University of South Australia Research Training Program international (RTPi) Scholarships in Australia

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Research Training Program international (RTPi) Scholarships are funded by the Australian Government and awarded to international students on the basis of academic merit and research potential.

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.

More information on the Research Training Program can be found here.

Benefits and conditions

Applicants must read the Scholarship Benefits and Conditions – International Research Degree Students (PDF file, 408 kb) before signing the declaration at the bottom of the application form. These conditions apply to all people who accept offers from the University of South Australia for the RTPi scholarship or UniSA President’s scholarship.

Research Degree Scholarships and Prizes policy

Eligibility

Am I eligible to apply for a RTP scholarship? (includes admission selection and scholarship application guidelines)

Value

At least $28,597 per annum (2021 stipend rate) for 3 years, with the possibility of one six-month extension (2021 stipend rate)

Enquiries

Graduate Research Team
Tel: +61 8 8302 5880
Fax: +61 8 8302 0828 
Email: research.degrees@unisa.edu.au

Closing dates

Applications closed on 31 August 2020.  Please check back later in the year for further oppurtunities.

How to apply

Not currently accepting applications.


University President’s Scholarships (UPS)

University President’s Scholarships are awarded on the basis of academic merit.

A UPS will cover tuition fees and Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC). The living allowance must be provided by the University of South Australia centre, school, a division where an applicant has applied. The minimum rate is the RTP Stipend base rate. In some cases, the living allowance may be provided by a sponsor or external funding provider.

The benefits and conditions are based on those applicable to the RTPi scholarship; however, they may be amended depending on the source of the living allowance; any offer made will detail the benefits and conditions that apply.

Travel expenses are not covered by the scholarship.

Benefits and conditions

The UPS scholarship benefits and conditions will be sent with an offer of scholarship and you should read them carefully prior to signing an acceptance form. These Scholarship Benefits and Conditions – International Research Degree Students (PDF file, 408 kb) apply to all people who accept offers from the University of South Australia for the RTP International scholarship or UniSA President’s scholarship.

Eligibility

You must have a University of South Australia supervisor willing to nominate you for consideration and outstanding academic records, and be a citizen of an overseas country eligible for entry to Australia for the time required to complete the research degree. UPS are nearly always given to doctorate by research students but can be given to masters by research students in some cases. These scholarships can only be taken at this university.

Am I eligible to apply for a RTP scholarship? (includes admission selection and scholarship application guidelines)

Value

Tuition fees plus a living allowance of at least $28,597 per annum (2021 stipend rate).

Enquiries

Graduate Research Team
Tel: +61 8 8302 5880
Fax: +61 8 8302 0828
Email: research.degrees@unisa.edu.au

Closing dates

Applications closed on 31 August 2021.  Please check back later in the year for further opportunities

How to apply

Not currently accepting applications.

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