Thomas Family Health Scholars Grant

Thomas Family Health Scholars Grant

A grant for commencing or continuing full-time undergraduate students in the Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences. If you can demonstrate low income and a commitment to making a difference in the health sector, you may be eligible for this grant.

Total scholarship value

Varies (Depending on funding)

Number offered

Varies (Depending on funding)

Vicky Xu

Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (Honours)

Vicky Xu: Helping you achieve your full potential

A scholarship has helped give me and my family peace of mind. Knowing that a large portion of my tuition costs has been covered, I can better focus my attention 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 be studying as one of the following:

  • Current Monash student

You must meet the following criteria:

  • Intending to enrol in a full-time undergraduate degree at Monash (Bachelor)
  • Have a low income
  • 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

A commencing or continuing full-time undergraduate student in the Monash Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences


Number offered

Varies (Depending on funding)

Selection criteria

  • Based on need
  • Preference will be given to applicants who demonstrate low income

To retain this scholarship:

You must maintain full-time enrolment

How to apply

  • For Year 12 students, submit a scholarship application through VTAC
  • For current students or students from other tertiary institutions, apply directly to Monash.
  • You will be asked to submit a short essay outlining how the bursary will benefit you and your studies.
  • This scholarship cannot be deferred.
  • Application dates for Year 12 students: 7 Aug - 13 Oct 2017
  • Application dates for current Monash students: 15 Jan - 16 Feb 2018

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.