Scholarships and support

Scholarships and support

International and domestic students can apply for a number of scholarships from Macquarie University and the Australian Government.

Macquarie also assists postgraduate students and researchers to attend conferences during their candidature.

Macquarie University postgraduate research scholarships

Macquarie University offers generous scholarships for PhD and Masters of Philosophy candidates who meet the selection criteria.

Scholarships generally cover tuition fees and a stipend (living allowance). The stipend rate for the Macquarie University Research Excellence Scholarship (MQRES) matches the current Australian Postgraduate Award rate:

  • 2010: $22,500
  • 2011: $22,860

Macquarie scholarships for Australian citizens and domestic studentsMacquarie scholarships for international students

Information and contacts

To find out more about Macquarie’s postgraduate research scholarships, please contact Sally, Joanna or Nathen, Scholarships Team:

Higher Degree Research Office
Macquarie University
T: +61 2 9850 1893, +61 2 9850 9782 or +61 2 9850 7663
E: hdrschol@mq.edu.au

To inquire about specific requirements for Macquarie’s science scholarships, please contact:

Jane Yang
Manager Higher Degree Research
Faculty of Science
Macquarie University

T: +61 2 9850 4427
F: +61 2 9850 9671
E: jane.yang@mq.edu.au

Scholarship application forms


Australian Government postgraduate scholarship schemes

Australian Postgraduate Award (APA) for Australian citizens/domestic students
International Postgraduate Research Scholarship (IPRIS)


Other postgraduate funding

To search for other scholarships available in Australia, go to:
Postgraduate Scholarship Database for Australia (JASON)

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