Give for Good Leadership Scholarship

Give for Good Leadership Scholarship

Monash Leaders Scholarship

The Give for Good Leadership Scholarship supports two high-achieving students with leadership potential who have experienced educational disadvantage and wish to contribute to the community.

You will become a mentor to students from under-represented schools as part of the Access Monash Mentoring Program, giving you the opportunity to develop your leadership, public speaking and teamwork skills.


2 Aug - 8 Oct 2021

Total scholarship value

Up to $24,000

Number offered

Up to two per year

Bachelor of Applied Data Science Advanced (Honours)


I'm more flexible and reassured about my financial situation with a scholarship. It has also given me the opportunity to participate in the Access Monash mentoring program. Not only do I gain satisfaction from helping my student mentees, I've gained leadership and communication skills to help in my future career.

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:

  • A commencing student enrolling in an approved STEM  related undergraduate degree (Science, Engineering or Business & Economics) at a Monash campus in Australia, and
  • Selected to be an Access Monash Mentor, and
  • From one or more of the following educational disadvantage groups:
    • Have a low income
    • Are a recent refugee
    • From a regional or remote area
    • Have a disability or medical condition
    • From a non-English speaking background
    • Have experienced difficult circumstances
    • From an underrepresented school
    • From a low socioeconomic status (SES) area


  • $6000 per annum (48 credit points of study) for up to a maximum of four years.

Number offered

  • Two scholarships available per year

Selection criteria

  • This scholarship is awarded based on academic achievement, leadership potential and individual circumstances.
  • You will be interviewed to assess your commitment to making a difference through leadership and community programs.

To retain this 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.