Applications for Semester 1 2024 open 15 September 2023.
Applications for Semester 1 2024 close 14 February 2024 at 5pm.
This award offers a one-off cash payment of $1800.
Prospective candidates should ensure they meet all criteria before submitting their application.
To be eligible you must:
- be an Australian citizen, Australian permanent resident or hold an Australian permanent humanitarian visa
- be commencing the Doctor of Medicine in a Commonwealth supported place in Semester 1 2024
- not already be a recipient of a scholarship or award in Semester 1 2024
- be able to demonstrate financial hardship.
Preference will be given to the student with the highest course entry score.
As part of the application process you will also be required to upload supporting documentation.
When you apply for this award, 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.
Applying for an award isn't just about meeting the eligibility criteria.
It's a good idea to think about why you want an award, it’s your opportunity to stand out from the crowd and be recognised for where you’ve come from and where you need to go.
How to apply
Apply directly to Deakin
You can apply for this award directly to Deakin through our Scholarship Application Portal.
When applying direct to Deakin for this scholarship, select the 'Postgraduate 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.
The application process is highly competitive with a limited number of awards 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 four 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 award is yet to be confirmed for any future offering periods. Please check back at this page at a later date for any updates.