Graduate Research Scholarships: Available projects

The Graduate Research School has a range of PhD scholarships available for specific research projects or themes as listed below. Successful scholarship applicants will receive a stipend, tuition fee scholarship and allowances. For further details on the scholarship provisions and eligibility requirements, see the La Trobe University Graduate Research Scholarship (LTGRS)/Research Training Program (RTP) Scholarship advertisement..

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How to apply

If you wish to apply for a graduate research scholarship to undertake one of these projects, please make sure to:

  • contact the nominated contact person for your preferred project via the email address listed under the relevant project details to obtain their in-principle agreement for you to apply
  • complete a Research Statement Form for your nominated project (only one project can be nominated)
  • check the project requirements for any additional special conditions or information that needs to be included in your application
  • complete your application for admission into La Trobe’s PhD program
  • a research proposal is not required unless specifically requested, as long as your Research Statement is submitted with your application
  • domestics applicants, submit your application to the La Trobe Graduate Research School ( by 31 October 2020

If you have any further questions about the application process, you can submit an enquiry via our online enquiry form.

Currently available projects

A list of the doctoral scholarships available for specific research projects projects available can be found on our project-based scholarships page.

Go to project-based scholarships page

In addition to these projects, we also have a number of doctoral scholarship for research projects available through the ARC Research Hub for Medicinal Agriculture. Please note that these scholarships are restricted to Australian and New Zealand Citizens and Australian permanent residents.

Find out more about the ARC Research Hub for Medicinal Agriculture scholarships

Other scholarship opportunities

We also have a range of specialist scholarships available, including scholarships for industry and international partnership projects. These scholarships have their own applications requirements and deadlines. All available scholarships are advertised in the University’s scholarship database. The following scholarships are currently open for applications: