2016 Melbourne International Research Scholarships (MIRS) in Australia

2016 Melbourne International Research Scholarships (MIRS) in Australia , and applications are submitted till Semester 2 entry: 30 April (for commencement in July). 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: Semester 2 entry: 30 April (for commencement in July)

Funded By: University of Melbourne

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

Benefits(Value/ Inclusions):

‣ Award No: The University awards over 300 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 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 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 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:



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 ( http://futurestudents.unimelb.edu.au/admissions/applications/research ) to Graduate Research Degree Candidature and Scholarship


Scholarship Application Deadline: Application closing dates

Semester 1 entry: 31 October (for commencement in February of the following year)

Semester 2 entry: 30 April (for commencement in July)

Before submitting applications for the following courses please confirm the closing date with the relevant faculty or graduate school.

Doctor of Optometry: Refer to the Melbourne Graduate School of Science website

Doctor of Veterinary Medicine: 20 December

Graduate Dental Science, Medicine, Physiotherapy coursework programs: See the Faculty website

Graduate Engineering & IT coursework programs: Refer to the Melbourne School of Engineering/Melbourne School of Information website

Graduate Physiotherapy coursework programs: 1 September

Melbourne JD: See the Melbourne Law School website

Late applications may be accepted in special circumstances, however students are advised to apply as early as possible to avoid visa delays.

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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