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.
31 Oct 2017
Field of study
Graduate Research Degree Programme in the area of human rights at the University of Melbourne
The scholarship benefits include a fortnightly living allowance, relocation grant for students moving to Melbourne from interstate or from outside Australia, as well as limited paid sick, maternity and parenting leave. Note that the Human Rights Scholarship does NOT cover tuition fees for international students.
To be considered for this scholarship, you must:
• have applied for 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,
• intend to undertake graduate research in the human rights field and be committed to the peaceful advancement of respect for human rights that extends beyond academic studies (such as voluntary work and/or work experience);
• have not already completed a research qualification at the same or higher level as the course for which a scholarship is sought, and
• intend to study as a full-time student unless there are compassionate or compelling circumstances that prevent you from undertaking full-time study
• not have previously received a Human Rights Scholarship
You must submit an online application for both the Graduate Research Scholarships group and the Human Rights Scholarship. Deadline is 31 October 2017.
Visit the official website for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship. https://studenteforms.app.unimelb.edu.au/apex/f?p=153:2:0:::2:P2_ID:221