Henry James Williams Scholarship

Established with a bequest from Alfred, Alice and Robert Williams,and available to students undertaking research in a field of study other than theology and music.

Application type

No application is required. You will be automatically considered for this award.

Benefit type

General allowance
Full benefit details

Citizenship requirements

Australian / domestic student

Total value

$70,000 - $125,000

Applicable study areas

All study areas

Number of scholarships awarded

Approximately 10

  • Eligibility & selection criteria

    Eligibility

    To be eligible for this scholarship, you need to:

    • be an Australian citizen or permanent resident
    • have applied for and meet the entry requirements for a graduate research degree at the University of Melbourne and intend to undertake research in a field of study other than theology and music.
    • have not already completed a research qualification at the same or higher level as the course for which a scholarship is sought
    • not have previously received a graduate research scholarship with equivalent benefits

    Selection criteria

    These scholarships are awarded based on academic merit. Eligible applicants are scored and ranked according to their academic achievement of their last completed degree and their research potential in their field of study. Factors such as relevant professional experience, refereed publications, specialist medical qualifications or composition of original music may be taken into consideration.

    Conditions

    These scholarships are subject to the Graduate Research Scholarships Terms & Conditions (as amended).

  • Application process

    If you have applied for admission to a graduate research degree by 31 October for commencement in the following year, you will be automatically considered for this scholarships.

  • When will I know the outcome?

    Successful candidates will be advised of the outcome of their application via email by the end of January.

  • Variations of this scholarship

  • About the donor

    Alfred Edward Williams, Alice Louisa Williams and Robert George Williams

    Alfred Edward Williams, Alice Louisa Williams and Robert George Williams collectively bequeathed a sum to the University of Melbourne to establish the 'Henry James Williams Scholarship' for high-achieving students undertaking graduate research in a field of study other than theology and music.

    Read more about Alfred Edward Williams, Alice Louisa Williams and Robert George Williams

What are the benefits?

  • Living allowance of $35,600 per year pro rata (2019 full-time study rate) for up to 2 years for students undertaking a Master by research degree or up to 3.5 years for students undertaking a Doctoral degree. The living allowance may be indexed annually and includes limited paid sick, maternity and parenting leave.
  • Relocation grant of $2,000 for students moving from States or Territories other than Victoria or $3,000 for students moving from outside Australia.

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