External research scholarships

Scholarship Title Basic Eligibility
Amelia Earhart Fellowships for Women

Open to women studying aerospace-related sciences and aerospace engineering.

Australasian Hydrographic Society Education Award

Open to students studying, or proposing to study, within a broad range of maritime, surveying and engineering disciplines.

Australian Building Codes Board (ABCB) Research Scholarship

Open to undergraduate or postgraduate students in the field of Built Environment or Engineering to undertake research.

Australian Federation of University Women (AFUW) Scholarship Program

Open to female students who have experienced disadvantage during their studies.

General Sir John Monash Awards

These awards are Australia’s prestigious equivalent to the Rhodes scholarship and the American Fulbright program and offer up to $150,000 over three years to support graduate studies. Open to students in all disciplines.

Solander Travel Grants and Fellowships

Travelling scholarships and prestigious fellowships open to Honours, Masters, Doctoral, Post-doctoral candidates and Research Fellows.

Victoria India Doctoral Scholarships

Open to Indian citizens accepted into a PhD program. To be eligible for consideration, applicants must apply for the University of Melbourne PhD program via the combined candidature and scholarship application form, available from Future Students: Applications: Graduate Research Degrees.

Other university scholarships

A comprehensive list of the University Scholarships can be found on the following website:

Melbourne Scholarships Office

Financial aid

There are costs associated with attending university and some financial assistance may be available to students.

For further information, visit Student Services, Financial Aid:

Financial Aid

View all graduate research scholarships