International Research Training Program Scholarship (IRTP)

  • PHD, Master
  • 10 March 2022

The International Research Training Program Scholarship (IRTP) is open to highly ranked, newly commencing Research Degree students who demonstrate outstanding academic achievement and research potential.

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• Be undertaking a higher degree by research (HDR) as an overseas student as defined in the Higher Education Support Act 2003 (Cth) at the University in the year of the IRTP Stipend (IRTP Stipends are not available to applicants whose enrolment into a postgraduate research program has not been accepted by the University) in an accredited HDR course; and • Not be receiving an equivalent award, stipend or salary providing a benefit greater than 75% of the IRTP Scholarship stipend rate to undertake the HDR. Income earned from sources unrelated to the course of study is not subject to the 75% rule; and • Not receive an equivalent award or scholarship from the Commonwealth designed to offset HDR fees.

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• The IRTP covers the tuition fees, the cost of a standard Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC) for the scholarship holder, their spouse and dependants (if any), and a living stipend at the minimum Australian Government established indexed rate. • Tuition Fee - Up to 3 years for PhD and 2 years for Master by Research • Living Allowance - Up to 3 years for PhD and 2 years for Master by Research at equivalent to RTPS rate (2022 rate is $28,854 per annum, indexed) • Overseas Health Cover (OSHC) - single or family cover for duration of program


To be considered for an International Research Training Program Scholarship, please apply by the following application deadlines: 31 July 2022 for Research Session 1 (January) 2023

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