Wannon Water Scholarship

If you are commencing study in a Bachelor degree at Deakin Warrnambool Campus, and experiencing financial hardship, you are invited to apply for the Wannon Water Scholarship.

Important dates

Applications for Trimester 1 2020 open 27 August 2019.

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

Benefits

This scholarship is available for two years.

  • Up to $7000 over two years (total value $7000)

Eligibility criteria

To be eligible you must be:

  • an Australian citizen or holder of an Australian permanent humanitarian visa
  • a commencing student enrolled in an undergraduate bachelor's degree at the Deakin Warrnambool Campus (on-campus studies) in Trimester 1 2020
  • enrolled full time in a Commonwealth supported place
  • able to demonstrate financial hardship by receiving a means-tested Centrelink benefit or personal or family taxable income below $56 000, depending on independence status.

Preference will be given to:

  • a resident of the City of Warrnambool, the Moyne Shire Council or South-West Victoria
  • students enrolled in science or commerce.

Conditions

As a scholarship recipient you must:

  • complete a report at the end of each year detailing how this scholarship has helped you with your studies
  • provide an introductory statement about their goals for study and what it means to receive the scholarship.

Your application

Supporting documents

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

When you apply for this scholarship, you'll need to supply evidence of your financial hardship.

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

Apply through VTAC

If you’re applying to study at Deakin through VTAC and you complete a VTAC scholarship application, you’ll automatically be considered for this scholarship.

Visit the VTAC website

Apply directly to Deakin

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 six weeks of the final application closing date. You can view the status of your application via your Course and Scholarship Applicant Portal account.