Scholarship for Excellence for International Students at Deakin University 2023

Scholarship for Excellence for International Students at Deakin University 2023

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Scholarship Description:

Deakin University is inviting applications from suitably qualified international students for Deakin’s Prestigious Vice-Chancellor’s Academic Excellence Scholarship. This scholarship is available for undergraduate and postgraduate students.

The scholarship is aimed at both undergraduates and postgraduates who show exceptional promise within or beyond their academic achievements. Strong academic performance or excellence in extracurricular activities, sport, the Arts, community service or leadership will hold the key to success.


Deakin University, Australia

Study Level:

Undergraduates & Postgraduates

Scholarship Benefits and Details:

$5,000 – $10,000 per year.

When applying direct 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 and the Vice-Chancellor’s Academic Excellence Scholarship and Deakin Student Support Scholarship in the selection process.

This reduces the number of scholarships you have to apply for and increases your chances of receiving a Deakin scholarship.

Eligible Nationalities:

Domestic & International Students

Eligibility Criteria:

For Deakin University Scholarship for Excellence, applicants are expected to meet the following conditions:

  • Applicants must be international students, Australian citizen, New Zealand citizen, Australian permanent resident or holder of an Australian permanent humanitarian visa
  • Commencing or currently enrolled in a bachelor or honours 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 honours students enrolled full time unless there are exceptional circumstances 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.

Application Procedure:

For any and all scholar programs, you must select one of the three admission decision plans (Early Decision I, Early Decision II, or Regular Decision) and submit all required application materials by November 15. (Those applying Early Decision I must apply by November 1.)

Students applying Early Decision I can apply for the scholar programs but need to meet the November 1 deadline. If your ability to enroll depends on receiving a specific amount of merit scholarships or need-based financial aid, we strongly encourage you to apply Regular Decision.

Application Deadline:

November 15, 2022

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