Jacques Nasser Rural and Regional Scholarship

If you are a full-time Bachelor of Business student who has relocated from a rural/regional area to study at RMIT, this scholarship could provide financial assistance for the duration of your program.

Value and duration

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


To be eligible for this scholarship you must:

  • be an Australian citizen, Australian permanent resident, or a permanent humanitarian visa holder.
  • be enrolled full-time in a Bachelor of Business program
  • have relocated from a rural/regional area to study at RMIT
  • have a Grade Point Average (GPA) to date of 2.5 or higher.

How to apply

Not currently taking applications.

Open date

It is anticipated that the next offering of this scholarship will be in 2019.

Close date

Not currently taking applications.

Terms and conditions

View the Coursework Scholarships Office’s Scholarships and Grants Terms and Condition (PDF 464kb, 28p).

Further info

Jacques Nasser is an RMIT alumnus and former Chief Executive Officer of Ford USA. Jacques is a successful entrepreneur with a long career in the motor vehicle industry both in Australia and in the USA. His vision is to develop entrepreneurs and entrepreneurial cultures in Australia through financially supporting RMIT students undertaking studies in the Bachelor of Business (Entrepreneurship) program.


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 their RMIT student email account 2-3 months after applications close. Only successful candidates will be contacted. If you have not received an offer by this time, your application has been unsuccessful.