Ravi Shankar World Music Scholarship
The Ravi Shankar World Music Scholarship will be offered to an outstanding international Masters applicants in the area of music at either the Victorian College of the Arts or the Melbourne Conservatorium of Music. The scholarship will provide fee-remission of AUD$15,000 in tuition fees over the course of the degree. In 2013 the Faculty of VCA and MCM is offering the following Masters courses in music:
Master of Music (Performance Teaching)
Master of Music Therapy
Master of Music (by research) in the areas of Music Performance, Musicology, Ethnomusicology, Composition and Music Therapy
Master of Fine Arts (Contemporary Music) (by research)
Please refer to application criteria below.
|Please find following information regarding scholarships for International coursework students studying at the Faculty of VCA and MCM. For further information, please make an enquiry using the form below.|
International Coursework Scholarships
These highly competitive fee-remission scholarships and are meant for truly outstanding international applicants, and will be adjudicated at the time of application and awarded at the discretion of the Heads of Schools of each discipline.
International coursework scholarships available at Victorian College of the Arts
Each discipline will, at its discretion, be able to award a single scholarship, offered at 25% remission of fees (50% in very exceptional circumstances). Available disciplines:
- Contemporary Music
- Dance, Theatre or Production
- FIlm and Television
- Centre for Cultural Partnerships
- Centre for Ideas
International coursework scholarships available at Melbourne Conservatorium of Music
At the MCM, there will be 3 scholarships, offered at 25% remission of fees (50% in very exceptional circumstances).
- Students will be immediately considered for a scholarship at the time of their application.
- Selection will be based on a range of criteria, including academic merit, based on the students' previous results attained.
- The selection panel will consist of senior academic staff in the relevant discipline.
- All decisions regarding the awarding of these scholarships by the Faculty are final.
- Students cannot directly apply for these scholarships or influence their chance of receiving the scholarship in anyway.
|Please find following a list of scholarships open to international students studying at the Faculty of VCA and MCM. For further information and to make an enquiry, please follow the links provided.|
Graduate Research Scholarships
The University of Melbourne and the Faculty of the VCA and MCM offer a number of competitive scholarships for graduate researchers – including a stipend or international fees or fee remission.
International Postgraduate Research Scholarship (IPRS)
This scholarship, funded by the Australian government, is available to the highest ranked international candidates. It covers international student fees, health care cover and is also matched with an APA (International). Applications close 31 August for study commencing the following year.
Postgraduate Award (APA)
This scholarship, funded by the Australian government, provides an annual stipend worth approximately $24,000/yr and other benefits such as a relocation and thesis allowance as well as paid leave. It is available to both local and international students awarded an IPRS. Applications close 31 October for study commencing the following year.
Melbourne International Research Scholarship (MIRS)
These scholarships, funded by the University and the Faculty, provide an annual stipend worth approximately $24,000/yr and other benefits such as a relocation and thesis allowance as well as paid leave. It is available to international candidates. Applications close 31 October for study commencing the following year.
Melbourne International Fee Remission Scholarship (MIRS)
This scholarship, funded by the University and the Faculty, is available to international students. It provides fee remission for the duration of the course. Applications close 31 October for study commencing the following year.
Human Rights Scholarship (HRS)
This scholarship, funded by the University and available to both local and international candidates, is for candidates whose project is in the human rights field and who are able to demonstrate their commitment tithe peaceful advancement and respect for human rights. It provides an annual stipend worth approximately $24,000/yr. and other benefits such as a relocation and thesis allowance as well as paid leave. Applications close 31 October for study commencing the following year.
Each year, the University offers a number of prestigious and other major scholarships to candidates with an outstanding academic record and excellent research potential. Most of these scholarships are possible as result of generous bequests to the University. For further information about these scholarships for graduate research candidates, please see:
The University also offers a number of Travelling Scholarships for graduate researchers to travel overseas as part of their research projects. For further information, please see:
Externally Funded Scholarships
In addition to the scholarships offered by the University and the VCA, there are also a number of externally funded scholarships for graduate research study.
Australian Government scholarships and AusAid
The Australia Awards aim to promote knowledge, education links and enduring ties between Australia and our neighbours through scholarship programs. The Australia Awards brings the Australian Agency for International Development (AusAID) and the Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations (DEEWR) scholarships together under one program.
As part of the Australian Scholarships scheme the Australian Government through AusAID offers a substantial number of Australian Development Scholarships to students from developing countries.
Victoria International Research Scholarships
Up to six PhD Scholarships will be offered by the Victorian Government to international candidates commencing their research in 2013 at one of Victoria’s universities. The Scholarships are worth AUD$90,000 and provide a full waiver of tuition fees. Applications are due by 31 August2012.
JASON stands for Joint Academic Scholarship Online Network and is the postgraduate scholarship search engine. Scholarships in the database apply to Australian students wishing to study at home or abroad, and to international students wishing to study in Australia. You can search under institution, country, research field or scholarship type. Whatever you do, if you are thinking about graduate study, make JASON your friend.