Irana Turynska Scholarship

For women in their third year of the Bachelor of Architectural Design or first year of the Master of Architecture; worth up to $10,000.

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Applications are now closed

The Irana Turynska Scholarship provides up to $10,000 per annum. Bachelor of Architectural Design students can receive it for up to two years. Master of Architecture students can receive it for up to one year.

To be eligible for this scholarship, you must:

  • identify as a woman
  • have resided in Australia for less than ten years
  • be studying full-time in the standard semester 1 and 2 in 2022 in your third year of the Bachelor of Architectural Design (BP250) or your first year of the Master of Architecture (MC163) (by coursework)
  • have a Grade Point Average (GPA) to date of 2.5 or greater in the Bachelor of Architectural Design at the end of Semester 2 2021

The online application form will be made available here when applications open. In order to be considered for this scholarship, you must submit a complete online application. 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.

  • If you studied your undergraduate degree at an institute other than RMIT, please upload a copy of your academic transcript (if applicable for those commencing their Master of Architecture program).

Please visit Supporting documentation for more information.

Application questions

It is expected that the online application will take approximately thirty minutes to complete. The main application questions are listed below to allow you time to prepare your answers prior to starting the online application.

  • Describe your academic performance at RMIT, in particular discuss any achievements or significant academic results.
  • Discuss your passion for studying in your chosen field, including the steps you have taken to achieve your educational goals.
  • What are your future plans and career aspirations?
  • How do you intend to use this scholarship and how will it assist you to achieve academic success?

Find out more about applying for scholarships.

Applications for 2022 are now closed.

Applications for 2022 are now closed.

View the Coursework Scholarships Office’s terms and conditions.

The Irana Turynska Scholarship is made available by the generous bequest of the late Irana Turynska, an RMIT alumnus who studied architecture.

Find out how to contact the Coursework Scholarships Office.

Notice to applicants

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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