Monash International Leadership Scholarship


  • 100% course fees paid until the minimum number of points for your degree are completed (excludes OSHC, accommodation and living costs).
  • Commencing undergraduate students will be invited to apply for a place in Monash Minds
  • Recipients may be asked to participate or be profiled in relevant Monash marketing, recruitment and promotional materials and/or events.

Number offered

  • Four scholarships are available. Applications from students from all countries are invited and countries with strategic priorities for Monash will be given preference.


  • Based on academic achievement.
  • Students will also be assessed on their scholarship application statement (500 words) and their potential to be an ambassador for Monash University.


All conditions must be met

  • International student.
  • Commencing a full-time undergraduate or postgraduate (coursework) degree at a Monash campus in Australia (you must have received a full Monash course offer).
Note: the following students are not eligible to apply for this scholarship:
  • Students enrolling in Bachelor of Medical Science and Doctor of Medicine or Master of Business Administration (MBA).
  • Students in Monash Pathway programs (e.g. Monash College and Monash University Foundation Year).
  • Students transferring from another Monash campus or applying to Monash from another Australian University.
  • Students studying Australian Year 12*.
*Students studying Australian Year 12 may be eligible for the Monash International Scholarship for Excellence.


  • You must maintain a distinction average (70% or above) each semester.
  • You will be required to participate in at least three Marketing and/or Scholarship promotional activities. These activities include attendance at official scholarship functions and participating in marketing activities and networking events.

Application and other information

  • Can be deferred within the same calendar year only.
  • You must submit a separate application form for this scholarship (due dates as below).
  • Before applying for this scholarship, you must have received a full Monash course offer with no conditions.
  • Do not submit supporting documentation with your application – this will not be considered.

Selection round and closing date


Round one: October 15 Semester one or two of the following year
Round two: November 15 Semester one or two of the following year
Round three: January 15 Semester one or two of the current year
Round four: March 15 Semester two of the current year
Round five: April 15 Semester two of the current year
Round six: May 15 Semester two of the current year