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)

Bachelor of Computer Science


Receiving a scholarship has been my motivation to study harder. It has also given me more confidence in my studies, and pushed me to achieve higher grades which is important for my career goals. The financial support it provides has allowed me to take part in extracurricular activities such as the Monash Minds Leadership program, instead of having to find a part-time job.

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, 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.