. In addition to that, this Sandstone University is the member of the Group of Eight, Universitas 21 and also, the member of Association of Pacific Rim Universities. The main campus of the university is located in Parkville, a suburb of Melbourne CBD. Besides, the University has four other campuses in metropolitan Melbourne at Burnley, Southbank, Hawthorn, and Werribee. Moreover, the University of Melbourne offers over 200 degrees programs in the field of Science & Engineering, Law, Health and Nursing, Arts, Information Technology, and so on.

Graduate Research Scholarships

It is the academic merit-based scholarship for high achieving domestic as well as international students to study masters by research or doctoral program. Generally, the University of Melbourne offers this scholarship to identify and welcome international talents at the university research networks.


In order to be eligible for the University of Melbourne Graduate Research Scholarship, you must meet the following requirements

  1. Firstly, you must have enough academic credits to under Higher Degree Research programs and secondly, you must be commencing studies at the University of Melbourne through Higher Degree Research.
  2. Additionally, you must meet English language proficiency if you are an international student.

Scholarship value

This scholarship will cover your full-time tuition and education cost for the whole program. In addition to that, it also covers living stipend and other allowances. Also, it covers health insurance for international students in Australia (OHSC) in terms of international students.

Application process and deadline

Basically, there is no separate application process for this scholarship as you will be assessed right after you submit your course application. However, there is no specific deadline for this application. But you must apply for course application before the last deadline to qualify for the scholarship process. But the application deadline for an existing student is 31 October 2019.

Please refer to the official website of the scholarship for more details.


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