Spatial Vision Women in Geospatial Scholarship

For women enrolled in their first year of Geospatial Sciences; worth $4,000 for one year.

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Applications are now closed

The Spatial Vision Women in Geospatial Scholarship provides $4,000 for one year.

Paid work experience placement or vacation employment may be offered with Spatial Visions at the end of the scholarship year.

One (1) in 2021.

One (1) in 2022.

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
  • identify as a woman
  • be enrolled full-time in your first year in semester 1 and 2 2022 in one of the following programs:
    • Bachelor of Science (Geospatial Science) (Honours) (BH117)
    • Bachelor of Science (Dean’s Scholar) (Honours), majoring in Geospatial Science (BH101GS)
  • have completed Year 12 (or equivalent) in 2020 or 2021 with an Australian Tertiary Admission Rank (ATAR) of at least 65
  • be able to demonstrate interpersonal, communication and leadership skills.

Preference will be given to applicants who:

  • are Australian Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islanders, and/or
  • can demonstrate financial and/or educational disadvantage such as:
    • receiving a government tested low income benefit or having a Centrelink Health Care Card
    • having a long-term medical condition or disability which impacts your study
    • have previously/are currently living in foster/kinship care or are a ward of the state
    • experiencing difficult family/social circumstances
    • have/will be relocating from interstate or rural/regional Victoria to Melbourne to study at RMIT
    • were born overseas, are from a non-English speaking background and recently migrated to Australia
    • are a current or former refugee
    • have completed secondary education at a Schools Network Access Program school
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Shortlisted applicants need to attend an interview if required.

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.

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.

  • 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?
  • Discuss any difficult circumstances you have faced that have affected your education.
  • Describe your interpersonal, communication and leadership skills.

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.

Shortlisted applicants may be invited to participate in an interview, chaired by relevant RMIT staff and attended by representatives from Spatial Vision.

Scholarship recipients may be offered an opportunity to participate in a paid work experience placement or vacation employment with Spatial Vision at the end of the completed scholarship year.

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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