Melbourne Chancellor’s Scholarship

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

The Melbourne Chancellor’s Scholarship is an exciting opportunity for very high-achieving students. As a Chancellor's Scholar, you will be guaranteed a place in the graduate program of your choice at Melbourne.

We hope the program will further broaden your horizons and allow you to fully embrace the challenges and excitement of undergraduate study at the University of Melbourne.

Degrees available

The Melbourne Chancellor’s Scholarship is available alongside the following undergraduate degrees at Melbourne:

Benefits

  • Domestic students

    • HECS Student Contribution exemption for the full duration of a Commonwealth Supported Place in a Bachelor degree course and a concurrent Diploma course
    • Living allowance for the standard full-time duration of the Bachelor degree course and concurrent Diploma course with a value of:
      • $5,000 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 $2,500 for an approved period of overseas study as an Exchange or Study Abroad student
    • Guaranteed Commonwealth Supported Place in one of the professional master degrees for students who meet the prerequisite course and entry requirements for the master degree

    Students who live in rural or regional Victoria or outside Victoria are eligible for New to Melbourne Accommodation. To support your transition to Melbourne, the University will reserve a place in a residential facility close to the Parkville Campus for the first year of your studies. The offer does not include the cost of the accommodation. Places are limited so apply early to avoid disappointment.

  • International students

      • A 50% tuition fee remission for the standard full-time duration of a Bachelor degree course
      • Melbourne Global Scholars Award of up to $2,500 for an approved period of overseas study as an Exchange or Study Abroad student
      • Guaranteed International Full Fee place in one of the professional master degrees for students who meet the prerequisite course and entry requirements for the master degree

Application

"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 Scholar

"It is an incredible opportunity."

Sarah Ka Yee Lee
Bachelor of Commerce
Chancellor's Scholar

"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 Scholar

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

Sanlin Fisher
Bachelor of Biomedicine
Chancellor's Scholar