Stan Robson Rural Pharmacy Equity Scholarship

Stan Robson Rural Pharmacy Equity Scholarship

Monash Leaders Scholarship

This $6000-a-year scholarship is awarded every year to a school leaver who commences the first year of a Pharmacy degree. The four-year scholarship supports low income earners, with special consideration given to Indigenous students.

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.


03 Aug - 09 Oct 2020

Total scholarship value

Up to $24,000

Number offered

One per year

Shani Hodges
Bachelor of Occupational Therapy

Helping you achieve your full potential

I feel furthering my education provides a positive role model to my children, and displays that through hard work, anything is achievable.

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:

  • Currently in Year 12 or IB student, and
  • Commencing 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

  • Award based on academic achievement and need.
  • Consideration is given if, in addition to having a low income, you have a permanent residence that is more than 50km from the Melbourne CBD and/or you are an Indigenous Australian.

To retain this scholarship:

  • You must maintain enrolment in a Monash University undergraduate degree and 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.

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.

Apply through VTAC