University Of Melbourne Human Rights Scholarship for International Students

Many international students who want to get the Melbourne Human Rights Scholarship in Australia, because of the cultural diversity, friendly citizens, and high quality of education. Australia is a country comprising the mainland of the Australian continent with major cities such as Sydney, Brisbane, Melbourne, Perth, Adelaide – are coastal. Its capital, Canberra, is inland.

The University of Melbourne Australia invites international students to apply for its Human Rights Scholarship program for the 2020 academic session. The Human Rights Scholarship was established by the University of Melbourne and awarded to students who are undertaking research in the field of human rights.


About The University of Melbourne Humans Rights Scholarship

Level/ Field of Study 

Offers are available for pursuing Graduate Research Degree Programme at master’s and Ph.D. in the area of human rights at the University of Melbourne

If you are searching for Ph.D. scholarships or masters scholarships, you can click the links to various categories to find out other scholarships available to you in 2020.

Host Nationality

The Scholarships are to be hosted at the University of Melbourne, Australia.

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Eligible Nationality

International Students from all Countries are eligible to apply.

Scholarship Benefits Melbourne Human Rights Scholarship     

The following benefits apply:

  • Fortnightly living allowance, including limited paid sick, maternity and parenting leave
  • Relocation grant for students moving to Melbourne from interstate or from outside Australia

Scholarship Number for Melbourne Human Rights Scholarship  

The number of scholarship offers is just two.


To be considered for this scholarship, the candidate must:

  • have applied for and meet the entry requirements for a Master or Doctorate by research degree at the University of Melbourne, or
  • be currently enrolled in a research degree at the University of Melbourne and have at least 12 months (full-time equivalent) of candidature remaining,
  • intend to undertake graduate research in the human rights field and be committed to the peaceful advancement of respect for human rights that extends beyond academic studies (such as voluntary work and/or work experience);
  • have not already completed a research qualification at the same or higher level as the course for which a scholarship is sought, and
  • intend to study as a full-time student unless there are compassionate or compelling circumstances that prevent you from undertaking full-time study
  • not have previously received a Human Rights Scholarship. Eligible applicants are selected on the basis of the area of study and level of commitment to human rights, academic merit, and strength of supporting documentation.

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Application Procedure

You must submit an online application for a research degree (if you are not currently enrolled in a research course) and the Human Rights Scholarship

You can begin the application by clicking on the Scholarship Webpage for details

Important Notes: Applicants will be notified of the outcome by email in February. Reasons for non-selection and feedback on individual applications will not be provided.

Application Deadline:

The application deadline for the submission 31st October annually.