RMIT Vietnam Opportunity Scholarship

Applications Open

04 April 2022

Applications close

8 July 2022


100%, and additional perks

Number of scholarships



Entire program

Fulfill your potential

RMIT Vietnam University is pleased to be able to offer two full scholarships for 2022 at RMIT Vietnam. The scholarships are available to disadvantaged students who would not otherwise be able to access Higher Education at RMIT.

Scholarship Value

  • 100% English and Higher Education tuition fee and RMIT Vietnam’s compulsory non-academic fees;
  • Monthly living stipend of VND 6,000,000;
  • Monthly off-campus accommodation of VND 5,000,000 (if applicable);
  • A laptop (if applicable);
  • Home travel allowance (if applicable).


  • Be a Vietnamese national;
  • Have completed High School with grade 12 GPA of minimum 7.0/ 10.0;
  • Have a disability(*) and/or be financially disadvantaged;
  • Be referred by a reputable community organisation (for example: Loretto, Christina Noble Children's Foundation, HeartReach, Smile, DRD, local Department of Labour, War Invalids and Social Affairs, etc.), other than REACH, KOTO, Vietnam Blind Association, and Sao Mai Center for the Blind (**).
  • Have not applied for any of the following scholarships in 2022: RMIT – Reach Opportunity Scholarship, RMIT – KOTO Opportunity Scholarship, RMIT – Vietnam Blind Association Opportunity Scholarship, RMIT – Sao Mai Center for the Blind Opportunity Scholarship.

(*) For example: long-term physical, mental, cognitive, or sensory impairments; or long-term medical condition.

(**) Applicants referred by any of these four organisations may consider applying for the respective scholarship between RMIT and these organisations.

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

1. Check your eligibility

Check your eligibility for the scholarship. Explore & select the undergraduate program at RMIT Vietnam that you are interested in.

2. Prepare your documents

  1. A notarised copy of your High School Diploma and Academic Transcripts (those who will be graduating in 2022 may submit the High School Diploma once it’s available but not later than 19 Aug 2022);
  2. An ID photo (size 3x4) taken at most 6 months prior to submission date;
  3. A copy of your ID card or passport;
  4. A current copy of your CV;
  5. Evidence of your English language ability (if any);
  6. Evidence of your financial status & health condition;
  7. 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, working, being sponsored, etc.), and the other letter must be from your teacher/school;
  8. A personal statement (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;
  • Which knowledge in your intended program will help you achieve the goal?
  • Why RMIT should select you as an opportunity scholarship recipient?
  • Your relevant academic, extracurricular, school, community and leadership activities.

3. Submit your application

  1. Combine your supporting documents into one file in .pdf format and upload them to an online storage platform (e.g. GoogleDrive, Onedrive etc.).
  2. Complete the Online 2022 RMIT Vietnam Opportunity scholarship application form and include the link to the supporting documents in the form by 5:00 pm (GMT+7), Friday 8 July 2022.

Key dates

  • 5:00 pm (GMT+7), 8 July 2022: Scholarship application deadline.
  • 22 August 2022: Scholarship recipients notified

Note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview. Interview date is subject to change.

Before applying, we recommend reading the "Scholarship terms and conditions".