Undergraduate

Melbourne Chancellor’s Scholarship

3 years (part-time study options available)
Parkville campus
Available to Domestic and International students
Semester 1 entry

The Melbourne Chancellor’s Scholarship is an exciting opportunity for very high-achieving students. As a Chancellor's Scholar, you will be guaranteed a place in the graduate program of your choice at Melbourne.

We hope the program will further broaden your horizons and allow you to fully embrace the challenges and excitement of undergraduate study at the University of Melbourne.

Degrees available

The Melbourne Chancellor’s Scholarship is available alongside the following undergraduate degrees at Melbourne:

  • Bachelor of Arts
  • Bachelor of Biomedicine
  • Bachelor of Commerce
  • Bachelor of Design
  • Bachelor of Music
  • Bachelor of Science

Benefits of the Melbourne Chancellor’s Scholarship

Domestic students:

  • HECS Student Contribution exemption for the full duration of a Commonwealth Supported Place in a Bachelor degree course and a concurrent Diploma course
  • Living allowance for the standard full-time duration of the Bachelor degree course and concurrent Diploma course with a value of:
    • $5,000 per year for students who studied in Victoria
    • $10,000 per year for students who studied outside Victoria
  • Melbourne Global Scholars Award of up to $2,500 for an approved period of overseas study as an Exchange or Study Abroad student
  • Guaranteed Commonwealth Supported Place in one of the professional master degrees for students who meet the prerequisite course and entry requirements for the master degree

Students who live in rural or regional Victoria or outside Victoria are eligible for New to Melbourne Accommodation. To support your transition to Melbourne, the University will reserve a place in a residential facility close to the Parkville Campus for the first year of your studies. The offer does not include the cost of the accommodation. Places are limited so apply early to avoid disappointment.

International students:

  • A 50% tuition fee remission for the standard full-time duration of a Bachelor degree course
  • Melbourne Global Scholars Award of up to $2,500 for an approved period of overseas study as an Exchange or Study Abroad student
  • Guaranteed International Full Fee place in one of the professional master degrees for students who meet the prerequisite course and entry requirements for the master degree

Selection criteria:

  • You must complete an Australian Year 12 or the International Baccalaureate (IB) in Australia, or 
  • Be an Australian citizen and have completed Australian Year 12 or the IB outside Australia 
  • You must either enrol immediately or be granted a deferral in the year following Year 12
  • Have applied for a University of Melbourne course for commencement in the year following completion of Year 12 or IB via VTAC,
  • Have achieved an ATAR of:
    • At least 99.90 for students with a VTAC preference for a University of Melbourne bachelors degree
    • At least 99.85 and an audition score of A+ for students with a VTAC preference for the University of Melbourne Bachelor of Music
    • At least 90.00 for students of Indigenous Australian descent*
  • Not have undertaken any tertiary studies (excluding extension studies completed as part of a Year 12 program); and
  • Satisfy the prerequisites for your nominated course

* The status of Indigenous Australians must be confirmed by the Murrup Barak Melbourne Institute for Indigenous Development.

Entry requirements for the Melbourne Chancellor’s Scholarship

Clearly-in Rank 2017
99.90 Guide only

The Clearly-in Rank is the lowest score at which students were granted entry in 2017. i

The Clearly-in Rank should be used as a guide for entry. It is not set in advance and may vary from year to year. The Clearly-in Rank is determined by the number of places available, the number of applicants listing the course as a preference and the academic achievement of those applicants.

Minimum ATAR 2018
99.90 Guide only i

You must achieve the minimum ATAR (if indicated) to be considered for entry to this degree. The Clearly-in Rank may be above the Minimum ATAR, depending on the demand for the course and the number of places available.

Prerequisites

See the Degrees available and Selection criteria

Fees

All domestic undergraduate students enrol in a Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP), which is subsidised by the Australian Government. Students pay a contribution amount that is determined by the Australian Government, based on the subjects undertaken. More details on fees and student contribution amounts.

Credit/Advanced standing

If you have completed post-secondary study, you may be eligible for credit/advanced standing towards your studies at the University. Find out more

Pathway options

About the guaranteed place in the graduate program of your choice

No minimum GPA is required in your undergraduate degree. However, you may be required to meet course prerequisites and other requirements for specific courses, such as an interview.

Note that some exclusions and conditions apply.

Applicable courses