Victoria University has world-leading researchers available to supervise successful graduate research scholarship applicants to become the next generation of research-qualified professionals.
Victoria University offers scholarships for tuition fees and a living allowance (stipend) to assist graduate research students (both domestic and international) with the costs of their study.
Priority will be given to applicants who pursue a research degree in one of Victoria University’s areas of research priority (listed under Apply for a graduate research scholarship), and of relevance to the research being undertaken in our Research Institutes/Centres and Academic Colleges.
Main research scholarship round
Applications for the main round of research scholarships (RTP Stipend Scholarships, VUPRS, VU diversity scholarship, and VUIPRS) are accepted during the following periods each year (for commencement in the following academic year):
- International applicants - 14 August to 30 September.
- Domestics applicants - 1 September to 31 October.
Other options for funding your research degree
In addition to these research scholarships there are a range of other options for getting assistance with some of your research degree costs including fee scholarships and government funding schemes. Read more about options for funding your research degree.
In 'Graduate research scholarships':
Apply for a graduate research scholarship
VU offers a range of scholarship opportunities for students undertaking a higher degree by research.
Project-based research scholarships
Research scholarships linked to specific research projects or initiatives from VU's Academic Colleges,...
Domestic research scholarships
Information about graduate research scholarships for domestic applicants.
International research scholarships
Information about graduate research scholarships for international applicants.