PhD Scholarships

Melbourne International Engagement Awards (MIEA)

Melbourne International Engagement Awards are available to fund Peking University students to pursue PhD in the School of Mathematics and Statistics at the University of Melbourne. These prestigious scholarships provide full fee remissions (worth approximately AUD$35,000 in 2016) and annual living stipends equivalent to the Australian Postgraduate Award rate (worth AUD$26,288 in 2016) for up to 3.5 years. MIEAs also provide single cover health insurance and a relocation allowance of up to AUD$3,000.

To be eligible for the MIEA scholarship, a recipient must

  • be enrolled in or have completed a master degree, or a fourth year undergraduate student with an outstanding academic record, in the School of Mathematical Sciences at Peking University,
  • have not completed a PhD, and
  • be expected to commence PhD study at the University of Melbourne in the year when the scholarship is awarded.

Selection is based on academic merit of applicants. Applicants must meet the PhD entry requirements of the University of Melbourne, including the English language requirement, though conditional offers may be made subject to meeting the requirements in the foreseeable future.

Those who are interested in the MIEA scholarship are welcome to contact Professor Zhifei Zhang (章志飞) or A/Professor Fuxi Zhang (章复熹) to express their interest.

The deadline for expressions of interest is Friday of the first teaching week in the Spring Semester at Peking University in the year when the scholarships are awarded.

Melbourne Research Scholarship (MRS)

The Melbourne Research Scholarship is awarded to high achieving domestic and international students to undertake a research higher degree (PhD or master by research) at the University of Melbourne.

Australian Government Research Training Program Scholarship (RTP)

The Australian Government Research Training Program Scholarship is available to high achieving domestic and international students undertaking a research higher degree (PhD or master by research) at the University of Melbourne.

China Scholarship Council – University of Melbourne PhD Scholarship

The China Scholarship Council (CSC) – University of Melbourne PhD Scholarship is awarded to Chinese citizens wishing to undertake a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) degree at the University of Melbourne.