John Renison Indigenous Scholarship

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Location: Melbourne, VICTORIA
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John Renison Indigenous Scholarship

Achieving Potential Scholarship for Excellence

The John Renison Indigenous Scholarship aims to support and encourage Indigenous Australian students to pursue undergraduate studies of their their choosing.

Total scholarship value

Up to $40,000

Number offered


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Bachelor of Engineering (Honours)


The financial support from my scholarship allows me to work less, focus more on my studies, and contribute through the Access Monash mentoring program. It has also connected me with a scholarship donor who worked in my field, and is now a great mentor to me as I work out where I want to end up and how to navigate the challenges of studying an Engineering degree.

Am I eligible?
You must be one of the following:
  • An Indigenous Australian

You must meet the following criteria:
  • Commencing or current student, enrolled in or intending to enrol in an undergraduate degree at a Monash campus in Australia.
  • From one or more of Monash University's defined educational disadvantage categories .

**To be eligible you must provide a Confirmation of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Heritage certificate or a certified Statutory Declaration form to the William Cooper Institute. This can be emailed to If you have any queries please contact the William Cooper Institute on 9905 9034.

  • $8,000 per annum (48 credit points of study) for the duration of your degree.
  • $14,000 towards accommodation for one year only.

Number offered

  • One scholarship available at any one time.

Selection criteria

  • Awarded based on need.

To retain this scholarship:

  • You must maintain a Weighted Average Mark (WAM) of 50 each semester.

How to apply

  • VTAC applicants - If you think you might be eligible for an equity scholarship, ensure that you apply for the Special Entry Access Scheme (SEAS) through VTAC between Monday 31 July (9am) and Friday 6 October (5pm) to be automatically considered.
  • For current Monash students, apply directly to Monash
  • This scholarship cannot be deferred.

Every scholarship may have a different application process – or none at all. Read the application details carefully and submit your application by the deadline. For more details, visit our scholarships application page .

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