9 September 2019.



(Partially Funded)


May and Romeo Schiavon Journalism Fund – Schiavon Scholarships

This scholarship is offered to students in the 150-point or 200-point Master of Journalism programs at the University of Melbourne. The scholarship supports the development of a piece of journalism in any format.

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The University of Melbourne established in 1853, the University of Melbourne is a public-spirited institution that makes distinctive contributions to society in research, learning and teaching and engagement. It’s consistently ranked among the leading universities in the world, with international rankings of world universities placing it as number 1 in Australia and number 32 in the world (Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2017-2018).

Opportunity Focus Areas:

  • Journalism.
  • Language.
  • Literature.
  • Cultural studies.
  • Performing and visual arts.
  • Theatre.
  • Film and television.

Required Languages


Eligible Countries


Program Period

2 years full time / 4 years part time.

  • Scholarship Support One Year.
  • Applicants will be advised of the outcome via email within 6-8 weeks after the closing date.

Eligibility Requirements (Criteria)

  • Be enrolled or enrolling in the 150-point or 200-point Master of Journalism programs at the University of Melbourne.
  • Applicants must have completed an undergraduate degree with a weighted average mark of at least H2B (70%), or equivalent.
  • In ranking applications, the Selection Committee will consider Prior academic performance; and Relevance of previous studies.
  • English language requirements:

IELTS (academic English Only): 7.0 overall, with written 7.0 and no band less than 6.0.

TOEFL (paper-based test): 600 +
TWE 5.0.

TOEFL (internet-based test): 94 +.
Writing 27. \ Speaking 18. \ Reading 13. \ Listening 13.

Pearson Test of English (Academic): 65 +
Written communicative skill of 65 and no ther communicative skill below 50.

For more information about English language requirements Click Here.

Recipients are required to:

  • Accept the award online within 21 days.
  • Provide a progress report mid-way through the program which must meet the satisfaction of the committee for payments to continue.
  • Submit a final report.

Opportunity Cost

(Partially Funded)

  • Up to $20,000: One or more annual scholarships will be offered from the total amount.

How to Apply

First Step: Complete the online application form and upload the following supporting documents:

  • Project proposal of up to 400 words for a major piece of journalism in any format, which is achievable and is able to be published in The Citizen and possibly co-published with other media outlets.
  • A statement of up to 100 words outlining the applicant’s journalistic ambitions and how they are exploring opportunities in the profession.
  • A portfolio of published or unpublished journalism that demonstrates the applicant’s abilities.

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This Scholarship Published by:
Mohamed Magdi Eweda / Egypt

Reviewed by” Hanine Aymen/ Egypt
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MARJ3 Scholarships team