Monash Scholarship for Excellence

Benefits

Total average value of up to $24,000

  • Commencing students receive $6000 for a full-time study load (48 credit points), up to a maximum of four years.
  • Commencing students will also be invited to apply for a place in Monash Minds – our program that connects and challenges high-achieving first-year students.
  • Students transferring from another university/TAFE receive $6000 for a full-time study load (48 credit points), paid for one year only.

Number offered

  • 40 scholarships available for commencing students in 2017.

Selection

  • Based on academic achievement and offered to the highest-achieving students.

Eligibility

All conditions must be met

  • Australian or New Zealand citizen, holder of an Australian permanent resident or permanent humanitarian visa.
  • Studying Australian Year 12 or IB in 2016 (includes New Zealand citizens completing the NCEA level 3 examination in 2016), or
  • A current Monash undergraduate student, or
  • Completed Year 12 in 2015 and has not undertaken any other tertiary study.
  • Wishing to transfer from another university/TAFE, or holder of a higher-education award and enrolling in an undergraduate course at Monash.
  • ATAR between 99.00 and 99.85 for Year 12 students, or
  • transferring students are assessed based on course application, prior academic achievement and ATAR (equivalent to high-distinction average).

*Some faculties may use additional criteria to assess eligible students.

Retention

  • You must maintain a distinction average (70% or above) each semester.

Application and other information

  • Can be deferred.
  • Commencing students – no application is required. Students that apply for a course through VTAC will be automatically assessed.
  • Current students - will be automatically assessed.
  • Find out more about – transferring students (includes students who already hold a higher-education award and are enrolling in an undergraduate course at Monash).