A.L. Lane Foundation Scholarship

What are the benefits for you?

Cash payment of up to $8000


One year

Eligibility criteria

All conditions must be met

  • an Australian citizen or holder of an Australian permanent humanitarian visa
  • a commencing student enrolled for the first time at Deakin University in your first year of your undergraduate bachelor degree in Trimester 1 2016 at the Warrnambool campus; or 
  • a continuing student enrolled at Deakin University in an undergraduate bachelor degree in Trimester 1 2016 at the Warrnambool campus
  • enrolled full time in a Commonwealth supported place
  • a resident of the south-west Victoria region for the duration of the scholarship
  • able to demonstrate you are in receipt of a means-tested Centrelink benefit or have a combined family taxable income below the HECS-HELP repayment threshold, depending on independence status.
Number available One
Selection criteria

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

Opening and closing dates

Applications for Trimester 1 2016 open 3 August 2015.

VTAC scholarship applications close 16 October 2015 at 5pm.

All other applications close: 7 January 2016 at 5pm.

How to apply

2016 VTAC course applicants

If you are applying for a place at Deakin University in Trimester 1 2016 via VTAC you must complete a VTAC Scholarships Application.

All other applicants

Apply online via the Deakin Course and Scholarship Applicant Portal.

Supporting documentation

As part of the application process you will also be required to provide supporting documentation. You must email your supporting documents with your applicant ID number in the subject line to scholarship-docs@deakin.edu.au no later than the closing date of the scholarship if you are applying for a scholarship directly through Deakin University.

The supporting documentation required includes evidence of:

  • your financial hardship.

Please visit the Supporting documentation page for examples of the types of documents you could provide. Late or incomplete documentation will not be accepted.

When will I know

You will know the outcome of your application within six weeks of the January closing date.

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