RMIT University – International Tuition Fee Scholarships 2017

RMIT offers two international tuition fee scholarships: the RTP International Tuition Fee Scholarship (RITFS) and the RMIT Research International Tuition Fee Scholarship (RRITFS) for Undergraduate and Postgraduate Scholars. RITFS scholarships are funded by the Australian Govt. & RRITFS scholarships are funded by RMIT University


Also See : Scholarships 2019


Value & Duration

Both RIFOS and RRITFS scholarships provide tuition fees for a period of 3 years, with the possibility of a 6-month extension


The cost of Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC) for the duration of your program is also provided; if you have dependants, both international tuition fee scholarships will provide OSHC that also covers them. Awardees are required to cover the difference between program length OSHC and visa length OSHC which is required for a student visa application


If you are awarded a tuition fee scholarship, your scholarship will be partnered with a stipend scholarship which will provide you with a living allowance



This scholarship is for PhD or Masters by Research students only. To be considered for scholarship you must hold, or be currently completing:

a Master by research

a Master by coursework with a significant research component graded as high distinction, or equivalent

a Honours degree achieving first class honours

a 4 year bachelor degree achieving a GPA of 4 or equivalent (80% or above)

Publications or significant research experience that could be considered equivalent

International applicants applying for scholarship must be in receipt of an RMIT program offer for the relevant enrolment period, by the close of the scholarship round to be considered

You must have been offered a program place that is not conditional on meeting English language requirements, or you must provide evidence of English language proficiency and meet the English language requirement of the research program before the application closing date of the scholarship round



Program applications are accepted all year round. It is however important to note that scholarship application closing dates still apply.

Applicants seeking admission to candidature only can expect to receive an outcome on their application within 6 weeks of receipt of application by School of Graduate Research.


How to Apply

For information relating to scholarship opening rounds and to apply for scholarship, please refer to the instructions detailed on research scholarships
See the Research Scholarship Terms and Conditions (PDF 326KB 10p) for more information


Important Dates


Application Deadline is 31st October 2017