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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

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Scholarships

Find a scholarship that's right for you

You will need to submit a course application by the relevant closing dates to be considered for Graduate Research Scholarships and Faculty based scholarships available to you.

 

Applications for 2020 that are complete and received by this date

Applicants should be notified of the outcome by

Round 1

31 October 2019

13 December 2019

Round 2

31 January 2020

27 March 2020

Round 3

15 May 2020

10 July 2020

Only complete applications that are submitted will be assessed for candidature and scholarships. Please refer to Step 4 of the How to apply section for information about our specific application requirements.

Ensure you submit a course application by 31 October to be considered for the scholarships. Most scholarships will be awarded in the first 2 rounds.

Additional rounds may be advertised for specific scholarships (e.g. MDHS Graduate Research Trust Scholarships).

If you are successful in obtaining a scholarship, you must commence your scholarship by 31 October of the academic year you have been made an offer for.