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Deakin Scholarship for Excellence

Key details

Value
$10,000 paid as cash or tuition fees per annum
Length of Support
1 year

About this scholarship

Aimed at both undergraduates and postgraduates, this scholarship is designed for students who show exceptional promise within or beyond their academic achievements. Strong academic performance or excellence in extracurricular activities, sport, the Arts, community service or leadership will hold the key to success.

Value

The scholarship is awarded for the normal full time duration of the course. Different study load rules apply to undergraduate and postgraduate students.

$10 000 paid as cash or tuition fees per year, or a combination of both to the value of $10 000 per year – the choice is yours!

Eligibility

Prospective candidates should ensure they meet all criteria before submitting their application.

To be eligible you must be:

  • an Australian citizen or the holder of an Australian permanent humanitarian visa
  • commencing or currently enrolled in an undergraduate bachelor or honours degree in a Commonwealth support place (CSP) or postgraduate by coursework degree (CSP or full fee)
  • enrolled at Deakin University in any remaining study period in the 2019 academic year
  • bachelor and honours students enrolled full time unless there are exceptional circumstances preventing full time study, or postgraduate students enrolled in at least two credit points
  • able to demonstrate achievement in one of the following:
    • an ATAR of at least 85
    • a Weighted Average Mark (WAM)/Grade Point Average (GPA) of at least 80 in previous tertiary study
    • leadership experience
    • elite sports performance
    • community service
    • volunteer activities
    • the Arts
    • any other achievement.

Consideration will be given to students experiencing financial or personal hardship.

Conditions

Continued eligibility is subject to maintaining a Weighted Average Mark (WAM) of at least 65.

How to apply

Submit one application for two scholarships directly via our Course and Scholarship Applicant portal

Follow the steps, select the 'Deakin Funded Scholarships Program' option and your application will be automatically considered for the Deakin Scholarship for Excellence and the Deakin Student Support Scholarship in the selection process.

This reduces the number of scholarships you have to apply for and increases your chances of receiving a Deakin scholarship.

Eligibility

Eligible Degrees
  • Masters (Coursework)
Gender
  • Female
  • Male
Eligible Study Fields
P
Property & Built Environment
B
Business & Management
C
Creative Arts
T
Teaching & Education
E
Engineering & Mathematics
M
Medical & Health Sciences
I
IT & Computer Science
L
Law, Legal Studies & Justice
S
Sciences
H
Humanities, Arts & Social Sciences