It's our investment in ideas and people that will change the world.

We offer generous scholarships which may support you and your graduate research, so you can focus on what's important.

Monash University, government-funded, and central scholarships

Applying for a graduate research scholarship at Monash is easy as you only need to submit the one application.

Available to domestic and international students

Available to domestic students only

Available to international students only

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.

Externally funded scholarships

There are a number of generous externally funded scholarships available to help support your research at Monash.

You can apply for these opportunities through their respective websites.

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Available to: Domestic students

The Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR) research program supports and provides research opportunities for PhD students. This allows Monash graduate research students to receive a stipend and travel grants to undertake PhD studies at both Monash and an A*STAR Research Institute in Singapore, where students will typically spend up to two years.

Learn more about the A*STAR research program and see how to apply.

Available to: Domestic and international students

The AusIMM Education Endowment Fund (EEF) provides funding to attract and support students undertaking course of study appropriate to a career in the minerals industry. Apply for an EFF scholarship now and you could receive:

  • Significant financial support during the course of your studies (up to $25,000 per annum)
  • Access to quality mentoring with an industry professional
  • Participation in a one-week intensive field trip to a mineral-rich region of Australia (all expenses covered)
  • Recognition and career-building opportunities
  • Development of personal and professional skills

Visit the AusIMM website for more information on closing dates and how to apply.

As part of the 2019-20 Budget, the Australian Government has announced there will be no further rounds of the Endeavour Leadership Program (ELP).

The Australian Government will continue to support current Endeavour program cohorts (2014-19) until scholars have finished their program.

Current individual students and Institutions should continue to direct their queries to Scope Global and any further enquiries can be directed to

Available to: Domestic and international students

The Heart Foundation offers funding for research conducted primarily in Australia. The Health Professional scholarship aims to encourage and support cardiovascular health professionals to undertake a PhD. The PhD may be in any area of cardiovascular research, including biomedical, clinical, public health and health services research.

See application details, eligibility, and more information about the Health Foundation Scholarships here.

Available to: Domestic students
Monash Internal closing date: 3 June 2020. Our early closing date gives us time to ensure your application is complete.

The National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) offer scholarships to support outstanding health and medical graduates early in their career so they can be trained to conduct research that is internationally competitive and develop a capacity for original independent research within Australia. The intended outcome of the Postgraduate Scholarships scheme is to build research capacity within Australia.

See application details, eligibility, and more information about the NHMRC scholarships here. Applicants are required to read all relevant reference material available via GrantConnect (GO ID: GO2577) prior to lodging an application.

Applicants intending to submit an application through Monash are required to send an email to to obtain information on Monash's specific requirements for submission.

Admissions Team, Monash Graduate Research Office
T: 9905 1538, E:

Conicyt-Becas Chile Program

Available to: International (Chile) students

The scholarship covers tuition fees, some monthly allowance, an air-ticket, relocation allowance, and more.

Please note this site is in Spanish. You may wish to utilise the 'Translate this page' function within Google Chrome if you require an English translation.

Vingroup Vietnam Program

Available to: International (Vietnam) students

The scholarship supports Vietnamese students interested in pursuing postgraduate study overseas, in the fields of Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics (STEM).