COVID-19 Financial Assistance

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic Deakin has developed a support scheme for students in need.

The safety and wellbeing of our community remains our top priority, and we are doing everything possible to support our students, during this difficult time.

Support options range from monetary amounts to other relevant support mechanisms, such as fee extensions. To find out more about the support scheme, eligibility requirements and to apply, visit the appropriate link below.

Domestic students*

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International students*

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* Excludes Deakin College students.

To be eligible for these scheme you must be actively enrolled and studying. If you have completed your studies in Trimester 2 2020 or not enrolled in a current study period you will not be eligible for this scheme. The eligibility for both the Domestic and International schemes has changed.  Before submitting an application please ensure your are eligible.

Further information

There are also support options available to help you through MoneySmart, providing tips and information assisting through periods of financial difficulty and hardship. It will also contain the latest up to date information from the government announcements and guidance.

You can keep up to date with changes at Deakin's COVID-19 (coronavirus) FAQs. Deakin's FAQ's have been updated to include the following important FAQ's topics

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