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Australia Research Training Program (RTP)

Last updated: Jan 21, 2022

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Target: All Nationalities,

Award Value: Full Funding,

Host Institution: Universities/Institutions in Australia


Updated Yearly

Australia Research Training Program (RTP)

Each year, applications for the Australia Research Training Program (RTP) Scholarship are accepted. Either domestic or overseas students are welcome to apply.

This program is open to students undertaking Master’s by research degree or Doctorate Degree offered by participating Universities in Australia. Applications are accepted from up until October each year.

Scholarship Description

The Research Training Program (RTP) scheme is administered by individual universities on behalf of the Department of Education and Training. Applications for RTP Scholarships need to be made directly to participating universities. Each university has its own application and selection process, please contact your chosen university directly to discuss how to apply for the RTP scheme.

Award Value

This scholarship program will cover living costs and tuition fees.

Level and Area of Studies

Master’s degree in any field of studies.

Place of Study

At one of the participating universities in Australia.

Eligibility and Criteria

To be eligible for an RTP Stipend, RTP Fees Offset, or RTP Allowance, a student must be a domestic student or an overseas student enrolled in an accredited HDR course of study at an Australian HEP. The basic eligibility criteria for an RTP are listed in the Commonwealth Scholarships Guidelines (Research).

Applicants’ Nationality

There is no nationality restriction.

Application Instruction

Australia’s higher education providers (HEPs) are responsible for the application and selection processes for RTP Scholarships. Prospective candidates need to contact their chosen HEP’s postgraduate research office directly to discuss how to apply.

Submission Deadline

Please anticipate the deadline in October each year.

Website and Application Link


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