Humanitarian Health Scholarship

The scholarships have been established as part of GlaxoSmithKline’s ‘Investment in Academia’ initiative to support access to ongoing education for international students from economically disadvantaged and low resource environments.

Important dates

Trimester 1 2019

Applications open Thursday 1 November 2018.

Applications close Thursday 14 February 2019 5pm.


Between 50% and 100% of your student contributions (tuition fees)

  • This scholarship is available for the normal duration of the course.

Eligibility criteria

All Deakin University scholarships have eligibility criteria.

To be eligible you must be:

  • an international student
  • enrolled in the Graduate Certificate of Humanitarian Health (A590) in Trimester 1 2019
  • from an economically disadvantaged environment
  • be from a non-OECD country.

Preferably from, but not restricted to the Asia Pacific region.


Students must successfully complete each enrolled credit point to remain eligible for the scholarship.

As a scholarship recipient, you will be required to complete a yearly report detailing how this scholarship has helped you with your studies.

Your application

How to write a successful application

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 for this scholarship directly through our Course and Scholarship Applicant Portal.

Visit our applicant portal

What happens next?

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

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