The General Sir John Monash Awards

  • DeadlineDeadline: 14 July
  • All East Midlands, EnglandAll East Midlands, England


John Monash Scholarships recognise excellence and leadership, and celebrate one of Australia’s finest leaders: General Sir John Monash. Scholarships are awarded annually to outstanding Australian graduates to support them with post graduate study at the world’s best universities. Successful applicants have demonstrated excellence in their field, leadership potential, and a vision for how they can contribute to a better Australia.

The John Monash Scholarships are not limited by age, gender, academic field of study or choice of overseas university.

The first group of John Monash Scholars was selected in 2004, since then the alumni has grown to 202 Scholars and the John Monash Scholarship has become one of Australia’s most important postgraduate scholarship programme. The Foundation and Scholarships are proudly supported by the Australian Government, private sector organisations, universities and individuals.

What is it worth?

  • Annual stipend of AUD $70,000 per year for up to a maximum of 3 years (AUD $210,000) for postgraduate study (depending on the length of the degree at a full-time study load).
  • Support to travel to the location of your postgraduate study overseas from Australia.

The following world class universities offer partial fee waivers to John Monash Scholars, in addition to their Scholarship stipend:

  • Kings College London (KCL) is a leading teaching and research university based in the heart of London with a wide range of courses.
  • Cranfield University, UK offers a top MBA program and a range of Masters programs with a strength in defence and engineering
  • IE University in Madrid has a world-class business school, and offers outstanding Masters programs in law, human sciences and technology and architecture and design, all taught in English.

How to apply

  • 1st May – Online Applications Open
    The online application portal opens and applicants can register, open an application, edit, save and submit their application with supporting documents. It is highly recommended you open an application as early as possible to ensure you are able to submit your full completed application before the deadline.
  • 14th July 11.59pm AEST – Online Applications Close

Applications close and no further submissions can be made. Approximately 350 online applications are made each year. Applications are then reviewed and 100 candidates are shortlisted for First Round Interviews.

General Sir John Monash Foundation Campus

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