Evelyn Boekemann Scholarship

If you are an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander student enrolled full-time in a diploma or degree program at RMIT in 2017, this scholarship could assist with your general education expenses.

Value and duration

The scholarship can provide up to $1000 as a one-off payment.


To be eligible for this scholarship you must:

  • be an Australian Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
  • be an Australian citizen
  • be enrolled full-time at RMIT in a diploma or degree program in 2017
  • 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
    • experiencing difficult family 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 secondary school at a School Network Access Program school.

How to apply

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Open date

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Close date

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Terms and conditions

View the Coursework Scholarships Office’s Scholarships and Grants Terms and Condition (PDF 464kb, 30p).

Further information

This scholarship was made possible by the generous bequest of the late Mrs Evelyn Boekemann who, in her will, made provision for the establishment of the Evelyn Boekemann Scholarship for the purpose of promoting and encouraging the education of Australian Aborigines.


Coursework Scholarships Office

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.

Successful candidates will be notified by 31 March 2017.Only successful candidates will be contacted. If you have not received an offer letter by 31 March 2017, your application has been unsuccessful.