Saturday, 17 June 2017

Australian Government Research Training Program (AGRTP) International Scholarships at University of Flinders

Deadline: 11 Aug 2017 (annual)

Study in: Australia

Course starts 2018

Brief description:
The Australian Government Research Training Program (AGRTP) Scholarships (International) are specifically intended to support international students to undertake a research higher degree at Flinders University.

Host Institution(s):
Flinders University, Australia

Level/Field(s) of study:
Full-time research higher degree (Research Doctorate degree or Research Masters degree) offered at the University

Number of Awards: Many

Target group: Citizens of any overseas country

Scholarship value/inclusions/duration:
  • The scholarship covers the international student tuition fees, a generous living allowance paid at the rate of $26,682 (2017 rate), and an establishment allowance of up to $1,485 to assist with relocation costs and airfares.
  • The scholarship is tenable for up to three years for a Research Doctorate degree and up to two years for a Research Masters degree.

• Applicants must satisfy the University’s academic entry requirements for a Masters degree by research or Doctorate by research.
• Applicants are required to have successfully completed at least the equivalent of an Australian First Class Hons degree (this is a four year degree with a major research project in the final year)
• Applicants must meet the English proficiency levels set by Flinders University for international students at the time of application. Students for whom English is a foreign language will need to provide evidence of their English language competence.
• Applicants must not hold an equivalent research higher degree qualification. Applications are only open to students commencing a research higher degree in Australia for the first time.

Please see the conditions of award for full eligibility criteria.

Application instructions:
  • To apply for an Australian Government Research Training Program Scholarship (AGRTPS) and Flinders International Postgraduate Research Scholarship (FIPRS), you will need to first submit an application for candidature to a Research higher degree followed by an application for the International RHD Scholarship group which will produce an application for both the AGRTPS and FIPRS.
  • The scholarship application is submitted through the University’s Student Information System.  You will need to have an active Flinders Authentication Name (FAN) to complete this process.
  • If you have never studied at, or made an application to Flinders University, you can register and submit your application for candidature to a Research higher degree using the application portal.
  • If you have studied at Flinders University within the last 12 months you can submit your application for candidature to a degree via the Student Information System. You will find the eApplication portal by selecting the My Applications tab at the top of the page.
  • If you have studied at Flinders University but graduated more than 12 months ago you will need to reactive your FAN via the FAN reactivation page.  With an active FAN you will then be able to submit your application for candidature via the Student Information System as advised above.
  • Once your application is complete, including all mandatory questions and documentation, your application will be assessed.  Assessment will commence once applications have closed.
  • It is important to read the 2018 AGRTS Conditions of Award and visit the official website to access the application form and for more detailed information

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