Master Builders Association of Victoria Scholarship

If you are enrolled in your third or fourth year of a Bachelor of Construction Management (Honours) in 2018 at Deakin University , consider applying for the Master Builders Association of Victoria Scholarship.

Value and duration

Value

Cash payment up to $2500 per year paid in two instalments.

Duration

Two years

Important dates

Opening date10 July 2018
Closing date20 July 2018 at 5pm

Eligibility

All Deakin University scholarships have eligibility criteria.

To be eligible you must:

  • be an Australian citizen, Australian permanent resident or a holder of an Australian permanent humanitarian visa
  • be enrolled full-time in a Commonwealth supported place (CSP) at Deakin University in Trimester 2 2018
  • be enrolled in the third or fourth year of one of the following degrees:
    • Bachelor of Construction Management (Honours)
    • Bachelor of Construction Management (Honours)/Bachelor of Property and Real Estate
    • Bachelor of Design (Architecture)/Bachelor of Construction Management (Honours)
  • achieved a minimum Weighted Average Mark (WAM) of at least 60 in your previous 12 months of study
  • students experiencing an area of hardship (see below) that has adversely affected your studies are encouraged to apply.

Areas of hardship

Areas of hardship can include:

  • financial hardship – be receiving a means-tested Centrelink benefit or can demonstrate personal or family taxable income below the HELP repayment threshold, depending on independence status
  • regional or remote home location
  • disability/long term medical condition
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background
  • recent refugee
  • other demonstrable hardship.

Special conditions

As a scholarship recipient, you are required to complete a yearly impact statement highlighting how this scholarship has helped you personally and with your studies.

You must maintain a minimum WAM of 60 for the duration of the scholarship.

How to apply

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

Visit our applicant portal

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

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Supporting documentation

When you apply for this scholarship, you'll need to supply evidence of your area of hardship.

Read more about supporting documentation

Finding out if you're successful

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 usually within four weeks of the application closing date.