RMIT offers merit-based scholarships awarded on a competitive basis to exceptionally qualified candidates who successfully enrol in our PhD programs. The HDR scholarship covers tuition fee waiver and a monthly stipend for three years, subject to satisfactory academic progress.
To be considered for a scholarship, candidates must have:
Note: These scholarships are not applicable to current RMIT employees, current PhD students or former PhD students.
Scholarships are awarded on the basis of a competitive selection process that ranks applicants according to their academic achievement, research output and relevant professional experience.
Before applying, we recommend that you to read carefully our PhD Scholarship terms & conditions.
Please make sure that you submit your full application before the deadline.
Applicants applying for a scholarship should submit their PhD application to firstname.lastname@example.org (as scanned documents). For full details, visit the how to apply page.
The main scholarship rounds are as follows:
The PhD application process provides automatic entry to consideration for a scholarship.
Grants are available for PhD students who have completed their confirmation of candidature to apply. These grants assist with travel costs and/or other expenses associated with research-related activities.
Our PhD students have opportunities to apply for full-time or part-time research assistantships working under various research projects led by our selected academics.