Monash Indigenous Scholarship for Achievement and Equity

We reward talented Indigenous Australians who want to make change in the world. Whether you’re a commencing or current Monash student, or applying from another institution, you may be eligible for this scholarship.
  • $6,000 per annum(48 credit points of study), paid per year until the minimum points for your degree are completed.
  • An invitation to apply for a place in Monash Minds, a leadership program for first-year students.

Scholarship details

Value: $6,000 approx. total

Duration: Duration of the program

Availability: 5 scholarships offered

Application dates

Unknown - check with provider


This scholarship is for:

Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander applicants
Financial equity
Academic merit
Remote/rural students
High school leavers

Areas of study:

  • Any Area of Study

At Institution:

  • Monash University

Study level:

  • Undergraduate

Study Load:

  • Full Time
  • Part Time


  • ACT
  • NSW
  • NT
  • SA
  • QLD
  • TAS
  • VIC
  • WA

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must meet the following criteria:
  • An Australian citizen;
  • Intending to enrol in an undergraduate degree at Monash campus in Australia;
  • Current Year 12 or International Baccalaureate student in Australia, or
  • Current Monash student, or
  • Current student at another tertiary institution, or
  • Completed an undergraduate degree from any institution;
  • Of Indigenous Australian background;
  • To be eligible you must provide a Confirmation of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Heritage certificate or a certified Statutory Declaration form to the William Cooper Institute. This can be emailed to If you have any queries please contact the William Cooper Institute on 9902 4972.
Consideration is given if you are from one or more educational disadvantage groups:
  • Have a low income;
  • From a regional or remote area;
  • Have a disability or medical condition;
  • From a non-English speaking background;
  • Have experienced difficult circumstances;
  • From an underrepresented school;
  • From a low socioeconomic status (SES) area.




How to Apply

Please note: no application is required. All eligible students who apply for an undergraduate course through VTAC will be automatically assessed.

Further Information

Selection criteria:
Based on academic achievement and need;
Consideration is given to applicants who are from one or more of our defined educational disadvantage groups.

Preference will be given to commencing students.

To retain this scholarship:

You must maintain a minimum Weighted Average Mark of 50 each semester.