Stan Robson Pharmacy Equity Scholarship

Stan Robson Pharmacy Equity Scholarship

Monash Leaders Scholarship

This $6000-a-year scholarship is awarded every year to a commencing or continuing student in the Bachelor of Pharmacy (Honours)/Master of Pharmacy degree. The scholarship will be awarded on the basis of academic achievement, personal circumstances, low income and leadership potential

Dr Graeme Robson generously established the scholarship to honour his father, Stan Robson, a 1931 Victorian College of Pharmacy graduate, who practised pharmacy in Hamilton, western Victoria, for 60 years.


2 Aug - 8 Oct 2021

Total scholarship value

Up to $24,000

Number offered

One per year

Bachelor of Pharmacy (Honours) and Master of Pharmacy


Being a scholarship recipient for excellence has boosted my confidence as I study towards being a hospital pharmacist. I no longer need to sacrifice study time to work, and am in better condition to focus on my studies. Knowing that I’m backed by others through this scholarship is my motivation to do well and thrive in my course.

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:

  • A commencing or continuing undergraduate student
  • Enrolled or intending to enrol in the Bachelor of Pharmacy (Honours)/Master of Pharmacy degree in the Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences at a Monash campus in Australia.
  • Have a low income.
  • Selected to be an Access Monash Mentor


  • $6000 per annum (48 credit points of study) up to a maximum of four years.

Number offered

  • One scholarship available per year.

Selection criteria

  • Awarded based on academic achievement and need.
  • In the event of there being more than one eligible candidate, preference will be given to students from one or more additional Monash University’s defined equity or personal disadvantage groups (for domestic students only)
    • Indigenous Australians
    • from regional and remote areas of Australia
    • have a disability or long-term medical condition
    • recent refugees
    • experiencing difficult circumstances
    • attended an underrepresented school

To retain this scholarship:

  • You must maintain full-time enrolment in the Bachelor of Pharmacy (Honours)/Master of Pharmacy degree in the Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences at a Monash campus in Australia fulfil the requirements of the Access Monash Mentor role
  • You must maintain a Weighted Average Mark of 60 each semester.
  • You will be required to provide a one-page report for the donor at the end of the academic year, detailing your achievements over the course of the year and the impact the scholarship has had on them and participate in activities organised by the Faculty for the Robson Scholars Group.

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.

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