Prestigious Travelling Scholarships

The University awards a suite of travelling scholarships to assist students with undertaking study outside Australia

Applications open

1 Feb 2020

Last day for applications

31 May 2020
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Application type

Application required
How to apply

Benefit type

Annual payment
Full benefit details

Citizenship requirements

Australian / domestic student

Total value

$10,000 - $90,000

Applicable study areas

All study areas

Number of scholarships awarded

Approximately 5

  • Application process

    You must submit a Travelling Scholarships Application. Applications usually open in February and close on 31 May of each year.

    As part of the application, you will be asked to provide:

    • a short statement outlining how you intend to fund your overseas travel (500 words) and
    • a statement outlining the reasons for undertaking the intended study or research, including how the experience will contribute to your field of study (500 words)

    In addition, you will need to attach:

    • Any academic transcripts from tertiary qualifications obtained outside the University of Melbourne
    • Evidence that you have applied for admission or an arrangement to undertake research at the overseas institution
    • Curriculum Vitae with details of your educational and employment history
  • When will I know the outcome?

    Students who have submitted an application, should receive an outcome within 6 weeks after the relevant closing date

  • Variations of this scholarship

    Rae and Edith Bennett Travelling Scholarship

    Awarded to currently enrolled students at or graduates from the University of Melbourne who are Australian citizens or permanent residents and intend to undertake graduate study or research in England, Scotland Wales or Northern Ireland.

    W.E.J Craig Travelling Scholarship

    Awarded to graduates from the University of Melbourne who intend to undertake research in the area of animal husbandry at an overseas institution (preference for Queen's University Belfast).

    Sir Arthur Sims Travelling Scholarship

    Awarded to graduates from any Australian university who intend to undertake further graduate study or research at a university in Great Britain.

    Hirsh and Olga Taft Scholarship

    Awarded to a graduate of the University to study or conduct research at a university in Israel (preference for the Hebrew University of Jerusalem).

What are the benefits?

An allowance between $10,000 and $30,000 per year.

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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.