Monash Rural Housing Scholarship

Monash Rural Housing Scholarship

Are you from a regional or remote area of Australia? If you are planning to relocate from your home to move closer to a Monash campus, you may be eligible for a Monash Rural Housing Scholarship. Recipients will receive $6000 to assist with moving costs.


7 August - 13 October 2017

Total scholarship value


Number offered

100 per year

Rafi Haddad

MRS Accommodation Scholarship

Rafi Haddad: Getting help with accommodation

Moving closer to campus has decreased my travel time and provided me with more time and energy to dedicate towards my studies.

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 an undergraduate degree at a Monash campus in Australia
  • In addition to financial hardship and living in a remote area, consideration will be given to other forms of disadvantage such as difficult circumstances, Indigenous Australian, recent refugee, disability or medical condition, or attended an under-represented school (Year 12 students only).
  • Relocating from your home residence closer to a Monash campus


$6000 for one year only to assist with relocation costs

Number offered

100 per year

Selection criteria

  • Based on need.

To retain this scholarship:

  • You must maintain a pass grade average (50% or above) in Semester 1
  • If stated in your offer letter, you may be asked to provide an annual progress report to donors, giving you an opportunity to share your experiences and benefits

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.