Applications are open for fully funded scholarships at Monash University Australia. We will go through the specifics of this scholarship, its advantages, and the application process in depth in this article. Monash University Scholarships are fully funded grant for international students.
Monash University is a public research institution located at Melbourne, Australia. It was established in 1958 and is the second-oldest university in the State of Victoria, bearing the name of a notable World War I general by the name of Sir John Monash. Four of the university’s campuses are located in Victoria (Clayton, Caulfield, Peninsula, and Parkville), and another in Malaysia.
Monash has a research and teaching center in Prato, Italy. There are further locations where Monash University courses are offered, including South Africa, while two graduate research schools are located in Mumbai, India, and Suzhou, China.
Details of Scholarships at Monash University
Monash University offers a fully funded master’s and doctoral fellowship to international students through the Monash Research Training Program. This scholarship offers a $29,500 annual living allowance as well as a $1,500 relocation payment.
The Australian government offers scholarships through the Research Training Program (RTP) to help domestic and foreign students pursuing research master’s and doctoral degrees. The awarding of Monash scholarships is highly competitive and is determined based on your academic record, any published research, and past research experience.
- Program: Masters or PhD
- Institution: Monash University
- Destination: Australia
- Biomedical Science
- Design Education
- Educational and Developmental Psychology and Philosophy
- Engineering Science
- Fine Art
- Reproductive Sciences
- Program duration: Varies based on your course.
Deadlines for the Monash Research Training Program
- INTERNATIONAL (Round 1): begins on September 1 and ends on March 31
- DOMESTIC (Round 2): commences on November 1 and ends on May 31
- INTERNATIONAL (Round 3): open from 1 April to 31 August
- DOMESTIC (Round 4): opens on June 1 and ends on October 31
The following advantages are given to the recipient by the Monash Research Training Program:
$29,500 is the annual living allowance.
$1,500 is the relocation allowance.
Eligibility Criteria for Monash Research Training Program Admission
Candidates must meet the following criteria in order to be eligible for the Monash Research Training Program:
- All nationals are eligible.
- English is a required language. You must fulfill Monash’s standards for English language competency.
- Nationals and Residents of New Zealand and Australia.
- A bachelor’s degree that takes at least four years of full-time study in a relevant field, usually including a research component in the fourth year, and leading to an honours 1 or 2A in that field.
- A program that leads to a level that the appropriate department, faculty, and committee have determined to be equal to an honors 1 or 2A in the pertinent discipline.
- A master’s degree requiring course work, typically with a sizable research component, at least 25% of one full-time equivalent year of work, including a thesis. Typically, a research thesis or project is assumed to have received an honors 2A grade. Examiners’ reports will be considered in cases where there is no grade.
- Possess credentials that, in GRC’s judgement, are satisfactory.
- The academic record, research output, and past research experience of applicants are taken into consideration for awarding scholarships.
- Have never held a Postgraduate Research Award funded by the Australian Government or Monash for more than six months.
Application Process for the Monash Research Training Program
To apply for the Monash Research Training Program, please follow the instructions below:
- Before submitting an application, you must be invited to do so.
- You must submit an expression of interest and/or find a supervisor willing to supervise your research in order to be granted one, the faculty or institution determines this.
- To apply for Graduate Research Admission and Scholarship, click here.
Details of the Online Application Process
- On the application form, indicate that you want to be considered for a scholarship. There is no requirement to complete a different application form.
- You are automatically considered for all graduate research scholarships, therefore you do not need to mention which one you are applying for (where eligible).
The following documents are required for application:
- Curriculum vitae
- official academic records, a degree certificate from the institution that awarded it (including transcript).
- Proof of citizenship
- Evidence that you meet the requirements for English language proficiency.
- A formal invitation to Apply.
- Detailed research proposal.