Top VCE students awarded Melbourne scholarships

December 13 / 126

Sixty-eight of Victoria’s highest achieving VCE students have accepted National Scholarships to study at Australia’s number one university, the University of Melbourne next year.

To be eligible for the scholarships students need to receive an ATAR or equivalent of 99.9 or above following the release of VCE results this morning.

University of Melbourne Vice-Chancellor Professor Glyn Davis congratulated the National Scholars on their success.

“The University is delighted to be able to give all these outstanding students the opportunity to study in a challenging academic environment. Their presence at Melbourne can only enrich our academic community.”

The Melbourne National Scholarship provides students with a HECS exempt Commonwealth Supported Place in one of the University’s undergraduate degrees and a $5000 annual allowance for the duration of their degree.

Recipients receive a guarantee of entry into the graduate course of their choice.

Scholars from interstate also receive a HECS exempt place as well as an annual allowance of $10,000 over the duration of the degree.

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