Eligibility and applications


To be considered for this scholarship, you must:

  • Be one of the following:
    • a domestic or international student who completed an Australian Year 12 or the IB in Australia, or
    • an Australian citizen who completed an Australian Year 12 or the IB outside Australia
  • Have applied for a University of Melbourne undergraduate course via VTAC for commencement in the year following completion of an Australian Year 12 or IB. Eligible courses are Arts, Biomedicine, Commerce, Design, Music and Science.
  • Not have previously undertaken any tertiary studies (excluding extension studies completed as part of a Year 12 program).


The Melbourne Chancellorʼs Scholarship is awarded on the basis of merit and guaranteed to all students who satisfy the undergraduate course prerequisites and:

  • Achieve an ATAR (or notional ATAR) of at least 99.90, or
  • Intend to undertake the Bachelor of Music and achieve an ATAR (or notional ATAR) of at least 99.85 and achieve an audition score of A+, or
  • Are of Indigenous Australian descent and achieve an ATAR (or notional ATAR) of at least 90.00


To apply for the Melbourne Chancellor’s Scholarship, you should apply through VTAC using the following course codes. Eligible students who have applied for admission to the University via VTAC will be automatically considered for the Melbourne Chancellor’s Scholarship.

Course name VTAC code for a Commonwealth supported place VTAC code for an international fee place
Bachelor of Arts
(Melbourne Chancellor’s Scholarship)
3800539001 3800539003
Bachelor of Biomedicine
(Melbourne Chancellor’s Scholarship)
3800539011 3800539013
Bachelor of Commerce
(Melbourne Chancellor’s Scholarship)
3800539021 3800539023
Bachelor of Design
(Melbourne Chancellor’s Scholarship)



Bachelor of Environments^
(Melbourne Chancellor’s Scholarship)
^ No 2017 intake 
No 2017 intake No 2017 intake
Bachelor of Music
(Melbourne Chancellor’s Scholarship)
3800539041 3800539043
Bachelor of Science
(Melbourne Chancellor’s Scholarship)
3800539051 3800539053


The first offers are made a few days after the Victorian Year 12 ATAR results are released in December. Further offers are made in January and February to students who have completed IB or Year 12 outside Victoria. Scholarship offers do not represent an offer for admission to a University of Melbourne bachelors degree. Course offers are made separately through VTAC.

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^ No 2017 intake.