Melbourne Scholarships

Student Grants

Student Grants were established by various generous bequests and donations to assist students in financial need.

The University awards over 150 bursaries per year, including:

Maud Isabella Aird Scholarship, Aitchison Scholarship, Student Appeal Grant, University Appeal Grant, Donald Munro Armstrong Bursary, John Baird Bursary, James Barrett Grant, Tom Benson Bursary, Guy Bradshaw Scholarship, Bright Futures Grant, Cosby Stopford Campbell and Marshal Stopford Grant, John G Chrisp Law Bursary, Isaac Samuel Crawcour Bursary, Dr Gilbert M Davis Medical Scholarship, Dick Bursary, Wilson Dilworth Foundation Bursary, F. Gordon Elford Grant, Edwin Nonus Smith Scholarship, Hilda Gibbons Bursary, Glasson Williams Bursary, Graduate Grant, Margaret Harrap Foundation Bursary, Georgiana Elizabeth Moore Hesketh Scholarship, Melbourne Campus Fair Jewish Women's Scholarship, Hugh and Eugenie Johnston Scholarship, Lucy Knapp Bursary, Mabel Kent Scholarship, Donald Mackay Memorial Grant, Jean and Alan Mackenzie Bursaries, Walter and Muriel McConnan Scholarship, John and Betty McCreery Scholarship, T.E. and E.R. Moran Bursary, Nell Norris Grant, Oscar Adolf Oeser Grant, Madge O'Shanassy Bursary, Rupert Gordon Renton Grant, No. 1 Rest Home Voluntary Aid Bursary, Robertson Scholarship, Roma Bottomley Grant, Samuel Leon Bursary In Medicine, Saltau-Price Scholarship, Schubert Bursary, William George Sharp Bursary, Shelley Phillips Scholarship, Sheridan Family Student Assistance Grant, St. Vincent De Paul Grant, David Thompson Scholarship, Hilda Trevelyan Morrison Scholarship, William Henry Lord Bursary, Ernest and Letitia Wears Scholarship, and John and Olga Lawless Ziegler Scholarship.


Student Grants provide a one off payment varying from approx. $200 to $10,000.


To be considered for the grants, you must:

  • be enrolled at the University of Melbourne; and
  • provide evidence of financial need


You must submit an online Financial Aid Grant application by the closing date.


Eligible students are selected on the basis of financial need.


Successful applicants will be notified of the outcome of their applications via email in May

More information

If you have any further queries, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Next round

Opens: 1 January 2018
Closes: 5 March 2018

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