Nell Norris Fellowship for a PhD in Architecture

In 1955 architect Eleanor Edna Norris bequeathed funds to the University to establish a fellowship for the study of architecture and architectural research. The resulting PhD scholarship is available for award to a postgraduate research applicant engaged in the study of architecture at the University of Melbourne. The scholarship will be awarded to the eligible candidate whose submission demonstrates the most outstanding academic record along with a compelling and innovative proposal.

Applications open

24 Jun 2019

Applications closed

31 Aug 2019

Application type

Application required
How to apply

Benefit type

General allowance
Tuition fee exemption
Full benefit details

Citizenship requirements

Australian / domestic student

Total value

100% fee remission and up to $107,100

Applicable study areas

Architecture, building and planning

Number of scholarships awarded


  • Eligibility & selection criteria


    To be eligible for this scholarship, you need to:

    • be a domestic student and
    • meet the University's graduate research entry requirements.

    Selection criteria

    Applicants must submit an Expression of Interest. You will be asked for your CV, academic transcripts, and a research proposal. Short listed applicants will be interviewed. Further information can be found on the scholarship flyer available on the Faculty website.

  • Application process

    Applicants must submit an Expression of Interest.

  • When will I know the outcome?

    Shortlisted applicants will be invited for an interview and to apply for graduate research candidature through the University of Melbourne.

What are the benefits?

$30,600 per annum for up to 3.5 years (indexed annually).

Standard fieldwork (up to $3600) and conference support.

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