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.


03 Aug - 09 Oct 2020

Total scholarship value

Up to $24,000

Number offered

Up to two per year

We’re looking for the best and the brightest

Monash scholarships reward excellence and help you achieve your ambitions, regardless of your circumstances. We’re seeking the curious, the optimistic, students who want to make a difference in the world.

Our scholarships help students from all backgrounds transform their lives by easing the financial burden, so you can make the most of university life.

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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 full time 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.