TRACK Scholarships

TRACK, a wholly owned subsidiary of DDB Worldwide Communications Group, is offering two scholarships to business and law students who may be unable to access higher education due to financial disadvantage or personal circumstances. A work placement may also be offered to the scholarship recipients.

Value and duration


Cash payment of up to $10,000


One year

Important dates

Opening date

10 October 2016

Closing date

12 January 2017 at 5pm


All Deakin University scholarships have eligibility criteria. 

To be eligible you must be:

  • an Australian citizen or holder of an Australian permanent humanitarian visa
  • a current student enrolled in your final year of your undergraduate bachelor's degree within the Faculty of Business and Law at Deakin in Trimester 1, 2017
  • enrolled full time in a Commonwealth-supported place
  • able to demonstrate an area of hardship or financial disadvantage*.

* For financial disadvantage you must be able to demonstrate you are in receipt of a means-tested Centrelink benefit or have a personal or combined family taxable income below the HECS-HELP repayment threshold, depending on independence status or experiencing an area of hardship.

Special conditions

Each recipient agrees to personally meet the donor once over the duration of the scholarship year and discuss the recipient’s university experience and educational learning.

Scholarship recipients will be required to complete a yearly report detailing how this scholarship has helped you with your studies.

How to apply

You can 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 top 5 tips on applying for a scholarship

Supporting documentation

As part of the application process you will also be required to provide supporting documentation. Make sure you choose the correct Document type when you upload your documents as it will make a difference.  If your documents are uploaded into the incorrect Document type they will not be considered when assessing your application. Remember it is quality, not quantity, which you need to provide.  Aim to provide documents which are current, relevant and concise. 

The supporting documentation required includes evidence of:

  • any financial, geographical or other disadvantage you are experiencing.

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 your supporting documentation. 

You’ll find out if you were successful within six weeks of the application closing date.