Information Technology Excellence Scholarship

Information Technology Excellence Scholarship

Sir John Monash Scholarship for Distinction

If you are a high-achieving student intending to undertake a single or double degree at the Monash Faculty of Information Technology, you may be eligible for this scholarship. You must obtain a minimum ATAR of 95.00, or a Weighted Average Mark of 80 for a diploma-level qualification.


No application required

Total scholarship value

Up to $24,000

Number offered

Variable (Depending on funding)

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:

  • Studying Australian Year 12 or IB in 2019 or a student applying from a TAFE institution
  • Minimum ATAR of 95.00 (eligible TAFE students must have a minimum of a High Distinction GPA or Weighted Average Mark (WAM) of 80 per cent for a Diploma-level qualification)
  • Intending to enrol in a single or double degree offered by the Faculty of Information Technology


  • $6000 per annum (48 credit points of study) until the minimum points for your degree are completed
  • Awarded up to a maximum of four years

Number offered

Variable (Depending on funding)

Selection criteria

Awarded to the highest achieving eligible students.

To retain this scholarship:

You must maintain a minimum of a distinction average (70% or above).

How to apply

  • No application is required. All eligible students who apply will be automatically assessed.
  • This scholarship can be deferred.

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.