RMIT Equity Notebook Grant

If you will be enrolled full-time at RMIT in 2019, can demonstrate financial and educational disadvantage, and need a notebook computer in order to study, this grant can provide you with a new laptop.

Applications now closed.

Value and duration

The grant provides a voucher to redeem a notebook.

Eligibility

To be eligible for this grant you must:

  • be an Australia or New Zealand citizen or an Australian permanent resident
  • be enrolled full-time in the standard semester 1 and 2 in a certificate IV, diploma or degree program at RMIT in 2019
  • be able to demonstrate financial disadvantage such as:
    • receiving a Government tested low income benefit or having a Centrelink Health Care Card
  • be able to demonstrate educational disadvantage such as:
    • 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
  • not have previously completed a program at the same level or higher
  • have a government subsidised or Commonwealth supported place. Full fee paying students are ineligible
  • not have previously received a notebook from RMIT
  • be undertaking a program that is at least one year long (and not an apprentice or traineeship).

Postgraduate by coursework students are ineligible.

How to apply

Applications can be submitted direct to RMIT or through the Victorian Tertiary Admissions Centre (VTAC) however, it is preferred that you apply direct to RMIT for this scholarship.

Direct to RMIT applications

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

Find out more about applying for scholarships.

VTAC applications

Apply online through the Victorian Tertiary Admissions Centre (VTAC) website (www.vtac.edu.au).

Supporting documentation

Before you begin your application, please visit Supporting Your Application for more information about supporting your application with evidence, providing referee letters and answering application questions.

Open date

Applications for 2019 open August 8 2018.

Close date

Applications now closed.

Applications for 2019 will close Sunday 18 November 2018.

Terms and conditions

View the Coursework Scholarships Office’s Scholarships and Grants Terms and Condition (PDF 378kb, 30p).

Further info

Students are able to access Microsoft Office 365 via MyDesktop (RMIT free software downloads for students).

Contact

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 email account. If you have not received an offer via email by 31 March 2019, your application has been unsuccessful.