Australian Government Research Training Program Scholarships at Flinders University

Here is a great Scholarship opportunity for International students to study in Australia. The  Flinders University in Australia is providing a scholarship called  Australian Government Research Training Program Scholarships  which are specifically intended to support international students to undertake a research higher degree . The Scholarship covers international tuition fees and a stipend. The Scholarship is awarded to candidates who demonstrate outstanding aptitude for independent research. AGRTP Scholarships are considered on the basis of academic merit, academic research training and research indicators and performance.
Scholarships Programmes 
The scholarship is tenable 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 full time study and must be commencing a research higher degree in Australia for the first time.

Scholarships Benefits

  1. The Australian Government Research Training Program Scholarships pays the international student tuition fees charged by Flinders University for a research higher degree.
  2. In addition, Flinders University provides the recipient with a generous living allowance paid at the rate of $26,682 (2017 rate). It is tax exempt and indexed annually.
  3. A Scholarship recipient 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.

Eligibility:

  • 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 at least the equivalent of 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 research higher degree qualification.  Applications are only open to students commencing a research higher degree 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.

How to apply for this Scholarship
Applicants must make contact with an academic staff member in your relevant academic area and have an informal agreement from that person to supervise you if successful. Email evidence of the supervisor’s agreement should be included with your application. In addition, the following documents must be provided:

  • list of publications
  • academic transcripts
  • research proposal
  • academic referees
  • curriculum vitae

Email your completed application to [email protected]

Deadline:

The application for the Australian Government Research Training Program Scholarships will open on 14 June 2017 and the deadline is 11 August 2017.

For more information, visit the official website.
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