Sir John and Lady Higgins Research Scholarship


For the development of the pastoral and agricultural industries.


Open to students undertaking a research higher degree in the fields of industrial chemistry and biochemistry.

Quantity Available



  • Every 2 years

Study Length

2 years if masters or 3 years if PhD

Award Value

Living allowance (Australian $28,000 per year full-time) and other benefits as per the APA

Application procedure

Applicants must indicate on SCHOLS, the online application service, their interest for this scholarship and explain how their research in industrial chemistry and biochemistry relates directly to the study and development of the pastoral and agricultural industries. Check website for more details.

Closing date

October 31st

Study Level

  • Research

University of Melbourne

Established in 1853, the University of Melbourne is a public-spirited institution that makes distinctive contributions to society in research, teaching and engagement.

Melbourne's teaching excellence has been rewarded two years in a row by grants from the Commonwealth Government's Learning and Teaching Performance Fund for Australian universities that demonstrate excellence in undergraduate teaching and learning.

Melbourne was also one of only three Australian universities to win ten citations-the maximum number of awards possible-under the Carrick Citations for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning. The citations recognise commitment by university staff who have shown outstanding leadership and innovation in teaching, and dedication and enthusiasm for student learning.

Contact Details

More information

For more information regarding this award, please contact the University of Melbourne by using the links below.


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