Eric Ormond Baker Charitable Trust Dreamscreen Scholarship

If you have been accepted into the Dreamscreen internship program in Trimester 1 2024, you could be eligible for this Scholarship.

Important dates

Applications for Trimester/Semester 1 2024 open 15 February 2024.

Applications for Trimester/Semester 1 2024 close 20 March 2024 at 5pm.


This scholarship offers a one-off cash payment of $2500.

Eligibility criteria

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

To be eligible you must:

  • be a domestic student
  • be enrolled full time in one of the following units in Trimester/Semester 1 2024:
    • ACC700 Communication And Creative Arts Internship
    • AWL203 Expand Your Experience
    • AWL300 Internship
    • SIT306 IT Placements And Industry Experience
  • have been accepted into the Dreamscreen internship program in Trimester/Semester 1 2024
  • be experiencing an area of hardship.

Areas of hardship

Areas of hardship include:

  • financial hardship – either that you are in receipt of a means-tested Centrelink benefit, Low Income Health Care Card or have a personal or family taxable income below the threshold determined by the University
  • rural, regional or remote home location
  • disability/long term medical condition
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background
  • arrive in Australia as a refugee
  • other demonstrable hardship.


As a scholarship recipient you must provide a completion statement about your experience at Dreamscreen.

Your application

Supporting documentation

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

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.

When you apply for this scholarship you'll need to supply evidence of your financial and/or medical hardship (if applicable).

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, 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.

Read more about our top tips for applying for a scholarship

How to apply

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


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