Department of Economics Honours Merit Scholarship

Department of Economics Honours Merit Scholarship

Sir John Monash Scholarship for Excellence

This scholarship is awarded to high achieving students who enter into the Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) or the Bachelor of Economics (Honours) course.


No application required

Total scholarship value


Number offered


Bachelor of Commerce and Bachelor of Actuarial Science


I've been able to focus more on my academic goals without worrying about my financial situation. Having a scholarship has enabled me to start investing, which is useful practical experience for me as a finance student.

Through my scholarship program, I receive mentoring from alumni, which has helped me develop my skills and widen my horizon and network. I've been able to connect with industry to help determine my career and professional 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
  • An International student

You must meet the following criteria:

  • A commencing student, enrolling full-time in economics or jointly in economics and econometrics in the Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) degree or Bachelor of Economics (Honours) degree at the Monash Clayton campus.


$10,000 for one year only.

Number offered

The number of scholarships available will vary depending on funding.

Selection criteria

Awarded based on academic achievement

To retain this scholarship:

Recipients must maintain a minimum of an honours level 2A (distinction) grade average in Semester One to receive payment in Semester Two.

How to apply

No application is required, students will be automatically assessed on their Honours course application and previous study results.

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.