There is no need to apply for the following scholarships. You will be considered automatically when you apply for a Monash University Graduate Research Scholarship, subject to availability. Learn how to apply for a PhD with Monash Business School here.

Four Monash-wide selections occur throughout the year. International applicants may apply for Rounds 1 and 3 and Domestic applicants may apply for Rounds 2 and 4.


Applicant Type

Applications Open

Applications Close



1 September

31 March



1 November

31 May



1 April

31 August



1 June

31 October

As with all our scholarship opportunities, eligibility criteria applies.

Remember that you should initiate the process to obtain an invitation not less than four weeks prior to the date on which you expect to submit your application

Below is a list of other scholarship opportunities available:

Monash Business School Postgraduate Research Scholarship; Stipend (living allowance) or Tuition Scholarship

Monash Business School Postgraduate Research Scholarships are offered each year to eligible candidates. Approximately 25 scholarships are available each year. A stipend scholarship is valued at $26,682 pa (2017 rate). A tuition scholarship is valued at $28,900 (2017 rate).

Donald Cochrane Postgraduate Research Scholarship

Each year, up to three awards will be offered to full-time PhD candidates conducting research in any of the business disciplines. This three-year scholarship is valued at $10,000 p/a.

Dean's Excellence Award

There are up to ten Deans Excellence Awards, each valued at $5,622 pa (2017 rate) are available to the top ten applicants of each year. These awards may be held for a research master's for up to two years and for each PhD up to three years.

Please note that these scholarship do not cover the cost of compulsory Overseas Student Health Cover. International students who are only awarded a Monash Business School Scholarship will be required to purchase the compulsory Overseas Student Health Cover themselves.

The Research Training Program (RTP) covers research course fees for Australian or New Zealand citizens and Australian permanent residents.

Monash University also offers a range of scholarships for graduate research students. Visit the Graduate Research website for more information on the other scholarships that are available at Monash University.

Monash University-China Scholarship Council (CSC) doctoral scholarships

The China Scholarship Council (CSC) and Monash University have a collaborative scholarship program to allow Chinese candidates to engage in high level research at Monash.

Each year eligible candidates will be awarded scholarships, which cover tuition fees, a living allowance for up to three years in the first instance, Overseas Student Health Cover, visa application fees and the cost of a return air fare between Australia and China.

Applications for the CSC are due to be submitted to Monash by January. You should initiate the process to obtain an invitation not less than four (4) weeks prior to the date on which you expect to submit your application.

Find out more about this scholarship from Monash University-China Scholarship Council doctoral scholarship program website.

Please note, If you also wish to be considered for other competitive, merit-based Monash University Graduate Research Scholarship simply indicate this on your Expression of Interest form. There is no need to fill out a separate Expression of Interest for this. However note that your research proposal should align to one of the Monash Business School research themes and formatted according to information in this link.

Scholarship​s list​ed on this page ​have many common eligibility requirements, including the need to have first-class honours or the equivalent from your existing qualifications. These requirements are detailed on the common eligibility criteria page.