Australian Government Research Training Program Scholarship 2023 at Flinders University

Research Scholarship in Applied Science , in Art and Humanities , in Business and Law , in Education and Languages , in Engineering , in Medicine , in Natural Science , in Social Science
  • Australia, Australia
  • Apply Before : August 4, 2023

Opportunity Details

  • Opportunity ID 7603
  • Degree MasterPH.D
  • Language Requirement TOEFLIELTS
  • No. of Opportunity 5
  • Fields of study Not specified
  • Opportunity Type : Partially Funded
  • Duration 2-3 years
  • Gender MaleFemale
  • Language of Instruction English
  • Application Fee Required No

Opportunity Description

International applicants who are going to study for their higher degree (Master/Ph.D.) by research at Flinders University can apply to Australian Government Research Training Program Scholarships (AGRTPS). The AGRTPS covers an international tuition fee offset, Overseas Health Care, and living stipend.

This scholarship is sponsored by the commonwealth offered to international students who are interested in pursuing their higher degree by research in Australia. This is a very competitive scholarship that selects the candidates on the basis of academic research training and research indicators, and performance.

Up to 5 of AGRTPS are available each year for international students and the scholarship round is highly competitive.  Candidates who demonstrate outstanding aptitude for independent research are eligible to apply for this opportunity because it is an academic merit, academic research training and research indicators and performance scholarships.

The scholarship duration for Research Doctorate degree is up to three years and up to two years for a Research Masters degree. Successful applicants should undertake full time study and must be starting a higher degree by research in Australia for the first time.

Key Details

Application Deadline: 4 August 2023

Number of Scholarships: Up to five

Host Country: Australia

Host Institution: Flinders University

Scholarship duration: 3 years with possible extension

Student type: International students

Level of Study: Higher Degrees Research

Awarded Degrees:

  • Research Degree by Master
  • Research degree by Doctoral

Benefits of the program

Australian Government Research Training Program Scholarship benefits are as follows:

  • A stipend of $33,000pa tax free (2023 full time rate)
  • A Research Training Program place (RTP) for tuition fees for up to 4 years
  • An establishment allowance (after arrival at Flinders) of up to $1,485 to assist with relocation costs and airfares

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Eligibility Criteria

Applicants should meet the following requirements to apply for AGRTPS 2023:

  • Applicants should be a citizen of any country except New Zealand
  • Applicants should not hold Australian citizenship, Australian permanent resident status or New Zealand citizenship
  • They should start full-time study for a higher degree by research in Australia for the first time at awarding year.
  • scholarships are also available for students who started their higher degree by research in the last year but due to subsequent enrolment and the timing of their application for admission were unable to apply for an AGRTPS can apply for 2023.
  • International applicant who started a higher degree by research and terminated that enrolment within six months of starting may be eligible for this scholarship.
  • Applicants should intend to enrol in an area of research which the University has particular strength, resources and has attracted external funding
  • Satisfy all entry requirements for a higher degree by research, such as English proficiency levels per the English Language Proficiency Requirements for HDR Candidature

Required Documents

  • Supervisor agreement letter to supervise you if successful (find a supervisor here)
  • Applicant’s publication list: Send up to five publications having coversheet to Flinders University supervisor. remember, not to send more than five publications. additional publications should be mentioned in the applicant’s CV, and submit only English publications. Other language publications will be accepted, which are published as government agency reports.
  • Degree certificate and transcript must be in the English language
  • Research proposal 500 words (mention the problem, solutions, hypothesis or question, and research methodology).
  • Two academic reference forms sent to by the deadline
  • CV

Note: all documents must be in English in PDF format and named with your name and your family name.

How to Apply?

Before applying for the program, the applicant must find a research supervisor and follow the steps below:

Applicants must make two applications for their degree of choice.

  • First, they should make an application for admission to a chosen degree at Flinders University via Studylink.


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  • After submitting this application, applicants should activate their account using the Student ID from their registration and their date of birth provided at the time of registration
  • Once the applicant has activated their account, they will receive a Flinders Authentication Name (FAN). After receiving FAN, they can then submit their application for the international HDR scholarship group. Follow these steps:
  1. log in to your OKTA dashboard through the quick links on the Flinders website
  2. Select Student System
  3. Select the My Scholarship tab
  4. Select the Create a new scholarship application button
  5. Select 2024 from the search and select the International RHD Scholarship Group

Apply for Scholarship 




Please visit the Flinders University website for further details about AGRTPS 2023.


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