Faculty of Science Postgraduate Writing-Up Award

This scholarship supports University of Melbourne PhD and MPhil graduate researchers enrolled through the Faculty of Science once their thesis has been submitted. The award is valued at between $3000 and $5000.

Applications open

15 Jan 2022

Last day for applications

16 Dec 2023
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Application type

Application required
How to apply

Benefit type

Single payment
Full benefit details

Citizenship requirements

Australian / domestic student
International student

Total value

up to $5,000

Applicable study areas

Sciences and mathematics

Number of scholarships awarded


  • Eligibility & selection criteria


    To be eligible for this scholarship, you must:

    • have submitted your PhD/MPhil thesis for examination and be awaiting the examination result
    • not have been awarded a similar award
    • not undertake full-time or substantial regular part-time employment during the tenure of the award (>10 hours/week)
    • have submitted your thesis within three years and 10 months (FTE) candidature period, or one year and 11 months (FTE)  for MPhil.
      • As of April 2020, if you have had your submission delayed by the circumstances around COVID-19 and thus missed submision deadline, please outline the impact in your application and it will be considered.

      International graduate researchers must commit to spending at least 66 per cent of their time in Melbourne during the writing up of articles. Graduate researchers returning to their home country following submission of their thesis are not eligible to apply.

    • Awarding criteria

  • Application process

    Read the Award Information Sheet and submit an online application form.

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What are the benefits?

A $5000 stipend paid over three months. Applicants who apply with less than two manuscripts may be considered for a lesser amount. Successful applicants will need to complete a final report, accessible below.

Final report

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