Future Leaders Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded to international students from India, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Nepal or Pakistan who will commence their Bachelor or Master by Coursework program at RMIT University.

Value and duration

20% tuition fee reduction for the program duration outlined on your offer letter.


In order to qualify for this scholarship you must:

  • be a citizen of India, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Nepal or Pakistan
  • hold or plan to apply for a student visa
  • have an offer letter to commence and enrol from Semester 1 2021 in one of the following programs* at RMIT:
  • not be an existing student who commence in another program within the same study level

* Exclusions apply to the following programs:

  • BP115 Bachelor of Design (Communication Design)
  • BP211 Bachelor of Fashion (Design Technology)
  • BP250 Bachelor of Architectural Design

How to apply

  1. Check if your program is eligible to receive the scholarship.
  2. No scholarship application is required. 
  3. If you are successful, you will receive an offer letter with the scholarship details outlined.

Terms and conditions

  • Students with RMIT English packaged offer are eligible for this scholarship when they meet the required English level of the eligible Bachelor or Master by Coursework program.
  • If you have been offered a RMIT pathway program, this scholarship will apply when you articulate into the eligible Bachelor or Master by Coursework program. 
  • This scholarship does not apply to students tranferring through RMIT's partner institution for Bachelor of Business programs.
  • Applicants should not be in receipt of any other scholarship covering tuition fees (applicants currently in receipt of a scholarship loan may be considered).
  • Your academic progress will be monitored at the release of results in Semester Two of each calendar year of enrolment. Your scholarship entitlements will continue to be applied as long as you maintain satisfactory academic progress. 
  • Should you not maintain a satisfactory academic progress, your scholarship will not be applied to the next calendar year of enrolment and be cancelled.
  • Students who are already granted the Future Leaders Scholarship are allowed to change program in future semester, the scholarship will apply to the new program as long as the new program is not under the exclusion list above.

For full terms and conditions, please view the International Scholarships Terms and Conditions document.


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