When should I apply?

Applications for Graduate Research may be lodged at any time throughout the calendar year.

You will need to submit a course application by the relevant closing dates to be considered for Graduate Research Scholarships and Faculty based scholarships available to you.

Only complete applications that are submitted will be assessed for candidature and scholarships.

Ensure you submit a course application by 31 October to be considered for scholarships. Most scholarships will be awarded in the first 2 rounds.

Additional rounds may be advertised for specific scholarships (e.g. MDHS Graduate Research Trust Scholarships).

If you are successful in obtaining a scholarship, you must commence your scholarship by 31 October of the academic year you have been made an offer for.


Applications for 2021 that are complete and received by this date

Applicants should be notified of the outcome by

Round 1

31 October 2020

18 December 2020

Round 2

31 January 2021

26 March 2021

Round 3

14 May 2021

9 July 2021

The Faculty reserves the right to alter timelines and dates subject to requirements. Check this website for any changes prior to submission of your application.


For further information please contact: mdhs-scholarships@unimelb.edu.au