RMIT PhD International Scholarships (RPIS) are funded by RMIT University Australia. These scholarships are awarded to International students undertaking a research Doctoral degree on the basis of academic excellence and research potential. All scholarship applications are ranked based on a model approved by RMITs Research Committee.
RMIT University fosters excellence in research and scholarship, as it is this excellence which positions the university as Australias premier university of technology and design.
The value of the RMIT PhD International Scholarships increase annually in accordance with indexation. In 2015, the RMIT PhD International Scholarship provided the benefits including tuition fees for the standard duration of your research scholarship, the cost of an Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC) policy for the standard duration of your program, a stipend of $28,849 per annum pro rata (full-time mode) which is equivalent to the Government APA rate of $25,849 plus an RMIT top up of $3000, a relocation allowance for the cost of relocating in order to take up your PhD program, up to $515 per adult and $255 per child to a maximum of $1540, paid sick, maternity and parental leave (within the limits of the Scholarship Guidelines).
The standard duration of a research doctorate scholarship is three years full-time. Candidates may apply for an extension of up to six months subject to satisfactory progress and school approval. The deadline for application submissions is Oct 30, 2015.