The Helen Macpherson Smith Trust Arts and Cultural Management Scholarship

If you are enrolled in the Graduate Diploma of Business (Arts and Cultural Management), this scholarship could be for you.

Important dates

Applications for Trimester 2 2020 open 17 June 2020.

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


Maximum payment of up to $6000.

Total benefit is divided into payments of $1500 per credit point and is paid on successful completion of each credit point (maximum of 4 credit points).

Eligibility criteria

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

To be eligible you must be:

  • a domestic student
  • female
  • enrolled in M665 Graduate Diploma of Business (Arts and Cultural Management) at Deakin University in Trimester 2 2020
  • living in a Victorian rural or regional home location, or be relocating from a Victorian rural or regional home location.


As a scholarship recipient you must:

  • maintain a pass grade on all enrolled units
  • complete a yearly impact statement for the duration of the scholarship
  • provide an introductory statement about their study goals and what it means to receive the scholarship.

Your application

Supporting documents

No supporting documentation is required for this scholarship.

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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

Apply direct to Deakin

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


What happens next?

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

You'll find out if you were successful up to four weeks after the application close date. You can view the status of your application via your Course and Scholarship Applicant Portal account.

About the Donor

This scholarship is generously supported by the Helen Macpherson Smith Trust.