Monash University International Merit Scholarship for Degree Students in Australia

Application Period: 30 June 2023, for the second semester of 2023

Opportunity Description

Monash University International Merit Scholarship, with 31 undergraduate or postgraduate degree awards, is available for international students. The scholarships provide funding for students’ tuition fees and living allowances. Outstanding foreign students with high academic potential who are currently enrolled or have secured a study offer at Monash are eligible to apply.

Scholarship Brief Details

Application Period: 30 June 2023, for the second semester of 2023

Country: Australia

Number of Scholarships: 31

Study Level: Bachelor and Master

Duration: Varying

Study Mode: Full-Time

Study Programs: Different

Benefits of the Monash University International Merit Scholarship

The following benefits are available for the academic year 2023:

  • The scholarship value is $10,000 per year (total value equates to $50,000) and for the duration of students’ degrees toward covering tuition fees and allowance.
  • In addition, commencing undergraduate students will have the chance to apply for Monash Minds – a leadership program for first-year students.
  • To renew the scholarship, students must maintain at least an average percentage of 70 each semester.
  • Applicants should participate in at least three Marketing or Scholarship promotional activities to retain this scholarship.

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must satisfy the following requirements:

  • The applicant should be an international student.
  • Plan to enroll in an undergraduate or postgraduate degree at Monash University.
  • Newly starting students must have received a Monash offer for study.
  • Current students must have finished at least two semesters in Australia.
  • Current students must have completed two semesters of studying for the Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery (Honours) course, or the (MD) Medical Science and Doctor of Medicine course must have completed a minimum of four.
  • Applicants must meet the English language requirements for studying at Monash University.
  1. TOEFL iBT: 79
  2. IELTS: 6.5
  3. Cambridge English Test (CAE and CPE): 176

Selection Criteria for Monash University International Merit Scholarship

The selection process for these scholarships is highly competitive and based on academic excellence or achievements:

  • Current students should have gained at least an average mark of 85
  • The selection committee will consider the scholarship application statement of 500 words and their potential to be the Monash University ambassador.
  • Please note that preference goes to commencing students.

How to Apply?

Applicants can apply online by submitting a separate application form electronically.


  • Applicants should submit a separate application form for this scholarship.
  • Before applying, applicants should have received a complete unconditional Monash course offer.
  • It can be deferred within the same calendar year only.
  • Applicants do not need to submit supporting documentation with the application.

Apply Online

For further details about the scholarship and to help prepare for the application, please visit the official link on the university’s website.

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