Monash University Postgraduate Research Scholarships
1. Overview of the scholarship rounds
Postgraduate research scholarships are offered to both domestic and international applicants to undertake a higher degree by research at one of Monash University's Australian campuses. There are two rounds:
Mid year round
Full details are available on the Monash Institute of Graduate Research (MIGR) web site.
2. Additional Faculty-specific information for scholarship applicants
Please review the following information when preparing your application.
Supervisor and Project
All applicants must nominate a prospective supervisor and research project prior to submitting their application. The principal areas of research by school and academic unit are listed on the Faculty web site, see Principal Areas of Research by School and Academic Unit.
Applicants are requested to indicate their academic unit on the application form. This is the department, centre or school where your prospective supervisor holds their Monash staff appointment. Please consult with your prospective supervisor to confirm details if you are unsure.
Applicants can select from a number of higher degree by research programs offered by the Faculty. For full details please, see Postgraduate Research Programs. Please ensure that you meet the entry requirements for the course you specify in your application.
Admission and Enrolment Requirements for Doctor of Psychology (DPsych)applicants
Please not that this DPsych information only applies to the end-of-year round as applications are not accepted for the mid-year round.
In addition to the scholarship application, ALL DPsych applicants must complete a Doctor of Psychology application form and arrange for the completion of three DPsych referee reports. The DPsych application and referee reports are to be submitted directly to the School of Psychology, Psychiatry and Psychological Medicine. The DPsych application form, referee reports and important Course Information (including details to assist with the scholarship application) will be available from the school website August/September.
Applicants must select a campus from the available list. This list includes the Faculty's main research sites and affiliated institutes, in addition to the official Monash campuses.
Applicants whose principal place of study will be at the selected campus must select 'internal' - this includes those physically based at medical research institutes. Applicants who intend to study at another location (interstate or overseas) must select 'external'.
All applicants must submit and attach a research proposal of approximately 500 words to their application. Applicants may like to prepare this in conjunction with their prospective supervisor.
All applicants who hold a medical qualification (for example, MBBS) should enter this as 'other' in the qualification type.
Unsuccessful applicants who are not already enrolled in a research program at Monash and who have indicated that they would still like to be considered for admission will be contacted by the Faculty following the release of scholarship offers.
3. Faculty scholarships
The Faculty offers the following scholarships annually which all eligible applicants will be automatically considered.
These prestigious awards are offered to the top 10 new scholarship recipients who have demonstrated outstanding academic merit.
The FPRS provides a living allowance to the next 20 applicants on the Faculty's scholarship order of merit list who were not offered an APA or MGS.
The MIPS pays two-thirds of the annual course fee for the next 12 international applicants on the Faculty's scholarship order of merit list who were not offered an IPRS or MIPRS.
4. Department / School Scholarships
Please enquire directly with your prospective academic unit if any other scholarships or awards are avaliable.
5. Faculty contact information
Should you require further Faculty-specific information please contact:
Research Degrees Office