Applications are invited from suitably qualified students to apply for an Australian Government Research Training Program (RTP) Scholarships to undertake a Higher Degrees by Research (HDR) at Curtin University. The purpose of the RTP Scholarship is to attract top quality postgraduate students to the University so they can receive high quality research training that will contribute to the research and educational excellence of the university.
Australian Government Research Training Program (RTP) Scholarships Benefits.
The 2019 value of the Australian Government Research Training Program (RTP) was $27,596 pa (indexed annually).
The 2020 value will be released by the Australian Government in October 2019.
These scholarships are funded by the Australian Government and cover one or more of the following types of support:
- Tuition fees offset for up to 4 years (full time load) depending of course and mode of study;
- A stipend to assist students with their living costs while undertaking HDR study; and/or
- An RTP allowance to assist students with ancillary costs which may include:
- for overseas students, a standard Overseas Student Health Cover policy approved by the Commonwealth Department of Health which covers the student and may cover their spouse and any dependants;
- Relocation costs to undertake a HDR at Curtin University; and/or
- HDR thesis printing and applicable publication costs.
To be eligible to apply you must:
- Be a current or future student, either domestic or international; and
- Satisfy the entry requirements or be already admitted into a Masters by Research or Research Doctorate at Curtin University including meetingsÂ Curtinâ€™s English proficiency levels.
Method of Application
Applicants will be assessed against the following metrics:
- Basis of admission;
- Academic qualifications;
- Achievement of candidacy;
- Work-related research experience;
- Academic accomplishments;
- Research and creative outputs of demonstrable quality;
- Referee report; and
- Strategic aligned projects.
Step 1.Â Check your eligibility.
Step 2.Â Submit a request for admission into Curtin University via eApplications. You will need to complete this step prior to submitting your scholarship application in order to be given a student ID number.
Note: Applicants who only want admission into Curtin University ONLY when they will also be awarded a RTP Scholarship must indicate this on their eApplication for admission and scholarship application. If you are unsuccessful in being shortlisted for this scholarship, your application for admission will not be progressed. Selecting this option may delay the notification of the outcome of your application for admission.
Step 3.Â Read theÂ RTP2020 Instructions for Applicants documentÂ and follow the instructions on how to prepare your application documents.
Scholarship Application Deadline:Â 5pm WST Sunday 1st September 2019.