International students

RMIT offers a range of scholarships to current international students across all fields of study. Scholarships include financial support for students from diverse backgrounds, rewards for academic excellence and full scholarships for research students.

View the sections below to discover which scholarship options are right for you.

Future student scholarships

Please visit the future international student scholarships page for more information

Coursework scholarships

  • Irana Turynska Scholarship If you are female and will be enrolled full-time in your third year of the Bachelor of Architectural Design or first year of the Master of Architecture, this scholarship could provide financial assistance.
  • Gavin Teague Memorial Scholarship If you are a full-time Bachelor of Arts (Fine Art) student who and can demonstrate artistic merit and disadvantage, this scholarship could provide you with financial assistance.
  • School of Art Honours Travelling Grant If you are a full-time Bachelor of Arts (Fine Art) (Honours) student and can demonstrate outstanding academic achievement in individual studio practice, this grant could provide you with financial assistance for you to travel and take your art to the next level.
  • Jacob and Charlotte Kahane Scholarship If you are a full-time journalism student and have at least one year of your program left to complete, this scholarship could provide financial assistance towards your study costs.
  • RMIT Cultural Visions Scholarship 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.

Postgraduate by research scholarships

Travel scholarships

Please visit the travel scholarships page for more information.

External scholarships

  • Australia Awards
    International scholarships and fellowships funded by the Australian Government offering the next generation of global leaders an opportunity to undertake study, research and professional development. Information on three programs available under the Australia Awards.
  • Fulbright Postgraduate Scholarships
    For postgraduate study in the USA. Applications close August.
  • COLFUTURO-RMIT University Joint Scholarship
  • Graduate Women Victoria Scholarship Program 
    Offers an annual program of scholarships and bursaries for female students in universities across Victoria enrolled in either a fourth year of a bachelor honours, a graduate diploma or a masters program, or for female Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students. Applications close March.
  • International Student of the Year – English Language Training
    This Award will be presented to an international student who has studied a minimum of 20 weeks of an English Language course and has demonstrated outstanding academic achievement and contributed to the internationalisation of their institution and the broader Victorian community.
  • International Student of the Year Award – Higher Education
    This Award will be presented to an international student who has studied an undergraduate or postgraduate coursework based program at a Victorian university and demonstrated outstanding academic achievement and contributed to the internationalisation of their institution and the broader Victorian community.
  • International Student of the Year Award – Vocational Education and Training (VET)
    This Award will be presented to an international student who has undertaken a VET course and has demonstrated outstanding achievement in their studies and contributed to the internationalisation of their institution and the broader Victorian community.