Deakin University Scholarships 2023 (Fully Funded)

Embark on your study journey in Australia with great news! The Deakin University Scholarship is now open for applications. This comprehensive article will provide detailed information about the scholarship, its advantages, and a step-by-step guide on how to apply.

The Deakin University Scholarships for the academic year 2023-2024 are fully funded and available to international students seeking postgraduate studies. Successful applicants will receive a stipend of $28,900 annually, a relocation allowance ranging from $500 to $1,500, and health insurance coverage.

There are two types of scholarships: the RTP scholarship, previously known as APA, funded by the Australian Government, and the DUPR scholarship funded by Deakin University. Both options are open to both domestic and international students, but only the highest-ranked applicants will be awarded an RTP scholarship.

These scholarships are designed to support outstanding students who have demonstrated exceptional academic performance and have the potential to contribute positively to the university and its community.

Scholarship Summary

  • Level of Study: Masters / Doctoral (Ph.D.)
  • Institution(s): Deakin University
  • Location: Australia
  • Program Period:
    • Doctoral Degree Duration: 3 years for stipend and 4 years for tuition fees offset
    • Research Master Degree Duration: 2 years for stipend and 2 years for tuition fees offset
  • Deadline: For application dates, please refer to the provided link.

Courses Offered: Scholarships are available for the following fields of study:

  • Arts and Education
  • Business and Law
  • Health
  • Science, Engineering, and Built Environment
  • Frontier Materials
  • Intelligent Systems Research and Innovation

Scholarship Coverage: The Deakin University Scholarships will cover the following expenses:

  • Stipend of $28,900 per annum (tax exempt for 2022)
  • Relocation allowance ranging from $500 to $1,500 for students moving from interstate or overseas to study at Deakin
  • Single Overseas Student Health Cover policy for the duration of the student visa (for international students only)

Eligibility Criteria for Deakin University Scholarships: To be eligible for the Deakin University Postgraduate Research Scholarship, candidates must meet the following requirements:

  • Required Language: English
  • Eligible Countries: All world countries
  • Students must be enrolled in an HDR (Higher Degree by Research) course at Deakin University to be eligible for an RTP Stipend, RTP Fees Offset, RTP Allowance, or DUPRS.
  • Applicants must not be receiving an equivalent award or scholarship from the Commonwealth designed to offset HDR fees to be eligible for an RTP Fees Offset.
  • Students receiving income from another source to support their general living costs during their course of study, exceeding 75% of the RTP or DUPRS Stipend rate, will not be eligible for an RTP or DUPRS Stipend. Income is unrelated to the student’s course of study or income received for the course but not intended to support general living costs will not be considered.
  • Applicants for an RTP or DUPRS Stipend must have completed at least four years of tertiary education studies and achieved a first-class Honours degree or an equivalent level of academic achievement.
  • Specific requirements apply for Doctoral and Master’s degree applicants, as outlined in the article.

How to Apply for Deakin University Scholarships: To apply for the scholarship, follow these steps:

  1. Check the entry pathways and eligibility criteria (provided in the article) and find a supervisor who can offer guidance on your research topic and proposal.
  2. Prepare all the required documents, including your resume or curriculum vitae, academic transcripts, previous research degree details, publications information, proof of identification and citizenship, evidence of English proficiency, and two referee reports from academic or employment supervisors.
  3. Craft your research proposal following the guidelines specified in the article.
  4. Apply online using the provided link. Before applying, check if your targeted faculty requires an expression of interest.
  5. Ensure that certified copies of your documents are mailed to the HDR International Admissions Officer at Deakin University.

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