Brimbank City Council Scholarship
For urban planning students who can demonstrate financial or educational disadvantage; worth up to $4000
To be eligible for this scholarship you must:
- be an Australian citizen or Australian permanent resident
- currently reside in the City of Brimbank
- be enrolled full-time in either the:
- be able to 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 upon your study
- have previously/are currently living in foster/kinship care or are a ward of the state
- experiencing difficult family/social circumstances
- having relocated from interstate or rural/regional Victoria to study at RMIT
- having been born overseas, being from a non-English speaking background and having recently migrated to Australia
- are a current or former refugee
- completed your secondary education at a School Network Access Program.
The online application form will be provided 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.
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.
You will need:
- Evidence that you reside in the City of Brimbank
Please visit Supporting Your Application for more information.
If you are shortlisted for the scholarship, you will be contacted to answer further application questions. Please check the email address you nominate in your scholarship application form at least twice per week. The questions are listed below to allow you time to prepare your answers in advance.
- What is your education and work experience?
- What activities do you undertake that can show a measure of initiative and commitment in your academic and personal life? (e.g. Part-time work, community involvement, voluntary work)
- How will this scholarship assist you to achieve your academic and professional goals in the field of planning?
- Nominate what you consider to be the main planning issue in the City of Brimbank. How do you suggest state and local governments address it?
Find out more about applying for scholarships.
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.