This scholarship was established to assist Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students who are living away from home and community. The scholarship covers th...
Deakin ISSP: I-Succeed Indigenous Academic Performance Scholarship
Education is a key factor in improving your economic and social well being. The Commonwealth also understands the significant benefit of an education environment that acknowledges, respects and embraces Indigenous peoples’ cultures, languages, traditions and spirituality.
If you would like some additional educational financial support, so you can focus on achieving academic success in your studies, please consider applying for the Indigenous Higher Education Scholarship.
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How to apply
To be eligible you must be:
An Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander person;
Enrolled in an undergraduate or postgraduate degree at Deakin University;
Experiencing financial and/or personal hardship.
Preference will be given to students from remote and very remote areas as defined by the Australian Statistical Geography Standard – Remoteness Area (ASGS-RA). To see areas classified under ASGS-RA, search the Health Workforce Locator. Tick ASGS Remoteness Areas 2016, enter your address and click Search Location.
How to Apply
You can apply for this scholarship directly through the Deakin Course and Scholarship Applicant Portal.
As part of the application process, you will also be required to upload current supporting documentation.
The supporting documentation required includes evidence of:
Your financial hardship (if applicable);
Your medical condition or disability (if applicable).
The following will be taken into consideration when applications are assessed:
The degree of your involvement in your local Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Community;
Location, financial, education or social disadvantage;
Responsibility for others;