Scholtens Collins McKissock Scholarship

The Scholten Collins McKissock Scholarship is available for all undergraduate commerce students who've completed their initial common first year units, and who are enrolled to undertake a major in Financial Planning. It is a merit-based scholarship providing financial assistance to support living and study expenses. The scholarship is generously supported by Scholten Collins McKissock Wealth Management, specialty wealth management experts headquartered in Box Hill.

Value and duration


Payment of up to $10,000 per year


Beginning in second year; paid up to two years 2017 - 2018

Important dates


10 October 2016


12 January 2017

Eligibility criteria

Prospective candidates should ensure they meet all criteria before submitting their application. To be eligible you must:

  • be an Australian citizen, Australian permanent resident or the holder of an Australian permanent humanitarian visa
  • be enrolled enrolled full time (unless there are exceptional circumstances preventing full-time study) in your second year of an undergraduate Bachelor of Commerce degree at Deakin in a Commonwealth supported place
  • be majoring in Financial Planning
  • have a minimum Weighted Average Mark (WAM) of 65.

Special conditions

There may be an opportunity to take up mentoring from Scholten Collins McKissock.

How to apply

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

Visit our applicant portal and apply

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Supporting documentation

As part of the application process, you'll also be required to provide supporting documentation, such as evidence of your financial hardship. 

Your application will not be considered complete until you upload your documentation.

Learn more about supporting documents

Finding out if you're successful

Your application will be assessed and ranked based on the details you provide and you'll find out whether you were successful up to six weeks after applications close.