On 31 December 2016, the International Postgraduate Research Scholarship (IPRS) ceased and was replaced by the Research Training Program (RTP) from 1 January 2017. The RTP provides block grants, on a calendar year basis, to higher education providers (HEPs) to support both domestic and overseas students undertaking Research Doctorate and Research Masters degrees, known as higher degrees by research (HDRs).
Application Deadline: Varying by universities (usually May-October)
Offered annually? Yes
Eligible Countries: Australia and International
To be taken at (country): Australia
About the Award: 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.
Information on commencing a postgraduate research degree and university courses can be found on the Quality Indicators for Learning and Teaching website. General information about the support arrangements for students may be obtained from the Study Assist website. Frequently asked questions for students are also available to answer student queries.
The objectives of the RTP scheme are to:
Type: Masters (by research), PhD (research)
Number of Awards: Not specified
Value of Award: Students can be offered RTP scholarships for one or more of the following:
Duration of Award: Two (2) years for a research masters degree and Three (3) years for a research doctorate degree.
How to Apply: Applications for an RTP need to be made directly to participating universities. The department does not provide an application form. Contact details for participating universities and general information about courses offered in Australia may be obtained HERE
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