RMIT University Introduction to Interpreting Skill Set Scholarship

Apply for a scholarship to study Introduction to Interpreting Skill Set in 2024.

Who can apply:

The Victorian Government is offering a scholarship to eligible students who are accepted into the 2024 Introduction to Interpreting Skill Set at RMIT University to study interpreting in one of these languages: Albanian, Bangla, Chichewa, Hakha Chin, Hakka Chinese, Hazaraghi, Hmong, Kirundi, Kurdish Kurmanji, Lingala, Macedonian, Nuer, Pashto, Rohingya and Ukrainian.

The Introduction to Interpreting Skill Set is an introductory entry-level course for people wanting to gain foundational skills in interpreting and basic industry knowledge.

There are four units in the course:

  • Build glossaries for translating and interpreting assignments (PSPTIS103)
  • Prepare to translate and interpret (PSPTIS104)
  • Apply codes and standards to ethical practice (PSPTIS102)
  • Manage interactions in general settings (PSPTIS114).

Classes will be held online only. They may be held during the day or evening.

Up to $2,250 will be awarded as a scholarship to cover the program fees in full and the Student Services and Amenities Fee (SSAF). 

Scholarships will be paid directly to RMIT University on behalf of the student.

For more information about the Interpreter Scholarship Program, please contact

Application process

There are 2 steps to apply for this scholarship:

  1. Apply to study this program at RMIT university.
  2. Meet the entry requirements.

More information about the steps can be found in the How to apply section.

Key dates

  • Applications open

    28 September 2023

  • Applications close

    31 January 2024

    (Please note: the deadline for applications is 31 January 2024, or when all available places have been allocated.)
  • Successful recipients notified

    January to February 2024

  • Semesters start

    February and May 2024