University of Adelaide Indigenous Research Scholarships

Applications open
1 September 2019
Applications close
31 October 2019
Payment per year
$34,092 (2020 rate)
Up to 3 years
Postgraduate Research
Australian Citizens
Australian Permanent Residents
New Zealand Citizens
Permanent Humanitarian Visa Holders
Type of Scholarship
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders
Available In
All Faculties
Available To

The University of Adelaide funds two postgraduate research scholarships each year to support Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students who are commencing, or currently undertaking a full time PhD and Master by Research program at the University of Adelaide.

Eligibility:  Applicants must be Indigenous Australians who are acceptable as candidates for higher degree by research at the University of AdelaideApplicants must have completed at least four years of tertiary education studies at a high level of achievement and hold as a minimum a Second Class Honours degree (or equivalent). Students who are currently enrolled in higher degree by research and have not held a scholarship previously may also be considered.

Stipend: The scholarship provides a living allowance for up to 3 years and has a stipend of $34,092 (2020 rate) per annum (indexed annually) tax free.  Details of the terms and conditions and all benefits can be found in the Conditions of Award:

RTP Scholarships and University of Adelaide Awards (New Students)

Enquiries: Adelaide Graduate Centre Tel (08) 8313 3044 or email

Applying: The awards are allocated as part of the Mid-Year Round (subject to funding) and Major Round of scholarship applications.  When open, applications must be submitted using the Online Application Form available at: