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Monash Warwick Alliance Joint PhD Scholarships (Warwick)


Award Details

For 2020/21 entry there will be up to 3 scholarships available to be awarded to the most outstanding PhD applicants. Awards made for entry in Autumn 2020 will include the following:

  • The full payment of fees (worth up to £24,010 at 20/21 rates)
  • A maintenance stipend in line with UKRI rates for the two years spent at Warwick ( provisionally £15,239 for full time award holders in 2020/21 but expected to be confirmed in February 2020), and in line with Australian government rates for the year spent at Monash
  • Travel allowance of £2000 during the lifetime of the PhD
  • Length of funding: 3 years


Applicants for a Monash Warwick Alliance (Warwick) Scholarship must also be applying to Warwick for a Monash Warwick Joint PhD to begin in Autumn 2020.

Students currently enrolled on a PhD or MPhil/PhD at the University of Warwick will not be eligible to apply.

There is no nationality criteria for these scholarships, and applicants may be from any discipline where the Monash Warwick Alliance Joint PhD is offered.

Please see 'Monash Warwick Alliance Joint PhD Eligible Courses' listed in Essential Reading.


The scholarship application deadline for this year’s competition is 23:59 (GMT) on Thursday 16th January 2020.

All supporting documents must be submitted by Thursday 23rd January 2020.

The application process...


Identify area of research



Identify supervisors at the University of Warwick and Monash University



Ask supervisors to complete the Joint Supervision Statement



Submit an application for study at the University of Warwick on one of the listed eligible courses.



Apply for the Monash Warwick Alliance Joint PhD Scholarship by Thursday 16th January 2020 (23:59 GMT)


How to Apply

Applicants are strongly encouraged to read the 'Guidance for applicants', which lists further information about the process for applying for the scholarship.

If you have not submitted a course application you will not be able to apply for this scholarship.

Essential Reading

We strongly advise that all applicants read the guidance listed below before completing the application form.

Part of the application will be based on the PGR Ranking Criteria and so it is important that you are also familiar with this document.

Further Information

In 2012 the University of Warwick and Monash University developed an Alliance. You can read further information about the breadth, scale and impact of the Monash Warwick Alliance.

Scholarships Guidance for Staff