Emeritus Professor David Beanland AO Scholarship

If you are a high achieving engineering student and are having financial difficulties, this scholarship can provide you with financial assistance towards your study costs.

Value and duration

The scholarship provides $7000 per year for up to four years.

Number of scholarships available



To be eligible for this scholarship you must:

  • be an Australian or New Zealand citizen or Australian permanent resident
  • be enrolled full-time at RMIT in a four year Bachelor of Engineering degree in 2018
  • have at least one year of full-time study left to complete
  • be able to demonstrate excellent results by either:
    • first year students must have completed year 12 in 2017 with a minimum ATAR of 90, or
    • second to fourth year students must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 in your current Bachelor of Engineering program
  • be able to demonstrate financial and/or educational disadvantage such as:
    • being on 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
    • having difficult family circumstances
    • having to move from interstate or from a Victorian rural location to study at RMIT
    • being born overseas and from a non-English speaking background
    • having a refugee background
    • having completed secondary school at one of our School Network Access Program secondary schools
  • not have completed the same or higher level of program, e.g. if you plan to study a Bachelor of Architectural Design, you should not have previously completed another Bachelor degree.

How to apply

Not currently taking applications.

Open date

It is anticipated that the next offering of this scholarship will be in 2018.

Close date

Not currently taking applications.

Terms and conditions

View the Coursework Scholarships Office’s Scholarships and Grants Terms and Conditions (PDF 378kb, 26p)

Further info

The Emeritus Professor David Beanland AO Scholarship was established by RMIT and Emeritus Professor Beanland in 2014.

The Scholarship aims to provide support and encouragement to Engineering students at RMIT.

Emeritus Professor David Beanland AO was Vice-Chancellor of RMIT from 1992 to 2000, and Director of RMIT Vietnam from 2000 to 2004. He played a significant role in bringing RMIT to Vietnam, among other extensive achievements, and became an Officer of the Order of Australia in 2001 for service to education.

There are a limited number of Emeritus Professor David Beanland AO Scholarships and not all eligible applicants will be able to receive one.


Coursework Scholarships Office