NAB Financial Planning Scholarship

Majoring in Financial Planning? The NAB Financial Planning Scholarship puts money in your pocket to support you in your Business degree. Recipients also get the opportunity to attend NAB Financial Planning professional development day.

Value and duration


Cash payment of up to $5,000


1 year

Important dates

Opening date23 February 2017
Closing date 14 April 2017 at 5 pm

Further information about this scholarship

NAB is committed to growing the future talent in financial planning. Our aim is to support and strengthen the pool of talent in financial planning by encouraging greater diversity and broader participation in financial planning studies.

The NAB Financial Planning Scholarship will be awarded to students with the ambition to pursue a career in financial planning. If you are in your second or third year of a bachelor degree majoring in financial planning and have the drive to change the financial planning landscape in Australia, this scholarship can provide you with financial assistance towards your studies and accelerate your career in financial planning.


All Deakin University scholarships have eligibility criteria.

To be eligible you must:

  • be an Australian citizen or holder of an Australian permanent humanitarian visa 
  • be a current student enrolled in a Bachelor degree at Deakin, majoring in Financial Planning in Trimester 1 2017 
  • be enrolled full-time or part-time on campus or in the Cloud
  • be in the second or third year of your degree in the year of the scholarship application
  • have a minimum Weighted Average Mark (WAM) of 65 in the year prior to the scholarship.

How to apply

Apply online through the Deakin Course and Scholarship Applicant Portal.

As part of your application, you will be required to provide a statement of how the scholarship will assist your studies and career goals. 

You will also be asked what it is about a career in Financial Planning that appeals to you.

Visit our applicant portal and apply

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Finding out if you're successful

You'll find out if you were successful up to six weeks after applications close.

Supporting documentation

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

No supporting documentation is required for this scholarship.

Special Conditions

Successful recipients will be required to write a yearly statement. This should highlight the impact receiving this support has had on them personally and on their studies during the year.