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Scholarships, awards and grants

Available to all graduate research students

Available to domestic graduate research students only

Available to international graduate research students only

Awards and grants

Externally funded scholarships

These opportunities are to be applied for 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.

Available to: International students

The Australia Awards scholarship is an initiative of the Australian Government to promote knowledge, education links, and enduring ties between Australia and our neighbours through an extensive scholarship program.

It aims to equip the next generation of world leaders from developing nations with the skills and research to improve their country's future.

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
NHMRC minimum data closing date: Minimum data must be entered in NHMRC’s granting system Sapphire by 10 June 2020 to allow NHMRC to start identifying suitable peer reviewers. Applications that fail to satisfy this requirement will not be accepted.
Note: NHMRC’s Research Help Centre (RHC) is experiencing a very high volume of new user account registration requests for Sapphire. Applicants to the Postgraduate Scholarship scheme who do not yet have a Sapphire account must lodge their user request form with RHC no later than 5pm AEST Monday 2 June 2020. Failure to do so may result in their application not proceeding. Applicants should allow up to 72 hours for account activation to occur.

Monash Internal closing date: Our earlier closing date of 1 July 2020 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: GO3917) prior to lodging an application.

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

Available to: International students

Information on scholarships offered by foreign governments can be found here.