Research Training Program Stipend Scholarship | Fully Funded

  • The annual value of this scholarship is $32,000
  • Queensland University Scholarships in Australia
  • Scholarship duration: up to three years
  • Three are Available.
  • Date of first use: March 17, 2023
  • Date of expiration: September 29, 2023
  • For Graduate and postgraduate
The Australian Government supports RTP Stipend Scholarships. They provide funding to students to assist with living expenses while pursuing a research-based advanced degree.

Eligibility requirements:

In accordance with the Commonwealth Scholarship Guidelines (Research) 2017, candidates for an RTP Scholarship must be Australian citizens or permanent residents enrolled in an approved RHD program at CQUniversity. To be eligible for an RTP Stipend, a candidate must not receive income from another source that exceeds 75% of the candidate’s RTP Stipend rate in order to cover general living expenses while pursuing their course of study. Income unrelated to the candidate’s course of study or income received for the candidate’s course of study but not for general living expenses is disregarded. To be eligible for an RTP, one must meet certain requirements. Fees Offset In order to be eligible for Fees Offset, a candidate must not be receiving an equivalent scholarship from the Commonwealth designed to offset RHD tuition fees.

Selection standards:

This is a scholarship based on merit. A Scholarship Assessment Scale comprised of three categories of performance will be utilized to determine the allocation of scholarships to qualified applicants.
  • Academic performance and writing abilities (0 to 20 points)
  • Evidence of motivation, research experience, and research environment (0-15 points)
  • Please refer to the Research Training Program and Research Higher Degree 
Scholarships Policy and Procedure are available on our Policy page (by browsing for the policy’s name).

Further information:

The RTP Stipend Scholarship provides a biweekly living allowance stipend paid through the university’s compensation system to the recipient. Domestic students who are awarded an RTP Stipend Scholarship will also be offered an RTP Fees Offset Scholarship* that completely eliminates their tuition obligation for the duration of the Offset scholarship.  * There is no need to submit a separate application for an RTP Fees Offset Scholarship.

Detailed documentation:

Applications must include all required supplemental materials. Applications that are incomplete will not be considered. Applicants are required to submit the following supporting materials:
  • Written presentation

Apply today:

No direct applications are accepted for RTP Scholarships. Please discuss your intention to apply for an RHD Scholarship with your supervisory staff. The School of Graduate Research will invite prospective applicants to submit an application based on the recommendation of the supervisory team. When the scholarships are awarded, applicants will be notified via email.

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