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General Sir John Monash Scholarships

Key details

$65,000 per annum
Length of Support
3 years

About this scholarship


The John Monash Scholarships recognise excellence and leadership, and celebrate one of Australia's finest leaders: General Sir John Monash. Each year the Scholarships are awarded to outstanding Australian graduates to enable them to study for a Masters or Doctoral degree at the world's best universities. Successful applicants have shown excellence in their field, demonstrated leadership skills, and have a vision for how they can contribute to a better Australia.

What can you study

Your field of study is unlimited. For example, John Monash Scholars have included those studying, Clinical Medicine and Medical Research, Civil Law, Climate Change, Economic History, Engineering, Environmental Protection, Fine Arts, Genomics, Geophysics, Indigenous Affairs, Mathematics, Population Health, Public Policy, Statistics, Sustainability, Unmanned Aircraft Systems, and Veterinary Science to name only some of the fields of study. If you can clearly articulate how your study, your plan and your potential leadership in your field will be of direct benefit to Australia and the world, you should apply.

To be eligible to apply for a John Monash Scholarship you must:

  • Be an Australian Citizen;
  • Have completed or be about to complete an undergraduate degree from an Australian University, and;
  • Be planning to undertake postgraduate study at an overseas university commencing in the calendar year following the year of application and selection.

The Scholarships support any postgraduate degree however the Applicant must be able to argue the merits of the chosen course and institution.The John Monash Scholarships are not limited by age, gender, or academic field of study.

Value: AUD $65000 per year for a maximum of three years (up to AUD $195000)

Stage: Undergraduate, Postgraduate, Honours

Residency: Australian Citizen

Closes: 1 August

Selection Criteria

It's not about being a genius. John Monash Scholars are real people determined to make Australia and the world a better place. Of course, the more you can demonstrate prior achievement and potential development the better your chances of being awarded a scholarship - but there is much more to it than that. Those awarded a John Monash Scholarship have a plan - a plan that combines their field of study, their personal skills and their ambition into real solutions for real problems. They identify key issues and areas of potential high-value improvement. And, they don't just identify problems - they develop realistic, practical pathways to create solutions.

Further Information

Please visit: www.johnmonash.com


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