RG Kayler-Thomson Memorial Scholarship

For mechanical engineering students who have completed MIET2421 and MIET2422; worth $5,000 for the semester.

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Applications now closed

This scholarship is valued at $5,000 for one semester with payments commencing for the successful recipient after census date in semester 2.

To be eligible for this scholarship you must:

The online application form will be made available here when applications open. 

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.

Please visit Supporting Your Application for more information.

You will also need the contact information (name, organisation and contact number) for two referees.

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.

  • What motivated you to choose your RMIT program? Include the steps you have taken to achieve your educational goals.

  • What are your future plans and career aspirations within the refrigeration/air-conditioning/heating industry?

  • Describe your two best academic achievements or learning experiences in your current program.

Find out more about applying for scholarships.

Applications for 2022 are now closed.

It is anticipated that this scholarship will next be offered for Semester 1, 2023, with applications opening March 2023.

Applications for 2022 are now closed.

View the Coursework Scholarships Office’s terms and conditions.

The RG Kayler-Thomson Memorial Scholarship was established by the late Marion Kayler-Thomson and is administered by the Australian Institute of Refrigeration Air Conditioning and Heating (AIRAH) in honour of her husband and son who worked in refrigeration engineering.

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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