Scholarships for research students

Various scholarships may be available to provide you with financial assistance during your higher degree by research. They can provide a living stipend or a tuition fee offset, or a combination of both.

Which scholarships can I apply for?

You can check which scholarships you’re eligible for on the Scholarships website. You can also sign up for a Scholarship Email Alert which will email you whenever a scholarship that matches your nominated criteria becomes available.

Australian Government Research Training Program (RTP)

The Research Training Program (RTP) scheme is a pool of funding to support students undertaking research doctorate and research masters degrees. It’s administered by individual Australian universities on behalf of the Department of Education and Training.

If you’re an RTP Scholarship applicant or recipient, you must familiarise yourself with the information surrounding the RTP processes and conditions, available at the Research Training Program (RTP) Scholarship Procedures.

You can also learn more about the RTP Scholarship Policy.

Aberdeen-Curtin PhD scholarships

The Aberdeen-Curtin Alliance offers students the opportunity to undertake an international collaborative PhD in projects across a broad range of focus areas including energy and engineering, health and medicine, and business. View projects and find out how to apply.

Terms and conditions of your scholarship

If you’ve already been awarded a scholarship, you can view the terms and conditions.