We’re proud to support international students with a range of scholarship opportunities.

Deakin scholarships for international students

Our scholarships recognise international students with high academic performance and the potential to make a positive contribution to the University and its community.

You must be studying full time in Australia or have applied to study one of our courses full-time to be eligible for an international scholarship.

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Australian Government scholarships

Australian Government scholarships are available to students in certain countries in the Asia–Pacific region. These scholarships are for full-time study in Australia towards an undergraduate, postgraduate or technical degree, and cover:

  • a return airfare to Australia
  • academic and other compulsory fees
  • basic health insurance
  • establishment allowance
  • a living allowance.

Find out more about Australian Government scholarships

Find out if you're eligible

To be able to apply for an Australian Government scholarship, your home country must be on the list of participating countries and your course of study must match up with a priority area for your home country. Priority areas differ per country.

Find out more at the Australia Awards website

Financial aid

You may be eligible for financial support to study at Deakin if you are from one of the following countries:

  • Denmark: refer to the SU webpage for further information
  • Germany: refer to the Bafög webpage for further information
  • Norway: refer to the Lånekassen webpage for further information
  • Sweden: refer to the CSN webpage for further information
  • Canada: Canadian citizens studying at Deakin University can access funding from the Canadian federal and/or provincial governments. Find out more on our Canada webpage.