Faculty of Arts Exchange Enabling Scholarships

These scholarships, worth up to $5,000, provide funding to students in the Faculty who might not be able to consider an overseas experience because of financial constraints or those who could benefit from additional financial support to enhance their experience.

Application dates

Applications are currently closed

Application type

Application required
How to apply

Benefit type

Single payment
Full benefit details

Citizenship requirements

Australian / domestic student
International student

Total value

up to $5,000

Applicable study areas

Historical, philosophical, political and social studies; Language, literature and cultural studies

Number of scholarships awarded

At least 1

  • Eligibility & selection criteria


    To be eligible for this scholarship, you must:

    • have received approval to study overseas on study abroad or in a University of Melbourne subject with an overseas component; and
    • be experiencing social, educational or financial disadvantage, such as:
      • have a disadvantaged financial background
      • from a rural area or under-represented school
      • experiencing difficult circumstances
      • have a disability or medical condition; or
      • are an Indigenous Australian or Torres Strait Islander. The status of Indigenous Australians must be confirmed by the Murrup Barak Melbourne Institute for Indigenous Development.

    Selection criteria

    • Funding will be assessed and awarded on a needs basis. We will consider applicants under the categories of disability, low socio-economic status, Indigenous and Torres Strait Islander and/or difficult personal circumstance. Applicants are required to provide supporting documentation that attests to the disadvantage experienced, such as Centerlink statements or medical certificates.
  • Application process

    Apply Online

  • When will I know the outcome?

    All applicants will be notified of the outcome by email. Please check your university email account regularly.

What are the benefits?

Up to $5,000



For complete listings of faculty-specific scholarships, please see individual faculty websites.

The information listed here is subject to change without notice. Where we have listed information about jointly run scholarships programs, please also see our partners' websites. Information describing the number and value of scholarships awarded is indicative.