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Residential College Scholarships

We want Trinity College to be accessible to all students, regardless of their background. That's why we offer some of the most comprehensive scholarships in the country. 

Click here to download the Residential College scholarship application form Important: this form must be submitted after making an application to Trinity College

General Scholarships

These scholarships enable students from a variety of backgrounds, regardless of their financial means, to study at Trinity College and the University of Melbourne.

Support is offered to students of diverse backgrounds including:

  • those from a regional or remote location
  • those experiencing financial hardship
  • those who identify as Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander
  • those who attended government, independent or religious based schools
  • children of Anglican clergy.

Eligibility

  • You must be accepted to study at the University of Melbourne or the University of Divinity.
  • You must undertake your course as a full-time student.
  • You must be an Australian/domestic citizen or international student.
  • You must be a new student intending to study at the University of Melbourne or the University of Divinity, or be a current student of the Residential College at Trinity.

Criteria
Selection will be based on all-round talent and will take into account some or all of the following:

  • the talent you can bring to Trinity College
  • a demonstrated history of high-level involvement in your school, your community and/or sport.

Value and duration

  • Residential scholarships vary depending on individual circumstance, but range from $5000 to $30,000+ 
  • One year (with the option to re-apply in following years)

Special conditions
Residential College scholarship holders are expected to:

  • maintain a high standard of achievement in the areas of endeavour for which the scholarship was awarded
  • contribute positively and enthusiastically to college life.

Enquiries
Contact admissions@trinity.unimelb.edu.au

Rural and Regional Scholarships

Trinity College awards a range of scholarships to enable students from rural or regional locations to study at Trinity College and the University of Melbourne.

Eligibility

To be eligible for this scholarship, you need to:

  • be admitted as a resident at Trinity College
  • be from a rural or regional location
  • be enrolled at the University of Melbourne
  • undertake your course as a full-time student
  • be an Australian/domestic student or international student.

Criteria
Applicants must demonstrate an intent to make a positive contribution to the Trinity College community.

Value and duration
College fee remission is determined on an individual basis, with a value of $5000 to $30,000+ for one year (with the option to re-apply in following years)

Special conditions
Residential College scholarship holders are expected to:

  • maintain a high standard of achievement in the areas of endeavour for which the scholarship was awarded
  • contribute positively and enthusiastically to college life.

Enquiries
Contact admissions@trinity.unimelb.edu.au

 

'I am eternally grateful for the incredibly generous scholarship I received at Trinity as it has allowed me to not only focus on my university studies, but also involve myself in many other life-changing volunteering opportunities without having to stress about financial burdens.' – Ruth Tangbau, 2019 scholarship recipient