Education is a powerful gift.
Education can transform the lives, giving students the opportunity to access knowledge and pursue passion.
Whether you choose to support scholarships, research or other major projects, your gift has the potential to impact the lives of students, and our community for many years to come.
The stories below demonstrate the powerful impact of giving to RMIT.
Focus feeds achievement
For as long as Dylan Findlay can remember, architecture has always been on the table.
Making art, with a difference
From knitting to taekwondo; Prue Stevenson pushes the boundaries with her art – helping the Master of Fine Art student explores her diagnosis of Asperger’s Syndrome (Autism Spectrum Disorder, or ASD).
Fahimeh undeterred by life’s detours
Scholarship recipient Fahimeh Naghipour's life passion is to help others through her Bachelor of Nursing, while honouring her commitment to her family.
A young leader in the making
Madeleine Buchner applied for a degree in Marketing at RMIT to help her grow the charity she established. She found not only the ideal course, but also the support she needed.
The road to higher education
Gavan Chan has always been interested in technology so it was an easy decision to study computer science at RMIT. What wasn’t an easy decision was whether to attend university at all.
Seeking a cure for a debilitating disease
The questions Sruthi Sahebjada wants to answer are about cerebral palsy.
The economics of education
Bachelor of Pharmacy student Jaclyn McAliece was ecstatic when she found out she received the inaugural Emeritus Professor John Jackson Scholarship.
Powering for the future
Sean is studying a Bachelor of Electrical Engineering, made possible by a Northcote Trust Scholarship from RMIT.
A flair for fashion
Coming from a low income family in rural Tasmania, Jessica knew going to university could cause additional strain on her family.
Pathway to architecture
Yousuf always knew his dream course was architecture, and an Orcadia Foundation Scholarship helped him make it a reality at RMIT.
A life transformed
Masar Yalad escaped two wars in the Middle East before he came to Australia – then a scholarship gave him the chance to realise his dreams at RMIT.
The power of organic living
A gold medal performance at the Sydney Olympics sparked Lauren Burns’ interest in complementary medicine; but it was a gift from the Jacka Foundation that transformed her questions about organic livin
From Melbourne to Milan
Jacinta is a third-year industrial design student, and the first recipient of the Milan Travelling Scholarship.