Flavourtech Grow Our Own Scholarship

If you’re a commencing student based in the Western Riverina NSW region we encourage you to apply for this scholarship. The scholarship has been established as part of a Flavourtech Pty Ltd initiative to support students who are based in the Western Riverina NSW region.

Important dates

Applications open Tuesday 28 August 2018.

Applications close Tuesday 22 January 2019 5pm.


This scholarship is available for one year.

  • Cash payment up to $5000

Eligibility criteria

To be eligible you must be:

  • an Australian citizen or holder of an Australian permanent humanitarian visa
  • a commencing student enrolled full time or part time in your first year of an undergraduate bachelors degree in Trimester 1 2019
  • able to demonstrate you have previously or currently reside in one of the following Western Riverina NSW regional communities:
    • Griffith City Council
    • Leeton Shire Council
    • Carrathool Shire Council
    • Murrumbidgee Council
    • Narrandera Shire Council
    • Hay Shire Council
  • preference will be given to a student who is experiencing financial or personal hardship
  • preference will be given to a student who is studying Mechanical or Mechatronics Engineering.


As a scholarship recipient, you will be required to complete a report at the end of the year detailing how this scholarship has helped you with your studies.

You must also maintain a satisfactory academic record for the duration of your scholarship, with a minimum Weighted Average Mark (WAM) of 60.

Your application

Application tips

Applying for a scholarship isn’t just about meeting the eligibility criteria.

It's a good idea to think about why you want a scholarship - it’s your opportunity to stand out from the crowd and be recognised for where you’ve come from and where you need to go.

Read our 5 top tips on applying for a scholarship

How to apply

Apply through VTAC

If you’re applying to study at Deakin through VTAC and you complete a VTAC scholarship application, you’ll automatically be considered for this scholarship.

Visit the VTAC website

Apply directly to Deakin

If you are a commencing student who has deferred a previous year's course offer you can apply for this scholarship directly through our Course and Scholarship Applicant Portal.

Visit our  applicant portal

What happens next?

You'll find out if you were successful usually within six weeks of the application closing date. You can see the status of your application via your Course and Scholarship Applicant Portal account.

Additional opportunities

There may be an opportunity for you to undertake an internship in Griffith during the months of January and February  This opportunity will be discussed with you at a later stage and is separate to this scholarship opportunity.