Monash Graduate Scholarships (MGS) are provided by Monash University to support domestic and international students undertaking Research Doctorate and Research Masters degrees. A MGS is available to help support students with living costs whilst studying at Monash.
Monash Graduate Scholarships (MGS) are provided by Monash University to support domestic and international students undertaking Research Doctorate and Research Masters degrees.
A MGS is available to help support students with living costs whilst studying at Monash.
We’re looking for the best and the brightest
Monash scholarships reward excellence and help you achieve your ambitions, regardless of your circumstances. We’re seeking the curious, the optimistic, students who want to make a difference in the world.
Our scholarships help students from all backgrounds transform their lives by easing the financial burden, so you can make the most of university life.
Am I eligible?
You must be one of the following:
- An Australian citizen
- A New Zealand citizen
- Australian permanent resident
- Australian humanitarian visa holder
- An International student
Details about the Scholarships
- Scholarship Country: Australia
- University: Monash University
- No. of Scholarships: 800
- Degree Level: Master by Research, PhD by Research
- Deadline: 31 August 2021
The MGS provides:
- a living allowance (stipend), and
- a relocation allowance, if eligible.
- Airfare Tickets (Reallocation)
- Tuition Fee Cover
- Books/Course Materials
- Monthly Stipend
- Overseas Student Health Case (OSHC)
There are a number of tuition scholarships available for our international students that can be packaged with this stipend.
Fields of Study
- Arts, Design & Architecture
- Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences
- Information Technology
- Health Sciences
- Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences
Monash scholarships are very competitive and are awarded based on your academic record, any research outputs and prior research experience.
If successful in receiving a MGS, please ensure you familiarise yourself with the conditions and benefits as specified in the policy and procedures.
English language proficiency
Sound English language skills are required for academic programs at Monash University. Full documentary evidence in support of English Language Proficiency (ELP) must be submitted with applications for admission and scholarship. Monash University reserves the right to seek further documentary evidence of ELP.
If an applicant’s first language is not English (i.e. originate from a country where English is not the official primary language), the ELP must be satisfied in at least one of the following ways:
Language of Instruction
Qualifications completed more than five years prior to the submission of an application for admission will not be considered, with the exception of the faculties of Arts and Law, where studies must be completed within two years.
Applying with us
Congratulations on taking the first steps in applying to undertake your research degree with us!
Below is everything you need to know when applying for:
- doctorates (PhD – including internal and external transfers);
- research masters;
- centrally managed scholarships;
- Monash University Malaysia;
- joint research awards; and
- higher doctorates.
How to apply
Application for graduate research scholarships is done at the time of applying for your course, unless you are already enrolled. Whether you are a new or current student, the same application process is used for both admission and/or scholarship via our Applicant Portal. You do not need to specify which scholarship you are applying as you are automatically considered for all graduate research scholarships (where eligible).
INTERNATIONAL (Round 3)
opens 1 April, closes 31 August
Many scholarships can have different application processes. Make sure to read the application details carefully and submit your application by the deadline.
If you are a new applicant, you must have obtained an Expression of Interest (EOI) from the relevant faculty before starting your application.