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.


03 Aug - 6 Nov 2020

Total scholarship value

Tuition fees paid plus $6000 pa

Number offered

One scholarship

Vicky Xu

Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (Honours)

Vicky Xu: Helping you achieve your full potential

A scholarship has helped give me and my family peace of mind. Knowing that a large portion of my tuition costs has been covered, I can better focus my attention to my studies.

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

  • If you're applying for a course via VTAC, please complete the form by Friday 9 October 2020.
  • If you're applying directly to Monash for your course, please submit your application directly to Monash by Friday 06 November 2020. 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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