Peter Davis Memorial Honours Scholarship

The late Peter Davis was a much admired colleague, respected for his commitment to professional and creative writing and his encouragement of commencing scholars. This scholarship provides acknowledgement of, and support for students completing their honours studies within the creative writing discipline.

Important dates

Expressions of interest for Trimester 1 2021 open 19 March 2021.

Expressions of interest for Trimester 1 2021 close 31 March 2021 at 5pm.


This scholarship is a one-off cash payment of $500.

Eligibility criteria

Please ensure you meet all criteria before submitting your application.

To be eligible you must:

  • be an Australian citizen, Australian permanent resident or holder of an Australian permanent humanitarian visa
  • be enrolled full time in Trimester 1 2021 in Professional and Creative Writing honours at Deakin University
  • show academic achievement in your previous study within A316/A313 Bachelor of Arts (Professional and Creative Writing) and submission of an appropriate honours project proposal for a Professional and Creative Writing honours thesis.

Your application

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How to apply

Eligible students should contact with an expression of interest, and an application form will be provided.

What happens next?

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

You'll find out if you were successful within four weeks of the application closing date.