Research Training Program International Scholarships at University of South Australia 2019

Research Training Program International Scholarships at University of South Australia 2019

The University of South Australia is inviting applications for the  Research Training Program international (RTPi) Scholarships in the 2019/20 academic year.
Research Training Program international (RTPi) Scholarships are funded by the Australian Government and awarded to international candidates on the basis of academic merit and research potential.
From 1 January 2017 the Research Training Program (RTP) has replaced Australian Postgraduate Awards (APA), International Postgraduate Research Scholarships (IPRS) and the Research Training Scheme (RTS). Students that were previously in receipt of these scholarships have been changed to the appropriate RTP Scholarship, effective from 1 January 2017. All benefits and conditions remain the same.
The RTP provides block grants to the University on a yearly basis, which are used to support domestic and international students undertaking a higher degree by research.

Worth of Award

  • An RTPi scholarship will cover your tuition fees and your Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC), and provide a stipend (living allowance), but will not pay for travel expenses.
  • A thesis allowance is funded to cover the cost of printing and binding the thesis.
  • At least $27,596 per annum (2019 stipend rate) for 3 years, with the possibility of one six-month extension (2019 stipend rate)


  • Scholarships are available to support students enrolling in areas of research concentration and research strength.
  • Generally an applicant must have first-class Honours or equivalent to gain a scholarship at the University of South Australia.
  • An awardee must be enrolled on a full-time basis as a candidate for a Masters by Research or PhD at the University of South Australia.
  • An awardee shall be enrolled as an internal candidate at the University of South Australia.

Awards will not be made to persons who

  • are in receipt of an equivalent major award or scholarship or salary from any other source, other than approved supplementary scholarships of lesser value
  • have completed a PhD degree or equivalent
  • have completed a Masters degree or equivalent unless commencing a PhD
  • seek to undertake paid employment on a full-time or substantial part-time basis.

How to Apply

  • Before you apply you need to do some research on your research. Follow the six-step guide through the process of preparing your application to maximise your chances of success.
  • Please note there is a specific application process for those wishing to apply for a PhD or Masters by Research in Management.
  • Check your eligibility
  • Match your research area
  • Find a supervisor
  • Find a scholarship
  • Organise referee reports
  • Apply online

School of Management Closing date: August 10
All other applicants Closing date: August 31

Click here for more details and to apply

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