External scholarships, RMIT University, Melbourne, Victoria

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External scholarships

External organisations offer a range of scholarships.

RMIT University does not maintain any of the information contained within these links, and cannot vouch for the accuracy of the information. Contact the organisation involved for further information. To advertise an external scholarship, please email scholarships@rmit.edu.au.


  • Certificate and diploma
  • Associate and bachelor degree
  • Postgraduate by coursework
  • Postgraduate by research

Certificate and diploma
  • Australian Disability and Indigenous Peoples' Education Fund (ADIPEF) Grants
    For indigenous people and non-indigenous people with a disability, to participate in education programs through small grants. Applications close 30 September 2012.

  • Deaf Children Australia Yout
    For 15 to 21 year old deaf and hard of hearing young people to achieve their dreams in personal development, deaf culture and community, leadership challenges and education. Applications close 30 April 2012.

  • Deafness Forum of Australia Educational Scho
    Assists young people who are deaf or hearing impaired to participate in post-secondary education. Applications close early-October 2012.

  • Haemophilia Foundation Australia Awards
    Enables people affected by a bleeding disorder to undertake an education activity or special project to enhance personal development or career.

  • Haemophilia Foundation Australia AwardsPinnacle Foundation Scholarships
    Supports students who have been marginalised due to sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. Applications close 15 October 2012.

  • Redkite Scholarships and Education Grants
    For 15 to 24 years olds living with cancer or who are cancer survivors.

  • Royal College of Nursing, Australia (RCNA) Scholarships
    For students in undergraduate study and nurse re–entry programs with an interest and commitment to work in aged care.

  • Vision Australia Further
    For blind or low vision students to purchase adaptive technology

  • Youth Off The Streets Scholarship Program
    For young people showing potential and talent who need financial assistance to move forward. Applications close 6 April 2012.
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Associate and Bachelor Degree
  • AustCham China Scholarships
    For students in their final bachelor degree or honours year, to undertake a graduate traineeship in China. Applications close 19 August 2012.

  • Australian Collaborative Education Network - Student Scholarships for Work Integrated Learning (WIL)
    For final year students undertaking a work integrated learning placement in a rural or remote location within Australia. Applications close 14 April 2012.

  • Australian Disability and Indigenous Peoples' Education Fund (ADIPEF) Grants
    For indigenous people and non-indigenous people with disability, to participate in education programs through small grants. Applications close 30 September 2012.

  • Australian Petroleum Production and Exploration Association (APPEA) Scholarships
    For undergraduate engineering students. Applications closed for 2012.

  • Australian Petroleum Production and Exploration Association (APPEA) - Tony Noon Memor
    For honours, postgraduate coursework or PhD students in a petroleum-related field. Application information available mid-2012.

  • Australian Veterans' Children Assistance Trust
    For children of Australian Vietnam Veterans. Applications close 31 October 2012.

  • Bayer Boost Environmental Scholarship Scheme
    Provides experience in environmental research or restoration during summer break. Applications close 30 September 2012.

  • Bendigo and Adelaide Bank Scholarships
    For first-time undergraduate students, focused on rural background. Application information available late-2012.

  • Centrelink Relocation Scholarships
    For eligible Youth Allowance and ABSTUDY recipients who have to live away from the family home to study.

  • Centrelink Student Start-Up Scholarships
    For eligible Youth Allowance, Austudy and ABSTUDY recipients.

  • Deaf Children Australia Youth Grants
    For 15 to 21 year old deaf and hard of hearing young people to achieve their dreams in personal development, deaf culture, community and education. Applications close 30 April 2012.

  • Deafness Forum of Australia Educational Scholarships
    Assists young people who are deaf or hearing impaired to participate in post-secondary education. Applications close early-October 2012.

  • Foundation Boroondara - Chances Scholarships
    Assists talented and promising young people who live in Boroondara and experience financial disadvantage. Applications close 17 August 2012.

  • Graduate Women Victoria Scholarship Program
    For women studying in Victorian universities. Applications close 31 March 2012.

  • Haemophilia Foundation Australia Awards
    Enables people affected by a bleeding disorder to undertake an education activity or special project to enhance personal development or career.

  • King and Amy O'Malley Trust Home Economics Scholarships
    For the study of home economics. Applications close 27 July 2012.

  • Koori Tertiary Scholarship Program
    Assists Koori students to undertake full-time study in a range of justice-related fields.

  • Marten Bequest Travelling Scholarships
    For those who show great promise in the arts and literature. Applications now closed.

  • Pinnacle Foundation Scholarships
    Supports students who have been marginalised due to sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. Applications close 15 October 2012.

  • Redkite Scholarships and Education Grants
    For 15 to 24 years olds living with cancer or who are cancer survivors.

  • Ronald McDonald House Charities - Charlie Bell Scholarships
    For young people who have experienced serious illness, assisting them with their career dreams. Applications close 1 September 2012.

  • Royal College of Nursing, Australia (RCNA) Scholarships
    For students in undergraduate study and nurse re–entry programs with an interest and commitment to work in aged care.

  • Rural Allied Health Undergraduate Scholarships
    For students from a rural background studying in allied health areas. Applications now closed.

  • Rural Finance Scholarships
    For students who demonstrate a career commitment to agriculture. Applications close 31 May 2012.

  • Society of Petroleum Engineers Star Scholarship and Fellowship
    For study in oil and gas industry-related courses. Applications close 15 March 2013.

  • Vision Australia Further Education Bursaries
    For blind or have low vision students to purchase adaptive technology. Applications open August 2012.

  • Youth Off The Streets Scholarship Program
    For young people showing potential and talent who need financial assistance to move forward. Applications close 6 April 2012.

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Postgraduate coursework
  • American Australian Association - Australia to US Fellowships
    For research and advanced study in the United States. Applications close 15 April 2012.

  • AusArt Fellowship for Fine Arts
    For a Masters or graduate student in Fine Arts or Curatorial Studies, to study in the United States. Applications close 27 April 2012.

  • Australian Agriculture Scholarships
    For rural youth completing tertiary studies that will benefit regional Australia. Applications close 30 June 2012.

  • Australian Biological Resources Study - National Taxonomy Research Grant Program
    For study in biological taxonomy or systematics analysis.

  • Australian Disability and Indigenous Peoples' Education Fund (ADIPEF) Grants For indigenous people and non-indigenous people with disability, to participate in education programs through small grants. Applications close 30 September 2012.

  • Australian Petroleum Production and Exploration Association (APPEA) - Tony Noon Memorial Scholarship.
    For honours, postgraduate coursework or PhD students in a petroleum-related field. Application information available mid-2012.

  • Chinese Government Scholarship - Masters in Material Science and Technology
    For study at Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics. Applications close 20 April 2012.

  • Commonwealth Scholarship and Fellowship Plan (CSFP)
    For study in the United Kingdom. Applications now closed.

  • Fulbright Postgraduate Scholarships
    For postgraduate study in the USA. Applications close 20 August 2012.

  • Graduate Women Victoria Scholarship Program
    For women studying in Victorian universities. Applications close 31 March 2012.

  • Haemophilia Foundation Australia Awards
    Enables people affected by a bleeding disorder to undertake an education activity or special project to enhance personal development or career.

  • International Specialised Skills Institute Fellowships
    For students in traditional trades, professions and leading-edge technologies. Includes travel opportunities. Closing dates vary.

  • June Opie Fellowship
    For high academic achievers who have a severe disability, with career goals in professions, politics, university teaching and research. Applications close 1 October 2012.

  • King and Amy O'Malley Trust Home Economics Scholarships
    For the study of home economics. Applications close 27 July 2012.

  • Menzies Foundation Scholarships
    For postgraduate study in various disciplines, in Australia and the UK. Closing dates vary.

  • Royal College of Nursing, Australia (RCNA) Scholarships
    For students in undergraduate study and nurse re–entry programs with an interest and commitment to work in aged care.

  • Rural Allied Health Postgraduate Scholarships
    For students from a rural background studying in allied health areas. Applications now closed.

  • Women in Freight, Logistics and Marine Scholarship
    For a female student doing postgraduate study in freight, logistics and/or marine-related fields.

  • Vision Australia Further Education Bursaries
    For blind or low vision students to purchase adaptive technology.
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Postgraduate research
  • Amelia Earhart Fellowship (women in aerospace-related science or engineering)
    For women pursuing doctoral studies in aerospace-related sciences and aerospace-related engineering. Applications close 15 November 2012.

  • American Australian Association - Australia to US Fellowships
    For research and advanced study in the United States. Applications close 15 April 2012.

  • Aurora Project International Indigenous Scholarships
    For Indigenous Australians to do postgraduate study overseas. Closing dates vary.

  • AusArt Fellowship for Fine Arts
    For a Masters or graduate student in Fine Arts or Curatorial Studies, to study in the United States. Applications close 27 April 2012.

  • Australian Bicentennial Scholarships & Fellowships
    For Australians to do one-off postgraduate study or fellowship in the United Kingdom. Applications close 5 April 2012.

  • Australian Biological Resources Study - National Taxonomy Research Grant Program
    For study in biological taxonomy or systematics analysis.

  • Australian Institute of Nuclear Science and Engineering (AINSE) Travel Scholarships
    For presentation of AINSE-supported research at an international meeting.

  • Australian Pain Society and Australian Pain Relief Association PhD Scholarship
    For projects on any aspect of the mechanisms, diagnosis or treatment of acute or chronic pain. Applications close 18 May 2012.

  • Australian Petroleum Production and Exploration Association (APPEA) - Tony Noon Me
    For honours, postgraduate coursework or PhD students in a petroleum-related field. Application information available mid-2012.

  • Australian Rotary Health Research Scholarships
    For study in mental health and other health areas. Closing dates vary.

  • Australian Solar Institute PhD Scholarships
    For research that accelerates development of a new, highly cost effective solar energy source. Closing dates vary.

  • Commonwealth Scholarship and Fellowship Plan (CSFP
    For study in the United Kingdom. Applications now closed.

  • Embassy of France in Australia - Cotutelle Travel Grants
    For Australian or French students registered in a Cotutelle program. Application information available September 2012.

  • Fulbright Postgraduate Scholarships
    For postgraduate study in the USA. Various awards available. Applications close 20 August 2012.

  • Graduate Women Victoria Scholarship Program
    Scholarships for women studying in Victorian universities. Applications close 31 March 2012.

  • Ian Morton Memorial Scholarship in Rural Finance
    For students who demonstrate a career commitment to agriculture. Applications close 31 May 2012.

  • King and Amy O'Malley Trust Home Economics Scholarships
    For the study of home economics. Applications close 27 July 2012.

  • John Monash Scholarship
    For outstanding Australians to do postgraduate study abroad. Applications close 31 August 2012.

  • June Opie Fellowship
    For high academic achievers who have a severe disability, with career goals in professions, politics, university teaching and research. Applications close 1 October 2012.

  • Menzies Foundation Scholarships
    For postgraduate study in various disciplines, in Australia and the UK. Closing dates vary.

  • Minoru Kokari Scholarship for Fieldwork
    For a postgraduate fieldwork or related research in Australian indigenous history. Applications now closed.

  • Northern Territory Research and Innovation Scholarships
    For postgraduate research with potential to provide economic, social and environmental benefits for the Northern Territory. Applications now closed.

  • Rhodes Scholarships
    For outstanding students, chosen on the basis of exceptional intellect, character, leadership, and service to study at the University of Oxford. Applications open June 2012.

  • Sidney Myer Health Scholarships
    For PhD students in community-based and public health research. Applications now closed.

  • Society of Petroleum Engineers Star Scholarship and Fellowship
    For study in oil and gas industry-related courses. Applications close 15 March 2013.

  • Winston Churchill Memorial TrustWinston Churchill Memorial Trust
    For exceptional people making an important contribution to our society, in a variety of areas. Applications close 28 February 2013.

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