External and other scholarship schemes

Links to possible sources of scholarship funding are listed in alphabetical order.

The information is provided as a resource for students and staff; the funding bodies concerned are not necessarily endorsed by the University.

Before proceeding with an application, students are advised to contact Research, Innovation and Commercialisation as internal deadlines apply for some scholarships (such as the Cancer Council, NHMRC).

Contact the Research Development team in regard to listing a scholarship scheme or funding body on this webpage.

  • Arthritis and Osteoporosis Victoria
  • Australia Awards (formerly AusAid)
  • Australian College of Nursing
  • Australian Federation of Graduate Women
  • Australian Research Council
  • Australian Rotary Health
  • Australian Sports Commission
  • Brazil - Science Without Borders
  • Cancer Council Victoria
  • CSIRO
  • Chile - CONICYT/BECAS
  • China Scholarships Council (CSC)
  • Endeavour Awards
  • Ecuador - SENESCYT
  • Frank Knox Memorial Fellowship
  • Graduate Women International
  • Hobsons Coursefinder
  • Hong Kong PhD Fellowship Scheme
  • Indigenous scholarships
  • Interdisciplinary PhD Scholarships in Neuroscience and Related Disciplines
  • Kidney Health Australia
  • Leukaemia Foundation
  • The Lionel Murphy Foundation
  • Melbourne Neuroscience Institute - Strategic Australian Postgraduate Awards
  • Multiple Sclerosis Research Australia
  • National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)
  • National Heart Foundation
  • NHMRC Centre of Research Excellence in Cerebral Palsy PhD Scholarships
  • Oral Health CRC
  • Pancare Foundation - rma Network Research Scholarship
  • Peru Scholarship and Academic Loans Program
  • Premier's Award for Health and Medical Research
  • Research and Grants Bulletin of Research, Innovation & Commercialisation
  • Residential Colleges
  • Rotary Australia
  • Royal Australasian College of Surgeons
  • Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiologists
  • Royal Australian College of General Practitioners
  • Rhodes scholarships
  • Student Financial Aid
  • Study in Australia Scholarships Database
  • Study Melbourne Scholarships
  • The Australian Society for Parasitology Inc JD Smyth Postgraduate Student Travel Awards
  • The Harper Family Endowment Scholarship
  • Vietnam Joint PhD Scheme