Value and Duration

This CSIRO-RMIT co-funded scholarship provides a stipend of $32,841 per annum (pro-rata) for two years and successful applicants will also be awarded a 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.
  • applicants must be in Australia when applying and commencing studies (Australian borders are closed as a result of the COVID 19 pandemic).

How to Apply

Interested candidates should select a topic the list of research topics and contact the RMIT supervisor to express your interest in your chosen topic. Please provide the following documentation to the RMIT supervisor:

  • 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 an application for 'Admission Only'via the Online application service.

Open Date

Applications are now open. 

Close Date

Applications will continue being accepted until all places are filled.

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.


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