Anna Kannava Scholarship

If you are a female student enrolling in or currently enrolled in the Bachelor of Creative Arts and not born in Australia, you should consider applying for this scholarship.

What are the benefits for you?

Cash payment of up to $1000

Duration One year

Eligibility criteria

All conditions must be met

  • an Australian citizen, Australian permanent resident or holder of an Australian permanent humanitarian visa
  • female
  • not born in Australia
  • enrolling in or currently enrolled full-time in the Bachelor of Creative Arts (Film and Digital Media), Bachelor of Creative Arts (Film and Television), Bachelor of Creative Arts (Photography), Bachelor of Creative Arts (Animation and Motion Capture), Bachelor of Creative Arts (Drama), Bachelor of Creative Arts (Dance), Bachelor of Creative Arts (Visual Arts) or Bachelor of Creative Arts (Visual Communication Design) in Trimester 1 2016
  • experiencing financial or personal hardship (social or economic disadvantage).

Areas of hardship include:

  • full time student who is in receipt of a Centrelink (means-tested) benefit or can demonstrate that you have a personal or family taxable income below the HECS-HELP repayment threshold, depending on independence status
  • social disadvantage.
Number available One
Selection criteria

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

Opening and closing dates

Applications for Trimester 1 2016 open 3 August 2015 and close 26 February 2016 at 5pm.

How to apply

Apply online via the Deakin Course and Scholarship Applicant Portal.

You should be prepared to:

  • present a case for how the scholarship will assist you to succeed in your course
  • show commitment to pursuing a career as an artist
  • express yourself in a unique and distinctive way.
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 no later than the closing date of the scholarship.

The supporting documentation required includes:

  • financial hardship
  • a copy of your academic progression to date or your Year 12 results
  • two personal references (written) which should identify the capacity in which the referee knows you
  • any medical condition
  • any other disadvantage you are experiencing that can confirm the information you provided in your application.

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 closing date

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