Postgraduate Research Scholarships

Information for Applicants

There are an extensive range of scholarships available to support graduate research students through candidature. You should consider which scholarship best suit your needs and whether you meet the eligibility criteria for them.

Scholarships Available

Overview of all scholarships available to future and current graduate research students in the Faculty of Arts…

The most common scholarships offered by the Monash Institute of Graduate Research (MIGR) are the Australian Postgraduate Award (APA) and the Monash Graduate Scholarship (MGS), which provide living allowances. International students have several scholarships specifically for them to cater for tuition fees, the most common are the International Postgraduate Research Scholarship (IPRS) and the Monash International Postgraduate Research Scholarship (MIPRS).

Most scholarships can be applied for using the online application form in one of the two scholarship round, unless specifically stated otherwise.

Application process

Prospective students should follow the instructions on the How to Apply page.

Applications without an Invitation to Apply will not be considered by the Faculty.

Current students should seek approval from your supervisor/s and consult with your Graduate Research Administrator before lodging a scholarship application.

Application closing date

Applications for most Monash scholarships close on 31 October (end-of-year round) and 31 May (mid-year round) each year.

You typically apply for a research degree and scholarship online at the same time, but you can also apply for a scholarship only if you already are enrolled in a Monash research degree.

Online application form and step-by-step guide…

If you have any further questions about the application form please contact the Research Degrees Admission Unit at the Monash Institute of Graduate Research via email at: