Australian Government Research Training Program Scholarships (RTPS) - International Students

Applications open
5 February 2024
Applications close
16 June 2024
Payment per year
$34,210 (2024 rate)
Up to 3.5 years for a PhD, up to 2 years for a Masters
Postgraduate Research
International Students
Type of Scholarship
Financial Need
Students with Disabilities
Available In
All Faculties
Available To
Future Students
Commencing Students

The University of Adelaide offers a number of Australian Government Research Training Program (RTP) Scholarships to outstanding international graduates from any country to commence their education via a Masters or Doctorate degree by research. 

Information and application dates here apply to international students only. Please refer to the separate entry for information about Research Training Program Stipends for domestic students and Research Training Program Stipends for Indigenous students.

Detailed information about eligibility criteria, stipend and allowances, the enrolment deadline for recipients and scholarship conditions can be found in the Conditions of Award. When determining scholarship eligibility qualifications in progress will not be considered unless the qualification has been satisfactorily completed, and acceptable evidence provided, by the scholarship closing date. Scholarships must be taken up within the round deadlines.


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Application for ‘Admission and a Scholarship’ must be submitted using the Online Application Form.

Closing date: Sunday, 16 June 2024

  • Applicants will be notified of the outcome of their scholarship application (Mid September 2024).
  • Recipients must commence their research program in semester 1, 2025.
  • Applicants are expected to commence studies as soon as possible in the approved semester.

The University Australian Government Research Training Program (RTP) Scholarship policy is available on the University Policy website.