Postgraduate Excellence Scholarships

Do you have an excellent academic record? Apply for a Postgraduate Excellence Scholarship and receive a 20% discount on your postgraduate course fees.

La Trobe values academic excellence. If you're thinking about applying for a full fee paying place in postgraduate study at La Trobe, consider also applying for our Postgraduate Excellence Scholarship. You'll get a 20% discount on your course fees for your entire degree. 

The Postgraduate Excellence Award is available for selected postgraduate courses at any La Trobe campus. You'll need to meet course prerequisites and have a weighted average mark (WAM) of 70% or equivalent work experience. To apply for this award in our Juris Doctor program you'll need a WAM of 75. Conditions apply.

How to apply

It's easy to apply: simply complete your course application and we will assess your eligibility. If you are eligible for an excellence scholarship we will send you an offer letter containing detailed terms and conditions plus information about how to accept. 

Scholarships are limited – apply now!

Any questions? Contact us and we can help.
Still unsure? Book a one-on-one consultation with a postgraduate course specialist to find out more.

Terms and conditions

Local Students

La Trobe considers you a local student if you are:

  • a citizen of Australia, or
  • a New Zealand citizen, or
  • a humanitarian or other permanent visa holder.

If you are unsure please contact us on 1300 135 045 or (+61 3) 9627 4805

  1. This scholarship is available for both full-time and part-time study and applies only to full-fee places. It will remain valid if you take an approved leave of absence and return to study.
  2. This scholarship is not transferable across courses and only applies to your current offer. 
  3. This scholarship will not be valid if you defer the intake of your course and will cease to be valid if you withdraw from your course after the census date (in which case, you would be liable for the full debt for the teaching period in which you withdrew). 
  4. This scholarship will not apply to tuition fees for a subject that is withdrawn after the census date. In this case, you will be liable for the full debt of the subjects withdrawn late. 
  5. Commencing students at La Trobe University are eligible to receive only one scholarship. In the instance where you have been offered more than one scholarship, the scholarship of greater value will be applied. 
  6. There are limited scholarships available and they are awarded on a first-come, first-served basis.

International students 

  1.  This scholarship is not transferable across courses and only applies to your current offer.
  2. This scholarship will remain valid if you take an approved leave of absence and return to study. 
  3. This scholarship will not be valid if you defer the intake of your course and will cease to be valid if you withdraw from your course after the census date (in which case you would be liable for the full debt for the teaching period in which you withdrew). 
  4. This scholarship will not apply to tuition fees for a subject from which you withdraw after the census date. In this case, you will be liable for the full debt of the subjects withdrawn late. Commencing students at La Trobe University are eligible to only receive one scholarship. 
  5. In the instance where you have been offered more than one scholarship, the scholarship of greater value will be applied. 
  6. There are limited scholarships available and they are awarded on a first-come, first-served basis.