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Deakin Accommodation Scholarships

If you are studying an undergraduate degree at Deakin and are intending to live at one of the Deakin Residences, please consider applying for a Deakin University Accommodation Scholarships. Without the financial pressures of living away from home, you can focus on achieving academic success in your studies.

Value

Total value $10,000 per year ($2,000 cash and $8,000 towards annual accommodation costs in University Residences).

Eligibility

To be eligible for this scholarship you must be:

  • be an Australian citizen, or holder of an Australian permanent humanitarian visa
  • enrolling in the first year of an undergraduate course of study in Trimester 1 2014 for the first time at Deakin University
  • enrolled in a Commonwealth Supported Place
  • come from a rural or regional home location
  • have moved from your home location to study on campus at Deakin University
  • be in receipt of a Centrelink benefit or can demonstrate that they have a personal or family taxable income below the HECS-HELP repayment threshold depending on independence status

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

Duration

Normal duration of the course, subject to satisfactory academic performance.

Number per year

Up to 13

Selection criteria

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

Special conditions

Successful applicants are not permitted to hold another accommodation scholarship concurrently.

How to apply

VTAC applicants
If you are applying for a place at Deakin University in Trimester 1 2014, via VTAC, you must complete the VTAC Scholarships Application available via MyInfo.

To be considered for this scholarship you must respond Yes to the VTAC question - Are you interested in applying to reside in on-campus accommodation in 2014?.
Non-VTAC applicants

If you have deferred your course place at Deakin University and plan to enrol for the first time in Trimester 1 2014, you must complete an online application via the Deakin Course and Scholarship Applicant Portal.

Closing date

Applications for Trimester 1 2014 are closed.

Supporting documentation

As part of the application process you will be required to provide supporting documentation.

VTAC applicants
If you are applying via the VTAC Scholarships Application, you must provide supporting documentation directly to VTAC by 18 October 2013.

Non-VTAC applicants
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 18 October 2013.

Prior to the scholarship closing you will be able to re-enter your online scholarship application at any time to upload your documents.  You can use the 'Upload Documents' option at the top on the application page to submit your documentation.


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