The University of Melbourne offers $90,000 Gilbert Rigg generous and comprehensive scholarship opportunities to recognize talent and support graduate researchers. The Melbourne Model is a distinctive curriculum that gives students a wider understanding of the world beyond their degree. Equipped with a breadth and depth of knowledge, Melbourne graduates are flexible, adaptable and ready for any future.
About University of Melbourne
Our distinctive Melbourne experience helps graduates become well-rounded, thoughtful and skilled professionals – making a positive impact across the globe.
Our research helps solve social, economic and environmental challenges the world is facing today and into the future. We’re tightly connected with our communities, at home and around the globe – a connection that enriches our learning, teaching and research.
Coverage of Scholarship
How to apply for Gilbert Rigg Scholarship?
Research scholarships may provide a stipend, specific allowance or tuition fee remission or offset.
Scholarship benefits can only be activated if you have accepted your scholarship offer, commenced your course, updated your bank details and met the conditions of your scholarship as specified in your scholarship offer.
The University also administers Research Training Program Scholarships on behalf of the Australian Government.
For more information, see:
- Graduate research scholarship terms and conditions
- Research Training Program (RTP) Scholarship policy
Scholarships that provide a one-off payment or a stipend are paid every fortnight via the University’s Payroll and will appear as a University of Melbourne Salary on your bank statement.
Domestic graduate researchers who are offered a master’s degree by research or doctoral degree will be enrolled in a fee exempt place and receive a Research Training Program Fee Offset Scholarship to acknowledge the contribution from the Australian Government towards the cost of their tuition.
Please note tuition fee remission scholarships do not cover the Student Services and Amenities Fee (SSAF). If the SSAF appears on your Statement of Liability, you are required to pay it.
International graduate researchers who receive a scholarship that provides a partial or full fee remission will have their remission activated after accepting their course and scholarship offer, and before they are due to commence their course. If you do receive an invoice, please contact Stop 1.
Overseas Student Health Cover
Some scholarships for international graduate researchers who require a student visa to study in Australia will provide Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC). If the University arranges OSHC on your behalf, the membership cost is automatically covered.
All financial support for your research, including Australian Government stipend and fee remissions, should be acknowledged in your thesis and other publications.
Result Announcement of Gilbert Rigg Scholarship
Applicants will be notified of the outcome of their application approximately two to four weeks after the application close date.