Students commencing full-time research at SVI are invited to apply for top-up PhD or Honours awards. Successful applicants will receive a $5,000 p.a. top-up stipend for a maximum of 3.5 years (PhD) or 1 year (Hons).  The SVI Awards committee meet in mid-February to allocate the awards, after which all applicants will be notified. Note that full academic transcripts (ie including all final results) are required to be submitted for each award. All applications are due by the end of January each year.

PhD Awards:

Please complete the PhD Award form, and send back (either by mail or e-mail as detailed on the form) by the end of January each year.

Note that the minimum requirement is an H1 in Honours.

Download the PhD Award application form

Honours Awards:

There is no form for this application. The application requires
1)     Complete academic transcript for entire undergraduate course
2)     Brief (no more than one page) description of the project to be undertaken in Honours
3)     CV of student
4)     Letter of support from proposed SVI Honours supervisor.

Please send your completed application to:
A/Prof Louise Purton
SVI Foundation Student Awards Coordinator
St Vincent’s Institute
9 Princes St
Fitzroy, Vic 3065

For more information contact: SVI Foundation Student Awards Coordinator
Tel: 9231 2480 or email: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

PhD applications due: The application deadline will be 31st January 2017

Honours applications due: The application deadline will be 31st January 2017

Undergraduate Summer Studentships 2017/18:   

Research Projects 6 weeks, full time, over the summer break 

$1,500 stipend offered to successful applicants

Applications close early November 2017 - projects posted early October.

Further information

Application form

External Scholarships

There are several scholarship options available through the University of Melbourne, NHMRC and SVI:

Australian Postgraduate Awards (APA)
University of Melbourne, Melbourne Research Scholarships (MRS)
University of Melbourne, Melbourne International Research Scholarships (MRS)