Change 100 Lives – Rural & Regional Relocation Scholarship
The Change 100 Lives Rural & Regional Relocation scholarships help to ease the financial burden associated with moving away from home to attend university, enabling students to pursue their study ambitions.
Cash payment of $10000 per year
Number per year
One (subject to confirmation)
To be eligible for this award you must be:
- an Australian citizen or holder of an Australian permanent humanitarian visa
- a new student enrolled full time in an undergraduate bachelor degree at Deakin University in a Commonwealth supported place
- 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
- come from a rural or regional home location, and have moved from your home location to study on campus at Deakin University.
Your application will be assessed and ranked based on the information you provide in your application and supporting documentation.
How to apply
If you are applying for a place at Deakin University in Trimester 1 2015, via VTAC, you must complete the VTAC Scholarships Application available via MyInfo.
If you have deferred your course place at Deakin University and plan to enrol for the first time in Trimester 1 2015, you must complete an online application via the Deakin Course and Scholarship Applicant Portal.
If you are applying via the VTAC Scholarships Application, you must provide supporting documentation directly to VTAC by 17 October 2014.
If you are applying via the Deakin Course and Scholarship Applicant Portal you must provide supporting documentation directly to Deakin. This documentation must be uploaded as part of your online scholarship application by 17 October 2014. Late documentation will not be accepted.
The supporting documentation required includes evidence of:
- your financial hardship
The types of documents you could provide are listed on the Supporting documentation page.
Applications for Trimester 1 2015 open 4 August 2014 and close 17 October 2014.