Australia Awards Scholarships 2024 and the application procedure

Australia Awards Scholarships(AAS)for study commencing in 2025 About Australia Awards Scholarships Australia Awards Scholarships (AAS) are a set of long-term programs sponsored by the Australian Government's Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT). The primary objective of these scholarships is to support the development needs of Australia's partner countries, in line with bilateral and regional agreements. This award program provides full-time undergraduate or postgraduate study opportunities for future global leaders from developing countries, particularly those located in the Indo-Pacific region, Asia, Africa, and the Middle East, at participating Australian universities and Technical and Further Education (TAFE) institutions. The study and research opportunities provided by Australia Awards Scholarships aim to develop individuals' skills and knowledge to drive change and contribute to their countries' development. In a nutshell, the Aus

University of Technology Sydney fully funded scholarship(IRTP) 2020 2021

International Research Training Program Scholarship (IRTP)

Thousands of scholarships are still available across Australia for all international students wishing to study there in 2021. Though these scholarships are very competitive but its always good to give it a trial. You have nothing to lost as majority of Australia scholarships don't come with attached cost such as application fees you find in many countries. Check  the list of Australian Universities with no application.

About the University of Technology Sydney International Research Training Program Scholarship (IRTP)

The International Research Training Program Scholarship (IRTP) is a scholarship program fully Funded by the Australian Government, Department of Education and Training. The IRTP is open to highly ranked, newly commencing Research Degree students who demonstrate outstanding academic achievement and research potential. The International Research Training Program Scholarship covers :

  • the tuition fees, 
  • the cost of a standard Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC) for the scholarship holder,
  •  their spouse and dependents (if any), and 
  • a living stipend at the minimum Australian Government established indexed rate.
It is one of Australia most prestigious and competitive scholarships as alot of international students around the world go in for this due the good coverage.

International Research Training Program Scholarship (IRTP) Benefits

  • Scholarship Value : Tuition Fee - Up to 3 years for PhD and 2 years for Master by Research
  • Living Allowance - Up to 3 years for PhD and 2 years for Master by Research at equivalent to RTPS rate (2021 rate is $28,597 per annum, indexed)
  • Overseas Health Cover (OSHC) - single or family cover for duration of program
  • Currently open since :01/01/2020
  • Closes :15/01/2021
 You should check Destination Australia Scholarship - fully funded scholarship James Cook University Australia. This is a similar Australian prestigious scholarship program for international student sponsored by the Australian government.

University of Technology Sydney IRTP scholarship eligibility criteria

No scholarship comes without a condition. To be eligible for this IRTP scholarship, a student must:

  • be undertaking a higher degree by research (HDR) as an overseas student as defined in the Higher Education Support Act 2003 (Cth) at the University in the year of the IRTP Stipend (IRTP Stipends are not available to applicants whose enrolment into a postgraduate research program has not been accepted by the University) in an accredited HDR course; and
  • not be receiving an equivalent award, stipend or salary providing a benefit greater than 75% of the IRTP Scholarship stipend rate to undertake the HDR. Income earned from sources unrelated to the course of study is not subject to the 75% rule; and

Not receive an equivalent award or scholarship from the Commonwealth designed to offset HDR fees.

Applicants should ensure that they submit their completed application, including all required supporting documentation, by the relevant application deadline. Incomplete and late applications will not be considered. At the end of each scholarship post you should always check on some scholarships that we outline. Also check on the  General Scholarship Requirements  for Australian Universities

How to apply for the University of Technology Sydney IRTP scholarship

In take for this scholarship is currently going on, if you are interested you must apply before 2 - 2021 (January) Research Session   

There is no separate Application Form for IRTP scholarships for prospective students. Completing one form will mean that you are considered for all associated scholarships (including IRS and UTSP). Check this guide on how apply successfully to Australia scholarships

Important instruction for New Research Students:

If you wish to be considered for an IRTP and all associated scholarships, tick the YES box in the SCHOLARSHIP/SPONSORSHIP INFORMATION section of the online application for admission. Please refer to How to Apply and International Research Training Program Scholarships in the Research Scholarships section of the UTS Research Degrees website for more information.

Applicants must submit their completed application by the relevant application deadline. Incomplete application will not be considered.

Check this scholarship also Australian National University Research Scholarships(Fully Funded)

For Further information on this scholarship.

For more information on this scholarship and who to contact refer to followings below :

-UTS Graduate Research School 

-New research students: UTS Future Research Students

-Currently enrolled research students: UTS Current Research Students

    -Visit official scholarship site for further detail on this scholarship. Always visit official scholarship link deeper information on the scholarship

    For more fully funded scholarship opportunities to study in Australia and other essential information you should  check scholarships in Australia

    Some Tips for successful scholarship application

    When Applying for a scholarship ,you must keep in mind that ,this is not just about meeting the eligibility requirement .There are many other things you must consider. Find out below some of the things you need to know on how to successfully apply for a scholarships

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