Harold Carroll Memorial Scholarship

Harold Carroll Memorial Scholarship

Achieving Potential Support Scholarship

The late Harold Carroll, a retired grazier from Devonport, established a fund to provide scholarships for deserving students in the state of Victoria, to allow them to enter or continue university studies.

If you attended school in the Western District of Victoria, you may be eligible for this scholarship. Preference will be given to students who attended Coleraine Primary School, St Joseph's School, Port Fairy Consolidated School, St Patrick's Primary School, Balmoral High School or Balmoral Consolidated School.


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Total scholarship value

Up to $9000

Number offered

One per year

Bachelor of Science Advanced - Global Challenges (Honours)


Coming from a rural and low socioeconomic community, I've had opportunities limited for me in the past. Receiving a scholarship has opened up doors for me to make the move to Melbourne to attend university. It's taken away the weight of anxiety and worry around my financial ability to undertake university study. It has greatly improved the quality of my health and lifestyle, and given me peace of mind.

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 or continuing a full-time undergraduate or postgraduate degree at a Monash campus in Australia.
  • Have a low income


$3000 per year, paid until the minimum points for your degree are completed, up to a maximum of three years.

Number offered

One per year

Selection criteria

Based on previous attendance at one of the following schools (in order of preference):

  • Coleraine Primary School
  • St Joseph's School, Coleraine
  • Port Fairy Consolidated School*
  • St Patrick's Primary School, Port Fairy
  • Balmoral High School
  • Balmoral Consolidated School*
  • Any primary or secondary school in the Western District of Victoria (covering the approximate area west and south-west of the Calder Highway and all towns and cities on that highway). Monash University reserves the right to determine localities contained within this boundary.

*At various times, these consolidated schools have also been known as state or primary schools.

To retain this scholarship:

You must maintain full-time enrolment and a credit average (60% or above) each semester.

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.