Finance Honours Grant

Finance Honours Grant

Sir John Monash Scholarship for Distinction

This scholarship supports academically outstanding students undertaking the Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) majoring in Finance.


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:

  • Commencing full-time in the Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) (B3701) degree majoring in finance at a Monash University campus in Australia.


$6000 one-off payment.

Number offered

The number of grants available varies depending on funding.

Selection criteria

  • Grades obtained in banking and/or finance units during the final two years of their degree(s).
  • Prizes(s) awarded for academic achievement(s).
  • The one to two page written component of the course application.
  • Final selection will be by an admissions panel interview regarding the honours research proposal.

To retain this scholarship:

Recipients must maintain full-time enrolment.

How to apply

No application required, all eligible students 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.