Monash University – Museums Victoria PhD Research Scholarship

  • Phd
  • per annum

  • 31 October 2022


The Robert Blackwood partnership is a collaboration between Monash University and Museums Victoria to encourage and facilitate new research project ideas and initiatives that lead to high impact collaborations and significant external funding.

Eligibility

Applicants must be: • a commencing or continuing full-time PhD student and enrolled in Research Quarter 1 (in the following year) at a Monash campus in Australia; • working on projects which are either co-supervised by Monash and Museums Victoria, or are substantially focused on some aspects of Museums Victoria’s collection; and • in the first two years of candidature and must meet all course requirements in a timely manner (e.g. milestones). Selection criteria: Relevance, quality and achievability of projects to the Monash-Museums Victoria collaborative research program (or ability to foster research collaboration) is considered along with records of achievement. Those with joint Monash-Museums Victoria supervision will be highly regarded.

To retain this scholarship: • you will be required to comply with Monash University’s RTP Scholarship policy and procedures; • you must be willing to participate in activities showcasing the Robert Blackwood Partnership (e.g. research seminars, promotional events); and • you will be required to complete a report on the collaboration with Museums-Victoria following submission of your thesis.

Benefits

Monash-Museums Victoria PhD Research Scholarships provide an annual stipend of $5,000.

Application

Prior to applying for this scholarship, you will need to discuss your project with a relevant Museums Victoria curator. You will be required to provide a letter of support from Museums Victoria as well as a written recommendation (maximum 1 A4 page) from your proposed/current supervisors regarding the relevance and quality of the project as part of your application.

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