Bowness Family Foundation Scholarship

Bowness Family Foundation Scholarship

Achieving Potential Scholarship for Excellence

This scholarship will assist a talented student without the financial means to access tertiary education at Monash, and will provide sufficient financial support to enable a student from an under-represented community to engage with the richness and breadth of curricula and co-curricular opportunities available to a Monash student.


2 Aug - 8 Oct 2021

Total scholarship value

up to $40,000

Number offered


Bachelor of Science and Bachelor of Global Studies


I'm passionate about mental health and supporting others. With a scholarship, I didn't have to sacrifice volunteering for a paid job to support my studies. It motivated me to continue volunteering to help others and made me feel rewarded for giving back to the community.

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:


  • $8,000 per annum (48 credit points of study), for duration of your degree

Number offered

  • One

Selection criteria

  • Awarded based on need.
  • Preference will be given to candidates from under-represented schools.

To retain this scholarship:

  • You must maintain enrolment in a Monash University undergraduate degree and fulfil the requirements of the relevant Monash Mentor role for which you were offered the scholarship.

How to apply

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.