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) $26,288 Domestic
1 May - 31 October
International
1 Feb - 31 July
Deakin Research D, I, C, F
International Postgraduate Research Scholarship (IPRS) $26,288 1 Feb - 31 July Deakin Research I, F
Australia Awards - Endeavour Awards Varying 15 May (Internal)
30 June (External)
Deakin Research D, I, C, F
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 - PhD Scholarship in Mathematics Education $26,288 Open until position filled Assoc Prof Susie Groves D, I, F
Alfred Deakin Institute - Two PhD Scholarships available $26,288 30 June Cayla Edwards D, F
International students in Secondary schools - PhD Scholarship$30,00031 JulyDiana LangmeadD, F
Comparative research on cultural diversity and social justice - PhD Scholarship$26,28815 AugustCayla EdwardsD, 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 Megan Prideaux D, 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 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 Deakin research grants website Deakin Research Grants D, F
Australian Rotary Health Funding Partners Scholarship $29,000 Please check website Australian Rotary Health D, F

Arthritis and Osteoporosis Victoria in Musculoskeletal Health - PhD Scholarship

$30,000Opens:  4 July 2016
Closes: 5 September 2016
Arthritis and Osteoporosis Victoria D, F
Using health literacy to improve health services - PhD Scholarship$26,28831 JulyProf. Richard OsborneD, F
Towards a digital platform for promoting health behaviour change - PhD Scholarship$26,28831 JulyProf. Ralph MaddisonD, F
Challenges in health care for victorian farm communities - PhD Scholarship$26,28831 AugustDr. Muhammad Aziz RahmanD, F
Role of female leadership in building healthy & sustainable agricultural communities - PhD Scholarship$26,28831 AugustDr. Muhammad Aziz RahmanD, F
Implementation and evaluation of interventions at scale - PhD Scholarship$26,28816 SeptemberDr Harriet KoortsD, F
Socioeconomic inequalities in obesity - PhD Scholarship $26,28830 SeptemberDr Kathryn BackholerD, 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
CSIRO Postgraduate ScholarshipsVaryingPlease check websiteCSIROD, I, F
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

Please note: Deakin University may offer scholarships or awards prior to the closing date at its discretion.

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