Melbourne International Research Scholarships (MIRS)

The Melbourne International Research Scholarships (MIRS) is awarded to international students wishing to undertake graduate research degree studies at the University of Melbourne. MIRSs are funded by the University with each faculty having a limited number to award.

Host school:
University of Melbourne, Australia

Targeted students:
Any international students that wish to study at the University of Melbourne

Course:
Any masters,postgraduate and PhD Research courses offered in the University

Number:
Each year the University offers about 200 new Melbourne Research Scholarships (MRSs), of which about 150 are normally awarded to international students as MIRSs.

Benefits:
•    a living allowance of $24,653 per annum (2013 rate)
•    a Relocation Grant of $2,000 awarded to students who are moving from interstate in order to study at the University of Melbourne or $3,000 awarded to those who are moving from overseas
•    a Thesis Allowance of up to $420 (2013 rate) for masters by research and up to $840 (2013 rate) for PhD and other doctorate by research candidates, and
•    paid sick, maternity and parenting leave.

Eligibility criteria:
To be considered for a MIRS, applicants need to apply for scholarship and candidature in a graduate research degree course (eg. masters by research, PhD or other research doctorate) at the University of Melbourne.

Application outcome:
Applicants will be advised via email as soon as an outcome to their scholarship application is determined.

Closing date:
MIRS applicants should submit their application for admission and scholarship before 31 August,2013.
To apply, click here

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