Melbourne Holocaust Museum Scholarship

If you are an Indigenous student with a commitment towards social studies or Holocaust studies in both academic endeavours and community work consider applying for this scholarship.

Important dates

Applications for Trimester 2 2022 open 16 June 2022.

Applications for Trimester 2 2022 close 14 July 2022 at 5pm.


Cash payments up to $3000 per year for two years.

Eligibility criteria

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

To be eligible you must:

  • be an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander person who commenced their studies at Deakin University in 2022
  • be enrolled in Trimester 2 2022 in one of the following courses:
    • Bachelor of Arts
    • Bachelor of Arts (Psychology)
    • Bachelor of Education (Primary)
    • Bachelor of Early Childhood Education
    • Bachelor of Nursing
    • Bachelor of Social Work
    • Bachelor of Laws

Preference will be given to a student who can demonstrate a commitment towards social studies or Holocaust studies in both academic endeavours and community work.

Special conditions

Scholarship recipients are required to:

  • maintain a minimum Weighted Average Mark (WAM) of 60
  • write an introduction statement about their goals for study and what it means to receive this scholarship
  • complete yearly impact statement for the scholarship duration.

Your application

Supporting documentation

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

When you apply for this scholarship, you'll need to supply evidence of your community work (if applicable).

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 - it’s your opportunity to stand out and be recognised for where you’ve come from and where you want to go.

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 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.

Additional Opportunities

There may be an opportunity for the scholarship holder to undertake voluntary work with the Melbourne Holocaust Museum. The voluntary work may occur off-site and will be discussed on a case by case basis (this process will be managed by the Melbourne Holocaust Museum). The decision to accept any potential offer is the students’ and will not impact the their eligibility to receive the scholarship.

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.