Jacques Nasser Rural and Regional Bursary

If you are a full-time Bachelor of Business (Entrepreneurship) student who has moved from a rural/regional area to study at RMIT, and has a viable business plan, this scholarship can provide you with financial assistance.

Value and duration

The scholarship provides $5000 as a one-off payment.

Number of scholarships available



To be eligible for this scholarship you must:

  • be an Australian citizen
  • be enrolled full-time in either your first or second year of the Bachelor of Business (Entrepreneurship) in 2016
  • have moved from a rural/regional area to study at a Melbourne campus
  • have a sound and well written business plan that demonstrates the viability of your business and the ability to run it in your third year of the Bachelor of Business (Entrepreneurship) program
  • have a GPA to date of 3.0 or above in your current program.

How to apply

In order to be considered for this scholarship, you must submit a complete online application. Partial applications will not be assessed.

Applications now closed.

Open date

Applications now closed.

Close date

Applications now closed.

Terms and conditions

Those involved in the administration and selection processes for the scholarships will treat all information and documentation supplied as confidential.

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 by 31 August 2016. Only successful candidates will be contacted. If you have not received an offer letter by 31 August 2016, your application has been unsuccessful.