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Flinders University Scholarship for international students2024-25/ Australian Government Research Training Program (Masters and PhD)

Updated: May 22

Flinders University - Australian Government Research Training Program Scholarship (AGRTP)

Scholarship Overview:

Title: Australian Government Research Training Program (AGRTP) Scholarship (International)

Scholarship value: $33,990

Scholarship Duration: 3 years with possible extension

Open to: International Students

Level of Study: Higher Degrees Research

Application Deadline: 18-08-2024


Scholarship Description:

The Australian Government Research Training Program Scholarships (AGRTPS) (International) are specifically intended to support international students to undertake a Higher Degree by research at Flinders University. The AGRTPS includes an international tuition fee offset, a living stipend and Overseas Health Care cover.

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

A limited number (up to 6) of AGRTPS are available each year. Due to the limited number of scholarships available, this scholarship is highly competitive.



The AGRTPS pays a stipend at the standard rate set by the Australian Government of $33,990 pa tax free (2024 full time rate). The AGRTPS also includes a Research Training Program place (RTP), which provides an off set for tuition fees for up to 4 years.

An AGRTPS student who moves to Adelaide from overseas is eligible for 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.


Eligibility Criteria:

To be eligible, applicants must:

  • Be a citizen of any overseas country except New Zealand, and not hold Australian citizenship, Australian permanent resident status, or New Zealand citizenship.

  • Intend to commence full-time study for a higher degree by research in Australia for the first time, in the year the award is offered.

  • Intend to enroll in an area of research concentration, which are areas where the University has particular strength, has concentrated its research resources, and has attracted external funding.

  • Satisfy all entry requirements for a higher degree by research, including the English proficiency levels in accordance with the English Language Proficiency Requirements for HDR Candidature at the time of application.


Selection Criteria

Selection of award holders will be undertaken by the Scholarships Committee based on academic merit and research potential.

Applications will be ranked according to the University’s Guidelines for Ranking Postgraduate Research Scholarship Applications. The University will give priority to students undertaking a higher degree by research for the first time.


Application Guideline and Documents required:

Applicants are asked to visit the official Website (provided below) and read the 'Conditions of Award' section and all relevant information.




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