For students enrolled full-time in the Bachelor of Arts (Photography) who can demonstrate circumstances which impact their study; worth up to $7,500 per annum.
The scholarship provides up to $7,500 per annum for up to three years.
To be eligible for this scholarship you must:
Note: If no eligible students apply for this scholarship, this scholarship will be awarded to a domestic student who receives a VTAC November or December 2023 round program offer for semester 1, 2024 for the Bachelor of Arts (Photography) who has the highest selection ranking. No applications are required.
It is preferred that you apply direct to RMIT for this scholarship.
The online application form will be made available here when applications open.
Apply online through the Victorian Tertiary Admissions Centre (VTAC) website (www.vtac.edu.au).
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.
Find out more about applying for scholarships.
Applications for Semester 1, 2024 are now closed.
This scholarship will next be offered for Semester 1, 2026, with applications opening August 2025.
Applications are now closed.
The Imaging and Digital Entertainment Association (IDEA) has been the Australian industry body supporting photography for over 40 years. It ended in 2022 and established scholarships to continue its legacy in support of photography students.
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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