Research Training Program Stipend - RTPS

Applications open 26 August 2024   Local and international students   Future and current students

RTPS scholarships are awarded to candidates of exceptional research potential, enrolled in a Higher Degree by Research (HDR) course of study, to assist with general living costs.

These scholarships are available to both future and current students enrolled in or applying for a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) or Professional Doctorate course at Swinburne.

Courses eligible

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), Professional Doctorate

Eligibility / selection criteria

Please refer to the Swinburne Research Stipend Scholarship webpage.


  • Annual stipend $33,500 (indexed) (2024 rate) for three years (with possible 6 month extension).
  • Paid leave of absence, thesis allowance, relocation allowance as outlined in the RTPS Conditions of Award (below).

How to apply

Please refer to the Swinburne Research Stipend Scholarship webpage for application round dates and information about how to apply.



Graduate Research Office