Deakin Vice Chancellor’s Meritorious Scholarship

Deakin Vice Chancellor’s Meritorious Scholarship

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Students with consistently strong academic performance and the ability to make a significant contribution to the institution and its communities are recognised by Deakin. STEM, creative arts, sports studies, and general studies scholarships are also available.

Offered by  Institution 
Amount granted Variable 
Type of scholarship Merit-based 
Level of program Undergraduate and Graduate 
Application deadline 15 January 2025 (tentative)
International students  Indian Students 
Official url  Deakin Vice Chancellor’s Meritorious Scholarship

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What are the benefits of the Deakin Vice Chancellor's Meritorious Scholarship?

Since its inception in 2014, the Deakin Vice-Chancellor's Meritorious 100% Scholarship has been awarded to 23 Indian students. The advantages of this scholarship programme include the following:

  • list items The total indicative tuition fee specified on the Letter of Offer is paid in full.
  • list items Priority placement for on-campus housing (at own expense and subject to availability).
  • The scholarships are awarded in acknowledgment of an industrial partner - BIOCON for STEM and Rajasthan Royals for Sports - in selected academic disciplines (STEM, Sports, Arts, and one other field).

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    What is the eligibility criteria for the Deakin Vice Chancellor’s Meritorious Scholarship?

    All of the following selection criteria must be met in order to be eligible:

  • list items The applicant must be an Indian citizen with a current Indian passport.
  • list items You need to be a resident of India at the time of application. 
  • list items You need to apply through any Deakin Authorised agent in India.
  • list items You need to meet the academic eligibility criteria listed below: 
  • list items 85% in CBSE / ICSE / State Board Year 12 results; OR 
  • list items 10 in the General Certificate of Secondary Education (GCSE) / A Level; OR 
  • list items 32 in the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (IBDP); OR 
  • list items 80% in an undergraduate degree.
  • All requirements must be met. This scholarship is contingent on acceptance of the terms and conditions outlined in the acceptance form.


    What is the application process for the Deakin Vice Chancellor’s Meritorious Scholarship?

    All applicants will be automatically evaluated for the scholarship and notified of the outcome after the selection process. A scholarship application form is not required.


    What are the documents required for the Deakin Vice Chancellor’s Meritorious Scholarship?

    You need to submit the following documents:

  • list items A 300-word personal statement
  • list items Two references who can comment on your community engagement and/or leadership capacity a completed application to study at Deakin with academic transcripts.
  • list items Your personal statement must be prepared entirely by you and must reflect your personal opinions. It should include:
  • list items A summary of your reasons for wanting to study at Deakin University
  • list items An outline of any extracurricular activities and job experience (paid or voluntary) you have undertaken 
  • list items Why you think you would become a great ambassador for Deakin University or 
  • list items Any other information that would support your application.
  • You may also be invited to an interview.


    What is the selection process for the Deakin Vice Chancellor’s Meritorious Scholarship?

    Deakin University administrators will begin considering each scholarship applicant after receiving all applications and accompanying paperwork. Students will be notified of the results of the selection process in due course.

    Shortlisted applicants may be required to attend an interview as part of the selection process, depending on the requirements. In that instance, the applicant's interview session will be used to make the final selection.


    How can you contact Deakin University?

    You can contact the university by sending a email on the below mentioned email address.

    [email protected]


    Frequently asked questions 

    Does Deakin University offer scholarships?

    Yes, the Deakin scholarship offers various scholarships that grant up to 100% funding. 

    How can I apply for a Deakin University scholarship?

    To apply for a Deakin University scholarship, go to the official website, browse the scholarship page, and do some research.

    How do I get in touch with the Deakin scholarships?

    The official email address to contact Deakin Scholarships is [email protected], and the phone number is +61 3 9244 6333.

    How do I obtain a full scholarship to Deakin University?

    Is your ATAR 95 or higher? With Deakin University's coveted Vice-Chancellor's Academic Excellence Scholarship, you may get $5000 every year and have 100% of your tuition expenses funded.