Monash Indigenous Scholarship for Achievement and Equity

Monash Indigenous Scholarship for Achievement and Equity

We reward talented Indigenous Australians who want to make change in the world. Whether you’re a commencing or current Monash student, or applying from another institution, you may be eligible for this scholarship.

Total scholarship value

Up to $30,000

Number offered

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 Indigenous Australian

You must meet the following criteria:

  • Intending to enrol in an undergraduate degree at Monash campus in Australia
  • Current Year 12 or International Baccalaureate student in Australia, OR
  • Current Monash student, OR
  • Current student at another tertiary institution, OR
  • Completed an undergraduate degree from any institution
  • Consideration is given if you are from one or more educational disadvantage groups:
    • Have a low income
    • From a regional or remote area
    • Have a disability or medical condition
    • From a non-English speaking background
    • Have experienced difficult circumstances
    • From an underrepresented school
    • From a low socioeconomic status (SES) area


  • $6000 per annum(48 credit points of study), paid per year until the minimum points for your degree are completed.
  • An invitation to apply for a place in Monash Minds, a leadership program for first-year students.

Number offered

  • Five scholarships available per year

Selection criteria

To retain this scholarship:

You must maintain a pass average (50% or above) each semester.

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.