Research degree scholarships

Realise your potential with a research scholarship at Deakin University.

The following is a list of scholarships available to students completing a research degree at Deakin University. Most scholarships are awarded for 3 years and are paid as a stipend directly into your bank account on a fortnightly basis.

All fields

Eligibility:  D=Domestic    I=International    C=Current    F=Future

Name of scholarship Annual value Application period/ Closing date Who to contact Who's eligible
Australian Postgraduate Awards (APA) and Deakin University Postgraduate Research Scholarships (DUPRS) $25,392 Domestic
1 May - 31 October International
1 Feb - 31 July
Deakin Research D, I, C, F
International Postgraduate Research Scholarship (IPRS) $25,392 1 Feb - 31 July Deakin Research I, F
Australia Awards - Endeavour Awards Varying 31 May (Internal)
30 June (External)
Deakin Research D, I, C, F
Publication Scholarships $25,392 pro rata Round 1 - 28 February
Round 2 - 27 June
Round 3 - 31 October
Deakin Research D, I, C
Fulbright Scholarships Varying Please check website Australian American Fulbright D, I, C, F

Arts and Education

Eligibility:  D=Domestic    I=International    C=Current    F=Future

Name of scholarship Annual value Application period/ Closing date Who to contact Who's eligible
May and Romeo Schiavon Rural and Regional Journalism Studies - PhD Scholarship $20,000 Open until position filled Dr Lisa Waller D, F  
Glendon A Lean Memorial Postgraduate Research Scholarship $25,392 Open until position filled Assoc Prof Susie Groves D, I, F
Understanding and Addressing Racism in Australia - Two PhD Scholarships $26,088 27 June Prof Yin Paradies D, F
Digital Pedagogies Postgraduate Research Scholarship $26,088 1 SeptemberA/Prof Peter Hubber D, I, 
Centre for Citizenship and Globalisation Top-Up PhD Scholarships Up to $5000Domestic - 31 October
International - 1 July
Ms Cayla EdwardsD, I, C, F

Business and Law

Eligibility:  D=Domestic    I=International    C=Current    F=Future

Name of scholarship Annual value Application period/ Closing date Who to contact Who's eligible
Intangible Cultural Heritage across borders: Laws, structures and strategies in China and its ASEAN neighbours - Two Phd Scholarships $25,392 (plus tuition fee coverage for international students) Open until positions filled Prof Christoph Antons D, I, F
Data to Decisions CRC - PhD Scholarships in Analytics and Decision Support (PDF, 306.9 KB) Up to $35,000Open until positions filledMs Jacqui MartinD, I, F
Data to Decisions CRC - PhD Scholarships in Law and Policy for Big Data Analytics (PDF, 308.4 KB) Up to $35,000Open until positions filledMs Jacqui MartinD, I, F

Health

Eligibility:  D=Domestic    I=International    C=Current    F=Future

Name of scholarship Annual value Application period/ Closing date Who to contact Who's eligible
Leukaemia Foundation - PhD Scholarship $30,000 plus 12 September Leukaemia Foundation D, F
Health Professional Scholarships - Heart Foundation $40,000 Please check website Heart Foundation D, F
NHMRC People Support Grants - Postgraduate Scholarships $24,653 - $31,776 Please check website NHMRC D, F
Australian Rotary Health Funding Partners Scholarship $29,000 12 DecemberAustralian Rotary Health D, F

Obesity Prevention Policy Processes - PhD Scholarship

$25,392 15 August Prof Marj Moodie D, I, F
Community-based prevention and systems science and heart disease epidemiology - Four PhD Scholarships $24,653 Open until positions filled Dr Melanie Nichols D, F
Regulating skeletal muscle growth and function - PhD Scholarship$25,392Open until position filledProf Aaron RussellD, I, F

The role of job stress in suicide - PhD Scholarship

$25,392 31 August Julia Malone D, F

Science

Eligibility:  D=Domestic    I=International    C=Current    F=Future

Name of scholarship Annual value Application period/ Closing date Who to contact Who's eligible
AINSE Postgraduate Research Awards $7,500 top-up plus $10,00 allowances Please check website AINSE D, I, C, F
Science and Industry Endowment Fund (SIEF) - Postgraduate Scholarships up to $32,000 Please check website SIEF D, I, C, F
National Centre of Excellence in Desalination Australia (NCEDA) - PhD Supplementary Scholarships $10,000 Please check website NCEDA D, I, C, F
Development of optical detection methods for influenza virus - PhD scholarship$25,39230 NovemberProf Stephen HaswellD, F
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