Value and Duration

This scholarship provides a stipend of $31,000 per annum (pro-rata) for two years
Successful international applicants will also be awarded an International Tuition Fee Scholarship

Number of Scholarships available



To be eligible for this scholarship you must:

  • Have a first-class honours or 2A honours or equivalent degree in a relevant discipline of engineering/science;
  • be an Australian citizen, Australian permanent resident or an international student meeting the minimum English language requirements;
  • provide evidence of good oral and written communication skills;
  • demonstrate the ability to work as part of a multi-disciplinary research team;
  • meet RMIT’s entry requirements for the master by research degree.

How to Apply

Interested candidates should view the details in the project links below and contact the RMIT supervisor to express your interest including:

  • a statement to outline your interest
  • an electronic copy of your academic transcripts
  • a CV that includes any publications and the contact details of 2 referees.

You should also submit and application for 'Admission Only' through your relevant School and Program (as outlined below)

Open Date

We are not currently accepting applications - the next scholarship round will be announced shortly

Close Date


Terms and Conditions

The RMIT-CSIRO Masters by Research Scholarships will only be provide to candidates who are enrolled in a research Masters program at RMIT. 
This scholarship will be governed by RMIT's University Research Scholarship Terms and Conditions.



Project details

Full project details are available on the relevant School web page.  

Applicants to the Schools of Engineering, Science or Health and Biomedical Sciences will need to search on the phrase RMIT-CSIRO Masters to view the available projects.



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Further information



RMIT-CSIRO Masters - Design of a Cooling Vest with Semi-Rigid Pouches

Lijing Wang  

Rajiv Padhye

Fashion & Textiles

School of Fashion and Textiles

RMIT-CSIRO Masters - Computer-modelled materials design for metal organic frameworks

Ravichandar Babarao

Ravichandar Babarao

School Science or Engineering

School of Science

School of Engineering

RMIT-CSIRO Masters - Resistive random-access memory (ReRAM) for high-density data storage Daniel Gomez School of Science

School of Science

RMIT-CSIRO Masters - Curation of the CSIRO Compound Collection

Sylvia Urban

Oliver Jones


School of Science

RMIT-CSIRO Masters - Developing the Next Generation Materials Science Lab Tamar Greaves Science

School of Science

RMIT-CSIRO Masters - Evaporated Sb2(S,Se)3 Solar Cells using Rapid Thermal Processing
Joel van Embden Science

School of Science