The Christopher Morton Memorial Scholarship

The Christopher Morton Memorial Scholarship aims to provide an opportunity for a second year student to study a Bachelor of Civil Engineering (Honours) degree at Deakin University Waurn Ponds (Geelong).

What are the benefits for you? Cash payment of up to $3000

Scholarship payment is split into two equal amounts paid after census date in Trimester 1 and Trimester 2. No payment will occur in Trimester 3.
Duration One year

Eligibility criteria

All conditions must be met

  • an Australian citizen or holder of an Australian permanent humanitarian visa
  • a second year student enrolled in the Bachelor of Civil Engineering (Honours) at Waurn Ponds (Geelong) in a Commonwealth supported place in Trimester 1 2016
  • 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 availableOne
Selection criteriaPreference will be given to students enrolled in the civil stream of the Bachelor of Engineering degree.
Opening and closing dates

Applications for Trimester 1 2016 open 3 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 if you are applying for a scholarship directly through Deakin University.

The supporting documentation required includes evidence of:

  • 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 knowYou will know the outcome of your application within six weeks of the November closing date.

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