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 $25,392 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
Glendon A Lean Memorial Postgraduate Research Scholarship $25,392 Open until position filled Assoc Prof Susie Groves D, I, F
Issues of Social Equity - PhD Scholarship $25,849 15 May Prof Linda Hancock D, I, 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$30,000

 Open until position filled 

Prof. Ingrid NielsenD, 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 $10,00 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
Regulation and assembly of the Set1C histone methyltransferase - PhD Scholarship $25,849 2 March Dr Bernhard Dichtl D, F
Experimental evolution of multiple trait interactions under changed environments - PhD scholarship $25,849 31 March Prof John Endler D, F
Metal surface chemistry and nano-lithography - PhD scholarship $32,500 30 March Dr Ludovic Dumee D, I, F
Predicting omega-3 content in Atlantic salmon - PhD scholarship $25,849 27 February A/Prof Giovanni Turchini D, F
Environmental and seasonal interactions on the health status of farmed salmon - PhD scholarship $25,849 27 February

A/Prof Giovanni Turchini

D, F
Solution-based processing of 2D layered nanomaterials - PhD scholarship $25,849 Open until position filled Dr Joselito Razal D, I, F
Pipeline Condition Monitoring Sensors - PhD Scholarship $30,000 15 May Prof Mike Tan D, I, F
Predicting pipeline failure through corrosion modelling - PhD Scholarship $30,000 15 May Prof Mike Tan D, I, F
Cathodic Shielding & Corrosion under Disbonded Pipeline Coatings - PhD Scholarship $30,000 15 May Prof Mike Tan D, I, F
Optimising metallic 3D printed component - PhD Scholarship  $28,000 31 May Prof Bernard Rolfe D, I, F
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