Melbourne Principals' Scholarship

This scholarship is offered to Victorian Year 12 or International Baccalaureate students in recognition of their academic achievement and contribution to their school or wider community.

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

Total value

up to $5,000

Applicable study areas

All study areas

Number of scholarships awarded

Guaranteed to all eligible students

  • Eligibility & selection criteria

    Eligibility

    To be eligible for this scholarship, you need to:

    • be an Australian citizen or permanent resident, or a New Zealand citizen,
    • be undertaking Victorian Certificate of Education or International Baccalaureate in Victoria,
    • have applied for a University of Melbourne undergraduate course via VTAC for commencement in the year following completion of Victorian Certificate of Education or International Baccalaureate
    • be nominated by the Principal of your school as a student with an excellent academic record and a strong record of contribution to the school or wider community
    • not have previously undertaken any tertiary studies (excluding extension studies completed as part of a Year 12 program)

    Selection criteria

    This scholarship is offered to all eligible students.

    Conditions

    This scholarship is subject to the following conditions:

    • You must satisfy the course prerequisites and achieve the minimum ATAR  for the University of Melbourne course preference in your application
    • You must be enrolled in an undergraduate course at the University of Melbourne
    • You cannot hold both a Melbourne Principal's Scholarship and a Melbourne Chancellor's Scholarship
  • Application process

    Victorian school principals will be invited to nominate a candidate.

  • When will I know the outcome?

    Offers for this scholarship will be made after the VTAC Application closing date.

What are the benefits?

A one-off allowance of $5,000 paid in the first semester of enrolment.

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