Eligible Countries: Australian, New Zealand citizens and international students are eligible.
Acceptable Course or Subjects: They can participate in a PhD or a Master by Research degree program at the university.
Admissible Criteria: Interested candidates are suggested to see the eligibility criteria-
The participants may be considered by RMIT as having an equivalent level of academic attainment, taking into account previous study, relevant work experience, research publications, and other research experience
Are able to take receipt of a funding for a minimum 12 months duration on a full-time basis (or part-time equivalent) because of prior enrolment in a graduate research program
Have not already completed a graduate research program at the same or higher course level. For example, Masters by Research applicants should not have already completed a Masters by Research or PhD
An aspirant must not previously have held an RMIT or Commonwealth-funded postgraduate research scholarship unless it was terminated within six months of the program’s payments commencing
How to Apply
Taking the time to prepare a application is worth your while. Hence, you are advised to take admission in a PhD or Masters by Research degree program at the university. If you are provided with an offer of admission and/or scholarship, the offer letter will indicate how to accept your offer.
Depending on your circumstances, you will need to provide different types of evidence such as transcripts or certificates, language proficiency and etc.
RSS opportunities are funded by the Australian Government and RRSS opportunities are funded by RMIT University which provides a stipend of $31,000 per annum pro rata (full-time study). This amount is subject to indexation annually.
Apart from that, International candidates in receipt of this application are also awarded an RTP International Tuition Fee Offset Scholarship (RIFOS) or an RMIT Research International Tuition Fee Scholarship (RRITFS). And all local candidates, Australian, and New Zealand citizens or permanent residents of Australia are provided with an RTP Fee Offset scholarship.
Applicants in receipt of an RTP Fee Offset scholarship are not required to pay tuition fees for the maximum duration of their candidature.
A relocation allowance for the cost of relocating in order to take up their postgraduate research program, up to $515 per adult and $255 per child to a maximum of $1,540 will also be provided.