RMIT Village Accommodation Support Scholarship

RMIT Village Accommodation Support Scholarship

RMIT University

Scholarship Details

 Provider Name:  RMIT University

 Scholarship Name:  RMIT Village Accommodation Support Scholarship

 Description:  The scholarship provides financial assistance for students relocating to Melbourne from interstate or a Victorian regional area, who are in their first year of study and can demonstrate disadvantage.

 Study Level:  Bachelor Degree (Honours), Bachelor Degree (Pass), Diploma, Doctor Degree (By Coursework), Graduate Diploma, Master Degree (By Coursework), Postgraduate Diploma

 Study Fields:  General

 Support Type:  Accommodation Scholarship, Equity Scholarship

 Offer Frequency:  Annual

 Annual Comment:  The scholarship provides half the cost of accommodation at the RMIT Village in a shared 2 bed studio for the first year of the program. In 2013, this equates to $132 a week, up to $5,712 for Certificate/Diploma students and $5,304 for degree/postgraduate students.

 Length:  1 year(s)

 Gender:  Co-Ed

 Eligibility:  Applicants must: be Australian or New Zealand citizens or Australian permanent residents; be enrolled in the first year of a government-supported diploma, degree, honours or postgraduate coursework program; be studying full-time; not have previously completed an equivalent qualification; be relocating from interstate or a Victorian rural/regional area to study at a Melbourne RMIT campus; be able to demonstrate financial difficulties and educational disadvantage; and not have previously been enrolled at RMIT.

 Target Group:  Educational disadvantage, Rural and isolated area resident

 Study Location:  Australia – VIC: Melbourne Metropolitan

 Closing Date:  Mid October; Mid November

 Other Details:  VTAC applicants must apply via the VTAC scholarships portal by the VTAC closing date and should indicate that they want to live ‘on-campus’; non-VTAC applicants must apply by 20 November direct to RMIT.

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Scholarship Contact Details

 Contact Department:  Scholarships Office

 Contact Phone:  61 3 99252811

 Contact Fax:  61 3 99259513

 Contact Email:

 Contact Postal Address:  GPO Box 2476, Melbourne, VIC 3001 Australia

Provider Details

 Provider Name:  RMIT University

 Provider Phone:  61 3 99252811

 Provider Fax:  61 3 99259513

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