Deakin is committed to providing access to higher education for students seeking asylum or from refugee backgrounds residing in Australia to help with the cost of university study.
The Sanctuary Scholarships offer 100% payment of your tuition fees, plus an additional $6,000 stipend for living and study expenses. The Scholarship program is open to students considering undergraduate or postgraduate study. Further support includes:
Learn more about Deakin Sanctuary Scholarship information and applications.
Deakin Sanctuary Scholarships exist thanks to the generosity of our philanthropic community. If you’re interested in helping more people from a refugee background access life-changing education, please contact us directly, or make a donation online.
This PhD scholarship provides an exciting opportunity to undertake cutting-edge research as part of the award-winning Deakin Centre for Refugee Employment, Advocacy, Training and Education (CREATE).
Applications are welcomed that focus on the following topics:
Download the Deakin CREATE PhD Scholarship brochure (976KB .PDF)
Download the 2022-Scholarship Lists and Updates Report (373KB, .PDF)
Watch 2022 Victoria Tertiary scholarships and Access Expo recording on YouTube here.
If you share our passion for making a long-term difference to the lives of refugees and the communities they seek to call home, please consider joining us in our mission of change.Join with us