Alter Family Foundation Scholarship

Alter Family Foundation Scholarship

The Alter Family Foundation has provided a philanthropic donation to support educationally disadvantaged students study Medicine.


03 Aug - 09 Oct 2020

Total scholarship value

Up to $50,000

Number offered

One per year

Bachelor of Paramedicine


I'm from a single-income family, and having a scholarship helped relieve some of the financial pressure as I started university. It also gives me the motivation and confidence to strive for excellence, as I know I have the support of others. The opportunity to follow one's dream is not one I take lightly, and I am fortunate to have a scholarship that is helping make my dream a reality.

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:

  • Commencing student enrolled, or intending to enrol, full-time in the Bachelor of Medical Science and Doctor of Medicine at a Monash campus in Australia.
  • From one or more of Monash University’s defined educational disadvantage groups.


  • $10,000 (48 credit points) for the degree duration up to five years.
  • An additional $10,000 is available to attend placements and conferences in consultation with the Course Coordinator based on a submission of a budget by the recipient.

Number offered

  • One scholarship will be awarded

Selection criteria

  • Awarded based on need.

To retain this scholarship:

  • You must maintain a full-time enrolment.
  • You must maintain a minimum Weighted Average Mark (WAM) of 50.

How to apply

  • This scholarship cannot be deferred.

Every scholarship may have a different application process – or none at all. Read the application details carefully and submit your application by the deadline. For more details, visit our scholarships application page.

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