RMIT Merit Equity Scholarship

If you are commencing a degree at RMIT in 2017, achieve an exceptional Australian Tertiary Admission Rank (ATAR), and can demonstrate financial and/or educational disadvantage, this scholarship could assist with your study costs.

Value and duration

The scholarship provides $6000 per year for the standard full-time duration of your program, plus $5000 to contribute to an overseas educational experience as part of your program.

Eligibility

To be eligible for this scholarship you must:

  • be an Australian or New Zealand citizen, or an Australian permanent resident
  • achieve exceptional Year 12 (or equivalent) ATAR results in 2016
  • 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 relocated/will be relocating from interstate or from 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
  • be commencing a full-time degree program at RMIT in Semester 1, 2017.

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 Conditions (PDF 464kb, 29p).

Contact

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.