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Scholarship Value


Tuition fee waiver for entire duration
Exclusive member of the Vice Chancellor's Professional Excellence Program

About The Scholarship

Vice-Chancellor’s Meritorious Scholarship program 2021 is offering 100% tuition fee waiver to one high-achieving Indian student for the full duration of their studies at the university. The Vice-Chancellor’s Meritorious Scholarship Program is a part of an initiative of Deakin named ‘Changing Lives’ and recognises students with consistently high academic performance with the potential to make a leading contribution to the university and their community back in India. Applications for the scholarship are open for students applying in November intake this year.

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Scholarships are open to all students residing in India who meet the minimum eligibility requirements. All previous qualifications must be successfully completed within the stipulated duration with no backlogs.

For Undergraduate studies

85% and above or equivalent in the 12th Indian Board Examinations / IB / GCSE

Significant achievements in co-curricular activities

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For Postgraduate studies

80% and above or equivalent in undergraduate degree

Significant achievements in co-curricular activities

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Other Requirements

Minimum English language capability as required by Deakin University

A demonstration of commitment to give back to the community

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Vice-Chancellor’s Meritorious Scholars

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Deakin University

Established in 1974, Deakin University is one of Australia's leading tertiary education providers and is ranked in the top 1% of world universities (ARWU). It has won numerous awards and teaches over 60,000 students each year offering students world-class programs and endless opportunities.

Celebrating 27 years of engagement in India, Deakin University was the first international education provider to setup an office in India in 1994. It is currently the most engaged Australian Provider across education, training, research, capacity building and consultancy initiatives with academia, industry and Government. It has established premier partnerships in India to transform education and research into beneficial community outcomes, to produce world-class graduates and contribute to the growth and sustainability of the communities

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