Game Design Scholarship

Applications open

03 Jan 2023

Applications close

5:00 pm, 7 July 2023


50% of undergraduate program tuition fees

Number of scholarships


Outcomes release

29 Sep 2023


The scholarship is available exclusively to prospective students enrolling in the Bachelor of Design (Games) who have demonstrated outstanding design portfolios and strong interest in game design.


To be eligible for this scholarship, you must:

  • Be a citizen of Vietnam;
  • Have completed high school with a minimum grade 12 GPA of 7.0/ 10.0; or IB diploma with a minimum of 25 points in total; or GCE ‘A’ Levels (UK) of minimum 7 points for three Advanced subjects (A=5, B=4, C=3, D=2, E=1), or equivalent;
  • Have IELTS (Academic) 6.5+ (no band below 6.0) or equivalent. For other international English entry requirements, please view the English equivalency requirements (links to Australian website);
  • Have applied for admission to the Bachelor of Design (Games) and meet the program entry requirements;
  • Be commencing study in a semester in 2023*.

* Students who commence their study in semester 1 or 2 of 2023 may still be eligible to apply for the undergraduate scholarship(s) for prospective students. If successful, the scholarship will only apply from semester 3 2023.

Note: Once accepted, this scholarship cannot be transferred to another degree program.

Scholarship application requirements

To apply for the Game Design Scholarship, you must submit 2-3 samples of your creative or artistic work in digital format that might relate broadly or specifically to game design. These allow students who are creatively excellent but may not have achieved equally high standards or grades in their traditional academic school subjects to present their creative works.

Your Digital Portfolio should be carefully assembled and focused in such a way as to tell us who you are and to demonstrate – through your work - your passion for game design. It should not be a collection of unrelated works, and the emphasis should be on quality rather than quantity.


Your Digital Portfolio may include some of the following:

  • Synopsis of a game that you are passionate about creating (including the concept, idea, genre, and relevant drawings/designs etc.);
  • Drawings, sketches or graphic design;
  • Video, animation or motion work;
  • Interactive work (i.e. websites, apps, games);
  • Any other example of your chosen creative works in digital format.

Most importantly, your Digital Portfolio should be structured and/or narrated to explain the work you are showing. It should have a table of contents with a brief description of each piece that you are submitting. Ultimately, your digital portfolio should portray you, and your creative accomplishments, as worthy of an RMIT scholarship for creative excellence.

Format: The Digital Portfolio will consist of either a video file (max 3 minutes) or other digital files (portfolio size of no more than 30 MB). It must contain a title page (Digital Creative Portfolio) & clearly include your name, and a table of contents. Your Digital Creative Portfolio should be uploaded to an online platform (such as Vimeo, YouTube) or any other online repository (Google Drive, etc.) and a link provided. Submissions will not be accepted in any other way than online.

Note: All portfolio works must be original and created by the candidate and presented in English.

How to apply for a scholarship

1. Find your program

2. Check your eligibility

3. Prepare your documents

4. Submit your application


  • Before applying for the scholarship, we recommend that applicants read the scholarship terms and conditions
  • The scholarship application process is highly competitive with a limited number of scholarships available. Unfortunately, not all eligible applicants will receive one

Key dates

  • Application deadline: 5:00 pm (GMT+7), 7 July 2023
  • Scholarship recipients notified: 29 September 2023

Contact us

If you have questions about your scholarship application, or the outcome, please contact the scholarship coordinator via