Commerce at International House

Thanks to the generosity of anonymous donors, the Commerce at International House Scholarship is available to students commencing the Bachelor of Commerce, who currently reside in rural or regional Victoria and who intend to live at International House in their first year of study.

Application dates

Applications are currently closed

Application type

Application required
How to apply

Benefit type

Rental assistance
Full benefit details

Citizenship requirements

Australian / domestic student

Total value

up to $28,000

Applicable study areas

Commerce, economics and management

Number of scholarships awarded

Approximately 1 in 2020

  • Eligibility & selection criteria


    To be eligible for this scholarship, you need to:

    • be an Australian citizen from rural or regional Victoria
    • have completed the final two years of school in a rural or regional secondary school, if you are a school leaver
    • apply to commence the Bachelor of Commerce through the Victorian Tertiary Admissions Centre (VTAC)
    • apply for a Special Entry Access Scheme (SEAS) via VTAC providing evidence of residence in a rural or regional area

    Selection criteria

    Preference is given to students who have also indicated on their SEAS application that they have experienced financial disadvantage.

    Selection is based on academic merit, location of secondary school attended, the documented disadvantage associated with your SEAS application and information provided by VTAC at the time of selection.

    The selection committee will not have access to change of course preference information.

  • Application process
    • Students must apply online to International House.
    • Students must also apply online to the Faculty, providing additional information in order to assist International House to assess your application for accommodation.
  • When will I know the outcome?

    The successful candidate will be contacted and may be invited to attend an interview at International House prior to accepting the award.

What are the benefits?

Financial assistance for residency at International House for the first year of the Bachelor of Commerce valued at $28,000.

Recipients of the scholarship will automatically be admitted into the Abernethy Scholars Program. This program provides unique opportunities such as guaranteed access to the Faculty’s Career Mentoring Program, invitations to a variety of leadership events hosted by the Faculty and an academic mentoring opportunity with Professor Margaret Abernethy, Sir Douglas Copland Chair of Commerce and former Dean of the Faculty of Business and Economics.

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