Research Training Program Fee-Offset (International) - {formerly International Postgraduate Research

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Research Training Program Fee Offsets are available to international students with a First Class Honours result or equivalent, to support their study towards a Higher Degree by Research (doctoral). Awards are available in all discipline areas.

Advice for how and when to apply will be available on this webpage soon.

Courses eligible

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Eligibility / selection criteria

  • Meet Swinburne’s academic entry requirements for a research doctorate program
  • Not be a citizen of Australia or New Zealand
  • Meet international student visa requirements
  • Be enrolled on a full-time basis in an area of research strength for Swinburne
  • Not eligible for the Research Training Program Fee-Offset
  • Not have held an AusAID scholarship within the last two years
  • Not be receiving any other tuition fee scholarship funded or partly funded by the Commonwealth Government
  • Not have previously held a Research Training Program Fee-Offset (International) - {formerly International Postgraduate Research Scholarship}


  • Tuition fees for up to four years
  • Overseas Student Health Cover (for the applicant, spouse and dependents)

How to apply


Graduate Studies Office