Engineering Excellence Scholarship

Engineering Excellence Scholarship

Sir John Monash Scholarship for Distinction

This scholarship is for commencing Engineering students and is awarded based on academic achievement. Up to 10 scholarships, valued at up to $24,000, are available each year.


No application required

Total scholarship value

Up to $24,000

Number offered

Up to 10 per year

Bachelor of Engineering (Honours)


I've gained the confidence and focus on my studies that I need to be a successful engineer. Receiving this scholarship validated my efforts as a student and showed me that excellence in my university studies is a worthwhile pursuit.

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:

  • Commencing any engineering undergraduate single or double degree included in the degrees offered by the Faculty of Engineering at a Monash campus in Australia, and
  • Studying Australian Year 12 or IB in the year prior to commencing, and
  • Must achieve a minimum ATAR of 98.00.


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

Number offered

  • Up to 10 scholarships available per year

Selection criteria

  • Based on academic achievement.

To retain this scholarship:

  • You must maintain a Weighted Average Mark (WAM) of 70 each semester.

How to apply

  • This scholarship cannot be deferred.
  • No application is required. All eligible students who apply for an undergraduate course through VTAC will be automatically assessed.

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.