The University of Melbourne is offering the General Studies Scholarship for the year 2023, aimed at providing financial assistance to students from disadvantaged backgrounds who wish to pursue a Diploma degree in the field of General Studies. This scholarship aims to help students cover the initial costs associated with starting their university journey, including Student Services and Amenities Fees, books, discipline-specific equipment, and technological devices. The scholarship offers partial funding of up to $5,000.
To be eligible for this scholarship, applicants must meet the following criteria:
- Citizenship: Australian citizens, Australian Permanent Residents, or holders of a permanent Humanitarian Visa are eligible to apply.
- Course Entry Requirements: Candidates should fulfill the criteria for entry into the Diploma in General Studies program.
- Full-Time Enrollment: Students are required to enroll full-time in their course, unless they can provide valid documentary evidence explaining why they cannot enroll full-time.
- Course Continuation: Applicants must remain enrolled in the Diploma in General Studies until after the census date in each semester.
The scholarship recipients will be selected based on the following criteria:
- Financial Need: Candidates should demonstrate a genuine financial need for assistance.
- Rural Background: Preference may be given to students from rural areas.
- Indigenous Australian or Torres Strait Islander: Indigenous Australian or Torres Strait Islander students will also be considered as part of the selection process.
This scholarship is a valuable opportunity for Australian students facing financial challenges to access higher education and improve their future prospects. The University of Melbourne is committed to supporting talented individuals from diverse backgrounds in achieving their academic and career goals.
If you meet the eligibility criteria and wish to apply for the General Studies Scholarship, make sure to submit your application by the deadline of 6th August 2023. Don’t miss this chance to receive financial support for your educational journey! Apply now to take the first step towards a brighter future. Good luck!