Melbourne Graduate Access Bursary

Available to graduate coursework students who have experienced difficult circumstances that impacted on their tertiary studies.

Application type

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

Benefit type

General allowance
Full benefit details

Citizenship requirements

Australian / domestic student

Total value

up to $5,000

Applicable study areas

All study areas

Number of scholarships awarded

Up to 16

  • Eligibility & selection criteria


    To be eligible for this scholarship, you must:

    • be an Australian citizen or permanent resident, or a New Zealand citizen,
    • have applied for admission  and received an offer for a graduate course under Graduate Access Melbourne

    Selection criteria

    This scholarship is offered to students with the highest overall level of disadvantage within one or more Graduate Access Melbourne categories.


    This scholarship is subject to the Coursework Scholarships Terms and Conditions.

  • Application process

    Eligible Graduate Access Melbourne applicants are automatically considered for a Graduate Access Bursary.

  • When will I know the outcome?

    Successful candidates will be notified via email around the time of receiving a course offer.

What are the benefits?

This scholarship provides an allowance of $5,000 paid in two instalments in April and September.

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.