Warrnambool City Council Award

If you live in the City of Warrnambool and come from a financially disadvantaged background, you should consider applying for this award to reduce your study expenses.


Cash payment of $2500 to assist with study costs


One year

Number per year



To be eligible for this award you must be:

  • an Australian citizen or holder of an Australian permanent humanitarian visa
  • a commencing student enrolled full time in an undergraduate degree at the Warrnambool Campus in a Commonwealth supported place
  • a resident of the City of Warrnambool or south-western Victoria
  • able to demonstrate you are in receipt of a means-tested Centrelink benefit or have a personal or family taxable income below the HECS-HELP repayment threshold, depending on independence status.

Selection criteria

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

How to apply

VTAC applicants
If you are applying for a place at Deakin University in Trimester 1 2015, via VTAC, you must complete the VTAC Scholarships Application available via MyInfo.

Non-VTAC applicants
If you have deferred your course place at Deakin University and plan to enrol for the first time in Trimester 1 2015, you must complete an online application via the Deakin Course and Scholarship Applicant Portal.

Closing date

Applications for Trimester 1 2015 open 4 August 2014 and close 17 October 2014.

Supporting documentation

As part of the application process you will be required to provide supporting documentation.

VTAC applicants
If you are applying via the VTAC Scholarships Application, you must provide supporting documentation directly to VTAC by 17 October 2014.

Non-VTAC applicants
If you are applying via the Deakin Course and Scholarship Applicant Portal you must provide supporting documentation directly to Deakin.  This documentation must be uploaded as part of your online scholarship application by 17 October 2014.

Prior to the scholarship closing 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.

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