1+1 Makes 3 (First in Family Scholarship) Scholarship

The 1+1 Makes 3 (First in Family) Scholarship is offered to assist students who are first in their family to receive a tertiary education. The scholarship is established to improve each other and the community in which we live.

Value

Total value of the scholarship is up to $4000 cash payment per year for three years.

Duration

One year

Number per year

One

Eligibility

To be eligible for this scholarship you must be:

  • an Australian citizen, or holder of an Australian permanent humanitarian visa
  • a commencing student enrolled full time in an undergraduate bachelor degree at Deakin University in a Commonwealth supported place;
  • the first in your family to gain a tertiary education
  • able to demonstrate community service or have a willingness to participate in community type service, either during or after completion of your course

Selection criteria

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

How to apply

You must complete an online application via the Deakin Course and Scholarship Applicant Portal by the closing date.

Supporting documentation

As part of the application process you will be required to provide supporting documentation. This may be proof of community service or a statement regarding your willingness to participate in community service.

Your supporting documentation must be provided prior to the closing date of 14 March 2014 and uploaded as part of your application via the Deakin Course and Scholarship Applicant Portal.

Prior to the submission of your scholarship application and the closing date, 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.

Closing date

Applications open 27 February and close 5pm, 14 March 2014.

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