Scholarships List

Monash University offers an extensive scholarship program to both local and international students enrolled in degrees classified as research. The Faculty and various academic units of the Faculty offer students support through scholarships and grants.

The University holds two scholarship rounds in closing May 30th and October 31st each year.

Expression of Interest forms must be received by the Faculty four weeks before each closing date.

Eligibility criteria

A strong academic record is required to be competitive for one of these scholarships. All research students with an (honours H1) 80% + grade degree or the equivalent GPA 80% + standard may apply for a range of research scholarships.

Selection criteria

Selection for scholarships is based on:

  • academic merit
  • research experience
  • publications relative to opportunity
  • alignment of the project with strategic priorities
  • Prizes and awards recognising research, writing and academic achievements

Award Note
Australian Postgraduate Award (APA) Stipend (living allowance)
Domestic applicants only
Monash Graduate Scholarship (MGS) Stipend (living allowance)
Domestic and international applicants
Sir James McNeill Foundation Postgraduate Scholarship Stipend (living allowance)
Domestic and international applicants
International Postgraduate Research Scholarships (IPRS) Tuition fee and OSHC international applicants only
Monash International Postgraduate Research Scholarship (MIPRS) Tuition fee and OSHC international applicants only
Vera Moore International Postgraduate Research Scholarship Tuition fee and OSHC international applicants only

Faculty Scholarships

The Farzad Sharifian PhD Scholarship

The Monash-Pratt Postgraduate Award for research related to the Sir Zelman Cohen School of Music

Yamaha PG Research Scholarship in Performance (Classical)

Yamaha PG Research Scholarship in Performance (Jazz)

The Melbourne Centre for Japanese Language Education (MCJLE) Scholarships

Faculty of Arts Research Scholarship

Faculty of Arts International Postgraduate Research Scholarship

Avram Zeleznikow PhD Scholarship

Cecile Parrish Memorial Scholarship for Graduate Research in English

Monash Rudewych PhD Scholarship in Ukrainian Studies