MRS Queer Leadership scholarship

  • Master, Bachelor
  • Up to
  • 31 January 2023

Monash Residential Services (MRS) on campus accommodation represents a diverse and inclusive community and residents represent cultures, religion, race and beliefs from all over the world. MRS is committed to maintaining LGBTIQA+ inclusivity within these diverse communities that house over 3000 residents. This scholarship will serve as a pathway to provide students of diverse genders and sexualities the capability to afford accommodation on campus at MRS, in a community that is accepting and respectful of their diversity.

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You must meet the following criteria: • Enrolled or intending to enrol full-time in an undergraduate or postgraduate degree at a Monash campus in Australia. • Be intending to reside at MRS or a current resident with MRS. You must apply directly to Monash Residential Services (MRS) for on-campus accommodation. • Identifies as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex or queer* (LGBTIQA+). • Shortlisted applicants will be interviewed. Selection criteria • Based on academic achievement and interview performance, demonstrating: • Commitment to promoting awareness and understanding of issues that may affect people of diverse genders and sexualities. • Confidence about sharing that knowledge in order to make a difference. To retain this scholarship: • Dependent upon your ongoing participation in LGBTIQA+ inclusion activities at MRS. • Recipients must maintain full-time enrolment. • Recipients must maintain a Weighted Average Mark of 70 (credit average) each semester. • Recipients must remain in residency with Monash Residential Services and not be in breach of any current Monash Residential Services Conditions of Residency.

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• Full scholarship: $350 paid monthly by MRS as rental rebates over 10 months (February to November). • Half scholarship: $175 paid monthly by MRS as rental rebates over 10 months (February to November).


• Apply for the MRS Queer Leadership scholarship using this application form. Applications will be open from 1 December to 31 January. • This scholarship cannot be deferred. • Can be held with another accommodation scholarship provided the total amount does not exceed the cost of the rent.

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