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 2021 open 31 August 2020.

Applications for Trimester 1 2021 close 25 January 2021 at 5pm.



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

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 2021 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 Commerce
    • Bachelor of Environmental Science (Marine Biology)
    • Bachelor of Education (Primary)
    • Bachelor of Health Sciences
    • Bachelor of Psychological Science


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

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 Deakin Scholarship Application 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, if eligible, 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.

You'll find out if you were successful usually within six weeks of the application closing date. You can view the status of your application via your scholarship application portal account.