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Monash Queer Leaders Scholarship

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The Monash Queer Leaders Scholarship recognises the efforts of a Monash student who contributes to an inclusive culture and assists in promoting awareness and understanding of issues that may affect people of diverse genders and sexualities.

Benefits

Total value of $4000

  • $4000 paid per annum for one year only.
Number offered
  • One scholarship will be available in 2017.
Selection
  • Based on academic achievement and a demonstrated commitment to promoting awareness and understanding of issues that may affect people of diverse genders and sexualities.
  • Minimum of a Distinction (70% or above) Weighted Average Mark.
  • Identifies as gay, lesbian, transgender, bisexual, intersex or queer* (LGBTIQ).
  • Shortlisted applicants will be interviewed.

Eligibility

All conditions must be met

  • Australian or New Zealand citizen or holder of a permanent resident visa or holder of a permanent humanitarian visa.
  • Enrolled in an undergraduate or postgraduate degree (coursework) at a Monash campus in Australia.
  • Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex or queer* community (LGBTIQ).

*In this context queer is used as an umbrella term to describe people of diverse genders and sexualities.

Retention
  • Dependant upon ongoing participation in LGBTIQ inclusion activities at Monash.
Application and other information

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