Research scholarships

Listed are links to various scholarship programs for candidates interested in pursuing graduate research in Australia.

Scholarship information

  • Alma Hansen Scholarship
    This scholarship, worth approximately $14,000, assists graduate students with travel to pursue studies overseas
  • Dean's PhD Excellence Scholarship Awards
    The Dean’s PhD Excellence Scholarship is a $10,000 top up scholarship recognises outstanding academic achievement by incoming domestic PhD candidates
  • Dean’s PhD International Scholarship Awards
    The Dean’s PhD International Scholarship Awards support excellent international PhD candidates whose study at the Faculty builds partnerships with selected universities, or strengthens priority areas of research
  • Faculty of Arts 110 Scholarship
    Commemorating 110 years of the Faculty, this scholarship fund was created to ensure that an Arts degree continues to be accessible to all students, no matter their background
  • Faculty of Arts Graduate Conference Assistance Scheme
    This scheme is intended to facilitate graduate research student conferences/workshops in the Faculty of Arts that will enhance and complement the graduate research experience
  • Faculty of Arts Graduate Research International Grant
    AGRIG supports Faculty of Arts Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) and Masters by Research (MA) graduate researchers to travel overseas for at least two weeks to conduct research that is essential to the completion of their thesis
  • Faculty of Arts PhD Fieldwork Grant Scheme
    This grant is for fieldwork support to Faculty of Arts Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) graduate researchers, in which the primary data for the PhD thesis can be collected only in a field location
    Faculty of Arts Research and Graduate Studies Scheme (RAGS)
  • Graduate Research Scholarships
    Available to high-achieving students undertaking graduate research at the University of Melbourne
    RAGS, commonly referred to as School Funding, assists Faculty of Arts Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) and Masters by Research (MA) graduate researchers, and Masters by Coursework students with the School to enrich their research and candidature
  • Graduate Research in Arts Travel Scheme (GRATS)
    GRATS provides Faculty of Arts Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) and Masters by Research (MA) graduate researchers with assistance towards undertaking research-related activities that will enhance their thesis
  • Lizette Bentwitch Scholarship
    This scholarship, worth approximately $8000, supports the overseas study of a graduate who has been awarded a degree with honours, in any branch of the humanities, by the Faculty of Arts at the University of Melbourne
  • Lorna Stirling Fund Scholarship
    Scholarships from this fund, worth between $500 and $4000, are open to current students at all levels and are aimed at encouraging and promoting international student relationships
  • Norman Macgeorge Scholarship
    This scholarship provides grants of up to $ 6000 to support PhD students in the visual, creative and performing arts, music, architecture, conservation, literature, creative writing, language, history, philosophy and anthropology at the University