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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 students
Macquarie scholarships for international students

Information and contacts 

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

Higher Degree Research Office
Macquarie University
T: 61 2 9850 1893, 9782 or  7663

For information about additional funding available through the Faculty of Arts and specific requirements for Macquarie's arts scholarships, please contact:

Maryanne Hozijan
Manager Higher Degree Research 
Faculty of Arts
Macquarie University

T: 61 2 9850 4238
F: 61 2 9850 1046

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)