Macquarie University International HDR Road to Research Scholarship in Australia

  • Phd
  • $28,854 p.a., 1 year tuition offset
  • 31 October 2021
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The Road to Research (Master of Research Year 2) Scholarship is for applicants who are eligible to commence the Macquarie Master of Research Year 2 in Sydney, Australia in Session 1 2022.
The Macquarie Master of Research Year 2 provides thorough research relevant training for candidates interested in shorter research projects or pursuing a research career.


Awards will only be available to applicants meeting the Eligibility and Selection Criteria who:
  • are onshore in Australia at the time of application.
  • intend to reside in Sydney, Australia during their candidature.
  • meet the English Language Requirement for MQ HDR Programs at the time of application.
  • are enrolling as full-time students.
  • meet the admission criteria for direct entry into MRes Year 2, for commencement in Session 1 2022
  • have a valid visa allowing you to commence your study in January 2022, at the time of application. Note that you will still be required to apply for a Student Visa prior to commencement, should your current visa not allow you to study in Australia until the end of the MRes program.

Current MQ Postgraduate Coursework students completing in Session 2 2021 are encouraged to apply.
Selection criteria
  • Candidates must satisfy all the criteria for admission to the Macquarie University Master of Research Year 2.
  • Macquarie University will rank candidates on the basis of Grade Point Average on a 7 point scale in accordance with the MQ GPA calculator or if a Macquarie Graduate from 2020 onwards a Weighted Average Mark.

Please see the link for additional criteria.


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  • Stipend (indexed annually, $28,854 p.a. in 2022)
  • Tuition-fee offset for 1 year maximum.


To apply, please visit our How To Apply page.
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