Monash Resident Scholarships

Monash Resident Scholarships

If you are experiencing educational disadvantage, but thought living on campus was too expensive, you may be eligible for assistance with accommodation costs. This scholarship supports students who are Indigenous Australians, experiencing low income, from a regional or remote area or seeking asylum in Australia to live at Monash Residential Services. You can live on campus and enjoy the care, support and enrichment needed so that you can focus on your studies.


2 Aug - 8 Oct 2021

Total scholarship value


Number offered

5 available

Bachelor of Science Advanced - Global Challenges (Honours)


Coming from a rural and low socioeconomic community, I've had opportunities limited for me in the past. Receiving a scholarship has opened up doors for me to make the move to Melbourne to attend university. It's taken away the weight of anxiety and worry around my financial ability to undertake university study. It has greatly improved the quality of my health and lifestyle, and given me peace of mind.

Am I eligible?

You must be one of the following:

  • An Australian citizen
  • A New Zealand citizen
  • Australian permanent resident
  • Australian humanitarian visa holder
  • An International student

You must meet the following criteria:


Up to $14,000 towards MRS fees for one year only.

Number offered

10 per year

Selection criteria

  • Awarded based on need.

To retain this scholarship:

  • You must maintain a minimum Weighted Average Mark of 50 in Semester 1.

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.

Apply through VTAC