Melbourne Graduate School of Science

2016 Indigenous Scholarships and Awards

There are a number of scholarships and awards for Indigenous students. Closing date is March 15th (Flyer, Guidelines)

Further information and advice on your application may be obtained from:

Kiernan Ironfield
Murrup Barak, The University of Melbourne Email:

The Muriel Ramm Science Bursary - Closing date: Monday 15 March 2016

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School of Mathematics and Statistics scholarships - 2014 !

The School of Mathematics and Statistics is offering $6000 scholarships to Master of Science (Mathematics and Statistics) students commencing in 2014.

The scholarship is available to full-time Master of Science (Mathematics and Statistics) students who are not in receipt of any other scholarships over $4000 per annum in value. It will be paid in three instalments of $2000 each, at the beginning of semesters 2,3 and 4 - provided a GPA of 75 or more is maintained throughout the program.

Helen R Freeman Scholarships

One scholarship awarded annually for academic merit in the Master of Science (Mathematics and Statistics) to the highest ranked female student entering the degree. The value of the scholarship is $20,000 paid as $10,000 per year for two years during the MSc.

Maurice Belz Scholarships

The School of Mathematics and Statistics offers up to three scholarships valued at $7000 each, to students enrolled or intending to enrol in The University of Melbourne research training program in the Master of Science specialising in Statistics & undertaking a research project in one of the areas on Statistics and Stochastic Processes or Operations Research.

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Master of Science - A national priority

As part of the Federal Governments' focus on education, Master of Science subjects in mathematics and statistics have been listed as a national priority area.

Students entering the Master of Science programs need to check the banding classification of specific subjects, as those not in the natural and physical sciences, mathematics and statistics fee band will have different fee levels. For more information see the domestic student contribution amounts web page:

In addition, the University of Melbourne will be offering over 200 Commonwealth Supported Places into the Master of Science, indicating it is an excellent time to study science at the University of Melbourne.

The Melbourne Graduate School of Science offers a range of prizes and awards across graduate programs and disciplines to Australian and international students. There are also a number of scholarships available for students undertaking research programs. For more information, visit:
Melbourne Graduate School of Science Scholarships, Awards and Prizes


The School also awards the following prizes and scholarship for which Masters students are eligible:
Wyselaskie Scholarship: awarded to the best Masters student in Mathematics and Statistics.
Dwight's Prize: awarded to the best Masters student in Statistics.
Urquhart Prize: awarded to the student with the best overall performance in Mathematics.
Nanson/Wilson Prizes: awarded to best original memoir by a student within seven years of first enrollment.