Professor Robert & Josephine Shanks Scholarship
If you are undertaking a PhD program by research in the area of Science, Engineering or Technology and have been awarded an Australian Postgraduate Award from RMIT, this scholarship can provide you with further financial assistance.
Value and duration
The scholarship provides $12,000 per annum for the standard duration of the APA awarded to you
Number of scholarships available
To be eligible for this scholarship you must:
- Be an Australian Citizen or Permanent Resident of Australia
- Undertaking a PhD program by research in the fields of Science, Engineering or Technology
- Show the highest probability of success in their field
- In receipt of an Australian Postgraduate Award from RMIT University
- Enrolled full-time
How to apply
The School of Graduate Research awards these scholarships based on student’s Postgraduate Research Admission and Scholarship Application. Students do not need to apply for this scholarship.
There is no opening date.
There is no closing date.
Terms and conditions
The awarded applicant will need to meet the eligibility criteria for the duration of the scholarship. Those involved in the administration and selection processes for the scholarships will treat all information and documentation supplied as confidential.
The scholarship holder must immediately notify the School of Graduate Research in writing if they:
- Cannot complete their postgraduate research as outlined in their successful application
- Wish to amend their postgraduate study details as outlined in their successful application
- The primary criteria for consideration is the capability of the researcher.
- The submitted application for the APA will be the major consideration for the selection committee, although interviews with applicants may be considered.
- The selection committee will select the student who shows the highest probability of success in their field.
For more information on how to apply for a research program or for an Australian Postgraduate Award please visit the School Graduate Research.
HDR Scholarships Officer
Phone: +(61 3) 9925 8355
Fax: +(61 3) 9925 4089