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Fully Funded RMIT PhD Scholarship for International Students

Fully Funded RMIT Scholarship for International Students

Fully Funded
Country: Australia
City: Melbourne
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A fully funded RMIT PhD scholarship is available for a candidate to undertake research in generative design and the fabrication of complex geometries, with a focus on computational design, as part of the RMIT Boeing Research Alliance.

RMIT University, also the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, is a public research university in Melbourne, Victoria. The university is also one of the wealthiest universities in Australia, having annual revenue of around A$1.3 billion. It is the top art and design university in Australia. Above all, the university is in 250th position in the QS World University Rankings 2019. The university consists of three academic colleges housing the schools of RMIT, the College of Business (BUS), College of Design and Social Context (DSC) and College of Science, Engineering, and Health (SEH).

RMIT University is one of those universities committed fully towards the welfare of its students. Therefore, the university has a range of scholarships for making its education affordable besides its academic excellence. The scholarships depend upon a number of factors, for instance, merit, faculty, and regional. One of the scholarships available for the international students enrolling to RMIT is the fully funded RMIT PhD Scholarship in Computational Design. This scholarship provides financial assistance to one outstanding student domestic or international commencing PhD at the university.

Value and duration of Fully Funded RMIT PhD Scholarship

Up to $40,000 per annum for 3 years with a possible six-month extension:

  • $30,000 per year funded by the School of Architecture and Design, RMIT University
  • $10,000 per year top-up scholarship from Boeing.

If the selected candidate is international, the School of Architecture and Design will provide a full tuition fee waiver. Further, Overseas Health Cover (OSHC) will provide for the beneficiary’s health insurance for the duration of candidature.

Number of PhD scholarships available

One scholarship is available for outstanding exceeding eligibility expectations.

Secondly, a related scholarship is available that focus on Robotic Fabrication and Complex Geometry.

Please contact Dr. Roland Snooks for more information.


To be eligible for this scholarship you must:

  • hold a Master of Architecture or equivalent (such as an accredited B.Arch Hons)
  • further, provide evidence of good oral and written communication skills
  • likewise, demonstrated an ability to work as part of a multi-disciplinary research team
  • Also, meet RMIT University’s entry requirements for the Higher Degree by Research programs.

How to apply

To apply, please submit the following documents to Dr. Roland Snooks:

  • curriculum vitae
  • Likewise, academic transcripts
  • Further, three references
  • Also, design portfolio

Prospective candidates will require to submit an application for admission to the Doctor of Philosophy (Architecture & Design).

RMIT University and Boeing will invite the short-listed applicants for interview.

Scholarship applications will only be successful if prospective candidates are provided with an offer for admission.

 Competitive Selection

Scholarships are awarded on the basis of a competitive selection process that ranks applicants according to their academic achievement, research outputs, and relevant professional experience.

RMIT University will give priority to applicants who,

  • have achieved a high distinction in the final two years of the qualifying program(s). At RMIT a grade of high distinction represents an academic achievement of 80% or higher
  • may be considered by RMIT as having an equivalent level of academic attainment, taking into account previous study, relevant work experience, research publications, and other research experience
  • are or will be enrolled and primarily based at an RMIT Australian campus
  • Additionally, Applicants for the VCPS must not have undertaken a prior higher degree by research candidature in the last three years

Additional Requirements

International applicants must provide evidence of English language proficiency and meet the English language requirements by the required date as advertised as part of the scholarship round for which they are applying.

Currently, enrolled candidates applying for a scholarship or candidates transferring to RMIT from another institution must have at least 24months (or part-time equivalent) for PhD and 12 months for Masters by research candidature remaining from the commencement of the scholarship.

Application Deadline

Applications are now open to both domestic and international students pursuing a PhD in computational design (Architecture). The applications are open until the university appoints the candidate who meets the eligibility criteria.


Type of Opportunity Australia Colleges Scholarships and Fellowships
Open toAll Nationalities
OrganizerRMIT University
Contact the organizer[email protected] or +61 3 9925 3555



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