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.

Applications now closed.

Value and duration

The scholarship provides up to $10,000 for one year.




To be eligible for this scholarship you must:

  • be female
  • have resided in Australia for less than ten years
  • be studying full-time in the standard semester 1 and 2 in your third year of the Bachelor of Architectural Design or your first year of the Master of Architecture (by coursework)
  • have a Grade Point Average (GPA) to date of 2.5 or greater in the Bachelor of Architectural Design

How to apply

The online application form will be provided here when applications open.

Supporting documentation

Ensure that you have your supporting documentation ready to upload in order to complete your application. Applications without supporting documentation will not be considered.

You will need:

  • one letter of recommendation from an RMIT academic to support the statements you have made in your application (diploma applicants may use a recent teacher as a referee) dated no more than three months ago. To assist the academic/teacher, provide them with Writing a Scholarship Letter of Recommendation for a Student (PDF 156kb, 1p) for tips and guidance.
  • A copy of your Permanent Humanitarian Visa (PHV) or refugee documentation from the Department of Immigration and Border Protection (if applicable).

Application Questions

It is expected that the online application will take approximately thirty minutes to complete. Once you have completed a question online, you cannot go back and modify your response(s). The main application questions are listed below to allow you time to prepare your answers in advance prior to starting the online application.

  • Describe your academic performance at RMIT, in particular discuss any achievements or significant academic results?
  • Discuss your passion for studying in your chosen field, including the steps you have taken to achieve your educational goals.
  • What are your future plans and career aspirations?
  • How do you intend to use this scholarship and how will it assist you to achieve academic success?

Find out more about applying for scholarships.

Open date

Applications now closed.

Close date

Applications now closed.

Terms and conditions

Further information

The Irana Turynska Scholarship is made available by the generous bequest of the late Irana Turynska, an RMIT alumnus who studied architecture.

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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.

Only successful candidates will be notified via email to their RMIT student account.