We offer generous scholarships to support you and your graduate research, so you can focus on what's important. It's our investment in ideas and people that will change the world - and it covers more than just the cost of study.

Monash University, government-funded, and central scholarships

Applying for a graduate research scholarship at Monash is simple. To be considered for any of these scholarships we administer or fund, you submit one application to us.

How to apply

Domestic and international



Top-up scholarships

Top-up scholarships are given on top of a scholarship a graduate research student is successful for and is expecting to receive. Our commitment to research excellence means we’ll invest more so you can make the greatest world impact. We're one of the only universities in Australia to fund and offer top-up graduate research scholarships.

External and other scholarships

These scholarships may be externally-funded but also covers your study at Monash. You can apply for each one through their respective websites.

Distinguished scholarships

Can you demonstrate leadership ability and academic merit? These distinguished scholarships provide you the opportunity to further your studies with some of the world's leading universities, including Monash.