Melbourne Mobility Awards

This scholarship provides assistance for students undertaking overseas study as part of their degree or diploma course.

Application type

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

Benefit type

Single payment
Full benefit details

Citizenship requirements

Australian / domestic student
International student

Total value

$1,000 - $2,500

Applicable study areas

All study areas

Number of scholarships awarded

Approximately 1250

  • Eligibility & selection criteria


    To be eligible for this scholarship, you need to:

    • be enrolled at the University of Melbourne in either an undergraduate degree or a graduate coursework degree
    • have received approval to study overseas as part of a University of Melbourne Exchange or Study Abroad program or a University of Melbourne subject with an overseas component
    • not have previously received a Melbourne Mobility Award or Melbourne Mobility Assistance Grant for overseas study that was part of your current course

    Selection criteria

    Candidates for the Melbourne Mobility Awards are selected on the basis of the specific purpose of the award and academic merit using the University of Melbourne’s Weighted Average Mark (WAM). Where the number of candidates exceeds the amount of funding available, the Awards will be given to students with the highest WAM.

    The following Undergraduate students are guaranteed one Melbourne Global Scholars Award:

    • Chancellor's Scholars
    • Kwong Lee Dow Young Scholars
    • students who entered the University between 2010- 2016 with an ATAR of at least 98
  • Application process

    Students who have applied to study overseas on Exchange are considered automatically for the Melbourne Mobility Awards.

    Students who intend to undertake Study Abroad or a Melbourne University overseas subject must submit a Mobility Registration and Travel Grant Application before commencement of their overseas study.

  • When will I know the outcome?

    You should receive an outcome by email within 4-5 weeks after your application for overseas study has been approved, if you are completing a University of Melbourne Overseas Subject.

    If you are completing Exchange or Study Abroad, you will receive an outcome 4-5 weeks after your overseas study has been approved by Global Mobility Programs.

    The Melbourne Mobility Awards are only paid after you have enrolled in the University of Melbourne subject for which the scholarship was awarded.

  • Variations of this scholarship

    Melbourne Global Scholars Award - Established by the University of Melbourne, this scholarship is available to high achieving students undertaking overseas study.

    Jamakepe & USA Foundation Scholarships - Established with a donation from the USA Education, Teaching and Training Foundation, these scholarships are available to students undertaking study in the United States of America.The Jamakepe is available to students undertaking a degree in the areas of Law, Arts or Business & Economics.

    Universitas 21 Award - Established by the University of Melbourne, this scholarship is available to students undertaking Exchange at a Universitas 21 partner institution (excluding McGill University). This award is available for students travelling in Semester 1 2018 only.

    You may also be eligible to apply for a Melbourne Mobility Assistance Grant which provides financial support to students undertaking study overseas.

What are the benefits?

A single payment of either:

  • $1,000 for overseas study of less than 12 weeks; or
  • $2,500 for the Capitol Hill Internship or overseas study of 12 weeks or more

The Universitas 21 Award provides a one-off payment of $1,000.

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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.