Awards and scholarships

Application-based awards and scholarships

Automatic awards and scholarships

The following awards are automatically allocated to students based upon satisfaction of the relevant criteria.

TitleDetailsDiscipline Study levelAvailability
AECOM Australia Prize for Urban Design and Landscape Architecture
  • Awarded for excellence in Landscape Studio 3: Urban Open Space.
  • The award will be recognised on the winner's transcript.

Landscape Architecture or Urban Design

Undergraduate Awarded annually
Anthony Auh Chew Kang Master of Architecture Scholarship
  • To an Australian citizen who is in financial need and enrolled or enrolling full-time in the first year of a Master of Architecture degree.
  • The scholarship provides a payment of $10,000 per year.
Architecture Graduate Coursework Awarded after completion of previous award (every 2-3 years)
Architect Michael Kaufman Scholarships
  • Awarded to high achieving students entering the Master of Architecture programs and based on academic merit.
  • The award amount is calculated each year based on the annual income of the philanthropic gift.
Architecture Graduate Coursework Awarded annually
Australian Institute of Building Prize
  • Awarded for outstanding performance in the Bachelor of Design Construction Major.
  • The award will be recognised on the winner's transcript. The winner will also receive an AIB medal.
Construction Undergraduate Awarded annually
Australian Property Institute Undergraduate Student Award
  • Awarded for outstanding performance in the Bachelor of Design Property Major.
  • The award provides a number of benefits such as AIP membership.
Property Undergraduate Awarded annually
Australian Property Institute Domestic Postgraduate Student Award
  • Awarded for outstanding performance in the Bachelor of Design Property Major.
  • The award provides a number of benefits such as AIP membership.
Property Graduate Coursework Awarded annually
Australian Property Institute International Postgraduate Student Award
  • Awarded for outstanding performance in the Bachelor of Design Property Major.
  • The award provides a number of benefits such as AIP membership.
Property Graduate Coursework Awarded annually
Bachelor of Design Pathways Scholarship
  • The Bachelor of Design Pathways Scholarships were established to assist rural Victorian and non-Victorian students who are enrolled in the Bachelor of Design with their transition to the University of Melbourne.
  • The scholarship provides a one-off payment of $5,000.
  • To be considered you must:
    • have applied for the Bachelor of Design through VTAC
    • have completed Year 12 or IB in Australia in the year prior to commencing the Bachelor of Design
    • be an Australian citizen or permanent resident, or a New Zealand citizen
    • be living outside of Victoria at the time of your application or be living in a region of Victoria deemed rural.
N/A Undergraduate Awarded in Semester 1 and 2
Bharat Dave Scholarship
  • Awarded to support research and learning in the fields of understanding design innovation for novel approaches, processes, tools or materials.
  • Awarded amount is based on annual income of principal philanthropic gift.
Architecture Graduate Coursework Awarded annually
Catherine Bull Scholarship in Landscape Architecture
  • Awarded to high achieving students commencing the Master of Landscape Architecture program.
  • The award amount is calculated each year based on the annual income of the philanthropic gift.
Landscape Architecture Graduate Coursework Awarded annually
Chartered Institute of Building Award (PG Coursework)
  • Awarded for outstanding performance in a coursework postgraduate building degree.
  • The award provides a certificate and a voucher for CIOB events.
Construction Graduate Coursework Awarded annually
Chartered Institute of Building Award (UG)
  • Awarded for the top single result from all available subjects in the Bachelor of Design Construction Major.
  • The award provides a certificate and a voucher for CIOB events.
Construction Undergraduate Awarded annually
Chartered Institute of Building Research Award
  • Awarded for excellence in building research.
  • The award provides a certificate and a voucher for CIOB events.
Construction Graduate Research Awarded annually
Dean's Prize for Published Postgraduate Research
  • First Prize: Awarded for excellence in a peer-reviewed publication by a sole author.
  • Second Prize: Awarded for excellence in a peer-reviewed co-authored publication.
N/A Graduate Research Awarded annually
Dulux Colour Award
  • Awarded for exceptional use of colour.
  • The award will be recognised on the winner's transcript.
N/A Graduate Coursework Awarded annually
Edward and Penelope Billson Prize in Architecture
  • Awarded for work which displays the most promise in architectural design, particularly in regard to aesthetic content, in the Master of Architecture Final Year Studio subjects.
  • The award amount is calculated each year based on the annual income of the philanthropic gift.
Architecture Graduate Coursework Awarded annually
Ellis Stones Memorial Awards
  • Awarded for excellence in research in the Master of Landscape Architecture.
  • The award amount is calculated each year based on the annual income of the philanthropic gift.
Landscape Architecture Graduate Coursework Awarded annually
Ernest Fooks Memorial Award
  • Awarded for excellence in Architecture Design Studios.
  • The award amount is calculated each year based on the annual income of the philanthropic gift.
Architecture Graduate Coursework Awarded annually
Forster Family Foundation Scholarship
  • Awarded to high achieving students entering the Master of Construction Management.
  • The award amount is calculated each year based on the annual income of the philanthropic gift.
Construction Graduate Coursework Awarded annually
Graham Treloar Fellowship for Early Career Researchers
  • Awarded to support an early career researcher from the Faculty of ABP for development of their research career.
  • Awarded amount is based on annual income of principal philanthropic gift.
N/A Graduate Research Awarded annually
Hansen Yuncken Prize
  • Awarded for excellence in the Master of Construction core subjects.
  • The award amount is calculated each year based on the annual income of the philanthropic gift.
Construction Graduate Coursework Awarded annually
Harry Wexler AIQS Prize
  • Awarded for excellence in the subject Construction Measurement and Estimating.
  • The award will be recognised on the winner's transcript.
Construction Graduate Coursework Awarded annually
Hugh O'Neill Scholarship
  • Awarded to one or more students majoring in architecture at the undergraduate level who have excelled in one or more subjects relating to design or architectural heritage.
  • The award amount is calculated each year based on the annual income of the philanthropic gift.
Architecture Undergraduate Awarded annually
Jack Henderson Award
  • Awarded to the best student in Investment and Finance for Property.
  • The Jack Henderson Award provides a one-off payment of $1,000.
Property Undergraduate Awarded annually
John Charles Lloyd Exhibition
  • Awarded for excellence in Construction Technology subjects in the Master of Architecture.
  • The award will be recognised on the winner's transcript.
Construction Graduate Coursework Awarded annually
John Grice Award
  • Awarded for excellence in a PhD or Masters thesis completed by a research postgraduate student in Architecture.
  • The award amount is calculated each year based on the annual income of the philanthropic gift.
Architecture Graduate Research Awarded annually
Ledgar Prize in Urban Planning
  • Awarded for excellence in the Master of Urban Planning.
  • Awarded amount is based on annual income of principal philanthropic gift.
Urban Planning Graduate Coursework Awarded annually
Neil Fraser Award for Sustainable Landscape Design
  • Awarded to a student enrolled in landscape architecture or closely related studies to reward excellence in study that examines indigenous flora in urban or rural landscapes, with a preference for Australian indigenous flora
  • Awarded amount is based on annual income of principal philanthropic gift.
Landscape Architecture Undergraduate Awarded annually
Nell Norris Scholarship
  • Awarded to the best student in each year of the architecture course, based on all-round merit.
  • The scholarship provides a one-off payment of $500.
Architecture Undergraduate and Graduate Coursework Awarded annually
Richard Falkinger Scholarship
  • Awarded to Faculty of Architecture, Building and Planning students, with a preference for students whose interest is the study or research of heritage architecture and/or cultural studies.
  • The Richard Falkinger Scholarship provides a one-off payment of $5,000.
Architecture Graduate Coursework Awarded annually
Rina Mackley Award for Architects in Landscape Architecture
  • Awarded to high achieving students entering the Master of Landscape Architecture program with an architecture background.
  • Awarded amount is based on annual income of principal philanthropic gift.
Landscape Architecture Graduate Coursework Awarded annually
SGS Graham Larcombe Award
  • Awarded for demonstrated interest in equity and social disadvantage issues in urban development.
  • The SGS Graham Larcombe Award provides a one-off payment of $1,000.
Urban Planning Graduate Coursework Awarded annually
SJB Scholarship
  • Awarded to a student enrolling in the final year of the Master of Architecture.
  • The award amount is calculated each year based on the annual income of the philanthropic gift.
Architecture Graduate Coursework Awarded annually
Steve Calhoun Scholarship
  • Awarded to support research towards completion of the Landscape Architecture Design Thesis.
  • The award amount is calculated each year based on the annual income of the philanthropic gift.
Landscape Architecture Graduate Coursework Awarded annually

Other opportunities

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Government assistance

The Australian Government offers various kinds of support to tertiary students. Check the StudyAssist website for more information.