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Master of Philosophy - Science

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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.

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    Graduate Research Scholarships

    Graduate Research Scholarships provide a stipend and a fee offset to graduate research applicants. You will be automatically considered for the scholarships when you apply for the course.

    Eligible applicants are ranked according to academic achievement of their last relevant completed degree and their research potential in their field of study. Factors such as completion of a degree at the same level of the research course for which the scholarship is sought, relevant professional experience, and refereed publications may be taken into consideration.

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    2019 Rowden White Scholarship

    All 2019 graduate research applicants will automatically be considered for the Rowden White Scholarship. The value of this scholarship is $6,500 and it can be awarded in addition to another scholarship. Successful applicants will be selected based on academic merit.

    Scholarship deadlines

    For international applicants (citizens of all other countries and holders of Australian visas other than permanent residency): Applications for 2019 that are complete and received by 30 September 2018 will be automatically considered for Graduate Research Scholarships. You will still be considered for the scholarships if your application is received after this date, but there's no guarantee that scholarships will be available. Applicants should be notified of the outcome by 31 January 2019.

    For domestic applicants (citizens and permanent residents of Australia and citizens of New Zealand): Applications for 2019 that are complete and received by 31 October 2018 will be automatically considered for Graduate Research Scholarships. You will still be considered for the scholarships if your application is received after this date, but there's no guarantee that scholarships will be available. Applicants should be notified of the outcome by 21 December 2018.