Arts Disadvantaged Student Study Assistance Scholarship

Arts Disadvantaged Student Study Assistance Scholarship

Achieving Potential Support Scholarship

A scholarship for students commencing an honours program in the Faculty of Arts. This scholarship is awarded based on need and academic achievement, and has a value of $3000.


31 May – 2 July 2021

Total scholarship value

Up to $3000

Number offered

Variable (Depending on funding)

Bachelor of Commerce and Bachelor of Information Technology


The toughest part about studying was not only going through family struggles, but also the disadvantage I have with my hearing. Receiving a scholarship has changed my life. It's helped improve my mental health, knowing that I have support from Monash to study regardless of my hearing. It's also helped me become financially independent with the costs of my studies, and helped me stay on track towards my career goals.

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 an honours program in the Faculty of Arts at a Monash campus in Australia
  • From one or more of the following equity or personal disadvantaged groups:
    • Low income
    • Indigenous Australian
    • Recent refugee
    • Difficult circumstances
    • Regional and remote areas
    • Disability or long-term medical condition
    • Attended an under-represented school


  • $3000 per annum (48 credit points of study) for a maximum of one year only

Number offered

  • Variable (Depending on funding)

Selection criteria

  • Based on need and academic achievement in your undergraduate major/honours specialisation.

To retain this scholarship:

  • You must maintain a minimum Weighted Average Mark (WAM) of 60 each semester.

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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