The Melbourne International Fee Remission Scholarship (MIFRS) is awarded to international students wishing to undertake graduate research degree studies at the University of Melbourne. MIFRSs are funded by the University with each faculty having a limited number to award.
Each year the University of Melbourne offers about 150 MIFRSs.
Benefits and conditions
The MIFRS covers full tuition costs, but not overseas student health care.
Please click on the following link for the conditions relating to the MIFRS, which includes information about duration of awards; commencement requirements etc.
To be considered for an MIFRS, applicants need to have an unconditional offer of a place in a graduate research degree course (eg masters by research, PhD or other research doctorate) at the University of Melbourne. Further information concerning the eligibility criteria can be found in the conditions.
Selection will be based on the eligibility criteria and academic merit. Scholarship assessment guidelines, tips for applicants and other funding opportunities may be found on the Scholarships Resources webpage.
Please refer to the How to Apply section of the Graduate Research Scholarships website.
Applicants should view the progress of their application at: http://cms.services.unimelb.edu.au/scholarships/pgrad/status
Applicants will also be advised via email as soon as an outcome to their scholarship application is determined.
Closing date and timelines
Applicants should submit their online application for admission by 31 October. Applications received after this date will only be considered for any MIFRSs that remain at the time the application is assessed for scholarship.
For University of Melbourne students who are currently enrolled in the course for which they would like MIFRS cover, please apply via the Student Portal.
Applicants are encouraged to submit their application and all required documents well before the closing date.
Please refer to the table of timelines section for international applicants.
For more information, please visit official website: cms.services.unimelb.edu.au