Faculty Scholarships and Awards

Faculty specific scholarships and awards for graduate researchers.

Faculty Scholarships

  • Call for Expressions of Interest: PhD Scholarships in Learning Environments

    Are you interested in doing a PhD? The Building Connections: Schools As Community Hubs research project is offering two full-time PhD scholarships, based at the Melbourne Graduate School of Education (The University of Melbourne) and the Centre for Urban Research (RMIT University). The PhDs will contribute to the project’s research into how best to plan, design, govern and manage schools to operate successfully as ‘more than a school’, to encourage the development of thriving, resilient and connected communities.

    For more information, visit https://research.unimelb.edu.au/learnetwork/news-and-events.

    Expressions of interest close 9 December 2019.

  • The Penny Morris Research Scholarship

    This scholarship is oriented towards protecting the quality of existing and improving new residential design and development in regional and/or outer suburban areas of Australia.

    Expressions of interest close Friday 15 June 2019.

  • David Yencken PhD Scholarship in Landscape Architecture

    This scholarship is oriented towards research concerned with the contribution of Landscape Architecture as generator of design research to benefit ecological sustainability in the context of critical challenges to the integrity of natural and built environments.

    Expressions of interest close 31 August 2019.

Faculty awards

  • Dean's Prize for Best Publication for Graduate Researchers

    This prize is awarded annually to the graduate researcher with the best refereed publication. Publications that have been included in the Faculty’s annual publication collection are automatically considered for this prize.

    First prize is valued at $2000; second prize is valued at $1000. The prize is awarded at the Annual Deans Honours Award Night.

  • John Grice Prize (Architecture)

    This prize is awarded for excellence in a PhD or MPhil thesis by a graduate research candidate in architecture. All eligible theses are automatically considered.

  • Ellis Stones Memorial Award (Landscape Architecture)

    This prize is awarded for the best piece of published research on landscape architecture for the calendar year of the award. Eligible publications are automatically considered.

  • Chartered Institute of Building Research Award

    This prize is awarded for excellence in building research. Eligible publications are automatically considered.