Programs for high achievers

At the University of Melbourne, we recognise outstanding achievement in academic, sporting and artistic ability, and encourage high achievers through a number of special programs and entry pathways.

Through our programs and scholarships, you'll gain access to our world-class degrees, educators, facilities and support; helping you achieve your goals and academic potential, no matter the circumstances.

Kwong Lee Dow Young Scholars

For Victorian (and select NSW/SA) Year 11-12 students, the Kwong Lee Dow Young Scholars Program is an engagement program designed to support high-achieving students with academic enrichment and guidance with the transition from high school to university.

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University of Melbourne Extension Program

Our Extension Program allows high achieving Year 12 students to complete university subjects while still at school, and the chance to earn an ATAR contribution.

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Aspiring Scholars

For interstate and NZ Year 12 students, Aspiring Scholars is a community-focused program that brings together ambitious students interested in studying at Melbourne.

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