Humanitarian Health Scholarship

If you’re an international student enrolled in the Graduate Certificate of Humanitarian Health, we encourage you to apply for one of these scholarships.

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

Value and duration


50% of your student contributions (tuition fees)


Normal duration of the course

Important dates

Opening date 6 June 2018
Closing date11 July 2018


All Deakin University scholarships have eligibility criteria.

To be eligible you must be:

  • an international student
  • a current Deakin international student enrolled in the Graduate Certificate of Humanitarian Health (A590)
  • from an economically disadvantaged environment
  • be from a non-OECD country that is not within the Very High Human Development category of the Human Development Index of the United Nations Development Program
  • preferably from, but not restricted to the Asia Pacific region.

Special conditions

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

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

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

How to apply

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

Visit our applicant portal and apply

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

Supporting documentation

As part of the application process you will also be required to provide supporting documentation. Your application will not be considered complete unless this is provided.

Late or incomplete documentation will not be accepted.

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 within four weeks of the application closing date. You can see the status of your application via your Course and Scholarship Applicant Portal account.