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