Applicants can ONLY apply online.

1. Overview of the scholarship rounds

Graduate research scholarships are offered to both domestic and international applicants to undertake a graduate research program at one of Monash University's Australian campuses.

Full details including a step-by-step application guide are available on the Monash Graduate Research Office (MGRO) website.

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. Please visit Supervisor Connect to access the available projects and supervisor profile. The principal areas of research by school, centre and institutecan be found on  Faculty Research Capabilities.

Academic Unit and Campus

Applicants are requested to indicate their academic unit and campus on the application form. This is the department, centre or school and location 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 graduate research programs offered by the Faculty. For full details please visit Graduate Research Degrees. Please ensure that you meet the entry requirements for the course you specify in your application.

Admission and Enrolment Requirements for PhD (ClinPsych) and PhD (ClinNeuropsych)applicants

Please read and follow the instructions provided by School of Psychological Sciences to complete the PhD (ClinPsych) or PhD (ClinNeuropsych) application.

Research Proposal

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.

Medical graduates

All applicants who hold a medical qualification (for example, MBBS and/or FRACP) should enter this as 'other' in the qualification type.

Unsuccessful applicants

Unsuccessful applicants who are not already enrolled in a research program at Monash and who have indicated that they would still like to be admitted will be considered by the academic unit and the Faculty following the release of scholarship offers.

Applicants may contact the school and/or academic unit directly for feedback regarding their unsuccessful scholarship application.

3. Faculty scholarships

The Faculty offers the following scholarship annually for which all eligible applicants will be automatically considered.

Faculty International Tuition Fees Scholarship (FITS)

The FITS pays the annual course tuition fee for the top international scholarship recipients on the Faculty scholarship order of merit list who were not offered a Monash International Tuition Fees Scholarship (MITS) or International Postgraduate Research Scholarship (IPRS).

Benefits: full payment of the annual course tuition fee, equal to $44,000 (2019 rate)

OSHC: not covered by this scholarship.

Duration: three years three months for doctoral applicants (with a possible 3 month extension) and maximum two years for masters by research applicants. The duration will be reduced by any period of prior study undertaken towards the degree (if applicable).

Funding arrangements: fully funded by the enrolling academic unit.

4. Department / School Scholarships

Some schools and departments may offer their own internal scholarships, please enquire directly with your prospective academic unit if any other scholarships or awards are available.

5. Faculty contact information

Should you require further Faculty-specific information please contact:

Faculty Graduate Research Office
Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences

Telephone: +61 3 9905 4313