Fully Funded Deakin Scholarship in Australia|International Students -2023
The scholarship is awarded for the full-time duration of the course. Different study load rules apply to undergraduate and postgraduate students.
$5000 per year ($625 per credit point) paid as cash or towards student contributions (tuition fees) – the choice is yours!
$10,000 per year ($1250 per credit point) paid as cash or towards student contributions (tuition fees) – the choice is yours!
Applications for Trimester 1 2023 open on 1 September 2022.
Bachelor’s applications for Trimester 1 2023 close 9 January 2023 at 5 pm.
Postgraduate and honors applications for Trimester 1 2023 close on 15 February 2023 at 5 pm.
Bachelor Scholarship offer rounds
Early Round: To be considered for these early round scholarship offers you will need to submit your application and all supporting documentation by 5 December 2022 at 5 pm.
Round 1: To be considered for these Round 1 scholarship offers you will need to submit your application and all supporting documentation by 9 January 2023 at 5pm5 pm5 pm.
We will be aiming for full allocation at this round.
Re-offer Round: To be considered for any remaining scholarships, not taken up in previous offer rounds, you will need to submit your application and all supporting documentation by 2 February 2023 at 5pm.
All scholarships will be offered within six weeks of the Re-offer round closing date.
Prospective candidates should ensure they meet all criteria before submitting their applications.
To be eligible you must be:
- an Australian citizen, New Zealand citizen, Australian permanent resident, or holder of an Australian permanent humanitarian visa
- commencing or currently enrolled in a bachelor or honors degree in a Commonwealth supported place (CSP), or postgraduate by coursework degree (CSP or full fee)
- enrolled at Deakin University in Trimester 1 2023
- bachelor and honors students enrolled full time unless exceptional circumstances are preventing full-time study, or postgraduate students enrolled in at least two credit points a trimester
- able to demonstrate achievement in one of the following:
- an ATAR of at least 85
- a Weighted Average Mark (WAM)/Grade Point Average (GPA) of at least 80 in previous tertiary study
- leadership experience
- elite sports performance
- community service
- volunteer activities
- the Arts
- any other achievement.
Consideration will be given to students experiencing financial or personal hardship.
Continued eligibility is subject to maintaining a Weighted Average Mark (WAM) of at least 65.
How to apply
Apply directly to Deakin
You can apply for this scholarship directly to Deakin through our Scholarship Application Portal.
When applying directly to Deakin for this scholarship, select either the ‘Undergraduate Scholarship Application Tri/Sem 1 2023‘ or the ‘Postgraduate Scholarship Application Tri/Sem 1 2023‘ 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 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.
Bachelor applicants, we will commence offering a limited number of scholarships towards the end of December 2022 with the remainder of scholarships offered progressively from mid-January 2023. To give your application the best chance possible of being considered in all offer rounds, you should submit your application and supporting documentation by 5 December 2022 at 5 pm.
Postgraduate and honors applicants, all offers will be made after the application closing date of 15 February 2023 at 5 pm.
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
Following the application period above, this program will be available for offer in:
- Trimester 2 2023 (mid-June-mid-July 2023)
Application dates provided are indicative only. Please check closer to the application period for specific opening and closing dates.