Monash Art, Design and Architecture Scholarship

Monash Art, Design and Architecture Scholarship

Sir John Monash Scholarship for Distinction

This scholarship has been made available to support high achieving Art, Design and Architecture students.


No application required

Total scholarship value

Up to $18,000

Number offered

Three per year

Bachelor of Visual Arts and Bachelor of Business


My scholarship has provided me with the opportunity to express my creativity. I've been able to invest in quality materials and experiment with ceramics, jewellery making, digital art and more. Ultimately, my scholarship has enabled new learning experiences for me and allowed me to wholeheartedly immerse myself in my practice.

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:

  • Currently completing Year 12 or IB in Australia
  • Obtain an ATAR of 98.00+ or equivalent
  • Commencing one of the following degrees or an associated double undergraduate degree offered by Monash Art Design and Architecture (MADA) at a Monash campus in Australia
    • Bachelor of Architecture
    • Bachelor of Design
    • Bachelor of Fine Art


$6000 per annum, until the minimum points for the degree are completed, up to a maximum of three years.

Number offered

Three per year

Selection criteria

Awarded based on academic merit

To retain this scholarship:

  • You must maintain a Weighted Average Mark (WAM) of 70 each semester.
  • You must maintain full-time enrolment.

How to apply

  • No application is required. All eligible students who list Monash University as a VTAC course preference will be automatically assessed.
  • This scholarship cannot 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.