CHIP Foundation Scholarship

This scholarship was established by the CHIP Foundation, and is awarded to undergraduate students under the age of 17 who are experiencing difficult circumstances.

Application type

No application is required. You will be automatically considered for this award.

Benefit type

Single payment
Full benefit details

Citizenship requirements

Australian / domestic student

Total value

up to $5,000

Applicable study areas

All study areas

Number of scholarships awarded

Approximately 1

  • Eligibility & selection criteria


    To be eligible for this scholarship, you need to:

    • be an Australian citizen or permanent resident, or a New Zealand citizen
    • have completed Year 12 or International Baccalaureate in Australia
    • not have been awarded results for subjects undertaken as part of a degree course at a tertiary institution in Australia
    • have applied for a University of Melbourne undergraduate degree via VTAC Special Entry Access Scheme (SEAS) for commencement in the year following completion of Year 12 or International Baccalaureate
    • meet the entry requirements for the University of Melbourne course nominated in your VTAC application.
    • be 16 years or younger at the time of application

    Selection criteria

    Eligible candidates are selected on the basis of the information provided in their VTAC SEAS application, their Australian Tertiary Admission Rank (ATAR) and the specific purpose of each scholarship.

  • When will I know the outcome?

    The first scholarship offers are made a few days after the Victorian Year 12 ATAR are released in December. Further offers are made in January and February to students who have completed IB or Year Twelve outside Victoria.

  • Variations of this scholarship

    Recipients in their second or third year are eligible to participate in the Access Connections Mentoring Program, which partners students and alumni for a semester-long mentorship.

What are the benefits?

A one-off allowance of $5,000.

This scholarship can be held concurrently with another scholarship.

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