The Flinders International Research Scholarship applications at the Flinders University are now being accepted from international students across the globe. The scholarship is open to students who are seeking to take their Higher Degree Research awarded on merit basis either at Master’s level or the Doctoral level in any fields at the University. The scholarship is intended to support students and covers international tuition fees and also stipend of up to $28,854.00. per annum (current rate).
The Flinders International Research Scholarship is specifically intended to support international students who are coming in to take their Postgraduate Research at the Flinders University, and covers international tuition fees and also provides stipend additionally.
There are limited number of FIPRS available for international students each year, therefore, each round is highly competitive. The Flinders Research Scholarship is awarded to candidates who demonstrate outstanding aptitude for independent research, academic merit, academic research training and research indicators and performance.
This scholarship is tenable for up to three years for a research doctorate degree, and up to two years for a Research Master’s degree. Successful applicants are required to undertake a full time, commencing higher degree by research in Australia for the first time.
All international student applicants for the Australian Government Research Training Program Scholarship (AGRTPS) will be automatically considered for the FIPRS.
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The Flinders International Postgraduate Research Scholarship (FIPRS) pays:
- The international student tuition fees charged by Flinders University for a research higher degree.
- A stipend to the recipient with a generous living allowance paid at the rate of $28,854.00 per annum.
- An FIPRS student who moves to Adelaide from overseas an establishment allowance (after arrival at Flinders) of up to $1,485 to assist with relocation costs and airfares, provided receipts can be produced by the student.
To be eligible for these awards, candidates must:
- Be citizens of any overseas country except New Zealand, and not hold any Australian citizenship.
- Be intending to commence full-time study for a higher degree by research in Australia for the first time, in the year for which the award is to offered.
- Be students who commenced their higher degree by research in the previous year but who, due to the timing of their application for admission and subsequent enrolment, were unable to apply for a FIPRS in that year, or, commenced a higher degree by research and terminated that enrolment within six months of commencement, to be considered.
- Be intending to enroll in an area of research concentration areas of the University.
- Satisfy all entry requirements for a higher degree by research, including the English proficiency levels.
Selection of award holders will be undertaken by the Scholarships Committee based on:
- academic merit and research potential.
- first time ranking.
You can see the full details on the Award and Selection criteria on the official application page.
- International applicants should apply via Studylink and create their ID.
- Activate your account using the Student ID from your registration and your date of birth provided at time of registration.
- Then submit your application for the international HDR scholarship group.
To apply for an AGRTPS and FIPRS, you will need to first submit an application for admission to a Higher Degree by research (PhD or Master of Arts by research) followed by an application for the International RHD Scholarship Group.
If you already have a valid offer for admission to a Higher Degree by Research, you do not need to apply for admission again.