Fully Funded Melbourne Social Equity Institute PhD Scholarships in Australia 2024-25

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Parkville, Melbourne, Victoria, VIC 3052, Australia
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The Fully Funded Melbourne Social Equity Institute PhD Scholarships in Australia is open to Australians and New Zealand nationals. Melbourne Social Equity Institute is seeking expressions of interest from candidates interested in undertaking doctoral research on social equity issues. 

Established in 1853, the University of Melbourne is Australia’s second-oldest university and one of its most prestigious institutions. Located in the heart of Melbourne, it is renowned for its high academic standards, world-class research facilities, and vibrant campus life. The university offers a wide range of undergraduate and postgraduate programs across various disciplines, including arts, sciences, engineering, business, and medicine.

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  • Full exemption from payment of student fees at the University of Melbourne
  • A stipend of $37,000 per annum (tax-free) for 3.5 years
  • Allowances as per the Graduate Research Scholarship Terms & Conditions
  • Additional $2000 per annum (up to $6000 during candidature) in research support funds
  • Automatic entry into the Institute’s Doctoral Academy and/or interdisciplinary PhD Program in Migration, Statelessness and Refugee Studies.


  • Australian or New Zealand citizen, or Australian permanent resident
  • Acceptance into a PhD program at the University of Melbourne
  • Available to commence studies in 2025
  • Completed tertiary studies equivalent to a 4-year honours degree with a minimum result equivalent to a first-class Honours (80%). For underrepresented or disadvantaged backgrounds, a second-class Honours Division A (75%) is acceptable.
  • Excellent interpersonal, cross-cultural, independent work, teamwork, and communication skills
  • Strong research idea with agreement from a supervisor or team of supervisors.


How to Apply?

  • Complete the Expression of Interest form.
  • Download the EOI Form
  • Include a Curriculum Vitae (up to 2 pages), brief research proposal (up to 4 pages), academic transcripts, evidence of in-principle support from a proposed supervisor, and Masters/Honours thesis examiners’ reports (if applicable).
  • Email completed form to [email protected] by 5.00pm AEST on Monday 2 September 2024.
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