PhD Top-up Scholarship in Mathematics and Statistics

For PhD students working on a project which combines advances in a theoretical area in mathematics (including probability and statistics) with their applications in other fields including, but not limited to, biology, information technology, engineering and medicine.


Number of scholarships: Two scholarships to be awarded.

Eligibility: Students entering the PhD program in Mathematics & Statistics in 2018 and enrolled on a full-time basis. Students must be receiving an APA, MRS or MIRS but must not be in receipt of any other top-up scholarship.

Value: $5,000.00p.a. with the total value $17,500.00.

Tenure: 3.5 years depending on progress and continuing eligibility. A recipient is paid in 7 x $2,500 instalments after 4th January and 1st July each year. Australian and international students are eligible to apply.

Applicants will be assessed on their scholarship score and the quality of their research proposal.


For further information about this scholarship, please contact Aihua Xia, School of Mathematics and Statistics, University of Melbourne. Aihua can be contacted at or via telephone on +61 3 8344 4247


Application Form's may be obtained from Kirsten Hoak, School of Mathematics & Statistics, University of Melbourne. Kirsten can be reached at or via telephone on +61 3 83458013


Applications close at 5:00pm, 31 October 2017. All applications must be submitted to Kirsten Hoak at