Awards, Prizes and Scholarships

Thanks to our generous supporters, the Faculty of Science is pleased to offer a range of awards, prizes and scholarships for students and staff.

Faculty-level awards, prizes and scholarships are listed here. For other awards, prizes and scholarships for science graduate and undergraduate students, visit Melbourne Scholarships.

Currently open for applications

Title Closing date
John & Allan Gilmour Research Awards (Earth Sciences; Ecosystem & Forest Sciences 28 February 2018
Indigenous Student Science Bursary - BSc and BSc Extended (supported by Agilent Technologies Foundation) 4 March 2018
The Muriel Ramm Science Bursary 4 March 2018
Dame Margaret Blackwood Soroptimist Scholarship (Graduate Research - BioSciences) 5 March 2018
David Syme Research Prize (Academic research) 27 April 2018
Applied Urban Geography Award 2 July 2018
The Faculty of Science Postgraduate Writing-Up Award 31 December 2018

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Giving to Science

Most of our awards are supported by trust funds established by generous benefactors. Others are provided annually by industry partners and supporters through donations and sponsorships.

For more about supporting graduate or undergraduate student scholarships, visit our Giving to Science page.


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