Monash Warwick Joint PhD Scholarships at Warwick University in UK, 2018

The Monash Warwick Alliance Scholarships (Warwick) are allocated annually via a postgraduate research scholarship competition and are open to all students in any discipline applying to Warwick for the Alliance Joint PhD.

The Monash Warwick Alliance is an innovative partnership with a breadth, scale and impact beyond standard practice in the sector. The Alliance joint PhD is part of our commitment to developing a successor generation of internationally experienced young researchers.



Scholarships Number and Award:

For 2018/19 entry there will be 3 scholarships available to be awarded to the most outstanding PhD applicants. Awards made for entry in Autumn 2018 will include the following:

-The full payment of fees (worth up to £21,770 at 18/19 rates)

-A maintenance stipend in line with RCUK rates for the two years spent at Warwick (provisional £14,800 for full time award holder in 2018/19), and in line with Australian government rates for the year spent at Monash*

-Travel allowance of £2000 during the lifetime of the PhD

-Length of funding: 3 years


Education Level & Subject:

Scholarships are available for pursuing PhD programme.



Applicants for a Monash Warwick Alliance (Warwick) Scholarship must also be applying to Warwick for a Monash Warwick Joint PhD to begin in Autumn 2018. Students currently enrolled on a PhD or MPhil/PhD at the University of Warwick will not be eligible to apply.

There are no nationality criteria and applicants may be from any discipline.

You must have already applied for admission to Warwick for a Monash Warwick Joint PhD before you can apply to be considered for the scholarship (see timeline below).


How to Apply:

Applicants are encouraged to read the ranking criteria  before submitting an application.

Within the scholarship application form, applicants will be required to answer the following questions:

1. Please provide details of how you meet the descriptors “Person and Preparedness”

2. Please provide details of how you meet the descriptors “Project and Place”

3. What added value do you hope a joint PhD will bring to you as opposed to you pursuing a single degree at either university?

4. How do the two research groups you hope to work in compliment each other in view of your project?



The application deadline for this year’s competition is 23:59 (GMT) on Friday 19th January 2018.


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