The George Alexander Foundation Access Scholarship
The George Alexander Foundation was established by Mr George Alexander AM in 1972 to provide grants for public charitable purposes in Australia. Reflecting the Founder's special interests, The George Alexander Foundation has an emphasis on supporting talented young people who have demonstrated academic ability, particularly those from rural and regional communities, for whom scholarships would make a significant contribution to achieving their educational goals.
Value and duration
Payment of up to $8000 per year if enrolled in a three year course or up to $6000 per year if enrolled in a four year course
Up to four years, subject to satisfactory academic performance
29 August 2016
12 January 2017 at 5pm
All Deakin University scholarships have eligibility criteria.
Prospective candidates should ensure they meet all criteria before submitting their application.
To be eligible you must:
Preference will be given to Year 12 school leavers (including students who have been on exchange or gap year programs for up to twelve months after completion).
Scholarship recipients will be required to promote the image of Deakin and the George Alexander Foundation both within and outside the University, and participate in the network of George Alexander Foundation Scholars. Successful applicants must maintain a satisfactory academic record for the duration of their scholarship, with a minimum Weighted Average Mark (WAM) of 60.
How to apply
You can apply for this scholarship directly through our Course and Scholarship Applicant Portal.
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.
As part of the application process you will also be required to provide supporting documentation. Your application will not be considered complete until you upload your documentation.
The supporting documentation required includes:
- evidence of your leadership,community and volunteer involvement
Late or incomplete documentation will not be accepted.
Finding out if you're successful
Shortlisted applicants will be contacted within six weeks of the closing date and will be asked to complete an additional application.