Emeritus Professor David Beanland Scholarship
For Bachelor of Engineering students who can demonstrate academic achievement and financial and/or educational disadvantage; worth up to $7000
To be eligible for this scholarship you must:
- be an Australian or New Zealand citizen or Australian permanent resident
- be enrolled full-time in the standard semester 1 and 2 2021 in a four year Bachelor of Engineering degree at RMIT
- have at least one year of full-time study left to complete in 2021
- be able to demonstrate academic achievement:
- first year students must have completed year 12 in 2020 with a minimum ATAR of 90, or
- second to fourth year students must a Grade Point Average (GPA) of 3.0 or higher at the end of semester 2 2020
- 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 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 study at RMIT
- were born overseas, are from a non-English speaking background and recently migrated to Australia
- are a current or former refugee
- completed your secondary education at a School Network Access Program school
- not have completed the same level of program or higher, e.g. if you plan to study a Bachelor of Architectural Design, you should not have previously completed another Bachelor degree.
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.
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.
The Emeritus Professor David Beanland AO Scholarship was established by RMIT and Emeritus Professor Beanland in 2014.
The Scholarship aims to provide support and encouragement to Engineering students at RMIT.
Emeritus Professor David Beanland AO was Vice-Chancellor of RMIT from 1992 to 2000, and Director of RMIT Vietnam from 2000 to 2004. He played a significant role in bringing RMIT to Vietnam, among other extensive achievements, and became an Officer of the Order of Australia in 2001 for service to education.
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 their RMIT student email account by 31 March 2021. If you have not received an offer by 31 March 2021, your application has been unsuccessful.