Monash College Equity Scholarship

Monash College Equity Scholarship

Achieving Potential Fee Scholarship

Are you planning to undertake a Monash College higher education Diploma in Australia? You may be eligible for this grant if you have a low income; are an Indigenous Australian; are a recent refugee; live in a low socio-economic, regional or remote area; attend an under-represented school; have a disability or long-term medical condition; or have experienced difficult personal circumstances.


No application required

Total scholarship value

Full fees paid for duration of course

Number offered

Varies (Depending on funding)

Bachelor of Engineering (Honours)


I've gained the confidence and focus on my studies that I need to be a successful engineer. Receiving this scholarship validated my efforts as a student and showed me that excellence in my university studies is a worthwhile pursuit.

Am I eligible?

You must be one of the following:

  • An Australian citizen
  • Australian permanent resident
  • Australian humanitarian visa holder

You must meet the following criteria:

  • Commencing full-time in a Monash College higher education Diploma* in Australia.
  • From one or more of the following educational disadvantage groups:
    • Have a low income
    • From a regional or remote area (who have lived in such areas for at least five years)
    • From an underrepresented school

    * Does not include Monash College VET Diplomas


  • Full Monash College course fees paid per year until the minimum points for your diploma are completed
  • $2500 allowance for one year only

Number offered

  • Variable (Depending on funding).

Selection criteria

  • For Year 12 students, award based on academic achievement and need.
  • For non-Year 12 students, award based on need. (Year 11 students entering into Part 1 of a Monash College higher education Diploma or older students).

To retain this scholarship:

  • You must maintain satisfactory academic progress as determined by Monash College
  • You must be enrolled in at least two units each trimester

How to apply

  • No application required.
  • All students who apply for one of the eligible courses through VTAC and submit a SEAS application 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.