Science International Merit Grant

Science International Merit Grant

This scholarship is awarded to international students who have completed an Australian Year 12 or IB and intend to commence a course in the Faculty of Science. The value depends on the ATAR you achieve and the course you’re applying for.


No application required

Total scholarship value

Up to $3000

Number offered

Variable (Depending on funding)

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Zahra Ali, Pakistan

Master of Applied Linguistics

Zahra Ali: The opportunity to join a world top 100 university

I am fortunate to come from a family of doctors, writers and teachers, so it was already ingrained in us how important getting an education was. If there is one thing to describe my experience at Monash, it would be inspirational. Monash motivated me to explore my passion and be who I truly want to be.

Am I eligible?

You must be one of the following:

  • An International student

You must meet the following criteria:

  • Current Year 12 or IB student, and
  • Commencing an undergraduate degree in the Faculty of Science at the Monash Clayton campus.


  • $3000 one-off payment for students who achieve a minimum ATAR of 95.00 and who enrol in the Bachelor of Science Advanced – Research (Honours) degree.
  • $2500 one-off payment for students who achieve a minimum ATAR of 90.00 and who enrol in one of following degrees:
    • Bachelor of Science
    • Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science
    • Bachelor of Science and Bachelor of Global Studies
    • Bachelor of Science and Bachelor of Computer Science
    • Bachelor of Science Advanced - Global Challenges (Honours)
    • Bachelor of Science Advanced - Research (Honours)
  • $2000 one-off payment for students who achieve a minimum ATAR of 80.00 and who enrol in the Bachelor of Science.

Number offered

  • Variable (Depending on funding).

Selection criteria

  • Award to the highest-achieving students, based on academic achievement.

How to apply

  • No application is necessary. All eligible students who apply for a course through VTAC will be automatically assessed.
  • 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.