General Sir John Monash Awards
Agriculture, Veterinary and Environmental Sciences, Agriculture, Veterinary and Environmental Sciences/Environmental Sciences, Agriculture, Veterinary and Environmental Sciences/Veterinary Sciences, Architecture, Urban Environment and Building, Behavioural and Cognitive Sciences/Psychology, Commerce, Management, Tourism and Services, Commerce, Management, Tourism and Services/Accounting, Auditing and Accountability, Commerce, Management, Tourism and Services/Business and Management, Economics, Education, Engineering and Technology, Information, Computing and Communication Sciences, Information, Computing and Communication Sciences/Other Information, Computing and Communication Sciences, Language and Culture, Law, Justice and Law Enforcement/Law, Mathematical Sciences/Mathematics, Medical and Health Sciences, Medical and Health Sciences/Dentistry, Medical and Health Sciences/Nursing, Medical and Health Sciences/Pharmacology and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Medical and Health Sciences/Public Health and Health Services, Science - General/Science - General, Social Sciences, Humanities and Arts - General, Studies in Human Society/Social Work, The Arts
Up to 8 awards will be offered annually to outstanding Australians graduating from Australian universities to enable them to study abroad at the world's best universities. The study program can be in any field listed in the relevant university's academic offerings leading to the degree of PhD/DPhil, or equivalent, or to a relevant professional master degree.
In awarding scholarships, important factors considered include: academic excellence (having completed, or being about to complete, an appropriate honours degree program by the end of the year of application, usually at 1 or 2A standard); demonstrated outstanding leadership ability; altruism demonstrated through community service; proof of arrangements with a foreign university to conduct a well-defined research project or study program; the case presented by the applicant of how the proposed study or research will advance their field of study and benefit them and the country; and, well-developed communication skills. While no upper age limit is stipulated, awards will generally favour those whose major contribution to their field and to the community lies ahead of them.
The scholarship is valued at up to $150,000 over 3 years. The General Sir John Monash Awards may be held concurrently with other scholarships.
31st August 2013