University Scholarships

Semester 2 Access Scholarship applications will open for all coursework students on Monday 13 May 2024. Gather your supporting documents now.

Scholarships currently available

We provide over 3000 payments per year

Our access and excellence scholarships and bursaries support eligible current and future students to help them realise their full academic potential

More than $4M provided per year

We support students who may experience financial difficulties, personal hardships or come from underrepresented backgrounds

100s of different opportunities

There's a wide range of scholarships and bursaries available to suit students with different backgrounds and needs

Access and Equity Scholarships

If your application is successful, we'll match you to the scholarship or bursary that best fits your circumstances based on your eligibility.

Vice Chancellor's Excellence Scholarship

No application needed. We offer these scholarships based on academic achievement to students commencing their undergraduate studies in Semester 1 each year. Your eligibility will be assessed when you apply to La Trobe and you'll receive an email if you are a recipient.

Helpful resources

Advice and information for applicants

Advice and information for applicants

Find helpful tips and document requirements to ensure your application is the best it can be.

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Information for current scholarship holders

Information for current scholarship holders

Essential information for scholarship recipients including details about your payments.

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Frequently asked questions

Frequently asked questions

Common questions and answers for applicants and scholarship holders.

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The scholarship really helped alleviate some of the financial stress around transport and the technology needed for studies.

It was a security net.

Especially being a student balancing work life and studying.

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There are other scholarship opportunities that you can apply for including: graduate research scholarships, international student scholarships, Postgraduate Coursework Excellence Scholarships as well as external scholarships.

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Graduate Research Students

Graduate Research Students

For PhD, Professional Doctorate and Masters by research current or future candidates (domestic and international).

Graduate Research School

International Students

International Students

For international students studying at any level.

International Scholarships

Future and current donors

Future and current donors

Information about how your donation supports La Trobe students.