RMIT announces 2022 Scholarship Program

RMIT announces 2022 Scholarship Program

Eighty-one scholarships for undergraduate and postgraduate prospective students to study at RMIT University in Vietnam in 2022 are now open for application.


This is part of the RMIT Vietnam Scholarship program in 2022 that includes 18 scholarships for students who currently study at the University, with a total value of more than VND43 billion.

There will be six full tuition fee scholarships for students with disability and/or financial disadvantage to study at RMIT Vietnam. Two of them are open publicly for everyone to apply, the other four will be shortlisted by RMIT’s NGOs partners, including REACH, KOTO, Vietnam Blind Association and Sao Mai Center for the Blind.

RMIT Vietnam Chairman Professor Peter Coloe said that since its expansion in 2020, the Opportunity Scholarships give life-changing opportunities to more disadvantages Vietnamese people who otherwise cannot access higher education.

“As well as receiving a full English and higher education tuition fee, monthly living stipend, accommodation, a laptop and home travel allowance (if applicable), the successful recipients will benefit from the expertise and global experience of RMIT’s academic staff, high-quality facilities and infrastructure, as well as an industry-informed curriculum and strong industry connections,” Professor Coloe said.

The Vice-Chancellor’s Scholar, the University’s most prestigious scholarship award, will be awarded to seven outstanding high school students.

The scholarship covers 100% of the tuition fee and will be presented to students who achieved exemplary academic grades and demonstrated outstanding community engagement and leadership potential. The candidates will be progressed through three selection rounds, including screening, shortlisting and an interview in English.


Out of other 20 categories for prospective students, which will cover 25% to 50% of the tuition fee, students who are interested in STEM can apply for scholarships to study aviation, psychology, AI and cyber security for the first time at RMIT Vietnam.

The Bachelor of Applied Science (Aviation) and Bachelor of Applied Science (Psychology) welcomed their first cohort in 2021, while the Master of Artificial Intelligence and Master of Cyber Security programs have just been introduced in March and start to receive applications for the 2022 intake.

Prospective students who enrol in the Bachelor of Tourism & Hospitality Management, Bachelor of Communication (Professional Communication) or Bachelor of Languages can also have opportunity to apply for scholarships worth 50% of the tuition fee.

Since its inauguration in 2000 following the invitation of Vietnamese Ministry of Education and Training to open a university in Ho Chi Minh City, RMIT University in Vietnam has awarded more than 1,530 scholarships, worth more than VND420 billion to outstanding high school and postgraduate students and to current students with high academic achievement.

Professor Peter Coloe said the University’s annual scholarship program speaks well of its continuing effort to give back to the country and broader community.

“RMIT Vietnam continues to give thousands of students from around the world a high-quality education and global experience, which leads to outstanding career opportunities,” he said.

“This will continue into the future as the University grows with Vietnam and the region.” 

For further information about RMIT Vietnam Scholarship program this year, go to Application deadline is 8 July 2022, except for master programs and the International Excellence category which are assessed semesterly.

Story: Ha Hoang

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