RMIT Achievement Scholarship

If you are commencing a degree at RMIT in 2018 and achieve an exceptional Australian Tertiary Admission Rank (ATAR), this scholarship can assist with study costs throughout your program.

Value and duration

The scholarship provides $10,000 per year for the standard full-time duration of your program.


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 2017
  • be commencing a full-time in the standard semester 1 and 2 in a degree program at RMIT in 2018

Recipients must maintain a minimum Grade Point Average (GPA) of 3.0 for ongoing eligibility.

How to apply

You do not need to apply for this scholarship. All students who have applied for a place in an RMIT degree program via the Victorian Tertiary Admissions Centre (VTAC) in 2017 will be considered once ATAR results and program offers have been released. These scholarships will be awarded in 2018 to students who have achieved the highest ATAR results and an RMIT program offer.

Open date

VTAC program applications open Monday 7 August 2017.

Close date

VTAC timely course applications close 5pm Thursday 28 September 2017.

VTAC late course applications close 5pm Friday 3 November 2017.

Terms and conditions

View the Coursework Scholarships Office’s Scholarships and Grants Terms and Conditions (PDF 464kb, 29p).


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 via email to their RMIT student email account by 31 March 2018. Only successful candidates will be contacted. If you have not received an offer by 31 March 2018, your application has been unsuccessful.