How to Apply

Applications for the Sir Robert Menzies Memorial Scholarships open at varing times throughout the calendar year depending upon the specific scholarship concerned.  A prospectus will be available online providing further details about that scholarship and its application process. 

Please note that the NHMRC/RG Menzies Fellowship is awarded in partnership with the NHMRC.  It is administered by the NHMRC (see below).

Requirements for each scholarship application vary, but generally the Menzies Foundation requires that candidates:

  • are Australian citizens or have permanent residency status at the time of application;
  • have academic transcripts showing successful completion and conferral of a relevant degree;
  • provide the names of four referees to support your application;
  • be available for interview by the selection panel;
  • make immediately available to the Foundation on request original or legally certified copies of supporting documents such as academic transcript(s), naturalisation certificate or proof of permanent residency.

See the Menzies Foundation CEO, Ms Sarah Hardy explain our scholarships at the Prestigious Scholarships Information Night held at Melbourne University on 15 May 2014. Learn more here...

About the Scholarships 

The scholarship program is partially supported by funds from the Australian Government.

Allied Health Sciences

This research scholarship is open to graduates in any of the allied health sciences who are enrolled for a PhD in an Australian university and have completed the first stage of their doctoral program.

The scholarship opens in May each year and closes on 30 June.

Go to https://menziesfoundationscholarships.fluidreview.com/

Engineering

This scholarship is for post-graduate study in a course related to engineering, tenable at a prestigious overseas university. 

The scholarship opens in June each year and closes on 31 July.

International Law

This scholarship is for post-graduate study in international law, tenable at a prestigious overseas university.

The scholarship opens in July each year and closes on 31 August.

Law

This scholarship is for post-graduate study in law, tenable at a prestigious UK university. 

The scholarship opens in July each year and closes on 31 August.

Medicine - NHMRC/R G Menzies Fellowship

The NHMRC/R G Menzies Fellowship is awarded in partnership with the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC). It is awarded to the highest ranked candidate in the Overseas Early Career Fellowships category who the Menzies Foundation judges to best represent qualities of leadership ability, both proven and potential, who will contribute to the life of their University or Institution, and who have demonstrated a commitment to and interest in service to others.

Close: April

The Fellowship is administered by the NHMRC.  Refer to the NHMRC and RG Menzies Fellowship