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MRS Residential Advisor Scholarship

Key details

Up to $4400 per annum
Offer Frequency

About this scholarship

This scholarship recognises the commitment to the residential community made by Resident Advisors, who live in Monash Residential Services (MRS).

Am I eligible?

You must be one of the following:

  • An Australian citizen
  • A New Zealand citizen
  • Australian permanent resident
  • Australian humanitarian visa holder
  • An International student

You must meet the following criteria:

  • A current full-time undergraduate or graduate student enrolled at a Monash campus in Australia.
  • Appointed a Resident Advisor with MRS.
  • Minimum of a pass grade average (50%) in the previous academic year.


  • Half scholarship: $220 (2018 rate) paid monthly by MRS as rental rebates over 10 months (February to November).
  • Three-quarter scholarship: $330 (2018 rate) paid monthly by MRS as rental rebates over 10 months (February to November).
  • Full scholarship: $440 (2018 rate) paid monthly by MRS as rental rebates over 10 months (February to November).

Number offered

  • Varies depending on the number of residents.

Selection criteria

  • Based on an interview process conducted by the college head and/or MRS manager.
  • Successful applicants demonstrate a combination of academic achievement, leadership skills, good communication skills, maturity, enthusiasm, initiative, extra-curricular interests, participation and career interests.

Research students' position on the Faculty's scholarship Order of Merit list as determined by the Pro Vice-Chancellor (Research and Research Training) will be considered.

To retain this scholarship:

  • Recipients must maintain full-time enrolment.
  • Recipients must maintain a pass grade average (50%).
  • Recipients must remain in residency with Monash Residential Services and not be in breach of any current Monash Residential Services conditions of residency.
  • Recipients must adhere to the MRS resident advisor guidelines.

How to apply

  • This scholarship cannot be deferred.
  • All applicants for the position of MRS Resident Advisor will be automatically assessed.

Every scholarship may have a different application process – or none at all. Read the application details carefully and submit your application by the deadline. For more details, visit our scholarships application page.


Eligible Degrees
  • Masters (Research)
  • Female
  • Male
Eligible Study Fields
Business & Management
Creative Arts
Engineering & Mathematics
Humanities, Arts & Social Sciences
IT & Computer Science
Law, Legal Studies & Justice
Medical & Health Sciences
Property & Built Environment
Teaching & Education