Melbourne Global Languages Scholarships

12th Jun 2018
26th Aug 2018
Study level
Enrolment status
Current student
University Trust Record

Round 1: Travelling to study between May to October 2018
Round 2: Travelling to study between November 2018 to April 2019

Study Area

German studies, Italian studies, French studies, Russian studies, Spanish and Latin American studies, Japanese language and studies, Arabic studies, Chinese language and studies


Each year a limited number of scholarships are awarded to high achieving undergraduate and graduate language students to support language-enriching study at overseas institutions. These scholarships are designed to assist with the costs of undertaking intensive study programs of reasonable length, or semester/year-long exchanges.

This scholarship is open for applications twice per year:

Round One: Open 1 Feb 2018; Close 1 April 2018.
Travelling to study between May to October 2018

Round Two: Open 12 June 2018; Close 26 August 2018.
Travelling to study between November 2018 to April 2019


The funding value of the scholarships ranges from $1500 to $7000 for programs between 3 weeks and a year in duration, depending on the country of destination and/or the length of the proposed program of study. Intensive study programs will be taken into consideration.


Please also note that Melbourne Global Languages Scholarships have specific eligibility criteria:

  1. Be enrolled in a UoM degree or diploma during the scholarship application round
  2. Graduate students must have completed 50 points in their enrolled course
  3. Undergraduate students must have completed 100 points in their enrolled course (Students must have completed 50 points of modern language study at UoM or through approved complementary language subjects at other institutions which are credit against the enrolled degree or diploma)
  4. Be currently enrolled in a language subject as per their overseas study target language at the time of application
  5. The target language to be studied must be a native language to the intended country of exchange or study abroad
  6. The proposed overseas program of study must be equivalent to at least 12.5 points delivered in the target language and be credit bearing towards the currently enrolled UoM course
  7. Overseas programs shorter than a semester in duration must be of an intensive delivery mode
  8. The overseas study program must be approved by the Faculty and University
  9. The student must have achieved an H2B 70% average in the target language and overall WGPA of 70% across their academic record, with no results below an H2B (70+) in the target language subjects
  10. The student is ineligible for a Melbourne Global Languages Scholarship if they have previously been, or have currently been awarded either of the following:
    * Melbourne Mobility Awards
    * Melbourne Global Languages Scholarship
  11. The Scholarship cannot be deferred, students unable to travel in the period the scholarship is awarded should reapply again in a future round
  12. Incomplete applications will not be considered


Download the guidelines for this scholarship

Application process

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