Vice-Chancellor's Scholars

Applications open

4 Jan 2022

Applications close

5pm, 8 Jul 2022


Full tuition fee (100% of undergraduate program tuition fees)

Number of scholarships


Outcome release

30 September 2022


Vice-Chancellor’s Scholars are identified among those scholarship applicants who have achieved exceptional academic results and leadership while at high school. If chosen, you are offered the opportunity to study the degree of your choice and to participate in development programs to prepare you as a future leader. This is an annual scholarship which can be applied to candidates who meet all entry requirements for a Bachelor program at RMIT Vietnam.


  • Be a citizen of Vietnam
  • Completion of a grade 12 GPA of minimum 9.0/ 10.0; or completion of International Baccalaureate (IB) diploma with a minimum of 35 points in total; or completion of GCE ‘A’ Levels (UK) with 12 points for three Advanced subjects (A=5, B=4, C=3, D=2, E=1)
  • Completion of IELTS (Academic) 6.5+ (no band below 6.0). For other international English entry requirements, please view the English equivalency requirements.


Selection criteria

Vice-Chancellor’s Scholars are awarded on merit, and take into account past academic performance, passion for success, creativity, engagement with community involvement and future leadership potential.

There is a screening, shortlisting and interview process. Currently, academic performance is weighted as follows: 60% GPA year 12 + 30% GPA Year 11 + 10% GPA Year 10.   


Scholarship application requirements

You are required to apply to study at RMIT, as well as provide the following supporting documents for scholarship consideration: 

1. A personal statement (300 - 500 words) in English. In your statement, you should address the following:

  • Your intended major (program) and goals for university 
  • What education in your intended program will help you achieve
  • Why RMIT should select you as a Vice-Chancellor’s Scholar
  • Your relevant academic, extracurricular and leadership activities 

2. Two recommendation or reference letters from teachers, community leaders or colleagues from organisations you have worked for. If the letters are not written in English, please attach translated versions of them.

3. A portfolio describing yourself, highlighting your participation in extracurricular activities and your achievements. This may include:

  • Leadership in volunteer work or charity groups
  • Leadership in clubs or associated activities
  • Work experience gained through internships, paid jobs or volunteer work
  • Certificates or awards you have received

Note: You are encouraged to submit an electronic portfolio which may include photos, videos, documents and websites. 

Key dates

  • Application deadline: 5pm, 8 Jul 2022
  • Scholarship recipients notified: 30 September 2022

Note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview and interview dates may be changed.


How to apply for a scholarship

Before applying, we recommend reading the Scholarship terms and conditions

1. Find your program

2. Check your eligibility

3. Prepare your documents

4. Submit your application

The scholarship application process is highly competitive with a limited number of scholarships available. Unfortunately, not all eligible applicants will receive one.

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Contact us

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