Kiaw Lim Memorial Award

The Kiaw Lim Memorial Award supports domestic students undertaking either Chinese or Indonesian language or cultural studies.

Applications open

2 Oct 2023

Last day for applications

3 Dec 2023
Learn more

Application type

Application required
How to apply

Benefit type

Bi-annual payment
Full benefit details

Citizenship requirements

Australian / domestic student

Total value

up to $10,000

Applicable study areas

Language, literature and cultural studies

Number of scholarships awarded


  • Eligibility & selection criteria


    To be eligible for this scholarship, you must:

    • be commencing the second year of the Bachelor of Arts degree;
    • studying either Chinese language or cultural studies and/or Indonesian language or cultural studies; and,
    • be experiencing disadvantaged circumstances.

    Selection criteria

    Eligible applicants will be assessed by a selection committee, with scholarships awarded to the student most disadvantaged in their academic work by financial need.

  • Application process

    Applicants must complete the online application form including the following:

    • a 500-word scholarship proposal addressing how the scholarship will benefit university studies, a demonstrated track record of academic excellence, and a commitment to academic success;
    • the University of Melbourne Student Financial Assessment form by 3 December 2023 with attached evidence of submission in your application form;
    • at least one academic reference;
    • current statement of results; and,
    • any other information to support the application that may assist the committee in making its decision.

    Submit a scholarship application now

What are the benefits?

A living allowance of approximately $5,000 per year for the remaining standard full-time duration of your course (two years).


Successful applicants are required to :

  • accept the award online within 21 days; and,
  • provide an annual report outlining the outcomes and benefits of the scholarship, particularly in relation to academic studies.


For any further enquiries:

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.