South West Philanthropic Academic Scholarships for Deakin Warrnambool

If you are considering studying full time at the Deakin Warrnambool Campus, living on Victoria's South West coast and you want to experience a friendly, close-knit community, this scholarship is for you.

Important dates

Applications for Trimester 1 2020 open 27 August 2019.

Applications for Trimester 1 2020 close 22 January 2020 5pm*.

Benefits

Up to $7000 over two years (total value of this scholarship is $7000).

An accommodation discount of 10% will be available to successful applicants for the two year duration of the scholarship.

*We will commence offering a number of scholarships from mid-December 2019. When all scholarships have been allocated the scholarship will be closed. This may occur before the closing date detailed above. Submit your application early so that you don’t miss out.

Eligibility criteria

Prospective candidates should ensure they meet all criteria before submitting their application.

To be eligible you must be:

  • a domestic student
  • a commencing student enrolled in Trimester 1 2020 in your first year of an undergraduate degree
  • enrolled full time in a Commonwealth supported place at Deakin's Warrnambool campus (on campus study).

Preference will be given to students enrolled in the following courses:

    • Bachelor of Environmental Science (Marine Biology)
    • Bachelor of Education (Primary)
    • Bachelor of Commerce
    • Bachelor of Health Sciences
    • Bachelor of Psychological Science

Conditions

As a scholarship recipient, you must:

  • maintain a minimum WAM of 50 for the duration of the scholarship
  • be prepared to attend a meet and greet with the donor
  • complete a yearly impact statement for the duration of the scholarship
  • provide an introductory statement about your goals for study and what it means to receive the scholarship.

Your application

Supporting documents

As part of the application process, you will might be required to upload current supporting documentation.

Make sure you choose the correct document type when you upload your documents as it will make a difference. If your documents are uploaded into the incorrect type they will not be considered when assessing your application. Remember it is quality, not quantity, which you need to provide. Aim to provide documents which are current, relevant and concise.

Read more about supporting documentation

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.

Read our 5 top tips on applying for a scholarship

How to apply

Submit an application for this scholarship directly via our Course and Scholarship Applicant portal

Select the 'Warrnambool Campus Scholarships' option and your application will automatically be considered for all Warrnambool Campus Donor Scholarships and the Deakin Warrnambool Residential Scholarship in the selection process.

This reduces the number of scholarships you have to apply for and increases your chance of receiving a scholarship.

Don’t forget to also apply for the ‘Deakin Funded Scholarships Program' and your application will automatically be considered for the Vice-Chancellor's Academic Excellence Scholarship, the Deakin Scholarship for Excellence and the Deakin Student Support Scholarship in the selection process.

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What happens next?

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

We will commence offering a number of scholarships from mid-December 2019. When all scholarships have been allocated the scholarship will be closed. This may occur before the closing date detailed above. Submit your application early so that you don’t miss out.

You can view the status of your application via your Course and Scholarship Applicant Portal account.