Frederick Blake Shepherd Scholarship

Scholarship Details

 Provider Name:  University of Melbourne

 Scholarship Name:  Frederick Blake Shepherd Scholarship

 Description:  The Frederick Blake Shepherd Scholarship is open to disadvantaged students undertaking postgraduate study.

 Study Level:  Doctor Degree (By Research), Master Degree (By Research)

 Study Fields:  General

 Support Type:  Equity Scholarship

 Offer Frequency:  Annual

 Annual Amount:  $25,849

 Annual Comment:  The scholarship provides: a stipend of $25,849 per year (2015 APA rate); a relocation allowance of up to $2,000 for students moving from interstate or $3,000 for students moving from overseas; and a thesis allowance of $420 for master students and $840 for PhD students. Tenure is for 2 years for master students and 3 years for PhD students, with a possible 6-month extension.

 Length:  3 year(s)

 Gender:  Co-Ed

 Eligibility:  Applicants must: plan to undertake, or be currently enrolled in, a graduate research degree at the University of Melbourne; have completed tertiary studies that are at least equivalent to a 4-year Australian honours degree with a minimum grade average of a high H2A; and be of Indigenous descent, and/or prove that their tertiary studies have been adversely affected by illness, disability, family responsibilities, or a traumatic event beyond their control.

 Target Group:  Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent, Educational disadvantage, Physical, medical, psychological or learning difficulties

 Study Location:  Australia – VIC: Melbourne Metropolitan VIC: Central Highlands-Wimmera VIC: Goulburn-North Eastern

 Closing Date:  31 October

 Number Per Year:  1

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Scholarship Contact Details

 Contact Title:  Scholarships & Bursaries

 Contact Department:  University Services

 Contact Email:

 Contact Postal Address:  Baldwin Spencer Building, University of Melbourne, Victoria 3010 Australia

Provider Details

 Provider Name:  University of Melbourne

 Provider Phone:  61 3 136352

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