For students in vocational or higher education programs who can demonstrate circumstances which impact their study; worth up to $5,000.
This scholarship provides $5,000 for one year.
To be eligible for this scholarship you must:
If you did not graduate from the Lonsdale Institute, we encourage you to still apply. However, you must be able to demonstrate both financial and educational disadvantage (circumstances which impact your ability to study) to be considered.
Applicants can demonstrate financial disadvantage by:
Applicants can demonstrate circumstances which impact your ability to study such as:
Preference will be given to students who graduated from the Lonsdale Institute and are enrolled in a RMIT program by 30 January 2024.
If you are a domestic student, please complete this online application by the close date.
If you are an international student, please complete this 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.
For applicants who have graduated/are graduating from the Lonsdale Institute, you must upload a copy of an official document that clearly identifies you have graduated from the Lonsdale Institute (i.e., academic transcript or testamur) or an official document that identifies you as currently enrolled and completing a program in 2023 from the Lonsdale Institute (e.g., confirmation of enrolment). Note: these documents will be verified with the Lonsdale Institute as part of the scholarship selection process.
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. The questions are listed below to allow you time to prepare your answers.
Find out more about applying for scholarships.
Applications are now open.
Applications close 2:00PM Thursday 12 October 2023. 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.
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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.