FIDERH – RMIT Scholarship

The FIDERH-RMIT scholarship aims to provide financial assistance to talented Mexican students who want to pursue Masters and PhD programs at RMIT.

If you are an international student from Mexico applying for a Masters or PHD at RMIT University, you may be eligible for this jointly funded scholarship by RMIT and Banco de Mexico, Trustee for the Mexican Federal Government’s “Fund for Human Resource Development” (FIDERH).

Value and benefits

The joint funded scholarship provides:

  • tuition fee support by RMIT to the value of 15% of the tuition fees for Masters by Coursework program for a maximum of two years.
  • 50% discount on tuition fees for three eligible students for 3 years of a PhD program (with a possible extension to 3.5 years) or 2 years of a Masters by Research program (with no possibility of extension).
  • Graduate Loan Tuition Fee Support by FIDERH up to a total of $200,000 Mexican Pesos each year to cover remaining tuition fees, living allowance and health insurance.


To be eligible for this scholarship you must:

Check further FIDERH eligibility requirements on the FIDERH website.

How to apply

  1. Find an RMIT Masters or PHD course
  2. Make an application to study at RMIT University
  3. Receive your offer from RMIT
  4. Apply for Graduate Loan-Tuition Fee Support Program with FIDERH.

Open Date

Applications are open throughout the year, with three selection periods: December, March and May.

Close Date

December, March and May.

Further information


Online: Make an enquiry

Phone: (+61 3) 9925 2260

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