K.C. Kuok Scholarship

K.C. Kuok Scholarship

Sir John Monash Scholarship for Excellence

Are you an international student looking to enrol in an undergraduate degree?

This life-changing and prestigious scholarship is funded and named after one of Monash University's most illustrious alumni, Khoon Chen Kuok, better known as Beau Kuok. This scholarship changes lives by supporting financially disadvantaged students reach their full potential by undertaking study at Monash University.

If successful, your tuition fee and related study costs (accommodation, airfares and more) will be fully supported, enabling you to complete a full-time undergraduate degree at any of Monash University’s Australian campuses, as well as the opportunity to fully immerse yourself in Australian

In addition, the K.C. Kuok scholarship recipients will also have access to study and social support, the chance to apply for internships and other non-financial opportunities from Monash University.


6 March - 19 July 2020

Total scholarship value

Up to $280,000 AUD over four years

Number offered

One per year

Boby Saputra

Bachelor of Business

Boby Saputra: A brighter future for everyone

With this scholarship, it is not just me who receives the benefits. My family is being looked up to by our community. My school is now considered to be the best school in my province by creating a future leader and being very supportive for their students.  And for myself, I am confident that my future will be so bright.

Am I eligible?

You must be one of the following:

  • An International student

You must meet the following criteria:

  • Citizen of mainland China, Indonesia, Hong Kong or a Southeast Asian country
  • Apply for a full-time Monash course offer in any single degree*, at Monash University, at a campus in Australia
  • Have not previously studied at Monash
  • You must demonstrate that you come from a low income household

* Double degree applicants are not eligible.


Number offered

One scholarship is available in 2020 for commencement in February 2021

In the instance where there is more than one outstanding applicant, the panel may elect to award additional scholarships.

Selection criteria

  • The scholarship will be awarded based on outstanding academic achievement and financial disadvantage.
  • Students will be assessed on their personal aspiration statement (750 words) and financial support statement (500 words) and interview performance.

To retain this scholarship:

  • You must maintain a minimum Weighted Average Mark of 65.
  • You must maintain a full-time study load.

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.