Bennett Honours Scholarship

The Bennett Honours Scholarship is available to students completing the honours year of a course offered by the Faculty of Science, Engineering, and Built Environment.

Important dates

Applications for Trimester/Semester 1 2024 open 15 September 2023.

Applications for Trimester/Semester 1 2024 close 14 February 2024 at 5pm.


This scholarship offers cash payments up to $7000 over one year.

Eligibility criteria

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

To be eligible you must be:

  • an Australian citizen
  • enrolled full-time in the honours year of a course offered by the Faculty of Science, Engineering, and Built Environment in Trimester/Semester 1 2024
  • undertaking an honours project that is related to fibres or textiles.

Your Weighted Average Mark (WAM) will be taken into consideration when awarding this scholarship. Preference will be given to the student with the highest WAM. If you are doing an integrated honours year, the WAM considered will be inclusive of your bachelor degree.


As a scholarship recipient you must:

  • provide an introduction statement about your goals for study and what it means to receive the scholarship.

Your application

Supporting documents

There are no supporting documents required for this scholarship.

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 directly to Deakin

You can apply for this scholarship directly to Deakin through our Scholarship Application Portal.

When applying direct to Deakin for this scholarship, select the 'Undergraduate Scholarship Application Tri/Sem 1 2024' option and, if eligible, your application will automatically be considered for this scholarship.

This reduces the number of scholarships you have to apply for and increases your chances of receiving a Deakin scholarship.

Apply for this scholarship

The scholarship application process is highly competitive with a limited number of scholarships available. Unfortunately, not all eligible applicants will receive one.

What happens next?

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

If you are successful, you will be contacted by the email address you nominated within your application portal account, unsuccessful applicants will not be contacted.

You'll find out if you were successful usually within six weeks of the application closing date. If you have not received an offer by this time, you have been unsuccessful. You can view the status of your application via your scholarship application portal account.

Next offering period

This scholarship is yet to be confirmed for any future offering periods. Please check back at this page at a later date for any updates.