Research Training Program Stipend - RTPS {formerly Australian Postgraduate Awards}

Applications are open   Local students   Future and current students

Research Training Program Stipend (RTPS) Scholarships are awarded to students of exceptional research potential, enrolled in a HDR course of study, to assist with general living costs.


Courses eligible

Applications are currently being considered for students enrolled in, or applying to enrol in, a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) or Professional Doctorate


Eligibility / selection criteria

Eligibility

Eligibility criteria, according to the Commonwealth Scholarship Guidelines (Research) 2017 are detailed in the RTPS Conditions of Award (attached below).

Selection Criteria

Applications are currently being considered from applicants who:

  • meet the entry requirements for a PhD or Professional Doctorate at Swinburne;
  • hold a Bachelor Degree with First Class Honours (or equivalent);
  • are a domestic student (Australian or New Zealand citizen, or Australian permanent resident).

Applicants should ensure that they meet one of the following criteria:

  • are a prospective PhD or Professional Doctorate candidate OR
  • are currently enrolled in a Swinburne PhD or Professional Doctorate for less than two years as at 13 October 2017 OR
  • have received an offer for candidature for a Swinburne PhD or Professional Doctorate and have not yet enrolled.

Value

  • Annual stipend $26,682 (indexed) - 2017 rate
  • RTP Allowances (relocation allowance and thesis allowance)

 


How to apply

The 2017 RTPS Scholarship Round is OPEN and closes on 13 October 2017. Your application must be submitted by no later than 5:00pm (AEST) on Friday 13 October in order for you to be considered for an RTPS Scholarship in this round. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Information on how to apply is as follows:

New students:

Please follow the step-by-step application process.

Current students (including those who have already received an offer for candidature but have not yet enrolled):

Information:


Contact

Graduate Studies Office
gradstudies@swin.edu.au