Colin and Eleanor Bourke Indigenous Postgraduate Scholarship

In honour of Colin and Eleanor Bourke's dedication to Monash University's human rights initiatives, it has been introduced to support the ongoing education of Indigenous students in undertaking a postgraduate coursework degree.


Total average value up to $40,000

  • $20,000 for a full-time study load (48 credit points) paid per year until the minimum points for your degree are completed.

Number offered

  • One scholarship is available.


  • Based on academic achievement and need.
  • The selection panel will give preference to applicants whose application shows evidence of community-mindedness and active involvement in community work.


All conditions must be met

  • Indigenous Australian background.
  • Commencing or continuing student in a postgraduate (coursework) degree at a Monash campus in Australia.


  • You must maintain a minimum Weighted Average Mark of 60% each semester.

Application and other information