For honours year or 2nd year Bachelor of Fashion (Design) students with outstanding academic results, who can demonstrate disadvantage; worth $7000
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
- be either:
- full-time enrolled in your second year of the Bachelor of Fashion (Design) (BP328) in semester 1, 2021 (having completed no less than 96 credit points and no more than 120 credit points of study) and have at least two years of full-time study left to complete; or
- full-time enrolled in the Bachelor of Fashion (Design) (Honours) (BH127) in semester 1 and 2 2021, having graduated from the Bachelor of Fashion (Design) (BP328) in 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 relocated 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
- be able to demonstrate your commitment and dedication to fashion
- be able to show a high level of engagement, progress and potential
The scholarship will not only be awarded on your academic results but also your demonstrated potential for future practice.
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.
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This scholarship is made possible by a generous donation from Neil McGrath and Ron Elms, designers and principals of Grathelms Couture, established in Melbourne in 1966.
Over many decades, Grathelms designed for many notable clients in both Australia and overseas. The Grathelms scholarship is given for one purpose – to foster and assist oncoming talent and to provide encouragement and reward.
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.