For Indigenous students enrolling full-time in their second year of an undergraduate degree who can demonstrate financial disadvantage and other circumstances which impact their study; worth up to $10,000.
The scholarship provides up to $7,500 per annum for up to three years (standard program duration). Students who have an annual program GPA of 3.0 or greater (as of semester 2 result release date) will receive $10,000 per annum in the following year. Approved part-time students would be paid at a half-rate.
Two scholarships available.
To be eligible for this scholarship you must:
Preference will be given to students who are studying in the following disciplines: information technology, STEM (science, technology, engineering, maths), business.
Complete the online application by the close date. Partial applications will not be assessed.
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:
to confirm your Indigenous eligibility with RMIT’s Ngarara Willim Centre prior to the application close date
Please visit Supporting Your Application for more information.
Find out more about applying for scholarships.
Applications are now open.
Applications close 2:00PM Thursday 12 October 2023. No late applications will be accepted.
View the Coursework Scholarships Office’s terms and conditions (PDF, 698KB).
Terms and conditions include that recipients are required to:
The scholarship application process is highly competitive with a limited number of scholarships available. Unfortunately, not all eligible applicants will receive one.
Only successful candidates will be notified via email to their RMIT student account.
For information about other financial assistance available to RMIT students, please speak to one of our Student Welfare Advisors.
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RMIT University acknowledges the people of the Woi wurrung and Boon wurrung language groups of the eastern Kulin Nation on whose unceded lands we conduct the business of the University. RMIT University respectfully acknowledges their Ancestors and Elders, past and present. RMIT also acknowledges the Traditional Custodians and their Ancestors of the lands and waters across Australia where we conduct our business - Artwork 'Luwaytini' by Mark Cleaver, Palawa.