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 Accommodation Scholarship. Without the financial pressures of living away from home, you can focus on achieving academic success in your studies.

Value

One-off payment of $5000 paid towards annual accommodation costs in University Residences.

Eligibility

To be eligible for this scholarship you must:

  • be an Australian citizen, or holder of an Australian permanent humanitarian visa
  • be enrolled in an approved undergraduate bachelor degree in Trimester 2 2014 at Deakin University
  • be 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
  • not hold another accommodation scholarship
  • 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

One year

Number per year

Up to 12

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

All applicants must complete an online application via the Deakin Course and Scholarship Applicant Portal.

Closing date

Applications for Trimester 2 2014 open Tuesday 8 July 2014 and close Monday 28 July 2014.

Supporting documentation

As part of the application process you will be required to provide supporting documentation in support of your application.  If you do not provide supporting documentation by the scholarship closing date your application will not be assessed.

The documentation you must provide will depend on the information you provide in your application.  This documentation must be uploaded as part of your online scholarship application by Monday 28 July 2014.  During the online application process you will be prompted about what documentation you will need to supply.

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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