Scholarship details

Study levels

Postgraduate and Research

Student type

Future students

Study area

All study areas


Australian or New Zealand

Application dates

Applications open
1 May 2020
Applications close
15 July 2020


To be eligible you must:

  • be an Australian citizen
  • have completed or be about to complete an undergraduate degree from an Australian university
  • be planning to undertake postgraduate study at an overseas university, starting in the calendar year after you apply for the scholarship
  • demonstrate outstanding intellect, leadership skills or potential, and a plan for a study and career pathway that will equip you to address an issue that will benefit Australia.

How to apply

Applications are now closed for the current intake. Applications for 2021 will open on 1 May 2020.

For full eligibility and application requirements, read the instructions for applicants on the General Sir John Monash Foundation website.

About the scholarship

The prestigious John Monash scholarships are awarded to outstanding graduates from Australian universities, who have demonstrated leadership skills, and have a vision for a better Australia. The scholarships enable them to undertake postgraduate study in support of that vision at the world's best universities. Scholarships are funded by the General Sir John Monash Foundation to celebrate one of Australia's finest leaders.

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