The Melbourne International Research Scholarships (MIRS) is awarded to international students wishing to undertake graduate research degree studies at the University of Melbourne. MIRSs are funded by the University with each faculty having a limited number to award.
Each year the University offers about 200 new Melbourne Research Scholarships (MRSs), of which about 150 are normally awarded to international students as MIRSs.
Benefits and conditions
Benefits provided by the MIRS include:
- a living allowance of $23,728 per annum (2012 rate)
- a Relocation Grant of $2,000 awarded to students who are moving from interstate in order to study at the University of Melbourne or $3,000 awarded to those who are moving from overseas
- a Thesis Allowance of up to $420 (2012 rate) for masters by research and up to $840 (2012 rate) for PhD and other doctorate by research candidates, and
- paid sick, maternity and parenting leave.
DEADLINE: 31 OCTOBER 2012