The August 2017 deadline has now passed. This entry will be updated as soon as details of the next round of funding are announced

The John Monash Scholarships recognise excellence and leadership, and celebrate one of Australia’s finest leaders: General Sir John Monash. Each year the Scholarships are awarded to outstanding Australian graduates to enable them to study for a Masters or Doctoral degree at the world’s best universities. Successful applicants have shown excellence in their field, demonstrated leadership skills, and have a vision for how they can contribute to a better Australia.

The Scholarships support any postgraduate degree however the applicant must be able to argue the merits of the chosen course and institution. Applications open May 1 and close August 1

Between 15 and 20 postgraduate Scholarships are available, depending on the quality of the candidates, each valued at AUD $70,000 per year for a maximum of three years (up to AUD $210,000 ).

To be eligible to apply for a John Monash Scholarship you must:
1.Be an Australian Citizen;
2.Have completed or be about to complete an undergraduate degree from an Australian University, and;
3.Be planning to undertake postgraduate study at an overseas university commencing in the calendar year following the year of application and selection.
The Scholarships support any postgraduate degree however the Applicant must be able to argue the merits of the chosen course and institution.
The John Monash Scholarships are not limited by age, gender, or academic field of study.

Administrative Contacts & How To Apply

Applicants must make their own applications and have offers confirmed for the Award to commence. Applicants are advised to seek arrangements with up to three universities, considered to be leaders in the particular field of study.
Applications should be made to the General Sir John Monash office address in the Australian State or Territory where the applicant resides, or where they undertook their last education, if they are outside Australia.
Applicants should apply the year before commencing study. Applications should be sent by post, and original applications will not be accepted by email.
The General Sir John Monash Foundation
Level 1, Bennelong House
9 Queen Street
Australia 3000
Tel: (613) 9620 2428
[email protected]

Funding Notes

Australians only

Funding Information

Please see our website for how to apply:
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