Cochrane Scholarship

Cochrane Scholarship

Achieving Potential Scholarship for Distinction

Are you a student seeking asylum on a bridging visa? If you are a high-achieving student with the ambition to change your future, you may be eligible for the Cochrane Scholarship. You will receive 100% international student funding for a Monash undergraduate degree in the Monash Business School, plus a yearly allowance of $6000 and accommodation to the value of $14,000.


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Total scholarship value

Tuition fees paid plus $6000 pa

Number offered

One scholarship

Bachelor of Engineering (Honours)


My future seemed uncertain, with no hope of ever going on to higher education before this scholarship. It has changed my life. I'm now able to envision and work towards a better life for me and my family. I've been able to grow my skills from professional development activities such as Engineers without Borders, and am now working towards my goal to use engineering to give back to the less privileged communities.

Am I eligible?

You must be one of the following:

  • An International student

You must meet the following criteria:

  • A person who is in Australia and currently on:
    • a Bridging Visa E, or
    • a Bridging Visa A and has applied for a Permanent Protection visa, or
    • a Temporary Protection Visa, or
    • a Safe Haven Enterprise Visa.
  • A commencing or continuing student enrolled or intending to enrol in any undergraduate degree in the Monash Business School at a Monash campus in Australia.


  • Full tuition fees paid for the duration of the degree up to four years.
  • An allowance of $6000 per year (48 credit points of study) for the duration of your degree up to four years
  • Up to a maximum of $14,000 towards accommodation. You must apply directly to Monash Residential Services (MRS) for on-campus accommodation.

Number offered

  • One scholarship will be awarded

Selection criteria

  • Awarded based on academic achievement and personal circumstances. Preference will be given to a student enrolling in the Bachelor of Business.

To retain this scholarship:

  • You must maintain a minimum Weighted Average Mark of 50 or above each semester
  • You can continue to receive the scholarship if your residency changes, however you will not be eligible to continue to receive tuition payments if you are changed to a Commonwealth Supported Place and are eligible to defer your fees, but you may continue to receive the allowance.
  • You may be asked to provide an annual progress report to donors, giving you an opportunity to share your experiences and benefits.

How to apply

  • Applications for Year 12 students are open 2 August - 8 October 2021, submit a scholarship application through VTAC
  • For current Monash students, applications are open 17 January - 4 March (2pm) 2022 apply directly to Monash. You must also email a copy of your current Visa to
  • Note: To be considered for this scholarship, you must have applied for a course and be offered a place at Monash.
  • 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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