Deakin Vice-Chancellor’s International Scholarship

Deakin recognises students with consistently high academic performance with the potential to make a leading contribution to the University and its communities.

What are the benefits for you?

Financial support for your studies:

  • 100% of your student contributions (tuition fees) or 50% of your student contributions (tuition fees) +
  • participation in the Vice-Chancellor's Professional Excellence Program +
  • priority place in on-campus accommodation (at own cost and subject to availability)

Unsuccessful applicants of the Deakin Vice-Chancellor’s International Scholarship will automatically be considered for the Deakin International Scholarship.

Duration Normal course duration

Eligibility criteria

All conditions must be met

  • Be a prospective international student
  • be eligible to study in Australia with a student visa
  • not have accepted any other Deakin scholarship or bursary
  • have achieved an 85% average (or equivalent) in previous studies.
Selection criteria

Selection of successful applicants for the fixed number of scholarships will be competitive and may require scores above the stated minimum requirements.

Opening and closing dates

The scholarship will be available for students commencing studies in 2016 onwards. Students looking to begin studies in T3, 2015, should instead apply for the Deakin University International Scholars Program.

How to applyYou can apply for this scholarship by completing the scholarship program application form and emailing it to
Supporting documentation

You are required to submit:

  • Completed Deakin International Scholarship Program application form;
  • Personal statement (300 words);
  • Completed application to study at Deakin including academic transcripts.

Your personal statement must be written by you and reflect your personal views. It should contain:

  • An outline of why you want to study at Deakin University; 
  • An overview of any extracurricular activities and work experience (paid or voluntary) you have undertaken;
  • Why you think you would make an outstanding ambassador for Deakin University;
  • Any other information that will assist your application.

You may also be asked to attend an interview.

When will I knowDeakin International will contact successful applicants within six weeks of application. As scholarships are subject to international quotas, students are advised to submit their application early to increase the chance of success.
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