John McKenzie Fellowships

The John McKenzie Early Career Researcher (ECR) Award provides seed funding of up to $20,000 to help recipients establish their research program within faculty and more broadly with partners outside the University of Melbourne.

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
International student

Total value

$10,001 - $20,000

Applicable study areas

Sciences and mathematics

Number of scholarships awarded


  • Eligibility & selection criteria


    To be eligible for this scholarship, you must:

    • be an early-career researcher in science

    Selection criteria

    This scholarship is awarded on the recommendation of the Dean of the Faculty of Science.

What are the benefits?

A grant of up to $20,000.

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For complete listings of faculty-specific scholarships, please see individual faculty websites.

The information listed here is subject to change without notice. Where we have listed information about jointly run scholarships programs, please also see our partners' websites. Information describing the number and value of scholarships awarded is indicative.