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.

Scholarship details

Value: $4,000 approx. total

Duration: 3 Years

Application dates

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This scholarship is for:

Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander applicants
Financial equity
Remote/rural students

Areas of study:

  • Any Area of Study

At Institution:

  • Deakin University

Study level:

  • Undergraduate
  • Postgraduate coursework

Study Load:

  • Full Time
  • Part Time


  • VIC

Eligibility Criteria

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).

Further Information

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;
Disability status.