Application deadline: October 30, 2020
Available to students undertaking graduate research in the field of human rights.
To be eligible for this scholarship, you need to:
- have applied for and meet the entry requirements for a Master or Doctorate by research degree at the University of Melbourne
- intend to undertake graduate research in the field of Human Rights
- be committed to the peaceful advancement of respect for human rights that extends beyond academic studies (such as voluntary work and/or work experience);
- have not already completed a research qualification at the same or higher level as the course for which a scholarship is sought
- intend to study as a full-time student unless there are compassionate or compelling circumstances that prevent you from undertaking full-time study
- not have previously received a Human Rights Scholarship
Eligible applicants are selected on the basis of academic merit, the area of study in and level of commitment to human rights, and the strength of supporting documentation.
This scholarship is subject to the Graduate Research Scholarship Terms & Conditions
- Living allowance of $36,200 per year pro rata (2020 full-time study rate) for up to 2 years for students undertaking a Master by research degree or up to 3.5 years for students undertaking a Doctoral degree. The living allowance may be indexed annually and includes limited paid sick, maternity and parenting leave.
- Relocation grant of $2,000 for students moving from States or Territories outside Victoria or $3,000 for students moving from outside Australia.
- Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC) Single Membership for international students who require a student visa to study in Australia
For further information, see Manage my scholarship
Note that the Human Rights Scholarship does not cover tuition fees for international students.
Submit an online Human Rights Scholarship application.
Applications usually open in April.
Source / More information: Official Website.