Student Engagement Grants

The Student Engagement Grants (SEG) program supports student-led initiatives that aim to implement constructive change in the local, national or international community. The program includes the Peter McPhee Student Awards.

Applications open

25 Mar 2019

Applications closed

21 Apr 2019

Application type

Application required
How to apply

Benefit type

Single payment
Full benefit details

Citizenship requirements

Australian / domestic student
International student

Total value

up to $5,000

Applicable study areas

All study areas

Number of scholarships awarded

Determined by the merit of applications.

  • Eligibility & selection criteria


    To be eligible for this scholarship, you need to:

    • be engaged in a project led by a current University of Melbourne student and able to complete the activity before the completion of your course
    • have provided completion reports (fully acquitted with no outstanding debts) for previously awarded Student Engagement Grants or Peter McPhee Student Awards.

    Selection criteria

    Eligibility applications will be ranked on criteria including:

    • Outcomes which address an important social, economic, environmental or cultural issue
    • Value to the community and the feasibility of timely completion and within budget
    • Benefit for the applicant(s) in terms of skills, knowledge and leadership development
    • Where there is more than one, applicants are representative of more than one faculty
    • Support of, and benefit to, any partner organisations
    • Interdisciplinary focus.

    See the Student Engagement Grants Program website for full details.

  • Application process

    Apply online via the Student Engagement Grants Program website.

What are the benefits?

A one-off payment of between $1000 and $5000.

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For complete listings of faculty-specific scholarships, please see individual faculty websites.

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.