Deadline: 30 September 2021
Open to: domestic students and overseas students enrolled in an accredited Higher Degree Research course of study at an Australian HEP
Benefits: a stipend of AU$28,597 per annum
The Australian Government Research Training Program (RTP) International Stipend Scholarship provides a living allowance and tuition fees for high-quality research higher degree students. They are awarded on the basis of academic merit and research experience and/or potential.
- To be eligible for a RTP Stipend, RTP Fees Offset or RTP Allowance a student must be a domestic student or an overseas student enrolled in an accredited Higher Degree Research (HDR) course of study at an Australian HEP.
- To be eligible for a RTP Stipend a student must not be receiving income from another source to support that student’s general living costs while undertaking their course of study if that income is greater than 75 per cent of that student’s RTP Stipend rate. Income unrelated to the student’s course of study or income received for the student’s course of study but not for the purposes of supporting general living costs is not to be taken into account.
- To be eligible for a RTP Fees Offset a student must not be receiving an equivalent award or scholarship from the Commonwealth designed to offset HDR fees.
- Students must be enrolled as full-time, on-campus for the duration of their candidature.
AU$28,597 (2021 rate) per annum tax free for full-time students, paid in fortnightly instalments.
Three years full-time for a doctoral degree, two years for a research Master’s degree. The duration of an RTP stipend scholarship cannot be extended.
HOW TO APPLY?
For more details, please visit the official website.