Success comes to those who dedicate everything towards their passion. If you are ready for this, then the Fay Marles award is a good opportunity for completing your dream and desires in Australia.

The educational bursary is available for the Australian and New Zealand participants for undertaking masters by research and a doctoral degree program at the University of Melbourne.

University or Organization: The University of Melbourne

Department: NA

Course Level: A graduate research program

Award: $60,000 – $100,000

Access Mode: Online

Number of Awards: Approximately 20

Nationality: Australia

The program can be taken in Australia

Language: English


  • Eligible Countries: Only Australian and New Zealand candidates can apply.
  • Acceptable Course or Subjects: Pursuing masters by research or doctoral degree program in any subject at the university.
  • Admissible Criteria: An applicant must be of Indigenous Australia descent and/or be experiencing compassionate or compelling circumstances (e.g. illness, a disability, carer’s responsibilities or personal hardship).

How to Apply: The students are required to take admission in a graduate research degree program at the university. Once you meet the entry requirements, you can complete the online application process for the grant.

Note: The participants are notified of the outcome of their application by February of each year.

  • Supporting Documents: The candidates have to submit all the required documents listed on their course acceptance letter.
  • Admission Requirements: An ideal participant must complete a bachelor’s degree program before applying to this course.
  • Language Requirement: Students should be very proficient in the English language.


The educational bursary will provide a living allowance of $30,600 per year pro-rata for up to two years for masters by research participants or up to 3.5 years for candidates of a doctoral degree.

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Scholarship Application Deadline: The application will start from September 1, 2019, and will till October 31, 2019.