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  • Writer's pictureOmran Aburayya

The Australian Government Research Training Program (AGRTP) Stipend Scholarship ($ 36,652 per year)

If you’re a student with a passion for research and a desire to pursue postgraduate studies in Australia, the Australian Government Research Training Program (AGRTP) Stipend Scholarship could be your gateway to excellence. This prestigious scholarship provides financial support to both domestic and international students enrolled in Higher Degree Research (HDR) programs at Australian universities. With a generous stipend of $36,652 per annum (paid fortnightly), the AGRTP Stipend Scholarship aims to foster academic excellence and innovation. This scholarship offers a unique opportunity to contribute to cutting-edge research while enjoying the vibrant Australian academic environment.

Keep reading this article to explore the essentials.


AGRTP Stipend Scholarship Key Facts

Student levels: Postgraduate Research

Student types: Domestic, International, Current, Prospective

Value: $36,652 per annum (paid fortnightly)

Duration: 3.5 years (with a 6-month extension option)

Selection Criteria: Based on academic merit


AGRTP Stipend Scholarship Benefits

1). Financial Support

  • Stipend of $36,652 per annum (paid fortnightly)

  • Travel and removal allowances for students relocating to Canberra to commence their research program.

  • Dependant child allowance (International students only).

  • Paid medical, maternity and parental leave.

2). Research Opportunities

Scholars gain access to cutting-edge research facilities, libraries, and academic networks within Australian universities. This exposure enhances their research skills and broadens their academic horizons.

3). Networking and Collaboration:

The scholarship encourages collaboration with fellow researchers, both nationally and internationally. Scholars can participate in conferences, workshops, and seminars, fostering valuable connections.


Application Procedure

1). For New Students

No application is required specifically for this scholarship as all eligible candidates will be considered.

Note: To ensure you are considered make sure you select the appropriate boxes in the admissions application form to note that you are interested in being considered for any available scholarships.

2). For Continuing students

Complete and return the "Request for a Current ANU Student to be Considered for a HDR Scholarship" form to your Academic College.

Application Deadline

• For international students: 31 August each Year

• For Domestic Students: 31 October each Year





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