Mary Lugton Scholarship

This scholarship was established in 2020 with a gift from Mary Lugton, and is offered to high-achieving students undertaking research in the fields of art conservation, medicine, science, botany, engineering and history. The scholarship is to be held concurrently with a Melbourne Research Scholarship or Research Training Program Scholarship.

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

up to $150,000

Applicable study areas

Computing and Information; Engineering; Historical, philosophical, political and social studies; Language, literature and cultural studies; Medicine, dentistry, health and welfare; Sciences and mathematics

Number of scholarships awarded

Approximately 2

  • Eligibility & selection criteria

    Eligibility

    To be eligible for this scholarship, you need to:

    • Have applied for and received an offer for a graduate research degree,
    • Intend to undertake research in the fields of art conservation, medicine, science, botany, engineering or history, and
    • Be successful for a Research Training Program Scholarship or Melbourne Research Scholarship

    Selection criteria

    The scholarship is awarded to student with the highest scholarship/entry score. When determining the recipient of this scholarship the support already received, in the form of other student awards, by all eligible applicants will be taken into account.

    Conditions

    This scholarship is subject to the Graduate Research Scholarship terms and conditions.

  • Application process

    If you have applied for a graduate research course, you will be automatically considered for the Mary Lugton Scholarship.

    There will be one scholarship available per year on rotation starting in 2022 with Art Conservation and followed by Medicine, Science, Botany, Engineering and History in subsequent years.

What are the benefits?

This scholarship provides a living allowance of $10,000 per year pro rata for up to 2 years for Master by research degree students or up to 3.5 years for Doctoral degree students, and includes limited paid sick, maternity and parenting leave.

The scholarship can be held concurrently with a Research Training Program Scholarship (Stipend) or Melbourne Research Scholarship (Stipend) and together will provide a living allowance of $41,200 per year pro rata (2021 full-time rate).

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