The Christopher Morton Memorial Scholarship

If your financial situation is holding you back from continuing a Bachelor of Civil Engineering (Honours) at Deakin's Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus, the Christopher Morton Memorial Scholarship could make a difference.

Value and duration


Cash payment up to $1500


One off payment

Important dates

Opening date

29 August 2017

Closing date

28 February 2018 at 5 pm


All Deakin University scholarships have eligibility criteria.

Prospective candidates should ensure they meet all criteria before submitting their application.

To be eligible you must be:

  • an Australian citizen or holder of an Australian permanent humanitarian visa
  • a second-year student enrolled in the Bachelor of Civil Engineering at Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus in a Commonwealth-supported place in Trimester 1, 2018
  • able to show you receive a means-tested Centrelink benefit or have a personal or combined family taxable income below the HECS-HELP repayment threshold, depending on independence status.

How to apply

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

Visit our applicant portal

Supporting documentation

To apply for this scholarship, you'll need to supply evidence of your financial 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 six weeks of the application closing date. You can see the status of your application via your Course and Scholarship Applicant Portal account.