Scholarships

At Monash we strive to make sure our students have the opportunity to pursue the career they aspire to. We offer more than 200 different scholarships for new and current students, from course fee subsidies to travel allowances, and payments for accommodation costs.

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Monash offers one of the most comprehensive and generous scholarship programs in Australia, awarding scholarships valued at up to $70,000 each year. View our full list of scholarships and bursaries here.

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Sir John Monash Scholarship program

This premier scholarship program, which commemorates our University's namesake, aims to help Australia's most outstanding students undertake their study at Monash.

Are you eligible?

Monash University is committed to providing support for disadvantaged students who might otherwise struggle to continue their education. This means financial support isn't limited solely to the very highest academic performers.

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How to apply

We make it easy to apply – in most cases you're automatically considered for merit scholarships, but other scholarships require a separate application.

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Research scholarships

If you are enrolling in a research degree, you may be eligible for an Australian Postgraduate Award or Monash Graduate Scholarship. These are awarded to more than 350 students every year to help with basic living costs.

Research scholarships

External scholarships

Many corporate and not-for-profit groups also offer scholarships or other forms of financial assistance that are separate to those offered by the University. Even if you do not qualify for a Monash scholarship, you may still be eligible for one of these.

External scholarships

Current student scholarships

If you are enrolling in a research degree, you may be eligible for an Australian Postgraduate Award or Monash Graduate Scholarship. These are awarded to more than 350 students every year to help with basic living costs.

Scholarships for current students

Monash Malaysia scholarships

If you're a student at Monash Malaysia you might qualify for a High Achiever Award. Scholarships are offered to highly motivated and top-performing undergraduates, honours students and postgraduates. External sources of funding are also available.

Monash Malaysia scholarships

Monash South Africa scholarships

Full or partial course tuition fee subsidies and work-placement scholarships for the highest-achieving students is also on offer at Monash South Africa. Some students may also be eligible for the generous bursary program.

Monash South Africa scholarships

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The Scholarships Unit can provide you with more information about scholarships at Monash University. Or you can view our list of frequently asked questions.

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