Victor Greenhalgh Scholarship

If you are enrolled full-time in a certificate IV, diploma or degree program in the School of Media and Communication in 2018 and can demonstrate disadvantage, this scholarship could provide financial assistance with your study costs.

Value and duration

The scholarship provides up to $3500 for one year.

Number of scholarships available

One

Eligibility

To be eligible for this scholarship you must:

  • be an Australia citizen
  • be enrolled full-time in the standard semester 1 and 2 at RMIT in 2018 in the School of Media and Communication
  • be studying a certificate IV, diploma or degree program
  • be able to demonstrate financial and/or educational disadvantage such as:
    • receiving 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
    • experiencing difficult family circumstances
    • have/will be relocating from interstate or rural/regional Victoria to study at RMIT
    • were born overseas, are from a non-English speaking background and recently migrated to Australia
    • are a current or former refugee
    • completed your secondary education at a School Network Access Program school
  • have good academic standing
  • have paid your fees and have no outstanding debt to the University.

How to apply

Complete the online application by the close date. Multiple applications will not be considered; only your first application will be assessed.

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

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.

Please refer to the Supporting Documentation – Financial and Educational Disadvantage Guide (PDF, 218kb, 2pgs) which outlines acceptable forms of supporting documentation.

You will also need:

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.

  • 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?
  • Discuss any difficult circumstances you have faced that have affected your education.

Find out more about applying for scholarships.

Open date

Applications now open.

Close date

Applications close 11:59PM Sunday 19 November 2017. No late applications will be accepted.

Terms and conditions

View the Coursework Scholarships Office’s Scholarships and Grants Terms and Conditions (PDF 454kb, 30p)

Further info

The Victor Greenhalgh Scholarship, first awarded in 2004, was established by Dr Bob Isherwood, an RMIT alumnus. He has an advertising career spanning more than three decades, including his time as Worldwide Creative Director at Saatchi & Saatchi. He has won many prestigious awards including being named Australia’s leading creative director.

Contact us

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 via email to their RMIT student email account by 31 March 2018. Only successful candidates will be contacted. If you have not received an offer by 31 March 2018, your application has been unsuccessful.