MDHS Indigenous Research Training Support Scheme

This scholarship, worth up to $10,000, supports Indigenous postgraduate research students enrolled in the Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences.

Applications open

27 May 2021

Applications closed

30 Jun 2021

Application type

Application required
How to apply

Benefit type

Annual payment
Full benefit details

Citizenship requirements

Australian / domestic student

Total value

up to $10,000

Applicable study areas

Medicine, dentistry, health and welfare

Number of scholarships awarded

Approximately 2

  • Eligibility & selection criteria


    To be eligible for this scholarship, you need to:

    • be an Indigenous Australian student
    • be enrolled in a research higher degree of the University of Melbourne, and at an academic unit of the Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences
    • have at least 12 months full-time or part-time equivalent candidature remaining

    Selection criteria

    Eligible applicants will be assessed on

    • academic merit, as demonstrated by previous academic achievement
    • demonstrated financial need
    • likely success in completing the proposed course of study
    • strength of supporting documentation

    This scholarship is subject to the: MDHS Graduate Research Trust Scholarships Terms and Conditions.

  • Application process

    This scholarship is administered by the Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences. Please contact: for an application form.

  • When will I know the outcome?

    Successful candidates will be advised of the outcome within five weeks from the application closing date.

What are the benefits?

A fortnightly allowance of approximately $10,000 per year (pro rata) for up to 1 year.

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