Commerce at International House Scholarship


Available through the generosity of anonymous donors, the Commerce at International House Scholarship is available to students commencing the Bachelor of Commerce, who currently reside in rural or regional Victoria and who intend to live at International House in their first year.

Number of places

1 scholarship available each year.


The scholarship provides financial assistance for residency at International House for the first year of the Bachelor of Commerce and is valued at $20,000.


To be eligible applicants must:

  • Be an Australian citizen from rural or regional Victoria
  • Apply to the Bachelor of Commerce through the VTAC
  • Candidates must also apply for a Special Entry Access Scheme (SEAS) via VTAC providing evidence of residence in a rural or regional area. Preference is given to students who have also indicated on their SEAS application that they have experienced financial disadvantage.
  • Have completed the final two years of school in a rural or regional secondary school, if you are a school leaver.

Application Process

  • Applicants must apply to begin the Bachelor of Commerce at the University of Melbourne through VTAC.
  • Candidates must also submit a Special Entry Access Scheme (SEAS) application providing evidence of residence in rural or regional Victoria.
  • Students must apply online to International House.
  • Students must also apply online to the Faculty, providing additional information in order to assist International House to assess your application for accommodation.

Please note: VTAC applications open Monday 7 August 2017 at 9:00am

Please note: VTAC timely course applications close Thursday 28 September 2017 at 5:00pm

Please note: SEAS applications close Tuesday 10 October 2017 at 5:00pm

Please note: ATAR and VCE results are released Friday 15 December 2017 at 7:00am

Selection process

Selection is based on academic merit, location of secondary school attended,  the documented disadvantage associated with your SEAS application and information provided by VTAC at the time of selection.

The selection committee will not have access to change of course preference information.

Outcome of application

The successful candidate will be contacted and may be invited to attend an interview at International House prior to accepting the award.


No deferral is allowed.

Who is this for?

Undergraduate Students


If you have any further questions about this scholarship please contact us.

FBE Scholarships Team