Scholarships

New RMC Residents (Australian Students)

Each year we award scholarships to new residents. New Australian residents are eligible for both RMC New Resident Scholarships, valued between $1000-$8000 per annum (amounts may vary), and joint Macquarie University-RMC Scholarships, valued at $3000 per annum.

RMC New Resident Scholarships

To apply for the RMC New Resident Scholarship, please fill in the Scholarships application form found here.

The successful applicant for these scholarships will be able to demonstrate:

  • Demonstrated financial need
  • Capacity to overcome adversity (for example, financial disadvantage, sole parent or carer responsibility, non-English speaking or Indigenous background, effects of trauma and/or abuse, long term medical condition or disability or coming from a rural or remote area)
  • How does your world view/faith/spiritual values affect your studies and way of living?
  • Prior service/contribution to the wider community (including the areas of sports, the arts, leadership, and community service)
  • Commitment to contribute to the life of the College or the wider community in the future
  • Academic performance
  • Outstanding character, maturity, common sense, eagerness and passion

Applications for 2023 RMC New Resident Scholarships are now open and will be assessed upon receipt of your application. Please apply as we are keen to help, particularly if there is a need for financial assistance.

   

Joint Macquarie University / Robert Menzies College Accommodation Costs Scholarship

To apply for the Joint Macquarie University / Robert Menzies College Accommodation Costs Scholarship, please fill in the Scholarships application form found here.

The successful applicant for these scholarships will be able to demonstrate:

  • Demonstrated financial need
  • Capacity to overcome adversity (for example, financial disadvantage, sole parent or carer responsibility, non-English speaking or Indigenous background, effects of trauma and/or abuse, long term medical condition or disability or coming from a rural or remote area)
  • Prior service/contribution to the wider community (including the areas of sports, the arts, leadership, and community service)
  • Commitment to contribute to the life of the College or the wider community in the future
  • Academic performance
  • Outstanding character, maturity, common sense, eagerness and passion

Applications for the 2023 Joint Macquarie University / Robert Menzies College Accommodation Costs Scholarship are now open and the closing date is Tuesday 3 January 2023. Successful recipients will be notified mid/late January 2023.

   

Please Note:

  • You may apply for either scholarship before your course entry has been confirmed, as there is no application fee and no penalty for withdrawal.
  • You also need to complete the general online application to join RMC (click the New Applications icon) before your scholarship application can be submitted. There is no cost involved in making this online application and we understand your plans can change.
  • You will be required to upload supporting documents such as: resume, referee’s letter, academic transcripts, supporting financial documentation.
  • The purpose of these scholarships is to assist students in financial need with accommodation costs support while living in RMC. All applicants will also be automatically considered for the Paul W. Barnett Scholarship (where eligible).
  

If you have questions or need more information, please contact the Dean of Academics via email academic@rmc.nsw.edu.au

New International Residents

Each year we award scholarships to new international residents. New International residents are eligible for RMC New Resident Scholarships, valued at minimum $1000 per annum.

To apply for the RMC New International Residents Scholarship, please fill in the application form found here.

The successful applicant for this scholarship will be able to demonstrate:

  • Demonstrated financial need
  • Capacity to overcome adversity (for example, financial disadvantage, sole parent or carer responsibility, non-English speaking or Indigenous background, effects of trauma and/or abuse, long term medical condition or disability or coming from a rural or remote area)
  • How does your world view/faith/spiritual values affect your studies and way of living?
  • Prior service/contribution to the wider community (including the areas of sports, the arts, leadership, and community service)
  • Commitment to contribute to the life of the College or the wider community in the future
  • Academic performance
  • Outstanding character, maturity, common sense, eagerness and passion

Applications for 2023 RMC New Resident Scholarships are now open and will be assessed upon receipt of your application. Please apply as we are keen to help, particularly if there is a need for financial assistance.

 

Please Note:

  • You may apply for a scholarship before your course entry has been confirmed, as there is no application fee and no penalty for withdrawal.
  • You also need to complete the general online application to join RMC (click the New Applications icon) before you apply for an RMC scholarship. There is no cost involved in making this online application.
  • You will be required to upload supporting documents such as: resume, referee’s letter, academic transcripts, supporting financial documentation.
  • The purpose of these scholarships is to assist students in financial need with accommodation costs support while living in RMC.
  

If you have questions or need more information, please contact the Dean of Academics via email academic@rmc.nsw.edu.au

Returning Residents

Each year we award scholarships to returning residents. Returning residents, both Australian and International, are eligible for RMC Returning Resident Scholarships, valued at minimum $1000 per annum.

To apply, please fill in the application form found here.

The successful applicant for these scholarships will be able to demonstrate:

  • Demonstrated financial need
  • Capacity to overcome adversity (for example, financial disadvantage, sole parent or carer responsibility, non-English speaking or Indigenous background, effects of trauma and/or abuse, long term medical condition or disability or coming from a rural or remote area)
  • How does your worldview/ faith/ spiritual values affect your studies and way of living?
  • Prior service/contribution to the wider community (including the areas of sports, the arts, leadership, and community service)
  • Commitment to contribute to the life of the College or the wider community in the future
  • Academic performance
  • Outstanding character, maturity, common sense, eagerness and passion
 

Applications for Returning Resident scholarships for 2023 are open now and will be assessed upon receipt of your application. Please apply as we are keen to help, particularly if there is a need for financial assistance.

Please Note:

  • You will be required to upload supporting documents such as: resume, referee’s letter, academic transcripts, supporting financial documentation.
  • The purpose of these scholarships is to assist students in financial need with accommodation costs support while living in RMC. All applicants will also be automatically considered for the Paul W Barnett Scholarship (where eligible).
 

If you have questions or need more information, please contact the Dean of Academics via email to academic@rmc.nsw.edu.au

 

GradReady GAMSAT Principal's Scholarships

Are you an aspiring medical student dedicated to driving positive change and discovering novel solutions and considering doing a post-graduate degree in medicine? Macquarie University need a GAMSAT exam result for anyone wanting to do a post-graduate degree in medicine. We have partnered with GradReady to set up the Principals Scholarship! One student will receive access to a full fee paid GAMSAT Attendance Comprehensive Course. GradReady is proud to award one student residing at RMC a GradReady GAMSAT Attendance (Comprehensive) Course each year. The Principals Scholarship is designed for prospective post-graduate medical students and provides them with comprehensive preparation for the Graduate Medical Schools Admission Test (GAMSAT).

GradReady is an education technology company aimed at making learning more effective and engaging. GradReady has helped over 9,000 students prepare for the GAMSATA exam since 2010. Their students have improved by an average of 20+ percentile points, 9 years in a row. To learn more about GradReady click here.

For details on eligibility and how to apply, please apply here (scroll down to Robert Menzies College to view the specific application process). Be sure to name your application clearly, for example: "GAMSAT exam - 2022 Principals Scholarship Application, Robert Menzies College, First name, Surname".

Paul W. Barnett Scholarship

The Paul W. Barnett RMC Scholarship is awarded annually to an Australian student from a rural or regional area who is from a significantly disadvantaged background. The awardee will demonstrate promising academic ability and the potential to positively contribute to the RMC community. The scholarship is valued at $16000 per annum, and is renewable for up to four years, subject to ongoing eligibility. The scholarship will be paid as a rebate on accommodation fees.

All new and returning residents who apply for RMC Scholarships will be considered for the Paul W. Barnett Scholarship. There is no further application required. Please fill out the relevant scholarship application form here and select the most applicable category to your circumstances. 

Applications for the Paul W. Barnett Scholarship for 2023 are now open and consideration of candidates will close Tuesday 3 January 2023. Scholarship applicants who have not applied for a room at RMC by the scholarship closing date will not be considered.

Please Note:

  • You may apply for this scholarship before your course entry has been confirmed as there is no application fee and no penalty for withdrawal.
  • You also need to complete the general online application to join RMC before your scholarship application can be submitted. There is no cost in making this online application and we understand your plans can change.
 

If you have questions or need more information, please contact the Dean of Academics via email academic@rmc.nsw.edu.au

RMC Campus Ministry Scholarship

The goal of this scholarship is to promote and enable RMC residents' involvement in ministry and outreach within the Macquarie University community beyond RMC.

The scholarship recipient will be an individual with gifts and passion to serve in Christian ministry with and to students within the broader Macquarie University Community.  

The scholarship provides for up to 50% of the value of an ABCD room.

The scholarship is open to current or prospective residents of RMC.

Applicants can apply here.

Criteria

In awarding this scholarship attention is given to the following criteria:

  • Outstanding Christian character, spiritual and personal maturity, eagerness and passion for Christian ministry
  • Commitment to community involvement, service, and extra-curricular activities
  • Leadership qualities or leadership potential demonstrated through active involvement in student organisations at Macquarie University
  • Potential to contribute to the life of the College and outside of college
  • Demonstrated financial need
 

Applications for 2023 are open now and the closing date is Tuesday 3 January 2023.

 

Please Note:

  • You may apply for a scholarship before your entry to Macquarie University has been confirmed, as there is no application fee and no penalty for withdrawal.
  • You also need to complete the general online application to join RMC (click the New Applications icon) before your scholarship application can be submitted. There is no cost involved in making this online application and we understand your plans can change.
  • You will be required to upload supporting documents such as: resume, referee’s letter, academic transcripts, supporting financial documentation.
  • The purpose of these scholarships is to assist students in financial need with accommodation costs support while living in RMC.
 

If you have questions or need more information, please contact the Dean of Academics via email academic@rmc.nsw.edu.au

RMC Creative Arts Scholarship

We award Creative Arts Scholarships (for students studying in the fields such as: performance, drama, music, film, dance, audio-visual, fine arts, visual arts etc.) New and Returning residents, both Australian and International, are eligible for Creative Arts Scholarships, valued at a minimum $1000 per annum.

To apply please fill in the application form found here

The successful applicant for this scholarship will be able to demonstrate:

  • Demonstrated financial need
  • Capacity to overcome adversity (for example, financial disadvantage, sole parent or carer responsibility, non-English speaking or Indigenous background, effects of trauma and/or abuse, long term medical condition or disability or coming from a rural or remote area)
  • How does your worldview/ faith/ spiritual values affect your studies and way of living?
  • Prior service/contribution to the wider community (including the areas of the arts, leadership, and community service)
  • Commitment to contribute to the life of the College or the wider community in the future
  • Academic performance
  • Outstanding character, maturity, common sense, eagerness and passion
 

Applications for 2023 Creative Arts Scholarship are open now and will be assessed on receipt of your application.

 

Please Note:

  • You may apply for a scholarship before your entry to Macquarie University has been confirmed, as there is no application fee and no penalty for withdrawal.
  • You also need to complete the general online application to join RMC (click the New Applications icon) before your scholarship application can be submitted. There is no cost involved in making this online application and we understand your plans can change.
  • You will be required to upload supporting documents such as: resume, referee’s letter, academic transcripts, supporting financial documentation.
  • The purpose of these scholarships is to assist students in financial need with accommodation costs support while living in RMC.
 

If you have questions or need more information, please contact the Dean of Academics via email academic@rmc.nsw.edu.au