For full-time Architecture students who can demonstrate circumstances which impact their study; worth $7,500.
The Carey Lyon Scholarship provides up to $7,500 per year for a maximum of four and a half years (up to three years for a Bachelor of Architectural Design, immediately followed by up to two years for a Master of Architecture degree).
To be eligible for this scholarship you must:
Preference will be given to Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander students.
It is preferred that you apply direct to RMIT for this scholarship.
The online application form will be made available here when applications open.
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.
Please visit Supporting Your Application for more information.
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. It is expected that the online application will take approximately thirty minutes to complete. The questions are listed below to allow you time to prepare your answers in advance.
Find out more about applying for scholarships.
Applications for Semester 1, 2024 are now closed.
It is anticipated that this scholarship will next be offered for Semester 1, 2025, with applications opening August 2024.
Applications are now closed.
This scholarship is made possible by a generous donation from Mr. Carey Lyon. He is a Director of one of Australia's leading architectural practices and is an alumnus of RMIT, completing his Master of Architecture in 1994.
Mr. Lyon is responsible for two major capital works at RMIT – the SAB (Swanston Academic Building – Building 80) and the NAS (New Academic Street) Project.
Quotes from past recipients:
"I have confidence you exceptionally understand the assistance which the scholarship provides me with. I would still like to express my continuous gratitude for the many opportunities and experience you have granted me. I know that architecture school has been one of the most challenging, yet rewarding experiences I have pursued; furthermore it has been made much more rewarding as a direct result of the grant." - Master of Architecture student
Acknowledgement of Country
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.