Be recognised for your outstanding achievement
President’s Scholars are identified among those scholarship applicants who have achieved exceptional academic results and leadership while at high school. If chosen, you are offered the opportunity to study the degree of your choice and to participate in development programs to prepare you as a future leader. This is an annual scholarship.
100% of the tuition fees for your chosen undergraduate program, granted to eight outstanding individuals.
- Completion of grade 12 in Vietnam
- Completion of a grade 12 GPA of minimum 9.0/ 10.0; or completion of International Baccalaureate (IB) diploma with a minimum of 35 points in total; or completion of GCE ‘A’ Levels (UK) with 12 points for three Advanced subjects (A=5, B=4, C=3, D=2, E=1)
- Complete IELTS (Academic) 6.5+ (no band below 6.0)
- For other international English entry requirements, please view English equivalency requirements
President’s Scholars are awarded on merit, and take into account past academic performance, passion for success, creativity, engagement with community involvement and future leadership potential.
There is a screening, shortlisting and interview process, currently academic performance is weighted as follows: 60% GPA year 12 + 30% GPA Year 11 + 10% GPA Year 10.
Scholarship application requirements
You are required to submit the regular application for study to RMIT and provide the following supporting documents for scholarship consideration:
1. A personal statement (300 - 500 words) in English. In your statement, you should address the following:
- Your intended major (program) and goals for university
- What education in your intended program will help you achieve
- Why RMIT should select you as a President’s Scholar
- Your relevant academic, extracurricular and leadership activities
2. Two recommendation or reference letters from teachers, community leaders or colleagues from organisations you have worked for. If the letters are not written in English, please attach translated versions of them.
3. A portfolio describing yourself, highlighting your participation in extracurricular activities and your achievements. This may include:
- Leadership in volunteer work or charity groups
- Leadership in clubs or associated activities
- Work experience gained through internships, paid jobs or volunteer work
- Certificates or awards you have received
- Your portfolio can be submitted in digital or hard copy and can include photos, videos, documents, websites or any other appropriate material.
- For digital submission: your work can be uploaded to an online video platform (such as YouTube) or any other online repository (such as Google Drive) and submitted in the form of a link.
- For email submission: the files should be in .pdf and not exceed 25Mb in size.
- 15 July 2017: Application deadline
- 10 August 2017: Interview for shortlisted applicants
- 15 September 2017: Scholarship recipients notified