Awards and scholarships
Application-based awards and scholarships
Positive Legacy of Design Awards
The Positive Legacy of Design Awards celebrate and reward students who demonstrate how design can play an important role in generating positive social and ecological outcomes.
The Macdonald Scholarship aims to promote advancement and leadership in the Australian architecture profession by offering students an opportunity, through travel, to pursue architectural research, acquire professional experience, build professional relationships and expand their mentoring skills.
Queen's College Graduate Scholarship for Architecture/Design
Awarded to support a student wishing to reside in Queen's College while studying at the Melbourne School of Design by providing 20% off the cost of accommodation for one academic year.
Eric Ormond Baker Scholarship
The Eric Ormond Baker Scholarship aims to promote advancement and leadership in the Australian architecture profession by offering students an opportunity, through travel, to pursue architectural research, acquire professional experience, build professional relationships and expand their mentoring skills.
Resilient Melbourne in Action PhD Scholarship
This multi-disciplinary PhD project will describe and document the ways in which Resilient Melbourne operates as an organisational form that embodies urban governance experimentation through ethnographic, embedded research of the Resilient Melbourne Delivery Office. The project seeks to contribute to our understanding of the ways in which governance experiments scale and amplify.
Penny Morris Research Scholarship
The scholarship’s goals are oriented towards protecting the quality of existing and improving new residential design and development in regional and/or outer suburban areas of Australia. Applications must demonstrate how they will contribute to these goals via the built and natural environment design professions including but not restricted to Architecture, Urban Planning, Landscape Architecture, Urban Design, and Property.
MSD International Scholarships
The Melbourne School of Design has a generous suite of scholarships available for international students, designed to alleviate costs of living and studying and ensuring the best and brightest students can come to MSD regardless of circumstance.
Automatic awards and scholarships
The following awards are automatically allocated to students based upon satisfaction of the relevant criteria.
|AECOM Australia Prize for Urban Design and Landscape Architecture|
Landscape Architecture or Urban Design
|Anthony Auh Chew Kang Master of Architecture Scholarship||Architecture||Graduate Coursework||Awarded after completion of previous award (every 2-3 years)|
|Architect Michael Kaufman Scholarships||Architecture||Graduate Coursework||Awarded annually|
|Australian Institute of Building Prize||Construction||Undergraduate||Awarded annually|
|Australian Property Institute Undergraduate Student Award||Property||Undergraduate||Awarded annually|
|Australian Property Institute Domestic Postgraduate Student Award||Property||Graduate Coursework||Awarded annually|
|Australian Property Institute International Postgraduate Student Award||Property||Graduate Coursework||Awarded annually|
|Bachelor of Design Pathways Scholarship||N/A||Undergraduate||Awarded in Semester 1 only|
|Bharat Dave Scholarship||Architecture||Graduate Coursework||Awarded annually|
|Carole and John Middleton Award||Architectural History and Heritage||Graduate Coursework or Research||Awarded Annually|
|Catherine Bull Scholarship in Landscape Architecture||Landscape Architecture||Graduate Coursework||Awarded annually|
|Chartered Institute of Building Award (PG Coursework)||Construction||Graduate Coursework||Awarded annually|
|Chartered Institute of Building Award (UG)||Construction||Undergraduate||Awarded annually|
|Chartered Institute of Building Research Award||Construction||Graduate Research||Awarded annually|
|Dean's Prize for Published Postgraduate Research||N/A||Graduate Research||Awarded annually|
|Dulux Colour Award||N/A||Graduate Coursework||Awarded annually|
|Edward and Penelope Billson Prize in Architecture||Architecture||Graduate Coursework||Awarded annually|
|Ellis Stones Memorial Awards||Landscape Architecture||Graduate Coursework||Awarded annually|
|Ernest Fooks Memorial Award||Architecture||Graduate Coursework||Awarded annually|
|Forster Family Foundation Scholarship||Construction||Graduate Coursework||Awarded annually|
|Graham Treloar Fellowship for Early Career Researchers||N/A||Graduate Research||Awarded annually|
|Grimshaw Architects Award||Architecture or Architectural Engineering||Graduate Coursework||Awarded Annually|
|Hansen Yuncken Prize||Construction||Graduate Coursework||Awarded annually|
|Harry Wexler AIQS Prize||Construction||Graduate Coursework||Awarded annually|
|Hugh O'Neill Scholarship||Architecture||Undergraduate||Awarded annually|
|Jack Henderson Award||Property||Undergraduate||Awarded annually|
|John Charles Lloyd Exhibition||Construction||Graduate Coursework||Awarded annually|
|John Grice Award||Architecture||Graduate Research||Awarded annually|
|John Wardle Architects Award||Architecture or Architectural Engineering||Graduate Coursework||Awarded Annually|
|Ledgar Prize in Urban Planning||Urban Planning||Graduate Coursework||Awarded annually|
|Neil Fraser Award for Sustainable Landscape Design||Landscape Architecture||Undergraduate||Awarded annually|
|Nell Norris Scholarship||Architecture||Undergraduate and Graduate Coursework||Awarded annually|
|Regalia Group Award||Architecture||Graduate Coursework||Awarded Annually|
|Richard Falkinger Scholarship||Architecture||Graduate Coursework||Awarded annually|
|Rina Mackley Award for Architects in Landscape Architecture||Landscape Architecture||Graduate Coursework||Awarded annually|
|SGS Graham Larcombe Award||Urban Planning||Graduate Coursework||Awarded annually|
|SJB Scholarship||Architecture||Graduate Coursework||Awarded annually|
|Steve Calhoun Scholarship|
The Faculty of Architecture, Building and Planning will continue the application and awarding process for scholarships in 2020. Travel scholarship recipients may be granted extended travel dates. Find out how the University is responding to the COVID-19 situation.
|Landscape Architecture||Graduate Coursework||Awarded annually|
|Tom Kvan Scholarship||Cross discipline||Graduate coursework||Awarded Annually|
The University has updated its current travel advice to all students due to COVID-19. Read the latest travel advice or find out more about completing semester exchange in 2021.
|Any||Graduate Coursework||Awarded annually|
|MSD Malaysia, Indonesia, Hong Kong SAR, India, Vietnam and Singapore Scholarships||All||Graduate Coursework||Awarded in Semester 1 & 2|
|MSD Merit Scholarships||All||Graduate Coursework||Awarded in Semester 1 & 2|
|Dean’s International Scholar||All||Graduate Coursework||Awarded annually|
|MSD Latin America Scholarships||All||Graduate Coursework||Awarded in Semester 1 & 2|
|Melbourne Graduate Scholarships||All||Graduate Coursework||Awarded in Semester 1 & 2|
|Bachelor of Design Lateral Entry Scholarship||All||Undergraduate||Awarded in Semester 1 only|
For more information about scholarships and opportunities not listed here, check the following links:
The Australian Government offers various kinds of support to tertiary students. Check the StudyAssist website for more information.