Monash University Scholarships are now available to international students wishing to pursue research master’s and doctoral degrees at Monash University in Australia in the upcoming academic year of 2024-2025.

  • Country of origin: Australia
  • Funded by: Monash University
  • Type: Fully funded
  • Education level: Master’s degree program and doctoral program.
  • Duration: As per the selected program
  • Deadline:
    • In regards to Monash’s silver jubilee scholarship, for scholarship entries for October 31st.
    • If you are applying for the Monash Research Training Program and the Monash Graduate Scholarship.
    •  International round 1 begins on September 1st and ends on March 31st.
    •  Domestic round 2 opens on November 1st and closes on May 31st.
    •  The third International Round opens on April 1st and closes on August 31st.
    • On June 1st, the DOMESTIC Round 4 will open, and on October 31st, it will close.
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About the scholarship

The Monash University Scholarship is a fully funded scholarship offered to international students. This scholarship covers an annual living allowance, relocation, and research allowance. The scholarship is provided for both master’s and doctoral research studies. There is no better time to take advantage of this fantastic opportunity. It will enhance your studies and improve your prospects. If you are interested or know someone who might be, apply now before it’s too late. You can find more information on the website.

Eligibility criteria

To be eligible, 

  • You must be an international student.
  • You must have completed your undergraduate degree from an institution outside of Australia. 
  • You are not a Monash University or Monish Asia Pacific (MAP) student at the time of application. 
  • English language proficiency score is required, and you should provide evidence of this to Monash by providing a TOEFL/IELTS/PTE academic report that meets the criteria specified.
  • The test score needed is TOEFL – 500, IELTS – 6.5 with no band below 5.5, or PTE – 53 with no band below 50
  • An undergraduate degree requiring four years of study full-time is generally considered equivalent to an Australian degree is needed.
  • A master’s degree is needed, as well as experience with research.

Applicants who do not meet the above requirement will be automatically considered ineligible.

Monash University’s scholarship will cover

The scholarship will cover as follows,

The Monash Silver Jubilee Scholarship

  • Living stipend: $36,200 annually.
  • Our relocation allowance is $550.
  • An annual research allowance of $1,500.

The Monash Research Training Program

  • A $30,000 per year living allowance.
  • A relocation allowance of $1,500 is provided.

Monash Graduate Scholarship 

  • A $30,000 per year living allowance.
  • A relocation allowance of $1,500 is provided.

Monash International Tuition Scholarship (MITS)

  • Monash International Tuition Scholarships (MITS) are provided by Monash University.
  • The scholarships support international students undertaking Research Doctorate and Research Masters degrees.
  • A MITS covers the course tuition fees that would otherwise be payable by the student for their degree program.

You can find full list of scholarships in Australia for international students here.

Application Process

  • Scholarship applicants must receive an invitation to apply
  • To receive the invitation, an applicant needs to have his or her expression of interest accepted and then find a supervisor who agrees to supervise them for research.
  • Go to the website and fill out the application form.
  • Provide all the details as asked in every section
  • You must include at the time of application the desire to be considered for the scholarship. 
  • The decision will be based on merit, availability of funding, and potential contribution to Monash University. 
  • Applicants are encouraged to submit their completed applications on or before the deadline.

Supporting documents

  • Applicants are required to provide the following: 
  • A completed application form
  • Personal statement
  • Academic transcripts
  • Proof of English language proficiency
  • Two letters of reference
  • An up-to-date CV

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In conclusion, if you are an international student looking to study at Monash University, consider applying for the Monash University Scholarship. It is fully funded & can cover living expenses while you pursue your degree.

Frequently asked questions

Which fields of study can I apply to? 

You can apply to any field of study at Monash University. 

Am I eligible if I do not have a bachelor’s degree? 

Yes, you will be eligible if you are enrolled in an undergraduate degree program or have completed the requirements for an undergraduate degree and have obtained a level equivalent to that of an Australian bachelor’s degree. 

I am an international student who has a bachelor’s degree. Am I eligible? 

Yes, you will be eligible if you meet the criteria outlined above.

How long is this scholarship valid? 

The scholarship is valid from October 2020 until September 2024.

 I currently hold a Monash academic scholarship. Can I apply? 

If you already hold a Monash academic scholarship, then you cannot apply for this scholarship. However, if your current award expires before the end of 2024, you may reapply.

Can I receive more than one scholarship? 

No, you can only be awarded one fully funded scholarship at a time; however, if your award ends before the end of 2024 and there are still awards available, you may reapply.

I am currently a Ph.D. student at Monash University. Am I eligible to apply? 

Yes, as long as you meet all eligibility criteria. The scholarship also includes relocation allowances and fees.

What do I need to maintain to be eligible? 

Suppose you fail to maintain satisfactory academic progress during your course of study. In that case, you will forfeit this scholarship, and it will no longer cover any part of the tuition fee.