Melbourne International Undergraduate Scholarship

This scholarship is offered to high-achieving international students who completed secondary school outside Australia or foundation studies in Australia and are enrolling in undergraduate degree.

Application type

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

Benefit type

Fee remission
Full benefit details

Citizenship requirements

International student

Applicable study areas

All study areas

Number of scholarships awarded

Approximately 1000

  • "I am honoured to have received this scholarship from the University. It has not only been an immense financial help for my family, but it has also provided me with the ease of mind to pursue my Bachelor of Science to the best of my abilities. It truly means so much to me that I am following my passion at one of the most esteemed universities in the world on a scholarship."
    - Gautam Puri
  • Eligibility & selection criteria


    To be eligible for this scholarship, you must:

    • be a citizen of a country other than Australia and New Zealand and not a permanent resident of Australia;
    • have completed secondary school outside Australia or a foundation program in Australia
    • have received an unconditional offer for an undergraduate course at the University of Melbourne;
    • have  a secondary school result that places you in the top 3%, such as:
      • GCE A-levels: at least three A* grades with numerical grades and an average result of at least 97% in the best three subjects
      • Most Australian Foundation Studies: an overall result at least 98%
      • International Baccalaureate (IB): a score of at least 43 (must be completed at a secondary school outside of Australia)
      • US High School: a GPA of at least 3.9 in combination with a SAT of at least 1500 or a ACT of at least 31
      • Canada Secondary School: an overall score of at least 97%
      • India Secondary School (CBSE, ISCE or State Board Exam); an overall score of at least 98%
      • Vietnam High School: an overall Year 12 GPA of at least 9.7 or above
    • not have previously undertaken any tertiary studies (excluding extension studies completed as part of a year 12 program)

    For more information about undergraduate admissions entry requirements and eligibility for the Melbourne International Undergraduate Scholarships from your country and type of high school qualifications, please contact our Offshore Recruitment Team.

    Selection criteria

    This scholarship is offered with different benefits to students with the highest selection score based on prior academic results. Selection scores may vary between years and are decided at time of selection.


    This scholarship can be deferred to the following calendar year and is subject to the Coursework Scholarship Terms and Conditions.

  • Application process

    Students will be automatically considered for this scholarship.

  • When will I know the outcome?

    The indicative turn around times to receive an outcome is 2 - 3 weeks from when the student received an unconditional course offer.

    Unsuccessful candidates will not be notified.

What are the benefits?

This scholarship provides either a:

  • $10,000 tuition fee remission in the first year of an undergraduate degree
  • 50 per cent fee remission for the three year duration of an undergraduate degree, or
  • 100 per cent fee remission for the three year duration of an undergraduate degree

Ryan's experience

Ryan is an international student from Malaysia, studying a Bachelor of Science majoring in Electrical Systems. As a recipient of an International Undergraduate Scholarship, the financial support has meant he hasn't had to take a part-time job while studying.

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.