John Monash Foundation Scholarships, University of Melbourne, Australia
- Posted Date: 06/02/2023
- Expires on: 07/14/2023
The John Monash Scholarships are awarded annually to outstanding Australian graduates to support them with postgraduate study at the world’s best universities. The scholarships are not limited by age, gender, academic field of study or choice of university, with successful applicants having demonstrated excellence in their field, leadership potential and a vision for how they can contribute to a better Australia. The John Monash Scholarships are proudly supported by the Australian Government, private sector organisations, universities and individuals.
1 May 2023
Last day for applications
14 Jul 2023
How to apply
Full benefit details
Australian / domestic student
$75,000 – $225,000
Applicable study areas
All study areas
Number of scholarships awarded
Eligibility & selection criteria
To be eligible for this scholarship, you must:
Be an Australian citizen
Have completed or be about to complete a full degree from an Australian university
Be planning to undertake postgraduate study at an overseas university commencing in the calendar year following the year of application and selection (it is not necessary to have already been accepted to the institution at the time of applying)
Applicants who have been successful in securing a Rhodes, Fulbright or Ramsay scholarship are not eligibile for a John Monash Scholarship.
In awarding John Monash Scholarships, factors considered include:
Excellence in the candidate’s field of expertise – may be evidenced through a degree obtained with outstanding results. It can also be demonstrated through prizes, awards, publications, performances, exhibitions, enterprises and excellence in professional endeavours.
Leadership – applicants should demonstrate leadership experience or potential. This can come from their studies, professional environments and/or the community.
Citizenship – a clearly identified career pathway that evidences applicant’s ability to contribute to Australia and a clear career trajectory that demonstrates the benefit to society. This includes a well-developed case for choosing a university relevant to the proposed area of study.
3 references are required. Referees should be senior people who can speak to the applicant’s leadership capabilities, whether they be academic, professional or personal.
All applications must be submitted online via the John Monash Foundation website
For enquiries, please email the John Monash Foundation
When will I know the outcome?
All applicants should expect to hear if they are being progressed to the state interview round on (approximately) the 15th of August. This notification will be by email.
What are the benefits?
A stipend of AU$75,000 per year for each year of study (up to a maximum of 3 years)
The following world class universities offer partial or full fee waivers to John Monash Scholars, for certain degree types: King’s College London (UK), Cranfield University (UK), IE University Madrid (Spain) and The University of Groningen (The Netherlands)