Arcadia Landscape Architecture Indigenous Scholarship

This scholarship aims to encourage an indigenous student studying a Master of Landscape Architecture to enter the landscape architecture profession.

Important dates

Applications for Trimester 2 2020 open 17 June 2020.

Applications for Trimester 2 2020 close 15 July 2020 at 5pm.


Cash payment of up to $5000 per year for up to two years.

The maximum total value of this scholarship is $10,000.

Eligibility criteria

To be eligible you must:

  • be an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander person
  • be enrolled in the Master of Landscape Architecture at Deakin University in Trimester 2 2020
  • have a minimum Weighted Average Mark (WAM) of at least 60 (in your current course for continuing students or in your previous studies for commencing students).


As a scholarship recipient you:

  • are required to write an introduction statement about your goals for study and what it means to receive the scholarship
  • are required to complete a statement at the end of each year detailing how this scholarship has helped you with your studies
  • must maintain a satisfactory academic record for the duration of your scholarship, with a minimum Weighted Average Mark (WAM) of 60
  • must be prepared to attend a meet and greet with the donor
  • cannot concurrently hold another scholarship of similar criteria.

Your application

Application tips

Applying for a scholarship isn’t just about meeting the eligibility criteria.

It’s a good idea to think about why you want a scholarship, how it will help you and what you have to offer the Deakin community.

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How to apply

You can apply for this scholarship directly through our Course and Scholarship Applicant Portal.

Visit our applicant portal

What happens next?

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

You'll find out if you were successful usually within four weeks of the application closing date.

Additional opportunities

There may be an opportunity for you to undertake a work placement at Arcadia Landscape Architecture office located in Pyrmont NSW.  The decision to accept any potential offer is yours and will not impact your eligibility to receive the scholarship.