MRS Residential Advisor Scholarship

MRS Residential Advisor Scholarship

This scholarship recognises the commitment to the residential community made by Resident Advisors, who live in Monash Residential Services (MRS).

Applications

No application required

Total scholarship value

Up to $4400

Number offered

Varies

Sediqa Hussaini

Diploma of Higher Education

Sediqa Hussaini: Because every little bit helps

Receiving a scholarship helps me to focus on my studies. It also means that I know I have the support of others in order to study and reach my goals.

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:

  • A current full-time undergraduate or graduate student enrolled at a Monash campus in Australia.
  • Appointed a Resident Advisor with MRS.
  • Minimum of a pass grade average (50%) in the previous academic year.

Benefits

  • Half scholarship: $220 (2018 rate) paid monthly by MRS as rental rebates over 10 months (February to November).
  • Three-quarter scholarship: $330 (2018 rate) paid monthly by MRS as rental rebates over 10 months (February to November).
  • Full scholarship: $440 (2018 rate) paid monthly by MRS as rental rebates over 10 months (February to November).

Number offered

Varies depending on the number of residents.

Selection criteria

  • Based on an interview process conducted by the college head and/or MRS manager.
  • Successful applicants demonstrate a combination of academic achievement, leadership skills, good communication skills, maturity, enthusiasm, initiative, extra-curricular interests, participation and career interests.

Research students' position on the Faculty's scholarship Order of Merit list as determined by the Pro Vice-Chancellor (Research and Research Training) will be considered.

To retain this scholarship:

  • Recipients must maintain full-time enrolment.
  • Recipients must maintain a pass grade average (50%).
  • Recipients must remain in residency with Monash Residential Services and not be in breach of any current Monash Residential Services conditions of residency.
  • Recipients must adhere to the MRS resident advisor guidelines.

How to apply

  • This scholarship cannot be deferred.
  • All applicants for the position of MRS Resident Advisor will be automatically assessed.

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.