International students

RMIT offers a range of scholarships to current and commencing 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.

Diplomas and Certificates

  • Australia Awards Scholarship For international bachelor, masters by coursework and PhD students offering various scholarships and awards; worth tuition fees, stipend and more; open date varies by country.
  • Endeavour Scholarships and Fellowships For international students, worth up to $263,500; applications now open.
  • International Development Scholarship If you are an international student from the Philippines, Myanmar, Laos, Cambodia or Vietnam, you could be eligible for the International Development Scholarship; worth $5000; Applications now closed.
  • RMIT Cultural Visions Film Grant For vocational or higher education students making documentaries and short films. Worth up to $3000; applications now closed.

Degrees

Postgraduate by coursework

  • Australia Awards Scholarship For international bachelor, masters by coursework and PhD students offering various scholarships and awards; worth tuition fees, stipend and more; open date varies by country.
  • Endeavour Scholarships and Fellowships For international students, worth up to $263,500; applications now open.
  • FIDERH – RMIT Scholarship For international student from Mexico applying for a Masters or PHD at RMIT, you may be eligible for this scholarship. Applications now open.
  • Global Leaders Scholarships for Indian Students If you are an Indian citizen commencing an RMIT postgraduate in 2016; worth $10,000; Applications now closed..
  • International Cost of Living Scholarships If you are an international student currently living in Australia and you have applied directly to RMIT to commence an undergraduate or postgraduate program in Semester 1 2016, you may be eligible for this scholarship; worth $2,000; Applications now open.
  • International Development Scholarship If you are an international student from the Philippines, Myanmar, Laos, Cambodia or Vietnam, you could be eligible for the International Development Scholarship; worth $5000; Applications now closed.
  • International Excellence Scholarship for Latin America If you are an international student from Latin America commencing an RMIT program in 2016; worth $5,000; Applications now open.
  • International Partnership Scholarship - Australia The International Partnership Scholarship aims to provide access to an RMIT University degree for students who are currently in Australia or New Zealand; worth $5,000; Applications now closed.
  • International Partnership Scholarship - China The International Partnership Scholarship aims to provide access to an RMIT University degree for students from mainland China; worth $5,000; Applications now open.
  • International Relocation Scholarship 2016 If you are an international student currently studying interstate in Australia or in New Zealand,This scholarship aims to provide support for your move to Melbourne; worth $2000; Applications now closed.
  • Irana Turynska Scholarship For local and international female students studying a third year of the Bachelor of Architectural Design or a first year of the Master of Architecture, worth up to $10,000; applications open 15 August 2016.
  • LPDP-RMIT Scholarship If you are an International Student from Indonesia applying for a Masters or PHD at RMIT, you may be eligible for this scholarship; Applications now open.
  • Malaysia Australia Colombo Plan Commemoration (MACC) For Malaysian students students who commence a postgraduate by coursework or research program. in 2017; worth $10,000; Applications now open for 2017.
  • Science Engineering & Health scholarships for Indian students (postgraduate) If you are an Indian citizen commencing an RMIT Masters by Coursework in Computer Science, Information Technology, Engineering or Biotechnology in 2016; Applications now closed.

Postgraduate by research

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.
  • 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.

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