Chancellor’s Scholars Program

You've worked hard for it, you deserve the rewards!

If you’re a high-achieving student, our Chancellor’s Scholars Program is for you. The Program, which had its first intake in 2012, gives you a guaranteed place in a graduate degree*, and you’ll also enjoy a wide range of other exciting benefits.

*Subject to meeting prerequisites for the graduate course

Degrees available

The Chancellor's Scholars Program is available to high-achieving students enrolled in the following undergraduate degrees:

What's in it for me?

  • Scholarship

    Domestic students: You will receive a Melbourne National Scholarship, valued up to approximately $40,500 (depending on your undergraduate degree).

    International students: You will be eligible for consideration for scholarships ranging from full fee remission to $10,000 fee remission.

  • Melbourne Global Scholars Award

    You will be awarded a grant of up to $2500 to support an approved period of study overseas on exchange or study abroad during your undergraduate degree.

    Subject to exchange availability. You must achieve a 65% grade point average during your undergraduate university studies to qualify.

  • Graduate study degree guarantee

    You’ll begin your bachelors degree with the security of knowing a graduate place is reserved for you when you complete your undergraduate study.

    More information

  • Eligibility and applications

"It is an incredible opportunity."

"My acceptance into the Chancellor’s Scholars Program recognises the effort I put into my studies and reduces the financial burden on my family. More importantly, it is an incredible opportunity to meet other high-achieving students and participate in exclusive events and opportunities. I am looking forward to meeting business leaders, learning from mentors, getting career advice and going on exchange."

Sarah Ka Yee Lee
Bachelor of Commerce
Chancellor's Scholars Program

"It is an incredible opportunity."

Sarah Ka Yee Lee
Bachelor of Commerce
Chancellor's Scholars Program

"It allowed me to realise my life-long dream of studying at the University of Melbourne."

"The Chancellor’s Scholars Program has allowed me to realise my life-long dream of studying at the University of Melbourne. Without the National Scholarship, I would not have been able to move interstate and support myself throughout my degree."

Sanlin Fisher
Bachelor of Biomedicine
Chancellor's Scholars Program

"It allowed me to realise my life-long dream of studying at the University of Melbourne."

Sanlin Fisher
Bachelor of Biomedicine
Chancellor's Scholars Program