GuateFuturo-RMIT University Joint Scholarship

If you are an international student from Guatemala applying for a Masters by Research or PhD at RMIT University, you may be eligible for this jointly funded scholarship.

The GuateFuturo-RMIT University joint scholarship is jointly funded by RMIT and Fundación GuateFuturo and aims to provide further financial assistance to talented Guatemalan students who want to pursue Masters by Research and PhD programs at RMIT.

Value and duration

This scholarship provides:

  • Funding for English Language Studies (ELICOS) up to 10 weeks per student
  • Full tuition fee scholarship 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).
  • Scholarships will be distributed evenly across RMIT's three Colleges: 
    • 1 for College of Science, Engineering and Health
    • 1 for College of Design and Social Context
    • 1 for College of Business.

GuateFuturo provides up to a total amount of USD 25,000 per year for a maximum of 2 years to cover remaining tuition fees, Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC), living costs and other related costs.

Students will be required to provide additional living costs beyond the two years that are covered by Guatefuturo and will be responsible for arranging the following:

  • Visa and associated expenses
  • Student Services and Amenities Fees (SSAF)
  • Accommodation, travel, books, equipment and other expenses


To be eligible for this scholarship, you must:

  • Be a citizen of Guatemala
  • Have an offer for a Masters by Research or PhD program at RMIT
  • Be an awardee of the GuateFuturo scholarship-loan
  • Commence full-time enrolment as an onshore international student

How to apply

  1. Find an RMIT Masters by Research or PhD program.
  2. Make an application to study at RMIT by submitting an expression of interest (EOI). if successful, you will then be invited to submit an application.
  3. Receive an offer from RMIT.
  4. Submit an application for the GuateFuturo scholarship-loan scheme. For information on how to apply for the scholarship-loan, please visit the Guatefuturo website.
  5. Selected beneficiaries of the Guatefuturo scholarship-loan scheme will then be considered for the discount through the Guatefuturo-RMIT joint scholarship.



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