Deakin STEM Scholarship

Updated: 7 months ago
Location: Melbourne, VICTORIA
Deadline: The position may have been removed or expired!

Important dates

Applications now open.

Applications close Trimester 3, 2026.


Benefits

This scholarship is available for the normal duration of the course.*

    • 20% of your student contributions (tuition fees).

*Recipients must continue to meet eligibility requirements during their Deakin studies to continue receiving this scholarship; see eligibility criteria below. Other fees not covered by this scholarship may apply. The scholarship will not be applied to study beyond the normal duration of the course (whether because of additional units undertaken or repeated units).



To be eligible you must:

  • be a citizen from Cambodia, China, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Kenya, Malaysia, Nigeria, Pakistan, Philippines, Sri Lanka or Vietnam
  • be a new student who commences their course at Deakin anytime up until Trimester 3, 2026
  • meet the entry requirements for their course, including English language requirements
  • maintain a weighted average mark (WAM) of least 65% during each previous year of study at Deakin AND have at least 8 credit points to complete in your course (only relevant if you are a student readmitting to Deakin)
  • be studying a Deakin undergraduate or postgraduate coursework (including honours) from the Faculty of Science, Engineering and Built Environment (SEBE)^
  • not be commencing a course on the FutureLearn platform
  • achieve the relevant scores for your current program as detailed below:

^ Please note that information systems courses and business analytics courses are not eligible for this scholarship. Double degrees are also not eligible for the STEM Scholarship, except for D364 - Bachelor of Design (Architecture)/Bachelor of Construction Management (Honours), which is an eligible course.


Undergraduate entry requirements


ATAR
Course Entry RequirementsSTEM Scholarship Eligibility
Lowest selection rank of an applicant to which an offer was made in the selection year5 points above the lowest selection rank of an applicant to which an offer was made in the selection year

Australian Foundation
Course Entry RequirementsSTEM Scholarship Eligibility
65%70%

Cambodia
STEM Scholarship Eligibility
The equivalent of 65% WAM

China – Gaokao
Course Entry RequirementsSTEM Scholarship Eligibility
Tier one cut off score for your provinceTier one cut off score for your province

Deakin College Diploma
Course Entry RequirementsSTEM Scholarship Eligibility
50%65%

Diploma at all other partners
Course Entry RequirementsSTEM Scholarship Eligibility
60%65%

Diploma from China
Course Entry RequirementsSTEM Scholarship Eligibility
60%72% Chinese weighted average mark (WAM) equivalent to 65% Australian WAM

Hong Kong – HKDSE
Course Entry RequirementsSTEM Scholarship Eligibility
1819

Indonesia – Secondary School Certificate
Course Entry RequirementsSTEM Scholarship Eligibility
8 8.2

The above numbers refer to a grade point average (GPA) out of 10.


International Baccalaureate (IB)
Course Entry RequirementsSTEM Scholarship Eligibility
2527 (2 Points higher than entry)

MALAYSIA – STPM
Course Entry RequirementsSTEM Scholarship Eligibility
2.7 GPA3 GPA

Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) from the Canadian pre-university (CPU or CIMP) programs
Course Entry RequirementsSTEM Scholarship Eligibility
65%70%

Philippines
STEM Scholarship Eligibility
The equivalent of 65% WAM

Sri Lanka – A Levels
Course Entry RequirementsSTEM Scholarship Eligibility
9 11 (2 Points above the entry)

To calculate eligibility, total up results of all A Levels, where A=5, B =4, C=3, D=2, E=1. You must complete a minimum of three A Levels.


UK A Levels – for Nigeria, Kenya and Pakistan
Course Entry RequirementsSTEM Scholarship Eligibility
6 8 (2 Points above the entry)

To calculate eligibility, total up results of all A Levels, where A=5, B =4, C=3, D=2, E=1. You must complete a minimum of three A Levels.


Vietnam – High School (Gifted and Local)
Course Entry RequirementsSTEM Scholarship Eligibility
88.2

The above numbers refer to a grade point average (GPA) out of 10.


Postgraduate entry requirements


Postgraduate

Course Entry RequirementsSTEM Scholarship Eligibility
Successful completion of undergraduate degree* Completed undergraduate degree* with equivalent of 65% weighted average mark (WAM)

* To be eligible you must at minimum have successfully completed at least a three-year bachelor’s degree, or comparable, of an acceptable standard from an approved university or other educational institution. Please note, course entry requirements can differ depending on the course and additional entry requirements may apply. Please refer to the specific course webpage for detailed course entry requirement information.



For more information about the STEM Scholarship, please email Deakin International .

You can also find further information about our STEM related courses in the areas of:

  • Architecture
  • Construction Management
  • Engineering and Design
  • Environment
  • Information Technology
    • Cyber Security
    • Data Analytics
  • Science .

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