Melbourne Access Scholarships
These scholarships are available to commencing undergraduate students who gained admission to the University while having experienced difficult circumstances that impacted on their Year 12 result.
No application is required. You will be automatically considered for this award.
Full benefit details
Australian / domestic student
up to $15,000
Applicable study areas
All study areas
Number of scholarships awarded
What are the benefits?
An allowance of $5,000 per year (paid in half-yearly instalments) for up to three years.
Ten high-achieving students will also receive a HECS Student Contribution exemption for the duration of their undergraduate degree course (excluding Honours degrees).
The duration these scholarship will be extended with one year if you enrol in a Bachelor (Extended) course and/or a concurrent diploma at the same time as their Bachelor degree course at the University of Melbourne.
Accommodation Close to Campus
If you live in rural or regional Victoria or outside Victoria, then you are eligible for priority placement in the Melbourne Accommodation Program. To support your transition to Melbourne, the University can accommodate you in one of our residential halls or partner-provided facilities close to the Parkville Campus. The offer does not include the cost of the accommodation. Places are limited so apply early to avoid disappointment.
To register and for more details, refer to the Melbourne Accommodation Program website
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.