MRes scholarships for international candidates

MRes scholarships for international candidates

Year 1

There are no general Macquarie University funded scholarships for international applicants applying for entry into Year 1 MRes.

Scholarship opportunities currently available to international students applying for admission into MRes Year 1 are limited to citizens of specific countries, as the scholarships are offered by overseas governments to their nationals.

Year 1 MRes candidates progressing to Year 2 can apply for a scholarship in the IRTP/iMQRES round.

Opportunities are advertised on our Scholarship Search website

Year 2

Scholarship opportunities available to international students applying for direct admission into MRes Year 2 are also limited to citizens of specific countries at this time. The following funding opportunities are available for Year 2 international MRes students:

  • China Scholarship Council (CSC)
  • Endeavour Scholarships
  • Chilean Bicentennial Fund Scholarships
  • Vietnam International Education Development Scholarship

Opportunities are advertised on our Scholarship Search website

MRES/PhD 'bundle' opportunities: pathway to PhD

The University offers a limited number of scholarships to international MRes candidates applying for an MRes/PhD 'bundle' (i.e. MRes Year 2 and 3-year PhD) through the competitive iRTP/iMQRES International HDR Main Scholarship Round each year.

Applicants for admission to a MRes Year 2 'bundle' or PhD, who are (counter) offered entry to MRes Year 2 with a provisional 3-year PhD and who rank competitively for IRTP/IMQRES scholarship, may be offered a scholarship to cover their MRes Year 2 tuition fees and a living stipend.

PhD scholarships for MRes graduates will be awarded through a competitive ranking process. The scholarship is also subject to Faculty approval. The 3-year PhD scholarship covers the tuition fee and a living stipend at the rate of the Research Training Program (RTP).

Program Year Value Minimum requirement
MRes Year 2 $27,596 (2019 RTP rate) plus tuition fees Offered entry into MRes Year 2 and ranked competitively in an IRTP/IMQRES round.
PhD for 3 years $27,596 per annum (2019 RTP rate) plus tuition fees PhD scholarships for MRes Year 2 graduates will be awarded through a competitive ranking process.

In addition to the main IRTP/IMQRES round scholarships, MRes/PhD 'bundle' scholarships currently available for specific projects. Opportunities are advertised on our Scholarship Search website

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