What we are looking for

You should apply if you have:

  • A good academic record
  • An appreciation or experience of the barriers that can prevent young people from accessing university
  • A commitment to volunteering and giving back to the community
  • An enthusiasm for working with young people
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • A willingness to talk about your own educational experiences
  • The ability to facilitate group work and encourage participation.


To be eligible you must:

  • Be a full-time Monash University student for the entire year
  • Have a 65% average in your studies (current students), or a minimum ATAR of 85.00 (commencing students)
  • Have completed Year 12 in Australia
  • Be an Australian or New Zealand citizen, or be an Australian permanent resident, or hold a Permanent Humanitarian visa, a Safe Haven Enterprise visa, a Temporary Protection visa or a Bridging visa A or E.
  • Be able to commit to meeting up to 3 mentees at their schools on a fortnightly basis
  • Be able to commit at least 2 hours of your time per week over the academic year
  • Be able to travel independently to schools or Monash campuses to run activities.