Warrnambool Relocation Grants

The Faculty of Business and Law has a grant scheme to assist new students who apply to study a commerce or law degree on the Warrnambool Campus, and must relocate from their normal place of residence.


A $5000 grant towards campus-basaed accommodation at the Warrnambool campus or related living expenses due to relocation. $1000 initial payment, $2000 after census date and $2000 at the end of the first trimester.


To be eligible a student must:

  • Be an Australian citizen, or holder of an Australian permanent humanitarian visa.
  • Be accepted to a campus learning Busness and Law degree (including combined degrees) at Deakin University's Warrnambool campus.
  • Be commencing study in Trimester 1 2014.
  • Have relocated from your normal place of residence in order to study a Business and Law course at the Warrnambool campus.
  • Demonstrate commitment to their studies as well as financial need (eg., Centrelink documentation proving income).

Your application will be assessed and ranked based on the information you provide in your application and supporting documentation.


First year of study only.

Number per year

Up to 20.

Selection criteria

Your application will be assessed and ranked based on the following criteria:

  • A personal statement demonstrating how you are eligible for the grant. Applicants are encouraged to include supporting documentation where possible and relevant.
  • The need to relocate/move away to undertake tertiary studies (i.e. home location/distance from campus).

Special conditions

Successful applicants are not permitted to hold another accommodation scholarship concurrently. The grant cannot be deferred.

How to apply

To apply for the Warrnambool relocation grant please submit an expression of interest to enqblw@deakin.edu.au.

Your expression of interest should include:

  • Your name and contact details.
  • A personal statement explaining:
    • Why you should be granted this scholarship.
    • Why you wish to undertake this course.
    • Where you want this course to take you in the future.
  • You are strongly encouraged to include supporting documentation where possible (for example, financial hardship which can be demonstrated by proof of a Centrelink benefit).

Applications will be assessed based on their supporting statement and ATAR after offers are released. You will be advised of the outcome of your application by February 14.


Contact Martin O'Brien
Phone: +61 3 5563 3517
email: martin.obrien@deakin.edu.au

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