Rao Family Bursary

This scholarship was established with a donation from Australia India Social and Charitable Ventures Limited through the Australia India Institute. It is offered to students in financial need, with preference given to students who hold Indian citizenship.

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 - $3,000

Applicable study areas

All study areas

Number of scholarships awarded

Approximately 15

  • Eligibility & selection criteria


    To be eligible for this scholarship, you must:

    • be enrolled in a coursework or research course at the University of Melbourne
    • provide evidence of financial need

    Selection criteria

    This scholarship is offered to eligible candidates with the highest overall level of financial need, taking into consideration other forms of assistance received by the candidates. Preference is given to students who hold Indian citizenship.


    • You must be enrolled in a course at the University of Melbourne
    • You must provide a brief report on the benefits of the scholarship and give permission for the University to provide the report, your name and course details to the donor
    • This scholarship cannot be deferred to the following year
  • Application process

    If you have submitted an application for the Student Grants then you will be automatically considered for this scholarship.

  • When will I know the outcome?

  • Variations of this award

    See also: Student Grants

What are the benefits?

A single payment between $1,000 and $3,000

Students in need of immediate financial assistance should contact University Financial Aid team for advice, loans and grants.

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