Vice-Chancellor's Academic Excellence Scholarship

Deakin University

Deakin's prestigious Vice-Chancellor's Academic Excellence Scholarship is awarded each year to 26 eligible undergraduate students whose exceptional academic achievements and extra-curricular activities truly set them apart.


To be eligible you must be: an Australian citizen, New Zealand citizen, Australian permanent resident or holder of an Australian permanent humanitarian visa; commencing at Deakin University in an undergraduate bachelor degree in Trimester 1 2022; enrolled full time unless there are exceptional circumstances preventing full-time study; and enrolled in a Commonwealth supported place (CSP). You must be able to demonstrate academic achievement in one of the following: an ATAR of at least 95 or International Baccalaureate equivalent, or dux of your high school.Consideration will be given to: your extra-curricular activities and achievements, for example in the areas of leadership, community service, the arts, volunteering, or sport; and to students experiencing personal or financial hardship.

Further details

Applicants apply directly to Deakin University via the Deakin Scholarship Application Portal.

Amount $5,000

This scholarship offers payment of 100% of student contributions (tuition fees), cash payments of approximately $5000 per year ($625 per credit point enrolled), plus participation in the Vice-Chancellor's Professional Excellence Program, for the course duration.

Closing date 7 January 2022
Number per year 26
Frequency Annual
Duration years
For Australian students
For international students
Level of study Undergraduate / VET
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