Melbourne International Research Scholarships (MIRS)

University of Melbourne
Masters/PhD Degree

Deadline: 31 May/31 Oct (annual)
Study in:  Australia
Next course starts 2014

Brief description:

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

Host Institution(s):

University of Melbourne, Australia

Field of study:

Any eligible graduate research degree offered at University of Melbourne

Number of Awards:

About 150

Target group:

International students

Scholarship value/inclusions:

Benefits provided by the MIRS include living allowance ($24,653 per annum), relocation grant (worth $2,000-3,000), thesis allowance (up to $420-$840) and paid sick, maternity and parenting leave.  Please refer to the official website for complete scholarship benefits and conditions.


The scholarships are only open to international applicants (ie. citizens of countries other than Australia and New Zealand who are not Australian permanent residents.).  To be considered for a MIRS, applicants must have applied for, or be currently enrolled in a graduate research degree course at the University of Melbourne. Please read the complete eligibility criteria.

Application instructions:

Before you apply for admissions, you must read the instructions at the how to apply section of the Graduate Research Scholarships website.  MIRS applicants should submit complete both their applications for admission and scholarship by 31  May 2014.

It is important to visit the official website and this for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.


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