Deakin University Scholarship for Excellence ~ Ofuran

Deakin University Scholarship for Excellence

Deakin University Scholarship for Excellence

Deakin University offer undergraduates and postgraduates scholarship, designed for the students 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. 

Scholarship Value and Duration:

$5000 paid as cash or towards student contributions (tuition fees) per year, or a combination of both to the value of $5000 per year - the choice is yours! 

Postgraduate Studies:

$10,000 paid as cash or tuition fees per year, or a combination of both to the value of $10,000 per year - the choice is yours!


The scholarship is awarded for the normal full time duration of the course. Different study load rules apply to undergraduate and postgraduate students. Continued eligibility is subject to maintaining a Weighted Average Mark (WAM) of at least 65.

Important Dates for the scholarship:

Applications Open (Trimester/semester 2 2018) = 6 June, 2018
Applications Close (Trimester/semester 2 2018) = 11 July, 2018


1. an Australian citizen or the holder of an Australian permanent humanitarian visa.

2. a commencing or currently enrolled student at Deakin University in an undergraduate bachelor degree or postgraduate course in any trimester/semester in the 2018 academic year.

3. 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

4. able to demonstrate achievement in one of the following:

an ATAR of at least 85

i) a Weighted Average Mark (WAM)/Grade Point Average (GPA) of at least 80 in previous tertiary study

ii) leadership experience

iii) elite sports performance

iv) community service

v) volunteer activities

vi) the Arts

vii) any other achievement.
Consideration will be given to students experiencing financial or personal hardship.