Penny Morris Research Scholarship

This scholarship provides a stipend worth $30,000 a year to support a domestic student through a Master of Philosophy or PhD in the Faculty of Architecture, Building and Planning. The scholarship’s goals are oriented towards protecting the quality of existing and improving new residential design and development in regional and outer suburban areas of Australia.

Applications open

6 May 2019

Applications closed

15 Jun 2019

Application type

Application required
How to apply

Benefit type

General allowance
Full benefit details

Citizenship requirements

Australian / domestic student

Total value

up to $105,000

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 demonstrate how they will contribute to the goals of the scholarship via the built and natural environment design professions including but not restricted to architecture, Urban Planning, Landscape Architecture, Urban Design, and Property.

    Further information on the research themes and requirements can be found on The Penny Morris Research Scholarship flyer.

  • Application process

    Contact Alan March at with your Expression of Interest and attach your 1-4 page research proposal, resume, academic transcript and grading scale from your previous degree. Please include ‘PMRS’ in email subject line. In addition to standard information there will be an interview as part of the shortlist process.

  • When will I know the outcome?

    The successful candidate will be informed of the outcome of their application in time for a preferred start date in semester 2, between July and November, 2019.

What are the benefits?

A stipend worth $30,000 a year and a RTP (covers fees)

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