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Indigenous Student Success Program

About this scholarship

Education is a key factor in improving your economic and social well being. The Commonwealth also understands the significant benefit of an education environment that acknowledges, respects and embraces Indigenous peoples’ cultures, languages, traditions and spirituality.

I-Aspire

Indigenous Higher Education Scholarship*

Do you need some additional educational costs support so you can focus on achieving academic success in your studies? Please consider applying for the I-Aspire Indigenous Higher Education Scholarship.

To be eligible, you need to be:

  • currently studying an undergraduate or postgraduate degree at Deakin University
  • experiencing financial or personal hardship.

*Subject to confirmation

Value

$2000 one-off cash payment.

I-Engage

Indigenous Digital Access Scholarship

If you have additional education technology costs, please consider applying for the I-Engage Indigenous Digital Access Scholarship.

To be eligible, you need to be:

  • currently studying an undergraduate or postgraduate degree at Deakin University and
  • experiencing financial hardship.

*Subject to confirmation

Value

$1000 laptop package with accessories.

I-Succeed

Indigenous Academic Performance Scholarship

Focus on achieving academic success in your studies rather than your education costs by applying for the I-Succeed Indigenous Academic Performance Scholarship.

To be eligible, you need to be:

  • currently studying an undergraduate or postgraduate degree at Deakin University and
  • enrolled in the second or subsequent year of your degree and have achieved satisfactory academic progress.

Value

$2000 one-off cash payment.

Eligibility criteria

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

To be eligible you must be:

  • an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander person
  • enrolled in an undergraduate or postgraduate degree at Deakin University in Trimester 2 2019
  • enrolled full time unless there are exceptional circumstances preventing full time study
  • in receipt of a Centrelink benefit or can demonstrate that you have a personal or family taxable income below $56,000, depending on independence status.

Consideration will be given to students experiencing financial disadvantage, and/or students from regional and remote areas.

The following will be taken into consideration when applications are assessed:

  • the degree of your involvement in your local Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Community
  • financial, education or social disadvantage
  • responsibility for others
  • disability status.

How to apply

If you follow the steps and select the 'Indigenous Student Support Program' option, your application will automatically be considered for these three scholarships in the selection process. This reduces the number of scholarships applications and increases your chances of receiving a scholarship.

You can apply for these scholarships directly through our Course and Scholarship applicant portal.

Important dates

Applications for Trimester 2 2019 open Wednesday 5 June 2019.

Applications for Trimester 2 2019 close Wednesday 10 July 2019 5pm.

 

 

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