Spatial Vision Women in Geospatial Scholarship

For students who identify as a woman enrolling in their first year of geospatial sciences; worth $5,000 for one year.

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Applications are now open

The Spatial Vision Women in Geospatial Scholarship provides $5,000 for one year.

An opportunity for paid work, a work integrated learning (WIL) activity or vacation employment may be offered with Spatial Vision at the end of the scholarship year.

 

One scholarship available in 2023.

 

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 enrolling full-time in your first year in semester 1 and 2 2023 in one of the following programs:
  • have completed Year 12 (or equivalent) in 2021 or 2022 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:

  • identify as Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
  • 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
    • having a long-term medical condition or disability
    • 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
    • be from an under-represented background such as
      • were born overseas, are from a non-English background and recently migrated to Australia
      • current or former refugee
      • completed secondary school at a School Network Access Program school
  • be available for an interview if shortlisted*.

*RMIT has a great range of online career support resources available including a Prepare for interviews section. Here you can upload your CV and practice mock interview questions. Visit RMIT’s online career support for how to prepare for interviews.

 

Complete the online application by the close date. 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 Your Application 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.

  • 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?
  • What current challenges do you face in your studies and how will a scholarship help you to overcome this?
  • Describe your interpersonal, communication and leadership skills.

Find out more about applying for scholarships.

Applications are now open. 

Applications close 11:59PM Sunday 22 January 2023. No late applications will be accepted.

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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