Melbourne Chancellor’s Scholarship

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

The Melbourne Chancellor’s Scholarship is awarded to talented undergraduate students in recognition of their outstanding academic achievement during their Australian Year 12 or International Baccalaureate (IB). You’ll receive a range of exciting benefits, including the Melbourne Global Scholars Award and a guaranteed place in a graduate degree*.

*Subject to meeting prerequisites for the graduate course

Degrees available

The Melbourne Chancellor’s Scholarship is available to high-achieving students enrolled in the following undergraduate degrees:

Benefits

  • Domestic students

    • HECS student contribution exemption for the full duration of a Commonwealth Supported Place in a bachelors degree course and a concurrent diploma course
    • Living allowance for the standard full-time duration of the bachelors degree course and concurrent diploma course with a value of:
      • $5000 per year for students who studied in Victoria
      • $10 000 per year for students who studied outside Victoria
    • Melbourne Global Scholars Award of up to $2500 for an approved period of overseas study as an Exchange or Study Abroad student
    • An accommodation place arranged by the University close to the Parkville campus in quality accommodation for the first year of study. The offer does not include the cost of accommodation.
    • Guaranteed Commonwealth Supported Place in one of the professional masters degrees for students who meet the prerequisite course and entry requirements for the masters degree. Some exclusions apply.Graduate course guarantess for Chancellor’s Scholars
  • International students

    • A 50 per cent tuition fee remission for the standard full-time duration of a bachelors degree course
    • Melbourne Global Scholars Award of up to $2500 for an approved period of overseas study as an Exchange or Study Abroad student
    • An accommodation place arranged by the University close to the Parkville campus in quality accommodation for the first year of study. The offer does not include the cost of accommodation.
    • Guaranteed International Full Fee place in one of the professional masters degrees for students who meet the prerequisite course and entry requirements for the masters degree. Some exclusions apply.Graduate course guarantess for Chancellor’s Scholars

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