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.

Applications are currently closed. 

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 Research Office