Deakin University Declares Rs. 1.8 Cr Scholarships for Indian Students

By Swetha S

New Delhi, 19 April, 2016: Deakin University, Australia has announced three 100% tuition fee waiver Scholarships for meritorious Indian students under its Vice Chancellor Meritorious Scholarship for India.

The Vice Chancellor Meritorious Scholarship is a part of an initiative of Deakin named 'Changing Lives', with an objective to support deserving students with estimable academic history and holistic achievements for studies onshore at Deakin University, Australia with a view of giving back to India the skills and experience which would make an impact to its growing society.


The inaugural edition of the scholarship in 2015 received over 500 applications and two Indian students were selected for the award. This year in May 2016, Deakin University is offering three 100% tuition fee waiver scholarships to meritorious applicants from India.The total value of the Deakin University Vice Chancellor Scholarship in offer is up to INR 1.8 Crores.

Deakin University Announces Scholarships

The scholarships are available for Post Graduate Studies and Under Graduate Studies in the field of Creative Arts, Health, Sports, Engineering and Business Analytics.

Speaking about the scholarship, Ravneet Pawha, Executive Director (South Asia) at Deakin University said, "We are thrilled to announce the Vice Chancellor Meritorious Scholarship for Indian Students. There are scores of smart young people in India who deserve an opportunity to provethemselves and we are hoping that this scholarship will give them the right window."

The criterion to apply for the scholarships is based on academic and extra-curricular achievements while studying. Applicants need to demonstrate high level of academic merit -80% plus in Class Twelve and Bachelor Degree.

Selection for the Deakin Vice Chancellor Meritorious Scholarships is a rigorous, three-stage process consisting of application review, semifinal interviews, and on-campus final selection activities. The selection process is absolutely transparent.

The last date to apply is Tuesday 10th May 2016.

For Further Information, please visit the Official Website of Deakin University, Australia.

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