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Study in Australia: 2018 Human Rights Scholarship at University Of Melbourne

Applications are currently ongoing for the 2018 Human Rights Scholarship at University Of Melbourne. Interested students should see the details below.

2017 Human Rights Scholarship at University of Melbourne, Australia

Scholarship Description

The University of Melbourne invites applications from International students who intends pursuing a degree program on Human Rights. The Human Rights Scholarship was established by the University of Melbourne and awarded to students who are undertaking research in the field of human rights. 

The University of Melbourne (informally Melbourne University) is a public research university located in Melbourne, Australia. Founded in 1853, it is Australia’s second oldest university and the oldest in Victoria. Times Higher Education ranks Melbourne as 33rd in the world, while the Academic Ranking of World Universities places Melbourne 40th in the world (both first in Australia).

Application Deadline

31st October 2017

Scholarship Frequency

Offered annually

Eligible Countries

International students from all countries

Eligible Field of Study

Graduate Research Degree Programme in the area of human rights at the University of Melbourne

Scholarship Benefits

  • Fortnightly living allowance, including limited paid sick, maternity and parenting leave.
  • Relocation grant for students moving to Melbourne from interstate or from outside Australia.

Scholarship Type


Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible for this scholarship program, applicants must:

  • be international students.
  • have completed their bachelor degree program.
  • have applied for or (applying to) and meet the entry requirements for a Master or Doctorate by research degree at the University of Melbourne or be currently enrolled in a research degree at the University of Melbourne and have at least 12 months (full-time equivalent) of candidature remaining.
  • not have previously received a Human Rights Scholarship.

Scholarship Duration

2 years for students undertaking a Master by research degree and up to 3 years, with a possible six month extension, for students undertaking a Doctorate by research degree.

How to Apply

Interested and eligible applicants should visit this link to apply for this scholarship program.

Scholarship Webpage

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1 Comment

  • Safyan

    I wanna apply for this scholarship. How can I can apply??


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