John Monash support program
Applications are closed - next round 2022
The Sir John Monash Foundation was established in 2001 with an initial contribution from the Australian Federal Government together with further contributions from corporate and private sponsors and donors. Its purpose is to raise funds for, and to administer, Australia’s own postgraduate scholarships - the John Monash Scholarships - to foster leadership, expertise and international networks, as well as build Australia’s capabilities for the future.
The John Monash Scholarships are postgraduate scholarships awarded to outstanding Australians with leadership potential who wish to study overseas. The John Monash Scholarships are amongst the most important postgraduate scholarships currently available in Australia.
UON NOI forms due to Office of the Pro Vice-Chancellor Research and Innovation
Scholarship applications open
Saturday 1 May 2021
UON draft applications received by the Office of the Pro Vice-Chancellor Research and Innovation for review
Thursday 24 June 2021
Feedback provided to UON Applicants coordinated by Office of the
Thursday 8 July 2021
Scholarship applications close
Wednesday 14 July 2021, 11:59PM
Expert panels will review applications and recommend for interview by the State and Territory Selection Panels
Late July 2021
UON mock interview arranged by Office of the Pro Vice-Chancellor Research and Innovation in preparation for State / National interview panels as required
The National Selection Panel will interview candidates.
Winners of a John Monash Scholarship are informed by the CEO of the Foundation a few days after the final interviews, and are publicly announced at a ceremony in December.
Support for University of Newcastle candidates
The University of Newcastle will provide our applicants with a competitive edge when applying for a Sir John Monash Scholarship. The following steps have been established:
1. Application review and feedback
The Monash application review and feedback will be facilitated by the Office of the Pro Vice-Chancellor, Research and Innovation and will be conducted by University of Newcastle Executive.
2. Mock interview
Applicants that are successful to interview stage will be provided with mock interviews. Mock interviews will be facilitated by the Office of the Pro Vice-Chancellor, Research and Innovation.
University of Newcastle John Monash alumni
2017 - Ms Catherine Richards
2017 - Dr Truong Ton
2014 - Mr Kumaran Nathan
The University of Newcastle acknowledges the traditional custodians of the lands within our footprint areas: Awabakal, Darkinjung, Biripai, Worimi, Wonnarua, and Eora Nations. We also pay respect to the wisdom of our Elders past and present.