Melbourne International Undergraduate Scholarship

The University of Melbourne homepageThe International Undergraduate Scholarship is awarded to high achieving international students in recognition of their excellent academic results.

Application type

No application is required. You will be automatically considered for this award.

Benefit type

Fee remission
Full benefit details

Citizenship requirements

International student

Total value

up to $56,000

Applicable study areas

All study areas

Number of scholarships awarded

Approximately 50


  • “I am very grateful for having had the opportunities and scholarships to do research during my time at university. This has provided me with the opportunity to work with the many talented and inspiring researchers at Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, the Royal Melbourne Hospital, Vanderbilt University in the United States and the Centre for Eye Research Australia.”
    – Emma Chen
  • Eligibility & selection criteria


    To be eligible for this scholarship, you need to:

    • be a citizen of a country other than Australia and New Zealand and not a permanent resident of Australia;
    • have received an unconditional offer for an undergraduate course;
    • have achieved excellent final year school results, such as:
      • 4 A-grades in the GCE A Levels
      • overall 98% in an approved Foundation program
      • an International Baccalaureate (IB) score of 44; and
    • not have previously undertaken any tertiary studies (excluding extension studies completed as part of a year 12 program);

    Selection criteria

    Awarded on the basis of academic merit and allocated on a competitive basis subject to quotas by course and region.

    Scholarships have been awarded to students from countries such as Mexico, Singapore, Bangladesh, China, Mauritius, Sweden, Malaysia, USA and India.

  • When will I know the outcome?

    The $10,000 fee remission scholarships are offered throughout the academic year shortly after course offers are made.

    The 100% fee remission scholarships are usually offered in December-January.

    Successful candidates will be notified via email within two weeks of the monthly selection round being held.


The University awards around 30 scholarships with a $10,000 tuition fee remission in the first year of an undergraduate degree and around 10 scholarships with a 100% tuition fee remission for the normal full-time duration of an undergraduate degree.

Students who have accepted a $10,000 fee remission scholarship will also be considered for a 100% fee remission scholarship.

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