Rowe Scientific Chemistry Scholarship

For third year Bachelor of Science students majoring in Chemistry, who can demonstrate circumstances impacting their education and academic achievement; worth up to $5,000 for one year.

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Applications for Semester 1, 2025 open 24 February 2025

This scholarship provides up to $5,000 for one year.

One scholarship available.

To be eligible for this scholarship you must:

  • be an Australian or New Zealand citizen, an Australian permanent resident or a permanent humanitarian visa holder
  • be enrolling full-time in semester 1 and 2 2025 in your third year of the Bachelor of Science, majoring in Chemistry
  • have at least one year of full-time study left to complete in your program (as of the start of 2025)
  • be able to demonstrate academic achievement, as proven by your Grade Point Average (GPA) in your current program

Students who can demonstrate the following are strongly encouraged to apply:

  • be able to demonstrate circumstance/s which impact your ability to study such as:
    • receiving a government tested low income benefit or having a Centrelink Health Care Card
    • living with a disability, long-term medical condition or identify as neurodiverse
    • experiencing personal/family/social difficulties
    • be from an interstate or rural/regional area and moving/moved to Melbourne to study at RMIT
    • have previously/are currently living in foster/kinship care or are a ward of the state
  • are from an under-represented background such as:
    • Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
    • were born overseas, are from a non-English background and recently migrated to Australia
    • current or former refugee
    • completed your secondary education at a School Network Access Program school

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.

Find out more about applying for scholarships.

Applications for Semester 1, 2025 open 24 February 2025.

Applications for Semester 1, 2025 open 24 February 2025.

Recipients must provide a photo and a 100-word statement on their chemistry interests, for the possible inclusion in the Rowe Scientific national newsletter.

View the Coursework Scholarships Office’s terms and conditions (PDF, 698KB).

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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