Scholar stories

Meet our scholars

Monash student Crystal

Crystal's story

Today, Crystal is thriving in a Bachelor of Arts and Fine Art degree at Monash University. She couldn’t have imagined this life when she was a child, caring for her mum in their housing commission flat in country Victoria.

Thanks to an Achieving Potential Scholarship funded by alumni and donors, Crystal has come further than her dreams.

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Alicia scholar

Alicia’s journey

Alicia came from rural Queensland to Study Law at Monash and her journey was made possible because of a scholarship.

Alicia only applied to one university – Monash. Even as a child living in Melbourne, attending Monash was Alicia’s dream. When her family drove past the campus, she’d say: ‘I want to go there.’

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Asma's story

Thanks to Monash Alumni who donate to the Achieving Potential Scholarship program, Afghanistan born Asma received an opportunity that has paved the way for an entirely new future.

“Our dreams, hopes and freedom came at a huge price. But now I can fight for my community and rebuild a future in Australia."

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