RMIT Cultural Visions Film Grant

If you wish to make a documentary or short film exploring cultural dynamics and integration within Australian communities–past, present and/or future, this scholarship could assist.

Value and duration

The grant provides up to $3000 for one year.


To be eligible for this grant you must:

  • be currently enrolled at RMIT
  • submit an application package which includes:
    • a three minute video pitch of your proposed film (uploaded to Vimeo or You Tube)
    • a three minute sample of your film work (uploaded to Vimeo or You Tube)
    • a three-page project proposal that includes:
      • a synopsis of the film you’re pitching
      • a treatment of the project (describing the screen idea and approach)
      • the reason for choosing your project
      • a risk assessment of the project
      • a film production timeline including project milestones
      • a statement of benefit of the project to the location and people involved (Australia or overseas)
      • a suggested budget, and
      • the medium which will be used to film the project
  • be available to attend an interview if shortlisted
  • be able and committed to produce the short film/documentary piece* by 28 February 2018.

* The film should explore cultural dynamics and integration within Australian communities – past, present and/or future. The piece should show integration at work and encourage your peers’ awareness of different cultures.

How to apply

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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, 30p).


RMIT School of Media and Communication
Associate Professor, Media and Communication
Ms Lisa French

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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 30 April 2017. Only successful candidates will be contacted. If you have not received an offer letter by 30 April 2017, your application has been unsuccessful.