Monash Indigenous Research Award

Monash Indigenous Research Award

Monash Indigenous Research Awards (MIRA) are provided by Monash University to support Indigenous Australian students undertaking Research Doctorate and Research Masters degrees.

These top-up scholarships help support students with living costs and are awarded in addition to a RTP Stipend.

Applications

close 31 May and 31 October each year

Total scholarship value

Up to $5,000

Number offered

Varies

Ashley Paxton

Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Business

Ashley Paxton: It eases the financial burden

As a scholarship recipient, I have peace of mind knowing that I won’t finish my degree under a mountain of debt.

Am I eligible?

You must meet the following criteria:

Benefits

The MIRA provides a living allowance top-up (stipend).

Selection criteria

Monash scholarships are very competitive and are awarded based on your academic record, any research outputs and prior research experience.

If successful in receiving a MIRA, please note that the standard terms and conditions as outlined the RTP Scholarship Procedures apply, with the exceptions outlined in the eligibility criteria above.

How to apply

Application for graduate research scholarships is done at the time of applying for your course, unless you are already enrolled.

A single application is used for both admission and scholarship. You do not need to specify which scholarship you are applying as you are automatically considered for all graduate research scholarships (where eligible).

DOMESTIC (Round 2)
opens 1 November, closes 31 May

DOMESTIC (Round 4)
opens 1 June, closes 31 October

Many scholarships can have different application processes. Make sure to read the application details carefully and submit your application by the deadline.

If you are a new applicant, you must have obtained an Expression of Interest (EOI) from the relevant faculty before starting your application.

For more information visit our website or contact our Graduate Research Admissions team on
E: mgro-apply@monash.edu or T: +61 3 99051538


Apply direct to Monash