Alex Raydon Scholarship for Refugee or Migrant Students
Achieving Potential Scholarship for Distinction
This scholarship is for students enrolling in postgraduate studies who are refugees or were born in a country other than Australia and have resided in Australia for 12 months or more.
3 Aug - 6 Nov 2020
Total scholarship value
One per year
Am I eligible?
You must be one of the following:
- An Australian citizen
- A New Zealand citizen
- Australian permanent resident
- Australian humanitarian visa holder
You must meet the following criteria:
- A commencing or continuing student enrolled or intending to enrol in a postgraduate (coursework) degree at a Monash campus in Australia
- From a refugee and/or migrant background*
*For the purposes of this scholarship, migrant is defined as a person who was born overseas whose usual residence is Australia. A person is regarded as a usual resident if they have been (or are expected to be) residing in Australia for a period of 12 months or more. In the scholarship application, applicants will be asked to make a self-declaration. Students who declare that they are a migrant as per the definition, will be deemed to have fulfilled this condition of the eligibility criteria
- $6000 paid for one year only.
- One scholarship available per year
- Awarded on the basis of need to eligible applicants. Preference will be given to students who are recent refugees.
To retain this scholarship:
- You must maintain a Weighted Average Mark of 50 each semester.
How to apply
- Applications for Year 12 students are open 3 August - 9 October 2020, submit a scholarship application through VTAC
- Applications for current students are open 3 August - 6 November 2020, apply directly to Monash.
- This scholarship cannot be deferred.
- Recipients will be asked to provide a written progress report on the benefits of the scholarship to the donor including your academic achievements.
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