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Residency and Learning
The Graduate Residency Scholarship

I want to help Graduates get accommodation while they study

Crowdfunding to pay 70% of the total costs of residency at Graduate House for 2 post graduate students during their study in Melbourne.

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Students who will receive this award

Scholarship cost for 2 students

What does this scholarship cover?

This residency scholarship will provide two post graduate students a 70% deduction from the total cost of the residential accommodation fee for the period of their post-graduate study, lasting no more than two years. These residency scholarships will serve:

  • One Post-Graduate student undertaking their coursework with a minor research component.
  • One Post-Graduate student undertaking their Doctoral or Masters level research.

Accommodation will include a single fully furnished room, a comfortable living space, and an environment to foster academia, learning and career building at the Graduate House.

Why is Graduate House awarding this scholarship?

One of the most common factors hindering an individual from pursuing the much needed post graduate courses in today's developing world is finances. There are often scholarships and grants available for coursework and research, but costs covering accommodation, one of the biggest considerations in taking up further education is often overlooked.

As the only post graduate residential college in Melbourne Australia, the Graduate House offers two residential scholarships to students as it will:

  • Greatly reduces stress levels of students, especially if they are International students.
  • Living at Graduate House also provides an incredible social experience for residents to grow, connect and develop.
  • It encourages and equips students by ensuring the best of resources are available to them in their pursuit of lifelong learning and development.

By investing in their living and learning, students are entrusted to advance the cause of Graduate House and further advance education for social good.

Why are we crowdfunding this scholarship?

Education is everyone's responsibility. To one degree or the other, everyone has a responsibility to ensure that the next generation is well educated to ensure the continuity and the development of the planet.

Investing into a graduates positive living and learning experience plays an increasingly significant part in the development of an individuals professional and personal life.

By crowdfunding this scholarship, we are not only drawing awareness to the importance of postgraduate study, but that of a post graduate living experience. We are drawing on the community to invest into this positive living experience for students as it is a crucial period where they can create and develop networks to grow and influence change for our collective future.

What People are Saying about living at Graduate House

“People here are so friendly and helpful and it is like a big family. You can talk to people from different backgrounds and learn from them. It is really a good opportunity and place for students to make friends and promote networking.”
- Huiting Wang, Resident

“I am grateful to Graduate House, where I have made innumerable friends and have unforgettable memories associated with them. Research is effective and successful only when you have a supportive and cheerful community to live in.”
- Soumya Mukherjee, Resident

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Partner with us and invest into creating a positive living experience for graduates. 

While the award is $31,780 we are crowdfunding for $33,369 to cover the 5% fee associated with the platform. As this is a Graduate House venture, the fee amount will go into the endowment fund to ensure that this venture is continued in the years to come.

All donations over $2 to the Graduate House and the Graduate House ventures and projects are tax deductible. 

FAQ

What does this Scholarship Cover?

This scholarship contributes to 70% of total compulsory costs of accommodation at Graduate House for the duration of a Post-Graduate or Masters level research course undertaken by a full-time student at any higher educational institute for the maximum duration of two years.

Who can apply for this scholarship?

Any full-time student undertaking research in their Post-Graduate or Doctoral level of study at any higher education provider in Melbourne, Victoria.

What is the eligibility criteria?

  1. Applicant must be enrolled and must be commencing study in a post-graduate or masters level research course at The University of Melbourne or a similar higher education institution.
  2. Applicant’s research proposal must be approved by the relevant post-graduate research committee of their University of enrollment.
  3. Applicant’s ethics application (where relevant) must be approved by their University of enrollment.
  4. Applicant must demonstrate financial and/ or social disadvantage
  5. Applicants must complete application process including interview.
  6. Applicant must adhere with all requirements in the form of documentation to be submitted and appropriate descriptions within their application

When is the application perios?

Applications will open as soon as the target amount is reached. For more information about Graduate House and general application periods, visit the Graduate Union website.

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