The Ern Hartley Foundation Award

This award was established by the Ern Hartley Foundation to reduce study expenses of continuing students from the City of Warrnambool and the South-West regions of Victoria who come from a financially disadvantaged background.

What are the benefits for you?

Cash payment of $5000


One year

Eligibility criteria

All conditions must be met

  • an Australian citizen or holder of an Australian permanent humanitarian visa
  • a current second or third year student enrolled in an undergraduate bachelor degree at the Warrnambool Campus in Trimester 1 2016
  • enrolled full time in a Commonwealth Supported Place
  • a resident of the City of Warrnambool, the Moyne Shire Council or South-West Victoria
  • able to demonstrate you are in receipt of a means-tested Centrelink benefit or have a personal or combined family taxable income below the HECS-HELP repayment threshold, depending on independence status.
Number available One
Selection criteria

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

Opening and closing dates

Applications for Trimester 1 2016 open 6 August 2015 and close 30 November 2015 at 5pm.

How to apply Apply online via the Deakin Course and Scholarship Applicant Portal.
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:

  • your financial hardship.

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 January closing date.

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