Deakin University runs different categories of scholarships for international students, the Deakin Vice-Chancellor’s International Scholarship International scholarships is a fully funded scholarships for international students for postgraduate study with a stipend of $28,600 per annum, relocation allowance from $500to $1,500 and health insurance. They acknowledge students with recurrent high academic performance and the potential to make a leading contribution to the university and its communities. Interestingly, unsuccessful applicants of the Deakin Vice-Chancellor’s International Scholarship will automatically be considered for the Deakin International Scholarship.
Deakin University, Australia’s academic staff provide world-class teaching across 4 faculties and 14 schools. Through teaching and research partnerships, their faculties make enduring contributions to local, regional and global communities. Deakin University upholds a strong governance system that delivers high standards of decision-making and accountability. This ensures that their courses, research and community engagement continues to meet and exceed the highest standards of quality. Deakin is a leading university that enables globally connected education for the jobs of the future and research that makes a difference to the communities.
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All International Students
Deakin Vice-Chancellor’s International Scholarship offers 100% or 50% of your tuition fees plus participation in the Vice-Chancellor’s Professional Excellence Program and priority place in on-campus accommodation (at own cost and subject to availability)
This scholarship is available for the normal duration of the course. Participation in the Vice-Chancellor’s Professional Excellence Program (VCPEP). Students will be required to participate in this program as part of the DVCIS scholarship.
- be a prospective international student for a coursework degree at Deakin University
- be eligible to study at Deakin University
- have achieved an 85% average (or equivalent) in previous studies.
All these criteria must be met. Selection of successful applicants for the fixed number of scholarships will be competitive and may require scores above the stated minimum requirements.
Applicants are required to submit:
- a completed Deakin International Scholarship Program application form (PDF, 536KB)
- a personal statement (300 words)
- two references who can comment on your community engagement and/or leadership capacity
- a completed application to study at Deakin including academic transcripts.
Your personal statement must be written by you and reflect your personal views. It should contain:
- an outline of why you want to study at Deakin University
- an overview of any extracurricular activities and work experience (paid or voluntary) you have undertaken
- why you think you would make an outstanding ambassador for Deakin University
- any other information that will assist your application.
You may also be asked to attend an interview.