Monash Scholarship for Outstanding Achievement

Benefits

Total average value of up to $34,000

  • $6000 for a full-time study load (48 credit points), up to a maximum of four years.
  • $4000 Monash Global Scholarship to help fund a significant intercultural experience as part of your time at Monash.
  • Travel allowance for one return airfare to your home state in your first year (interstate students only).
  • Healthy lifestyle package giving you access to state-of-the-art gymnasiums, fitness classes, aquatics facilities and health and wellbeing programs (valued at $1200 each year).
  • A place in Monash Minds – our program that connects and challenges high-achieving first year students.
  • Mentor program – partner with a mentor selected to help you achieve your long-term career and personal goals, giving you access to a variety of networks, advice and advocacy.
  • Priority access to accommodation at Monash Residential Services and Mannix College.

Number offered

  • Unlimited – scholarship available to all eligible students.
  • Five scholarships are available to the highest-achieving students who are of Indigenous Australian background.

Selection

  • Based on academic achievement.
  • ATAR of 99.90 (85.00 for Indigenous Australians).

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, or
  • completed Year 12 in 2015 and has not undertaken any other tertiary study.

Retention

  • You must maintain a distinction average (70% or above) each semester. Credit average (60% or above) for Indigenous Australians.

Application and other information

  • Can be deferred.
  • No application is required. Students who apply for a course through VTAC will be automatically assessed.