Scholarship information

Award value (AUD $) COLFUTURO provides up to a total amount of USD 50,000 to cover remaining tuition fees, Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC), living costs and other related costs.
Level of study Postgraduate
Field of study Creative Arts and Design
Business and Administrative Studies
Applied and Pure Sciences
Nationality Colombia

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Eligibility requirements

To be eligible for this scholarship, you must:

be a citizen of Colombia
have an offer for a Masters or PhD program at RMIT
be an awardee of the COLFUTURO scholarship-loan
commence full-time enrolment as an onshore international student

The COLFUTURO-RMIT is jointly funded by RMIT and the Foundation for the Future of Colombia (COLFUTURO) and aims to provide further financial assistance to talented Colombian students who want to pursue Masters and PhD programs at RMIT.

Value and duration

This scholarship provides:

funding for English Language Studies (ELICOS) up to 10 weeks per student
100% discount on tuition fees for three eligible students for 3 years of a PhD program (with a possible extension to 3.5 years) or 2 years of a Masters by Research program (with no possibility of extension). 
15% discount on tuition fees for all postgraduate coursework programs for up to 8 students enrolled at any time
Scholarships will be distributed evenly across RMIT's three Colleges:

1 for STEM College
1 for College of Design and Social Context
1 for College of Business.

COLFUTURO provides up to a total amount of USD 50,000 to cover remaining tuition fees, Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC), living costs and other related costs.

How to apply

Find an RMIT Masters or PhD program. 
Coursework applicants: see Masters by Coursework
Research applicants: find two supervisors whose background is aligned to your research interests and contact them with your topic idea. Ensure that you meet the academic entry criteria for the program.
Make an application to study at RMIT.
Receive an offer from RMIT.
Submit an application for the Foundation for the Future of Colombia (COLFUTURO) scholarship-loan scheme. For information on how to apply for the scholarship-loan, please visit the COLFUTRO website.
Selected beneficiaries of the COLFUTURO scholarship-loan scheme will then be considered for the discount through the COLFUTURO-RMIT joint scholarship.

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