The den Hollander Geelong Cats AFLW Scholarship

The den Hollander Geelong Cats AFLW Scholarship provides support to an emerging Geelong Cats Australian Football League Women's (AFLW) player keen to study at Deakin University.

Important dates

Applications for Trimester 1 2022 open 6 September 2021.

Applications for Trimester 1 2022 close 24 January 2022 at 5pm.

Benefits

This scholarship offers cash payments up to $8000 over one year.

Eligibility criteria

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

To be eligible you must be:

  • a domestic student
  • enrolled full time at Deakin University in Trimester 1 2022 in an undergraduate bachelor's degree
  • a current player/recruit at the Geelong Cats Australian Football League Women's (AFLW) club
  • able to show an outstanding commitment to supporting our communities.

Conditions

As a scholarship recipient you must:

  • complete a yearly impact statement for the duration of the scholarship
  • provide an introductory statement about your study goals and what it means to receive the scholarship
  • maintain a pass grade on all enrolled units
  • attend a meet and greet event with the donor.

Your application

Supporting documents

As part of the application process, you will also be required to upload current supporting documentation.

When you apply for this scholarship, you'll need to supply evidence of your community service and volunteering activities.

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.

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.

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.