WIL Student Support Scheme

Is completing a Work Integrated Learning (WIL) placement putting you under financial pressure? If you are undertaking a Work Integrated Learning (WIL) placement in an academic year and experiencing financial hardship consider applying for this program.

The WIL Student Support Scheme can help you by easing financial stress and allowing you to have hands-on, relevant work experience locally or overseas.

The Work Integrated Learning (WIL) Student Support Scheme is an equity initiative funded by the Commonwealth Government grant via the Higher Education Participation and Partnership Program (HEPPP) to help increase access, participation and success of domestic undergraduate students from low socio economic status (SES) backgrounds.


2021 Applications

Applications for the 2021 will be open for the following dates and more information will be supplied closer to these dates.

2021 WIL Student Support Scheme application open dates
Study periodOpening dateClosing date
Trimester/Semester 1 2021Monday 15 March at midday AESTSunday 4 April 2021 at 5pm AEST
Trimester/Semester 2 2021Monday 19 July at midday AESTSunday 8 August at 5pm AEST
Trimester 3 2021Monday 8 November at midday AEDTSunday 21 November at 5pm AEDT

Other assistance

For further information about the scheme please email wilfin@deakin.edu.au.

We appreciate you may be experiencing financial difficulties, to help, Deakin offers interest free loans. Some conditions apply. Further information regarding the financial assistance options is available on the Financial Assistance website.

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