Melbourne International Research Scholarships (MIRS) 2014

CLOSING DATE: 31 August (annual)

Study in: Australia
Host Institution: University of Melbourne
Course Level: Master/PhD Degree
Course Starts: 2014

[hana-code-insert name=’bwh jdl post’ /]Brief Description:

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.

Field of Study(s):

Any field of study available at University of Melbourne.

Target Group:

International students who wish to study at University of Melbourne.

Number of Awards:

Each year the University offers about 220 new Melbourne Research Scholarships (MRSs), of which about 100 are normally awarded to international students as MIRSs.

international scholarships hosted by The University of MelbourneEligibility:

To be considered for a MIRS, applicants need to have an unconditional offer of a place in a graduate research degree course (eg. masters by research, PhD or other research doctorate) at the University of Melbourne. Please click on the following link for further information concerning the eligibility criteria:

Both commencing and currently enrolled international research higher degree students may apply.

What does it cover:

Benefits provided by the MIRS include:
• Living allowance of $24,653 per annum (2013 rate)
• 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
• 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.
Please click on the following link for the conditions relating to the MIRS, which includes information about duration of awards; commencement requirements etc.

How to apply:

International students are automatically considered for all of the scholarships listed below once their application is complete. Applicants must apply for admission using the candidature and scholarship application available at and meet the closing dates.

Source, further information and application: