Scholarships and Grants

Grant and Project support for future academics, scholarships and awards for future students and various networks, associations and centres to guide and support you through your academic career.

Are you looking for support? At the University of Melbourne, we have a variety of Grant and Project supports for future academics, scholarships and awards for future students and various networks, associations and centres to guide and support you through your academic career.

Scholarships and awards

Indigenous Scholarships and Awards

Specifically for Indigenous students. One online application is used for a wide variety of different scholarships and grants that include research higher degree students.

Scholarships at Melbourne

Provides graduate research scholarships, sponsorship opportunities, prizes and awards, and a host of other opportunities offered by various external organisations for both local and international, current and prospective candidates.

The McCoy Project

Offers scholarships to students enrolled at Australian universities, who are undertaking an Honours, Masters or PhD research project related to Museum Victoria’s collections or in association with a Museum researcher. The scholarships of between $500 and $1,500 are awarded in the fields of Natural Sciences, Australian History and Technology, and Indigenous Cultures.

The Aspiration Initiative

Provides a rich resource of Indigenous University Scholarships and a monthly e-newsletter.

McKenzie Fellowship

Each year the University of Melbourne awards a number of McKenzie Fellowships.  These 3-year Fellowships are open to recent doctoral graduates who have undertaken their study at a University other than the University of Melbourne.  In 2015 a McKenzie Fellowship was awarded to Indigenous candidate, Dr Simon Graham. Dr Graham is based in the School of Population and Global Health, Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences, with an associate position in the Melbourne Poche Centre for Indigenous Health.

PhD Scholarships and Postdoctoral Fellowships

The Melbourne Poche Centre for Indigenous Health was established through a generous gift from Kay and Greg Poche, AO, with the Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences, and joins sister Poche Centres around Australia (at Sydney, Flinders and UWA). The focus of the Melbourne Poche Centre for Indigenous Health is Indigenous health leadership development.

Grants

The University provides access and support for various internal, national and international grant schemes for research funding. These include;

For further information, please visit the Grants page.