Deakin Bushfire Relief Residential Scholarship

Deakin is committed to supporting students affected by the bushfire crisis.

Important dates

Payment is for the 2020 academic year only.

Applications are now closed.


This scholarship offers accommodation for one academic year at our Deakin Residences or accommodation close to your campus* (a minimum of 36 weeks).

Eligibility criteria

To be eligible you must be:

  • a commencing or currently enrolled student at Deakin University in 2020
  • displaced for an extended period of time by the 2019/2020 bushfires or have lost your primary residence.

Conditions and other information

This scholarship applies to accommodation costs for commencing or currently enrolled students at Deakin University in 2020.

*Deakin will endeavour to place you at Deakin Residences closest to your campus location. Should a room not be available, we'll find alternative accommodation arrangements.

How to apply

Applications are now closed.

No application is required. Please email outlining your situation, including your contact details, and we'll call you to discuss next steps.

Additional support for Deakin students

Our Natural Disaster Assistant Packages include a personal combination of support services tailored to your needs. If you are a current Deakin student and need further, specific help, please contact one or more of the following services: