Scholarships

The MCJLE Scholarship for research related to the Acquisition of Japanese Language and Cultural Literacy

The Melbourne Centre for Japanese Language Education offers:

  • the MCJLE Scholarship for research related to the Acquisition of Japanese Language and Cultural Literacy, and
  • the MCJLE Postgraduate Excellence Award

Each year, the Centre will normally offer either the Scholarship for Japanese Language Education and Cultural Studies or one or more Postgraduate Excellence Award/s for research towards a PhD or research masters degree in the Faculty of Arts at Monash.

The scholarships are designed to promote research into teaching and learning of the Japanese language and various aspects of Japanese society and culture.

Award Title

The MCJLE Scholarship for research related to the Acquisition of Japanese Language and Cultural Literacy

Type

Stipend (living allowance)

Value
(2013 rate)

$AUD 23,738 per annum (pro rata) plus allowances for full time enrolment

Duration

PhD: 3 years full-time
Masters: 2 years-full time

Eligibility

The scholarship is available to Australian citizens, Australian Permanent Residents and international applicants.

Only H1 or H1 equivalent applicants will be considered for this scholarship. Applicants holding the following qualifications are automatically classed as H1:

  • Australian/New Zealand bachelors degree with first class honours
  • Australian/New Zealand research masters preliminary degree formally graded at H1 level
  • Australian/New Zealand research masters degree formally graded at H1 level

Applicants who do not hold one of these qualifications may be eligible if their qualifications and/or research experience are deemed ‘H1 Equivalent’.

More information: H1 Equivalence Procedures on the MRGS site.

The scholarship is available to applicants who are currently enrolled in, or proposing to undertake research towards a PhD or research masters degree in teaching and learning of the Japanese language and/or various aspects of Japanese society and culture.

For full details of eligibility, please see the scholarship’s Conditions of Award.

How to Apply

No direct application is required. Applicants for an APA or MGS will be automatically considered for this scholarship in the same application round.

Applications for postgraduate research scholarships at Monash University (including the APA and MGS) are completed online through the online candidature and/or scholarship application. There are two round per year:

  • Round 1 (end of year): applications close 31 October each year
  • Round 2 (mid-year): applications close 31 May each year

Applicants who complete the online scholarship application will be automatically considered for all postgraduate research scholarships for which they are eligible in the Faculty of Arts at Monash University.

The successful awardee of the MCJLE Scholarship will be notified by post as follows:

  • Round 1 (end of year): mid-December
  • Round 2 (mid-year): mid-July

Conditions of Award

MCJLE Scholarship for research related to the Acquisition of Japanese Language and Cultural Literacy Conditions of Award [PDF]

Contact

Ms Anne de Kretser: Anne.deKretser@monash.edu, +61 3 990 52313 or Ms Sally Riley:Sally.Riley@monash.edu, +61 3 990 55409

Note: Successful international applicants will be required to cover the tuition fees of their PhD or masters enrolment. International applicants are encouraged to apply for a tuition scholarship as well. See relevant information.

Melbourne Centre for Japanese Language Education Postgraduate Excellence Award

Award Title

Melbourne Centre for Japanese Language Education Postgraduate Excellence Award

Type

Top up award (stipend/living allowance)

Value
(2013 rate)

$AUD 8,000 per annum, paid fortnightly on pro rata basis

Duration

PhD: 3 years full-time
Masters: 2 years full-time

Eligibility

The award is available to Australian citizens, Australian Permanent Residents and international applicants.

The award will be offered to outstanding candidates who are awarded an APA or equivalent scholarship (in the same scholarship round.

Awardees must be proposing to undertake research towards a PhD or research masters in the teaching and learning of the Japanese language and/or various aspects of Japanese society and culture.

How to Apply

Applicants who are awared an APA or equivalent to undertake a PhD or research masters degree in the stated area at Monash University are automatically considered for this top-up award. No direct application is necessary.

Applications for postgraduate research scholarships at Monash University (including APAs) are completed online through the online candidature and/or scholarship application. There are two rounds per year:

  • Round 1 (end of year): applications close 31 October each year
  • Round 2 (mid-year): applications close 31 May each year

Applicants who complete the online scholarship application will be automatically considered for all postgraduate research scholarships for which they are eligible in the Faculty of Arts at Monash University.

The successful awardee/s will be notified by post as follows:

  • Round 1 (end of year): mid-December
  • Round 2 (mid-year): mid-July

Conditions of Award

Postgraduate Excellence Award Conditions of Award [PDF]

Contact

Ms Anne de Kretser: Anne.deKretser@monash.edu, +61 3 990 52313 or Ms Sally Riley:Sally.Riley@monash.edu, +61 3 990 55409

Note: Successful international applicants will be required to cover the tuition fees of their PhD or masters enrolment. International applicants are encouraged to apply for a tuition scholarship as well. See relevant information.