Monash Dean's Scholarship

Monash Dean's Scholarship

Sir John Monash Scholarship for Distinction

A $6000 per year scholarship for students who have been admitted into the Bachelor of Pharmacy Scholars Program or the Bachelor of Pharmaceutical Science Advanced (Honours) Scholars Program. No application is necessary. You will be automatically assessed when you make your course application through VTAC.


No application required

Total scholarship value

Up to $24,000

Number offered

Unlimited (Offered to all eligible students)

Bachelor of Pharmacy (Honours) and Master of Pharmacy


Being a scholarship recipient for excellence has boosted my confidence as I study towards being a hospital pharmacist. I no longer need to sacrifice study time to work, and am in better condition to focus on my studies. Knowing that I’m backed by others through this scholarship is my motivation to do well and thrive in my course.

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:

  • Commencing one of the following scholars programs at a Monash campus in Australia:
    • Bachelor of Pharmaceutical Science (Advanced) Honours Scholars Program
    • Bachelor of Pharmacy (Honours)/Master of Pharmacy


  • $6000 for a full-time study load (48 credit points of study), paid per year until the minimum points for your degree are completed.

Number offered

  • Unlimited – we offer this scholarship to all eligible students who are not receiving another merit scholarship.

Selection criteria

  • Based on academic achievement

To retain this scholarship:

  • You must remain enrolled in the scholars program and maintain a Weighted Average Mark of 70 each semester.

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 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.