We're here to support your dream of going to university. A Deakin scholarship is more than simply a financial boost – it sets you on the pathway to success at university.

Which scholarship is for me?

Find a scholarship that works for you. Whether it’s recognition of your academic achievements or a chance to make university a reality, there’s a Deakin scholarship that can help you on your way to your dream degree.

Check through the options to find a scholarship for you.

I am a domestic undergraduate student

If you’re studying for your first degree in a particular subject, you’re known as an undergraduate. The term can also be used to describe the degree you’re taking, i.e. an undergraduate degree. Begin your journey with Deakin and learn more about our scholarships.

Learn more about undergraduate scholarships

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I am a domestic postgraduate student

Deakin offers a range of postgraduate scholarships to help you complete your study, reach your full potential, and achieve your career goals. Begin your journey with Deakin and learn more about our scholarships.

Learn more about postgraduate scholarships

I am a domestic HDR student

A higher degree by research (HDR) from Deakin will help you become a specialist in your field. Begin your journey with Deakin and learn more about our scholarships.

Learn more about HDR scholarships

I am an international student

One of our international scholarships can help you transform your future. We offer scholarships that that recognise high academic performance and the potential to make a positive contribution to the University and its community.

Learn more about international scholarships

External scholarships

As well as our own scholarships, Deakin students can apply for external scholarships offered by organisations not affiliated with the University.

Find out more about external scholarships

Alumni postgraduate bursary

We reward Deakin Alumni, their spouses and immediate family by offering a 15% reduction per unit on their enrolment fees on any postgraduate award course (excluding students enrolled in a Commonwealth supported place) at Deakin.

Our application tips

Applying for a scholarship isn't just about filling in a form; it’s also your opportunity to stand out from the crowd and be recognised.

Read our top application tips for a Deakin scholarship

Supporting documents

It's important to submit the right documents with your application before the scholarship close date.

Find out more about supporting documentation

Get in touch

We can offer support and assistance to help you find the right scholarship.

Undergraduate and postgraduate students

Email Deakin scholarships
+61 3 9244 6333

Research students

Email candidature office
+613 9244 5258

Email research scholarships
+613 9244 5413