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IGNITED (Initiative for a Girls Network in Information Technology and Engineering @ Deakin) Scholarships

These scholarships are awarded to the top female students entering an undergraduate course within the School of Engineering or School of Information Technology within the Faculty of Science, Engineering and Built Environment.


Cash payment or student contributions up to $5000 per year plus academic mentor support.


Normal duration of the course.

Number per year

Up to seven

An additional one-off scholarship of $5000 for one year is available in Trimester 2 2014.


To be eligible for this scholarship you must be:

  • female
  • an Australian citizen or holder of an Australian permanent humanitarian visa
  • commenced your degree at Deakin in Trimester 1 2014
  • enrolled in one of the Bachelor of Information Technology, Bachelor of Engineering degrees or relevant combined degrees in a Commonwealth supported place.
  • Achieved a minimum WAM of at least 65 in Trimester 1 2014.

Selection criteria

Your application will be assessed and ranked based on the information provided in your application and performance in your undergraduate degree. 

How to apply

All applicants must apply directly to Deakin University via the Deakin Course and Scholarships Applicant Portal.

Closing date

Applications for Trimester 2 2014 open Tuesday 8 July 2014 and close Wednesday 6 August 2014.

Supporting documentation

You will be required to upload a current photograph of yourself via the 'Upload Documents' option at the top of the on-line application.

The photograph must be submitted by Wednesday 6 August July 2014.

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