For Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander, refugee, or asylum seeker postgraduate by coursework students in a STEM discipline; worth up to $8,500.
This scholarship provides up to $8,500 (full-time enrolled) for up to one year.
It is impractical to use this scholarship to assist with the payment of tuition fees. The scholarship is paid as a stipend (fortnightly payments) and not as a lump sum, commencing after the semester’s census date.
To be eligible for this scholarship you must:
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.
If you identify as Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander, you will need:
Please visit Supporting Your Application for more information.
Find out more about applying for scholarships.
Applications are now open.
Applications close 11:59PM Sunday 3 March 2024. No late applications will be accepted.
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.
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.