At a glance

Available to: 
Current Student
Level of study: 
Postgraduate Coursework
Postgraduate Research
Australian citizens, Australian Permanent Residents and NZ citizens

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 abroad at the world's best universities, appropriate to their career paths. Successful applicants have outstanding academic records, demonstrated leadership skills, and have a vision for a better Australia.

Award value:
3 years
Applications open: 
1 May 2019
Applications close: 
14 July 2019
  • Eligibility

    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
In 2004, the first group of John Monash Scholars was selected; since then the alumni has grown to include 182 Scholars and the John Monash Scholarship has become Australia's most prestigious postgraduate scholarship programme. The Foundation and Scholarships are proudly supported by the Australian Government, private sector organisations, universities and individuals.