International House Scholarships

Applications

Once you have applied for a residential place at International House, you can apply for an International House scholarship. There are scholarships available to both new and returning undergraduate students.

Unless otherwise noted, applications are made using the application form below.

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Scholarship applications for 2020 are now available.

List of scholarships for new undergraduate students

Scholarship Amount and durationEligibility
Dawn Wade Scholarship Full fee ($28,800 p.a.) for 3 years.
  • Australian citizen from a rural or regional location
  • Applied for the first year University of Melbourne Bachelor of Commerce through VTAC
  • Applied for a Special Entry Access Scheme (SEAS) via VTAC providing evidence of residence in a rural or regional area
  • Preference is given to students who have indicated on a SEAS application that they have experienced a disadvantaged financial background
  • Online application required.

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Clifford Family Scholarship (2 available) Half fee ($14,400 p.a.) for 3 years.
Commerce at International House Scholarship Full fee ($28,800) for 1 year.
  • Australian citizen
  • Applied for the first year University of Melbourne Bachelor of Commerce through VTAC
  • Applied for a Special Entry Access Scheme (SEAS) via VTAC providing evidence of residence in a rural or regional area
  • Preference is given to students who have also indicated on the SEAS application they have experienced a disadvantaged financial background
  • Online application required.

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Robert M Fels Rotary Club of Melbourne Half fee
($14,000) for 1 year
  • Australian citizen from rural or regional area or refugee background
  • At least two of:
    • Financial need
    • Consistently good academic achievement.
    • Significant contribution to community

Richard Cullen and SK Chan Scholarship

(2 available)

$5000 (one off bursary)
  • Chinese citizen
  • Preferred female
  • At least two of:
    • Financial need
    • Consistently good academic achievement.
    • Significant contribution to community
Mavis Jackson Academic Potential Entrance Scholarship Quarter fee ($7,500)
for 1 year.
  • International student, and
  • Applicant with the highest academic result from their final year of secondary education.
Weickhardt Academic Potential Entrance Scholarship Quarter fee ($7500)
for 1 year.
  • Australian student, and
  • Applicant with the highest academic result from their final year of secondary education.
1964 Alumni Scholarship $4,000 (one-off bursary)
  • Australian citizen from rural or regional Victoria
  • Applied for the Special Entry Access Scheme (SEAS) via VTAC providing evidence of residence in a rural or regional area, and
  • Preference is given to students who have also indicated on their SEAS application that they have experienced a disadvantaged financial background.*
Frank and Valarie Larkins Scholarship Quarter fee ($7,500)
for 1 year.
  • Australian citizen from rural or regional area
  • At least two of:
    • Financial need
    • Consistently good academic achievement.
    • Significant contribution to community
Donovan Johnson Scholarship Quarter fee ($7,500)
for 1 year.
  • International students
  • Financial need
  • Consistently good academic achievement.
SEAVIC Lodge No.8 Freemasons International House Bursary $5,000 p.a. for 3 years.
  • Malaysian student, and
  • Demonstrable financial need

*Although not a primary criterion, the selection committee may consider applicants’ final high school results when selecting for this scholarship.

List of scholarships for returning undergraduate students

Scholarship Amount and durationEligibility

Andrew Lee Scholarship

(2 available)

Half fee
($14,400) for 1 year
  • International student (preferably from Hong Kong)
  • At least two of:
    • Financial need
    • Consistently good academic achievement.
    • Significant contribution to the House
Weickhardt Academic Excellent Scholarship $7500
  • Australian student or international student
  • Top academic performer over both semesters
Sundarson Scholarship $7500
  • Australian student or international student at the University of Melbourne
  • Consistently excellent academic performance
  • Significant contribution to the House
Peter Cole Scholarship $7500
  • Australian student
  • At least two of:
    • Financial need
    • Consistently good academic achievement.
    • Significant contribution to the House

Mavis Jackson Scholarship

$5000 
  • Australian student or international student
  • Second top academic performer over both semesters

Donovan Johnson Scholarship

(4 available)

$2500
  • International student
  • Consistently excellent academic performance
  • Financial need
1964 Alumni Scholarship $4000
  • Australian student
  • At least two of:
    • Financial need
    • Consistently good academic achievement.
    • Significant contribution to the House
Rotary Club of Malvern $1000
  • Australian student
  • At least two of:
    • Financial need
    • Consistently good academic achievement.
    • Significant contribution to the House
Vi Peterson Scholarship $1000
  • Australian student or international student
  • At least two of:
    • Financial need
    • Consistently good academic achievement.
    • Significant contribution to the House
Global Citizenship Award $5000
  • Australian student or international student
  • Undergraduate or graduate student
  • Spend a period of at least one month contributing to a humanitarian aid project, for the benefit of the citizens of an under-developed region.

TASC Award

(2 available)

$2000
  • Australian student or international student
  • Undergraduate or graduate student
  • Spend a period of at least 2 - 3 weeks working at the Mechai Pattana Bamboo School in Thailand