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) $25,849 Domestic
1 May - 31 October International
1 Feb - 31 July
Deakin Research D, I, C, F
International Postgraduate Research Scholarship (IPRS) $25,849 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 $25,849 pro rata

Closed - Scheme discontinued

Deakin Research D, I, C
Fulbright Scholarships Varying Please check website Australian American Fulbright D, I, C, F
Sir Robert Menzies Memorial Scholarships Varying Please check website Menzies Foundation D, C

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
Glendon A Lean Memorial Postgraduate Research Scholarship $25,392 Open until position filled Assoc Prof Susie Groves D, I, F
Alfred Deakin Institute for Citizenship and Globalisation - Four PhD Scholarships$25,84924 July Jo CollinsD, 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
Data to Decisions CRC - PhD Scholarships in Law for Big Data Analytics Up to $35,000 Open until positions filled Ms Jacqui Martin D, I, F
The John Stanhope Scholar in Leadership - PhD Scholarship$35,000

Open until position filled 

Prof Ingrid NielsenD, 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 Please check website 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 Please check website Australian Rotary Health D, F
Regulating skeletal muscle growth and function - PhD Scholarship $25,392 Open until position filled Prof Aaron Russell D, I, F
Understanding the role of miRNAs in the biology of ageing muscle - PhD Scholarship $25,849 Open until position filled Dr Severine Lamon D, I, F
Urban spaces and active ageing - PhD Scholarship $25,849 15 August Prof Ester Cerin D, F
Health literacy to improve health services - PhD Scholarship $25,849 1 Nov Prof Richard Osborne D, F

Science and Engineering

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 $10,000 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
Solution-based processing of 2D layered nanomaterials - PhD scholarship $25,849 Open until position filled Dr Joselito Razal D, I, F
Mining Big Stream Data - PhD Scholarship$25,84915 AugustDr Guangyan HuangD, I, F
Mitigating climate change with blue carbon ecosystems - PhD Scholarship$25,84931 AugustDr Peter MacreadieD, F
Studying disease ecology and evolution in parrots - Two PhD Scholarships$26,00012 AugustDr Mathew BergD, I, F
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