Monash University - Museums Victoria Honours Research Scholarship

Monash University

Scholarship information

Award value (AUD $) Between 500 and 1,500 for a full-time study load for a maximum of one year
Level of study Undergraduate
Field of study Engineering and Technology
Education and Training
Applied and Pure Sciences
Number of awards available 2
Nationality All international

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Eligibility requirements

The Robert Blackwood partnership is a collaboration between Monash University and Museums Victoria to encourage and facilitate new research project ideas and initiatives that lead to high impact collaborations and significant external funding. As part of this partnership, eligible honours students can apply for a scholarship to cover costs related to the project.

You must be one of the following:

An Australian citizen
A New Zealand citizen
Australian permanent resident
Australian humanitarian visa holder
An International student

Applicants must:

be a commencing or continuing full-time Honours students (enrolled or commencing in the year of application) at a Monash campus in Australia, and
will work on a project which is either co-supervised by Monash and Museums Victoria, or is substantially focused on some aspects of Museums Victoria’s collection.

Selection criteria

Based on academic achievement and offered to students who are undertaking an Honours research project based on Museums Victoria’s collection or in association with a Museums Victoria researcher.

To retain this scholarship:

you must be willing to participate in activities showcasing the Robert Blackwood Partnership e.g. research seminars, promotional events; and
you will be required to provide a brief final report outlining your research outcomes must be submitted to the Monash Graduate Research Office.

This scholarship can not be deferred.

How to apply

Prior to applying for this scholarship, you will need to discuss your project with a relevant Museums Victoria curator.   You will be required to provide a letter of support from Museums Victoria as well as a written recommendation (maximum 1 A4 page) from your proposed/current supervisors regarding the relevance and quality of the project as part of your application.

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