RMIT Vietnam Opportunity Scholarship

RMIT Vietnam Opportunity Scholarship

Fulfill your potential

RMIT Vietnam University is pleased to be able to offer one full Scholarship for 2017 at RMIT Vietnam. This scholarship is available to disadvantaged students who would not otherwise be able to access Higher Education at RMIT. This is an annual scholarship.

Scholarship Value

  • 100 % English and Higher Education tuition fee and RMIT Vietnam’s compulsory non-academic fees;
  • Accommodation in the Residential Centre in Saigon South Campus (if applicable);
  • Monthly living stipend;
  • A laptop and assistive technology (if applicable);
  • Home travel allowance (if applicable).

Eligibility

  1. Be a Vietnamese national;
  2. Have completed High School;
  3. Have a disability(*) and/or be disadvantaged financially;
  4. Be referred by a reputable community organisation (for example: Loretto, HeartReach, Smile, DRD, KOTO, local Department of Labour, War Invalids and Social Affairs, etc.).

Selection Criteria

1. Academic potential

    • Evidence of achievement in school or educational activities;
    • Clear and well-written application.

2. Professional & Leadership potential

    • Evidence of self-awareness and achievable study, career, and life goals;
    • Evidence of leadership, collaboration and initiative in school or community activities.

3. Personal attributes

    • Evidence of involvement in school or community activities that demonstrate positive personal qualities.

How to apply

Step 1: Check your eligibility. Select the program that you are interested in.

Step 2: Fill in the Scholarship Application Form

Step 3: Prepare the following documents:

    1. A notarised copy of your High School Diploma and Academic Transcripts
    2. Two ID photos (size 3x4) taken at most 6 months prior to application
    3. A copy of your ID card or passport
    4. A current copy of your CV
    5. Any evidence of English language ability (if any)
    6. Two reference letters (from 300 to maximum 500 words/each letter) which support the eligibility of the applicant for the scholarship and clearly state the reasons why the applicant should be selected using the above listed Selection Criteria. One reference letter must be from a community organisation that you have been involved with for at least 1 year (involved activities: volunteering with, working with, being sponsored, etc.), and the other must be from your teacher/school.
    7. Personal statement: A letter (from 300 to maximum 500 words) stating why you should be awarded the scholarship against the above listed Selection Criteria. Please use the following to guide your writing:
        • Your intended major (program) and goals for university
        • What education in your intended program will help you achieve
        • Why RMIT should select you as an opportunity scholarship recipient
        • Your relevant academic, extracurricular, school, community and leadership activities

Step 4: Submit all documents to RMIT Vietnam before 17:00 (GMT+7) Saturday, 15 July 2017 via:

    • email by sending your completed application to: scholarships@rmit.edu.vn. The subject of your email must be ‘Your full name_Opportunity Scholarship 2017 Application’ (For example ‘Nguyen Van A_Opportunity Scholarship 2017 Application’)
    • postal service or in-person at RMIT Vietnam. The mail subject should be ‘Your full name_Opportunity Scholarship 2017 Application’ (For example “Nguyen Van A_Opportunity Scholarship 2017 Application”), to:

Scholarship Coordinator
Admissions Office – RMIT Vietnam
702 Nguyen Van Linh, Tan Phong Ward, District 7, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Key dates

  • 15 July 2017:                      Application deadline
  • August 2017:                     Candidates shortlisted will be invited for interviews
  • 15 September 2017:          Scholarship announcement

Contact

For inquiries, please contact us:  Phone: +(84 8) 3776 1412; Email: scholarships@rmit.edu.vn

(*) For example: physical disabilities, vision impairments, hearing impairments, intellectual disabilities, learning disabilities, neurological conditions, mental health conditions, mobility impairments, long-term medical illnesses/conditions.