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Deakin University Scholarships

There are 8 scholarships available at Deakin University.

Australian Postgraduate Awards (APA) / Deakin University Postgraduate Research Scholarship (DUPRS)

Study level

Postgraduate

Eligibility requirements

Eligibility criteria

Successful applicants must have achieved a first class Honours degree or equivalent. Awards are only available to those who will be undertaking a Masters or Doctoral degree full-time in 2015 and have applied for, or are currently enrolled in, a higher degree by research. Applicants who have commenced their graduate research degree must have at least 12 months full-time or equivalent candidature remaining. Applicants who have previously held an APA or DUPR for six months or more cannot be considered for another APA or DUPR.

The primary criterion is a high standard of Honours (a year of assessed research following an undergraduate course) or its equivalent. Equivalence could include:

  • research Masters' degree with at least 2/3 of the degree comprising a thesis graded at 80 per cent plus
  • coursework Masters' degrees or graduate diplomas which includes a research project or thesis of 10,000 to 20,000 words to 80 per cent plus standard and research methodology units
  • comparable qualifications from international universities including a research project or thesis of 10,000 to 20,000 words and GPA 80 per cent plus standard
  • relevant postgraduate research experience
  • independently refereed journal articles, publications, or conference papers
  • professional reporting or prior learning
  • research related awards or prizes
  • other evidence of research ability.

Application details

Applications can be made throughout the year except for Arts and Education. Arts and Education applications must be submitted before 31st October.

Value of scholarship

12,78,874 a year

Value details

A relocation allowance up to AUD $1,500 (2017 rate) awarded to students who are moving from interstate or overseas in order to study at Deakin

Application deadline

31 October 2017

China Partner Institutions Bursary

Study level

Undergraduate

Eligibility requirements

Eligibility criteria

  • Be an international student commencing a single, undergraduate degree from the Deakin Business School. 
  • be articulating to Deakin from an eligible partner institution in China, and meet the general entry requirements for the course, including IELTS.

Application details

For further details, please contact the university website.

Value details

10 per cent of your student contributions (tuition fees)

Deakin College Jakarta Bursary

Study level

Undergraduate

Eligibility requirements

  • Be an international student coming to Deakin from Deakin College Jakarta and have successfully completed your Diploma program and been accepted for entry into the second year of your Deakin degree.
  • be enrolling in one of the following courses:
  • Bachelor of Business (Sport Management)
  • Bachelor of Commerce
  • Bachelor of Commerce/Bachelor of Information Systems
  • Bachelor of Commerce/Bachelor of Laws
  • Bachelor of Information Systems
  • Bachelor of Laws
  • Bachelor of Property and Real Estate
  • Bachelor of Property and Real Estate/Bachelor of Commerce
  • Bachelor of Property and Real Estate/Bachelor of Laws
  • Bachelor of Management.

Application details

For further details, please contact the university website.

Value details

10 per cent of your student contribution (tuition fees)

Deakin Vice-Chancellor’s International Scholarship

Study level

Undergraduate

Eligibility requirements

Eligibility criteria

  • Be a prospective international student
  • be eligible to study in Australia with a student visa
  • not have accepted any other Deakin scholarship or bursary
  • have achieved an 85% average (or equivalent) in previous studies.

Application details

You can apply for this scholarship by completing the scholarship program application form and emailing it to deakin-int-admissions@deakin.edu.au.

Value details

All of your student contributions (tuition fees) or 50 per cent of your student contributions (tuition fees)

Master of Business Administration (MBA) Global Leader’s Scholarship

Study level

Postgraduate

Eligibility requirements

To apply for admission to the MBA program, a student must have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in any discipline and three years' management/professional work experience or
  • Master’s degree in any discipline and three years' management/professional work experience or
  • Graduate certificate in a related discipline and five years' management/professional work experience or
  • Deakin Business and Law Postgraduate Qualifying Program (PQP) and three years' management/professional work experience.

Application details

Students who meet the eligibility criteria will be automatically assessed for the scholarship.

Value details

20 per cent of your student contribution (tuition fees)

PhD scholarship - Glendon A. Lean Memorial Award in Mathematics Education

Study level

Postgraduate

Eligibility requirements

Successful applicants must have achieved a Master of Education degree with a research pathway or equivalent, and have done so with outstanding results.

Awards are only available to those who will be undertaking a higher degree by research, and who:

  • are enrolling as full-time PhD students
  • are not receiving another equivalent award, scholarship or salary to undertake the proposed program (generally less than 75 per cent of the base APA stipend rate)
  • have not completed a degree at the same level as the proposed candidature, or at a higher level.

Application details

For further details, please contact the university website.

Value of scholarship

12,78,874 a year

Value details

A relocation allowance up to a maximum AUD $1500 (2017 rate) awarded to students who are moving from interstate or overseas in order to study at Deakin

International Postgraduate Research Scholarships (IPRS)

Study level

Postgraduate

Eligibility requirements

The IPRS are open to international students. Successful applicants must have achieved a first class Honours degree or equivalent. Awards are only available to those who will be undertaking a Masters or Doctoral degree full-time in 2015 and have applied for, or are currently enrolled in, a Higher Degree by Research. Applicants who have commenced their research degree must have at least 12 months full-time or equivalent candidature remaining. Applicants who have previously held an IPRS for six months or more cannot be considered for another IPRS, APA or DUPR.

The primary criterion is a high standard of Honours (a year of assessed research following an undergraduate course) or its equivalent. Equivalence could include:

  • research Masters' degree with at least 2/3 of the degree comprising a thesis graded at 80 per cent plus
  • coursework Masters' degrees or graduate diplomas which includes a research project or thesis of 10,000 to 20,000 words to 80%+ standard and research methodology units
  • comparable qualifications from international universities including a research project or thesis of 10,000 to 20,000 words and GPA 80 per cent plus standard
  • relevant postgraduate research experience
  • independently refereed journal articles, publications, or conference papers
  • professional reporting or prior learning
  • research related awards or prizes
  • other evidence of research ability.

Application details

For further details, please contact the university website.

Value of scholarship

12,78,874 a year

Value details

A relocation allowance up to AUD $1,500 (2017 rate) awarded to students who are moving from interstate or overseas in order to study at Deakin

Master of Laws (LLM) Scholarship

Study level

Postgraduate

Eligibility requirements

To apply for admission to the LLM program, a student must have completed a Bachelor of Laws (LLB) degree or equivalent, and no less than four years of full-time study at a university or other approved educational institution and satisfied the minimum entry requirements of the LLM program. In some circumstances consideration may also be given to students who have more than two years of relevant work experience.

Candidates for the LLM program must also demonstrate English Language competency at Band B as set out in Schedule A to the Admission Criteria Selection (Higher Education Courses) procedure before commencing study.

Students will be required to complete an application for the Master of Laws Program and will be selected for the scholarship based on academic merit, professional experience, quality of their application, and interview performance.

Application details

Students who meet the eligibility criteria will be automatically assessed for the scholarship and will be advised of the outcome.

Value of scholarship

4,79,302 total value

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