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An International House scholarship can open doors for students of talent and promise, helping them to achieve their potential regardless of financial hardship.

Without support, many young students go without essentials or work long hours to fund their living costs. Others simply are unable to pursue a university education. The cost of education and accommodation in Melbourne has made the decision to move here a financially difficult one for many students and their families.

A scholarship to support a student from a rural, indigenous, international or disadvantaged background will ease the financial burden of moving away from home, and help talented young minds to pursue a Melbourne education. Students who live at International House have found the transition from school to university, from rural to urban living and from their country to Australia much easier, primarily due to the supportive atmosphere that exists at International House.

Meet some of our scholarship recipients

A scholarship at International House will enable a student to have the freedom they need to learn and develop into global leaders of the future. Read about some of our scholarship recipients and the journey they have taken.

Sophie Coleman (Cobbannah, Victoria)

In February 2014, there was a bushfire at home which destroyed the house and the farm. Thanks to...

Michael Kerrison (Traralgon, Victoria)

Being granted a scholarship took a lot of the stress out of making a very stressful, life-changing decision...

Dr Su Mon Latt (Myanmar)

International House gave me a chance to live in quality accommodation, making it easier to survive in a new country...