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Australian Government/ Flinders University Research Training Program Scholarships 2021/2022 Academic Session

The Australian Government Research Training Program Scholarships 2021: The Flinders University in collaboration  with the Australian Government  awards  Research Training Program Scholarships (AGRTPS) which are categorically intended to support international students to take on a Higher Degree by research at Flinders University.

The AGRTPS covers an international tuition fee offset, a living stipend and Overseas Health Care cover.

The scholarship is viable 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 complete study Scheme and must be commencing a higher degree by research in Australia for the first time.

 

 

Scholarship Sponsor:  Australian Government

Scholarship Base:  Flinders University, Australia

Scholarship Degree:  Masters & PhD

Scholarship Merit:  Full scholarship and living stipend of $28,594 (2021 rate)                

Subjects Eligible:  Any discipline

Country/Candidate Eligible: International students

 

The Australian Government Research Training Program Scholarships 2021 | DESCRIPTION:

AGRTPS is awarded to candidates who demonstrate outstanding aptitude for independent research. AGRTPS are considered on the basis of academic merit, academic research training and research indicators and performance. A restricted number (up to 5) of AGRTPS are obtainable each year and the scholarship round is highly competitive.

Acceptability Criteria:

All interested applicants for Flinders University Australian Government Research Training Program (AGRTP) Scholarship, are expected to meet the following eligibility criteria;

  • Applicants from any nationality are eligible.
  • Applicants must satisfy the University’s academic entry requirements for a Masters degree by research or Doctorate by research.
  • Applicants are required to have successfully completed a degree at least the equivalent/comparable to an Australian First Class Hons degree(this is a four year degree with a major research project in the final year)
  • Applicants must have met the English proficiency levels set by Flinders University for international students at the time of application. Students for whom English is a foreign language will need to provide evidence of their English language competence.
  • Applicants must not hold an equivalent Higher Degree by research qualification.  Applications are only open to students commencing a Higher Degree by research in Australia for the first time.
  • Applicants must not hold Australian citizenship, Australian permanent resident status or New Zealand citizenship. Please see the attached conditions of award for full eligibility criteria.
  • Applicants to commence a full-time Higher Degree by research.

 

Merits:

The benefits of the Australian Government Research Training Program Scholarships at Flinders University include;

  • The AGRTPS pays the international student tuition fees charged by Flinders University for a Higher Degree by research.
  • The AGRTPS includes an international tuition fee offset, a living stipend paid at the rate of $28,594 (2021 rate), which is tax exempt and indexed annually, and Overseas Health Care cover.
  • 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.
  • The scholarships enable suitably qualified applicants to commence a full-time Higher Degree by research.

 

 

Mode of Application :

How-to-Apply:  Interested candidates who wish to apply for an AGRTPS and FIPRS, you will need to first submit an application for admission to a Higher Degree by research (PhD or Master of Arts by research) and submit your application for the international scholarships via the Student Information System as advised at the official webpage:

  • If you already have a valid offer for admission to a Higher Degree by Research, you not need to apply for admission again.
  • After completing your admission application, you will receive a welcome email to your nominated email address and will contain your FAN.
  • Applicants can get their FAN and activate it at https://activate.flinders.edu.au/main. You need a FAN to log into the student system to lodge your application for scholarship.

Application closing date:  August 6, 2021

 

Kindly visit the official web page for further details

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