2015-2016 Melbourne International Research Scholarships (MIRS) in Australia


2015-2016 Melbourne International Research Scholarships (MIRS) in Australia , and applications are submitted till 31 May 2015. The Melbourne International Research Scholarships (MIRS) are awarded to international students who wish to undertake graduate research degree studies (e.g. master’s by research, PhD or other research doctorate) at the University of Melbourne. The University awards over 150 scholarships per year. The duration of the MIRS is up to two years for student undertaking a master by research degree and up to three years, with a possible six month extension, for students undertaking a doctorate by research degree. Full details:

School(Institutions/ Country): University of Melbourne | Australia

Level: to undertake graduate research degree studies at the University of Melbourne.

Field(s): any of the courses offered by the University of Melbourne.

Deadline: 31 May 2015.

Funded By: University of Melbourne

Beneficiaries(Target Groups): 2015-2016 Melbourne International Research Scholarships are targeted for international students

Benefits(Value/ Inclusions):

‣ Award No: The University awards over 150 scholarships per year.

Scholarship Duration: The duration of the MIRS is up to two years for student undertaking a master by research degree and up to three years, with a possible six month extension, for students undertaking a doctorate by research degree.

Scholarship covers:The following benefits apply:

  •  in line with Australia Postgraduate Award:
  •  fortnightly living allowance;
  •  relocation grant for students moving to Melbourne from interstate or from outside Australia;
  •  thesis Allowance; and
  • limited paid sick, maternity and parenting leave.
  • Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC) (single membership)

Description

The 2015-2016 Melbourne International Research Scholarships (MIRS) is awarded to international students wishing to undertake graduate research degree studies at the University of Melbourne.

Eligibility



To be considered for the 2015-2016 Melbourne International Research Scholarships , you must:

‣ be an international applicant (ie. a citizen of a country other than Australia or New Zealand, and not an Australian permanent resident);

‣ have completed tertiary studies that are at least equivalent to a 4-year honours degree at an Australian university with a minimum result of first class honours;

‣ have applied for admission to undertake a master or doctorate by research degree or be currently enrolled in a research degree at the University of Melbourne

‣ Current University of Melbourne students must have at least 12 months full-time or equivalent candidature remaining.


Selection Criteria for 2015-2016 Melbourne International Research Scholarships

‣ MIRS are awarded on the basis of academic merit. Eligible applicants are considered according to their:

  • academic achievement in their last completed degree; and
  • research potential in their field of study, taking into consideration factors relevant to the proposed research including professional experience, refereed publications, specialist medical qualifications or composition of original music.

Notification:

‣ The University assesses applications for scholarships on an ongoing basis. As a general rule:

‣  applications submitted before 31 May (Round 2) will be finalised by 31 July.

Scholarship Application Method

‣ Current University of Melbourne students who are enrolled in a research degree for which they wish to receive an Australia Postgraduate Award must apply through the Student Portal.

‣ All other students must complete an Application for Admission to Graduate Research Degree Candidature and Scholarship

‣ Scholarship Application Deadline: The application deadline is 31 May 2015 (Round 2).

‣ Application forms and guidelines can be download from the official website

‣ It is important to read the application procedure, and visit the official websites (link found below) for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.

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