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The most common scholarships we offer are the Australian Postgraduate Award and the Monash Graduate Scholarship, which help with basic living costs.

We award more than 350 of these scholarships each year to help both domestic and international research students realise their potential.

Australian Postgraduate Award (APA)

This award is funded by the Australian Government and available to Australian citizens and permanent residents, New Zealand citizens and, if they have been awarded an International Postgraduate Research Scholarship (IPRS), to international students.

Its annual stipend is paid in fortnightly amounts. You may also be eligible for allowances, such as a relocation or thesis allowance.

If you are enrolled under our external mode (off-campus) regulations, you could be eligible for the award but require the support of the relevant academic unit and faculty. You must also reside in Australia.

If you're currently receiving an APA at another university, you can apply to transfer your award to Monash.

Monash Graduate Scholarship (MGS)

This scholarship is available to Australian citizens and permanentresidents, New Zealand citizens and international students*. The annual stipend is paid in fortnightly amounts. You could also be eligible for anestablishment, relocation, thesis or other allowance.*OverseasStudent Health Cover (OSHC) is not covered by the MGS. Furtherinformation on OSHC can be found here.

Am I eligible?

You can check your eligibility for a scholarship – and check your options if you don't meet the criteria.

The information provided on this page is correct as at 01/06/2016, and may be revised once the outcomes of the Australian Government's Review of Research Policy and Funding Arrangements are known.