Brimbank City Council Scholarship

For Urban Planning students who can demonstrate circumstance/s which impact their ability to study; worth up to $4,500.

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Applications are now open

The Brimbank City Council Scholarship provides up to $4,500.

To be eligible for this scholarship you must:

  • be an Australian citizen or Australian permanent resident
  • currently reside in the City of Brimbank
  • be enrolling full-time in semester 1 and 2 2023 in either the:
  • be able to demonstrate circumstance/s which impact your ability to study such as:
    • receiving a government tested low income benefit or having a Centrelink Health Care Card
    • having a long term medical condition or disability 
    • experiencing personal/family/social difficulties
    • be from an interstate or rural/regional area and moving/moved to Melbourne to study at RMIT
    • have previously/are currently living in foster/kinship care or are a ward of the state
    • be from an under-represented background such as
      • Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
      • were born overseas, are from a non-English background and recently migrated to Australia
      • current or former refugee
      • completed secondary school at a School Network Access Program school

Complete the online application by the close date. Partial applications will not be assessed.

Supporting documentation

Depending on your circumstances, you will need to provide different types of evidence and material to support your scholarship application. Applications without supporting documents will not be considered.

You will need:

Please visit Supporting Your Application for more information.

Application questions

If you are shortlisted for the scholarship, you will be contacted to answer further application questions. Please check the email address you nominate in your scholarship application form at least twice per week. The questions are listed below to allow you time to prepare your answers in advance.

  • What is your education and work experience?

  • What activities do you undertake that can show a measure of initiative and commitment in your academic and personal life? (e.g., part-time work, community involvement, voluntary work)

  • How will this scholarship assist you to achieve your academic and professional goals in the field of planning?

  • Nominate what you consider to be the main planning issue in the City of Brimbank. How do you suggest state and local governments address it?

Find out more about applying for scholarships.

Applications are now open.

Applications close 11:59PM Sunday 16 October 2022. No late applications will be accepted.

View the Coursework Scholarships Office’s terms and conditions.

Find out how to contact the Coursework Scholarships Office.

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