Emeritus Professor Brian Smith AO Scholarship

If you are having financial difficulties and/or are disadvantaged during your education, 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.


To be eligible for this scholarship you must:

  • be an Australian citizen or hold a Permanent Humanitarian Visa
  • be a current or former refugee
  • be able to demonstrate financial difficulties and/or educational disadvantage
  • be enrolled at RMIT full-time in a associate or bachelor degree in Semester 1 and 2 in 2019
  • have at least one year of full-time study load of your program left to complete
  • 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 2019.

Close date

Not currently taking applications.

Terms and conditions

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

Further info

This scholarship was established by RMIT in 2014. It aims to provide support and encouragement to undergraduate students studying any discipline at RMIT.

Emeritus Professor Brian Smith AO was Director of RMIT from 1979 to 1985 and then served on the RMIT Foundation Board from 2007 to 2013. He became an Officer of the Order of Australia in 1998 in recognition of his services to post-secondary education.


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