The den Hollander Scholarship

The den Hollander Scholarship will enable Deakin University students to reach their full potential and make their goals a reality – whether they dream of making a difference in industry, undertaking pioneering research or dedicating their talents to serving the community.

What are the benefits for you? Cash payment of up to $8000
Duration One year

Eligibility criteria

All conditions must be met

  • Be an Australian citizen or holder of an Australian permanent humanitarian visa
  • be a current Deakin student enrolled full time in your second or third year of an undergraduate bachelor degree at Deakin University in Trimester 1 2016 
  • be enrolled in a Commonwealth supported place
  • have a minimum Weighted Average Mark (WAM) of 70
  • be able to demonstrate that you were educated at a public high school in Australia
  • be the first generation in your family to attend university
  • be able to show an outstanding commitment to supporting our communities.
Number available Two
Selection criteria Your application will be assessed and ranked based on the information you provide in your application and supporting documentation.
Special conditions Shortlisted applicants may be requested to complete a separate application form once eligibility has been confirmed.
Opening and closing dates Applications for Trimester 1 2016 have reopened and close 15 January 2016 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 community involvement.

Please visit the Supporting documentation page for examples of the types of documents you could provide.

The supporting documentation also requires evidence that you were educated at a public high school in Australia. The following documentation is acceptable:

  • High School Certificate (VCE) result
  • Report card
  • Signed statement from the school confirming your years of attendance on a school letterhead
  • A Statutory Declaration declaring the name of your school and the years you attended.

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 November closing date.

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