- Number of scholarships: 2
- Benefits: The duration of this scholarship is up to two years for students 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.
The following benefits apply:
- A fortnightly living allowance of approximately $ 31,000 per annum (pro-rata); and
- The following benefits in line with the Australian Postgraduate Awards benefits:
- A fortnightly living allowance
- Relocation grant for students moving to Melbourne from interstate or from outside Australia
- Thesis allowance
- Limited paid sick, maternity and parenting leave
Note that the Human Rights Scholarship does not cover tuition fees for international students.
To be considered for this scholarship, you must:
- have completed tertiary studies that are at least equivalent to a 4-year honors degree at an Australian university with a minimum result of upper second class honors;
- have applied for or be enrolled in a graduate research degree at the University of Melbourne in the area of human rights; and
- be committed to the peaceful advancement of respect for human rights that extends beyond academic studies (such as voluntary work and/or work experience);
- not have completed a course deemed to be at the same level or higher than the course for which you have applied for or enrolled in; and
- not have previously received a Human Rights Scholarshi
In addition, applicants who have commenced their graduate research degree at the University of Melbourne must have at least 12 months full-time or equivalent candidature remaining.
How to apply:
Applications can be downloaded from, https://prod.ss.unimelb.edu.au/student/SM/eApplications
Last date: 31st October, 2016.
For more details, please visit, https://studenteforms.app.unimelb.edu.au/