Fees, funding and financial assistance for Monash Law Malaysia Program

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Fees

Malaysia Administration fees

AUD$250.00

Monash students will be requested to pay this fee at the time of enrolment.

Partner University students will pay this fee when requested by their administration officer at their home university

The administration fee is not payable if you are:

  • a Monash University Malaysia student;
  • a student of the International Islamic University or the University of Malaya.

Course fees

Monash Law students will be charged either full-fee or Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP) according to their verified funding status. This applies to core and elective units.

Monash University Malaysia students will need to contact the Sunway Campus regarding course fees.

Partner university students will not need pay a tuition fee to Monash University. Please contact the administration officer at your home university for information on fees that you may need to pay to your home university.

International study abroad students need to pay tuition fees. The tuition fee is $2,500.00 per unit. Please refer to the Study Abroad Student fees website for further information.

Funding for Monash Law students

Please note that only Monash Law students (excludes Monash University Malaysia students) can apply for the following funding:

New Colombo Plan (NCP) Mobility Program Funding

The Faculty has successfully bid for Student Mobility Funding under the New Colombo Plan (NCP), which supports Australian undergraduate students to study and undertake internships in Asia. The funding consists of 80 scholarships valued at $2000 each for eligible undergraduate students studying in the Malaysia Program 2019.

Students can receive this grant as well as the Monash Abroad funding. Students will be automatically considered for NCP funding as long as they have applied for the program before the closing date of 1 March 2019. There is no need to apply separately for this funding.

Selected students will be notified by mid April 2019 via Monash Abroad. Unsuccessful students will be notified by the Faculty of Law at the same time.

Eligibility

To be eligible for NCP funding to undertake the Law Malaysia Program, a student must meet the following requirements:

  • be an Australian citizen
  • not hold dual citizenship or residency rights in Malaysia, or previously have been a citizen or permanent resident of Malaysia
  • be enrolled in Monash University Australia during the Law Malaysia program in a Bachelor Degree or Bachelor Honours Degree
  • not have previously received a New Colombo Plan short-term grant or the Monash Law Malaysia Bursary
  • submit their application for the Monash Law Malaysia Program by 1 March 2019.

Selection Criteria

The selection of students for NCP funding will be made on the basis of the following criteria:

  • students who identify as Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander or from disadvantaged or low socio-economic (SES) backgrounds.
  • academic merit.

Students who receive a NCP scholarship and then discontinue from the program will need to return the money they have received. Students who fail to do so will have an encumbrance applied to their course.

Monash Law Malaysia Funding for Postgraduate students

Asia Postgraduate Grant

The Faculty has been awarded 9 x $2000 Mobility Grants to support Monash Law Postgraduate students who study in the Malaysia Law Program in 2019.

Assessment for this is automatic.

To be eligible for this mobility funding to undertake the Law Malaysia Program, a student must meet the following requirements:

  • be an Australian citizen or permanent resident
  • not hold dual citizenship or residency rights in Malaysia, or previously have been a citizen or permanent resident of Malaysia
  • be enrolled in Monash University Australia during the Law Malaysia program in an LLM or LLM (Juris Doctor) postgraduate degree
  • submit their application for the Monash Law Malaysia Program by 1 March 2019

Selection Criteria

The selection of students for Endeavour Mobility Grant funding will be made on the basis of the following criteria:

  • students who identify as Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander or from disadvantaged or low socio-economic (SES) backgrounds.
  • academic merit
Students who receive a grant bursary and then discontinue from the program will need to return the money they have received. Students who fail to do so will have an encumbrance applied to their course.

Monash Abroad Funding

In 2019 Monash Abroad will provide a Travel Grant of $500 to each eligible student who enrols in the Malaysia Law Program.

Monash Abroad will directly deposit the money into your bank account within a month of your program start date.

Please note the Sunway package (of free accommodation & airfare) is NOT available for the Monash Law Malaysia program.

Financial assistance for Monash Law students

Please note that only Monash Law students (excludes Monash University Malaysia students) can apply for the following financial assistance.

Monash University financial assistance

Monash University can provide financial assistance through student loans. The loan must be paid back by the time you graduate and carries no interest for the first 12 months.

OS-HELP loan - (Available now for Undergraduate and Postgraduate students)

You may also wish to use OS-HELP introduced by the government, where you may be eligible for financial assistance in the form of a loan towards your Law overseas study program.

For more information and the application form see OS-HELP loans. Please ensure you meet all the eligibility requirements including the conditions of the loan as outlined in the OS-HELP information on the Monash Abroad website before applying.

Centrelink payments

The program is considered a Monash University course and therefore full-time students may continue to receive payments.

The Faculty will set up a basic confirmation of enrolment in the Malaysia law program letter in April 2019 which can be used to confirm the units you are studying in Malaysia.

Formal verification of full unit enrolment letters for Centrelink purposes can be ordered through Monash Connect.