Our scholarships support you to succeed in your studies regardless of your circumstances.
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
Vice Chancellor's Access Scholarship
Submit one application and we’ll do the rest. If your application is successful, we'll match you to the scholarship or bursary that best fits your circumstances based on your eligibility. Applications for Semester 2, 2023 are now open.
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.
Advice and information for applicants
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Information for current scholarship holders
Essential information for scholarship recipients including details about your payments.
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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.
Graduate Research Students
For domestic PhD or Masters by Research current or future students.
Graduate Research School
For international students studying at any level.
Future and current donors
Information about how your donation supports La Trobe students.