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MRS Residential Indigenous Leadership Pathway Scholarship



Total value up to $3,000

  • $3,000 payable as ten $300 monthly rebates (February to November) paid to your Monash Residential Services (MRS) account for one year only.
  • Half scholarships valued as $1,500 and payable as ten $150 rebates are also available.
  • If you receive the scholarship after February, you will receive the scholarship for the remainder of the residential year (ie from July-November) at the rate of $300 per month.

Number offered

  • Up to five scholarships will be offered in 2015, or equivalent half scholarships.


  • Demonstrated leadership qualities which may include public speaking experience and experience holding office-bearer positions on committees and clubs.
  • Evidence of significant active involvement within the Indigenous community
  • Capacity and willingness to act as an ambassador on behalf of Indigenous people at MRS events and activities throughout the year.


All conditions must be met

  • Indigenous Australian background
  • Commencing or continuing full-time student in an undergraduate or postgraduate degree at a Monash campus in Australia*
  • Intending to live at MRS

*Enabling students may also be eligible


  • You must remain a resident in MRS
  • You must maintain full-time enrolment and a pass average (50%) each semester.
  • You must not be in breach of any current MRS conditions of residency

Application and other information