Melbourne International Undergraduate Scholarship

This scholarship is offered to international students undertaking undergraduate study at the University of Melbourne.

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

    Eligibility

    To be eligible for this scholarship, you need to:

    • have applied for an undergraduate degree, or
    • be a current student in an eligible undergraduate degree
    Commencing students
    • be a citizen of a country other than Australia and New Zealand and not a permanent resident of Australia;
    • have received an 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 93% in the best three subjects
      • Most Australian Foundation Studies: an overall result at least 98%
      • International Baccalaureate (IB): a score of at least 42
      • 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 95%
      • Vietnam High School: an overall score of at least 90
    • not have previously undertaken any tertiary studies (excluding extension studies completed as part of a year 12 program)

    Additional scholarships with a value of up to $10,000 will be available for students who have applied for the Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Commerce, Bachelor of Design or Bachelor of Science for commencement in 2022, and achieved an entry score equivalent to at least 80% at the University of Melbourne. The number of scholarships is limited and therefore the actual selection score may be higher.

    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.

    Current students

    Additional scholarships with a value of up to $10,000 will be available for current students who:

    • are re-enrolling for 2022 in the Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Commerce, Bachelor of Design or Bachelor of Science, and
    • have achieved a Weighted Average Mark (WAM) of at least 80  or, if they have completed less than 50 point at the end of 2021, a combination of their WAM and prior academic results.

    Eligible students will be automatically considered and offers will be made based on academic merit. The number of scholarships is limited and therefore the actual selection score may be higher.

    Selection criteria

    This scholarship and value are offered to eligible candidates based on academic merit and ranking according to prior academic results.

    Conditions

    This scholarship cannot be deferred to a later offer year or study period 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?

    Scholarship offers for commencing students are usually sent on a monthly basis.

    Scholarships offer for current students will be sent from January 2022 on a rolling basis when results for 2021 become available.

    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
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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.