Research Training Program Scholarships in Australia for Domestic and international students


The RTP provides scholarship for Master and PhD research programme .It support both domestic and international students undertaking Research programmes.
Host Institution(s):
Participating Universities in Australia
Field of study:
Doctorate degree and master degree by research.
Number of Awards:
Not specified
Target group:
International and domestic students can apply for the scholarship.
Scholarship value/inclusions/duration:
Under RTP, a University provides one or more of the following types of support to an RTP Scholarship recipient:
1. An RTP Fees Offset pays for the tuition fees of a higher degree by research (HDR) student that would otherwise have been paid by the student. This requires that a university to fully offset tuition fee applicable for a student. This is not a stipend.
2. An RTP Stipend to assist students with their living costs while undertaking a higher degree by research.
3. RTP Allowances to assist students with ancillary costs of a higher degree by research (HDR). This includes relocation costs to undertake a HDR, HDR thesis printing and academic publication costs and health cover costs for recipients and their dependents.RTP scholarships are available for a maximum period of two years for a research masters OR a minimum of three years, up to a maximum of four years (at the discretion of the HEP) for a research doctorate degree.
An international or domestic student enrolled in an accredited HDR course of study at an Australian HEP.
The basic eligibility criteria for an RTP are listed in Section 1.5 of the Commonwealth Scholarships Guidelines (Research) 2017.
Instructions for Applicants:
Applications for RTP Scholarships need to be made directly to participating universities.please contact your chosen university directly to discuss how to apply for the RTP scheme.
April-October each year.
Course starting Date:
Official Scholarship Website:
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