Funding & Scholarships

PhD Students Collage

For Local Research Students


Scholarships for Research Students

Current funding opportunities for specific projects are available on the Available Research Projects pages.

Only one application through the Scholarships Office is necessary to be considered for available scholarship opportunities. Application forms are available from the Research Office. Students wishing to apply for a scholarship must submit two separate applications: one for a scholarship to the Scholarships Office, and one for their place in a degree to the Faculty of the supervising academic. Please note that deadlines for these applications often differ.

Awards are funded by the Department of Education, Science and Training (DEST) and are tenable at an Australian tertiary institution for doctoral and masters research degrees. The benefits include:

For International Research Students


International students are required to pay tuition fees to undertake research degrees in the ACMM. Information about fees is available on the Scholarships Office website

There are many scholarships available to cover the tuition fees/living expenses for outstanding international students. Some of the more common schemes are listed below, but a more comprehensive list, along with the procedures to apply, is available on the Future Students website.

For more information please refer to the University’s Scholarships Office website.