Certificate and diploma

Hannah Martin

Billy Gristwood, Advanced Diploma of Justice. RMIT Accommodation Support Scholarship, RMIT Study Support Scholarship, RMIT Equity Notebook Grant.

The following scholarships for certificate and diploma students encourage you to follow your passion and develop highly sought-after, industry-relevant skills.

University wide scholarships

University wide scholarships are open to all students across the University. 

  • 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.
  • Emeritus Professor John Jackson Scholarship For local students commencing a diploma or degree and who can demonstrate financial/educational disadvantage; up to $15,000; not currently taking applications.
  • Endeavour Scholarships and Fellowships For international students, worth up to $263,500; applications now open.
  • Evelyn Boekemann Scholarship For Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander students in a diploma or degree program; a one-off payment of up to $1000; applications open August 2016.
  • George Alexander Foundation Scholarship For local diploma or degree students with academic ability, leadership potential, a passion for community involvement and the will to succeed; worth $7500 per year; applications open August 2016.
  • 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 open.
  • John Storey Junior Memorial Scholarship For local currently enrolled RMIT students applying for the RMIT Exchange Program; worth between $3000 and $5000; applications close July and December.
  • Northcote Trust Scholarship For students progressing from an RMIT diploma to a degree in the same field; worth $10,000–$15,000 over two to three years; applications open August 2016.
  • Orcadia Foundation Scholarship For local and refugee students with financial and/or educational disadvantages; worth up to $7000; applications open August 2016.
  • RMIT Accommodation Support Scholarship For local commencing students moving to Melbourne to study; worth up to $5200 towards accommodation for one year; applications open 30 May 2016.
  • RMIT Equity Notebook Grant For local certificate IV, diploma or degree students commencing or continuing at RMIT; provides a voucher to redeem a notebook computer with Microsoft Office Home and Student 2013; applications now closed.
  • RMIT Equity Travel Grant For local students commencing an international mobility activity for study; worth up to $4000; applications close 6 May 2016.
  • RMIT Student Mobility Grant For local or international students worth $1000.
  • RMIT Study Support Scholarship For local students with financial difficulties/educational disadvantage; worth up to $2500; applications open 30 May 2016.
  • RMIT Village Accommodation Support Scholarship For disadvantaged local commencing students moving to Melbourne to study; worth up to $5712 towards accommodation at RMIT Village in your first year; applications now closed.
  • St Vincent de Paul Grant for Students with Disabilities For students who need assistive technology to study; application times vary
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Interest/discipline area scholarships

Art and design scholarships

  • Wendy Royle Scholarship For first-year students in the RMIT Diploma of Interior Design and Decoration; worth a one-off payment of $1500.

Business scholarships

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Computing and information technology scholarships

  • Boeing Scholarship For local advanced diploma, associate degree, bachelor, masters by coursework or research students enrolled in computer science, aviation or engineering disciplines; worth $4000; applications now closed.

Engineering and related technologies scholarships

  • Boeing Scholarship For local advanced diploma, associate degree, bachelor, masters by coursework or research students enrolled in computer science, aviation or engineering disciplines; worth $4000; applications now closed.
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Health and medical sciences scholarships

Media and communication scholarships

  • RMIT Cultural Visions Film Grant For vocational or higher education students making documentaries and short films. Worth up to $3000; applications now closed.
  • Victor Greenhalgh Scholarship For media and communication students undertaking a certificate, diploma or degree program who can demonstrate financial or educational disadvantage; worth up to $3500; applications open August 2016.

External scholarships

See all external scholarships

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