Vice-chancellor's awards

The Vice-Chancellor’s Award will be awarded to two outstanding graduates from RMIT Vietnam (one from each campus) who have achieved excellent academic records and made distinguished contributions through service to the University community and to society during their time at RMIT Vietnam.

Award winners will be formally honoured at the 2023 graduation ceremonies where they will be presented with a commemorative plaque and deliver a valedictory speech.

Applications for the Award open from Monday, 12 December 2022 until 5:00 pm (GMT+7) Monday, 6 February 2023.



To be eligible for applying for the Vice-Chancellor’s Award, you must:

  • complete your undergraduate program at RMIT Vietnam in Semesters 1, 2 or 3 of 2022.
  • appear to be on track to qualify for the RMIT Vietnam Graduation in April 2023.
  • qualify to receive your undergraduate degree with Distinction or equivalent.
  • clearly demonstrate a distinguished contribution to the University and social communities.
  • register to attend the graduation ceremony by the deadline.

Application requirements

  • A personal statement (maximum 500 words) outlining why you are a suitable candidate for the award;
  • Three recommendation letters, one from each of the following: a social organisation, RMIT University organisation or club, and a lecturer;
  • Evidence/Portfolio demonstrating your contribution to society and service to the RMIT Vietnam community.

Note: All documents must be in English and be combined in one file in .pdf format.

Selection criteria

The selection process comprises screening, shortlisting and interviews*. Applicants are assessed on merit according to the selection criteria, taking into account the following:

  • contribution to and impact on the RMIT Vietnam community;
  • evidence of social responsibility contribution and initiatives;
  • academic achievement at RMIT Vietnam.

Only shortlisted applicants will be invited for interview.

How to apply

Applications and the required documents need to be submitted via the Online Application Form by 5:00 pm (GMT+7), Monday, 6 February 2023.

Key dates

  • Open call for applications: Monday, 12 December 2022
  • Applications deadline: 5:00 pm (GMT+7), Monday, 6 February 2023
  • Outcome notification to applicants: 27 February 2023
  • Awards conferral: 17 & 18 April 2023 (SGS), 21 April 2023 (Hanoi)

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