Monash Business School Indigenous Study Support Scholarship

Monash Business School Indigenous Study Support Scholarship

Achieving Potential Support Scholarship

A scholarship to support Indigenous Australians who are intending to enrol in or are currently studying an undergraduate business degree at Monash. Scholarships may also be awarded to eligible postgraduate students.


18 Jan – 12 Feb 2021

Total scholarship value

Up to $15,000

Number offered

Up to five per year

Ashley Paxton

Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Business

Ashley Paxton: It eases the financial burden

As a scholarship recipient, I have peace of mind knowing that I won’t finish my degree under a mountain of debt.

Am I eligible?

You must be one of the following:

  • An Australian citizen

You must meet the following criteria:

  • Commencing or continuing student in an undergraduate or graduate/postgraduate (coursework) degree in the Faculty of Business and Economics at a Monash campus in Australia.
  • Of Indigenous Australian background.
  • From one or more of the following educational disadvantage groups:
    • Have a low income
    • From a regional or remote area
    • Have a disability or medical condition
    • Have experienced difficult circumstances
    • From an underrepresented school
    • From a low socioeconomic status (SES) area
  • To be eligible you must provide a Confirmation of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Heritage certificate or a certified Statutory Declaration form to the William Cooper Institute. This can be emailed to If you have any queries please contact the William Cooper Institute on 9902 4972.


  • $3000 per year (48 credit points of study) paid towards course fees until the minimum points for your degree are completed.

Number offered

  • Five scholarships available per year.

Selection criteria

  • Award based on need.
  • Where possible, scholarships will be awarded across both undergraduate and graduate programs.
  • Preference will be given to commencing students.

To retain this scholarship:

  • You must maintain satisfactory academic performance as determined by Monash Business School.

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.