Practical Placement Grant

Practical Placement Grant

A grant for students experiencing financial disadvantage and who are required to undertake an unpaid practical or work placement as part of their degree.


11 May -19 June 2020

Total scholarship value


Number offered


Indigenous Scholar Sian, Bachelor of Arts

Sian: I am in the right place

"Transition was hard. I felt different to other students. However, this scholarship affirmed I am in the right place and I belong here at Monash. It made me proud, recognised this was the right choice for me to make and has encouraged me to focus and commit myself to 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 or current student enrolled or intending to enrol in an eligible undergraduate degree at a Monash campus in Australia.
  • Required to undertake an unpaid practical or work placement for a minimum of 10 days as part of your degree.
  • Have a low income.
  • Consideration is given if, in addition to low income, you are from one or more of the following educational disadvantage groups:
    • Are a recent refugee
    • 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


  • $1000 one-off payment.

Number offered

  • 50 grants available in Semester 1
  • Variable (Depending on funding) in Semester 2

Selection criteria

  • Award based on need.

How to apply

  • To apply, submit your application directly to Monash.
  • This scholarship cannot 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.

Apply direct to Monash