Doctoral Program in Decision, Risk and Financial Sciences

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    Research Training Program (RTP) Fee Offset Scholarship

    The University of Melbourne offers a range of scholarship for students undertaking graduate research training. These scholarships are funded by the University, philanthropic gifts or Government grants.

    All domestic students who are admitted to a Master by research or Doctoral degree at the University of Melbourne will receive a Research Training Program Fee Offset Scholarship to acknowledge the contribution from the Australian Government towards the cost of their tuition.

    Other scholarships may provide a stipend towards the cost of living and a relocation allowance. International students may also receive Overseas Student Health Cover and a tuition fee offset.

    Learn more about the RTP Fee Offset Scholarship and Graduate Research Scholarships

    Other Financial Assistance

    The University's Student Financial Aid Service can provide you with advice and information on student loans and bursaries/grants, cost of living, budgeting and tax advice.


    Available to high achieving students undertaking graduate research at the University of Melbourne.

    All applicants made an offer of a place in a graduate research program will receive a AUD$30,000 per year living stipend (full-time only) and waived tuition fees for up to 5 years.

    The University also offers a range of scholarships for graduate researchers. Find out details by visiting the Scholarships website.

    Scholarship Selection and Assessment

    All applicants to the Faculty's graduate research programs are automatically considered for a Faculty-allocated scholarship and fee remission on applying for the program.

    Please read the Faculty Scholarship Selection Policy for more information.

    Top up funding

    Top up funding of AUD$10,000 is available for research, conferences, experiments and fieldwork.

    International students

    More information can be found on the Fees website