Macquarie University Graduate Research Scholarships 2024

Scholarship in Different Fields
  • Australia, Australia
  • Apply Before : April 26, 2024

Opportunity Details

  • Opportunity ID 3468
  • Degree BachelorMasterPH.DResearch
  • Fields of study Verious Fields
  • Opportunity Type : Fully Funded
  • Gender MaleFemale
  • Language of Instruction English
  • Application Fee Required No

Opportunity Description

Macquarie University offers a variety of scholarships to support outstanding graduate researchers in their pursuit of advanced degrees. These scholarships are awarded competitively, providing financial assistance and support to eligible candidates across different study programs.

The following are the common scholarship types for international researchers:

  • Commonwealth Funded Research Training Program (RTP) and International Research Training Program (iRTP): Available for domestic and international students, these scholarships are funded by the Commonwealth and provide support for research training, respectively.
  • Macquarie University Research Excellence Scholarship (MQRES) and International Macquarie University Research Excellence (iMQRES): Domestic and international students can benefit from these scholarships, which aim to support exceptional research endeavors at Macquarie University.

Key Details and Dates

  • Application Deadline: March 1, 2024 / April 26, 2024
  • Result Announcement Dates: Upon assessment and selection.
  • Funding Type: Fully-funded
  • Host Institution: Macquarie University
  • Eligible Countries: Domestic and international applicants
  • Eligible Gender: Male/Female
  • Target Group: Master of Research (MRes) or Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
  • Field: All areas of research offered by Macquarie University
  • Study Level: Bachelor’s, Master’s, or Doctoral level
  • Number of Opportunity: Varies depending on funding availability and scholarship rounds
  • Host Country: Australia

Benefits and Financial Aids

Selected applicants will benefit from the following items:

  • Scholarships may include tuition fee offset, living allowances, top-up living allowances, fixed sums, or one-off payments.
  • The standard stipend rate for graduate researchers at Macquarie University is $35,000 per annum (full-time rate) from January 1, 2024.
  • Specific scholarship values vary and are subject to the terms outlined for each scholarship.

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants should meet the following criteria:

  • Applicants should meet the minimum entry criteria for their chosen course of study.
  • Academic merit and research experience are the primary criteria for assessment.
  • Proposed research topics should align with the university’s research priorities.
  • Specific eligibility criteria apply to scholarship types, such as research pathways and Indigenous research scholarships.

Selection Process

  • Applicants are assessed and ranked based on academic merit, research experience, and alignment with university research priorities.
  • Selection may also consider the strength of the supervisory team and specific eligibility criteria for each scholarship type.

How to Apply?

  • New applicants must complete the combined course and scholarship application online.
  • Academic referee reports should be arranged and submitted as per instructions.
  • Applicants who are already enrolled or have received a valid offer for a higher degree research program must follow specific application procedures outlined by the university.
  • Successful applicants will receive notification of entitlements at the time of the scholarship offer.


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For further details about the scholarship, please visit Macquarie University’s official website.


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