Melbourne Graduate School of Science
Master of Science National ScholarshipsIn 2013, the Melbourne Graduate School of Science is offering a number of $10,000 scholarships (paid pro-rata over the course of the degree) to high-achieving Master of Science students enrolled in the Botany, Chemistry, Earth Sciences, Genetics, Mathematics and Statistics, Physics, Vision Sciences, and Zoology streams.
Four $10,000 scholarships (two per degree, paid pro-rate over the course of the degree) are also available to local students entering the Doctor of Optometry, Master of Biotechnology and the Master of Operations Research and Management Science programs. Selection will be based on academic merit.
Selection is based on academic merit and each department is allocated a limited number of scholarships. To be eligible students are required to submit a complete course application by the advertised timely closing dates. Students will be automatically assessed and no separate scholarship application is necessary. Students will be notified once commencement data is finalised and payments are made after semester census dates.
Department of Mathematics and Statistics scholarships - 2013 !The Department of Mathematics and Statistics is offering $6000 scholarships to Master of Science (Mathematics and Statistics) students commencing in 2013.
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 ScholarshipsOne 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 ScholarshipsThe Department 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.
Master of Science - A national priorityAs 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: http://futurestudents.unimelb.edu.au/admissions/fees
In addition, the University of Melbourne will be offering over 200 Commonwealth Supported Places into the Master of Science for 2011, 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
PrizesThe Department 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.