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

Apply for Australian Government Research Training Program Stipend scholarships(RTPS) 2023/24

 Australian Government Research Training Program stipend scholarships (RTPS) Griffith University 2023-2024

Ready to apply for a scholarship to study in Australia? Griffith University is a good choice. The University has almost 600 scholarships to support international students who wish to study in Australia. This Australian  Government Research Training Program Scholarship at Griffith University is just one among other scholarships for international students to study in Griffith for the year  2023-2024

This is an Australian government-sponsored scholarship administered by Griffith University. The scholarship offers both tuition coverage and other living expenses and benefits. The goal of the scholarship is to support outstanding and high-achieving international students intending to undertake research at Griffith University.

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Scholarship Overview

  • Scholarship type: Full tuition cover
  • Scholarship Value: AUD $32,192 (2023 rate, indexed annually) per annum
  • Living cost: Fortnight stipends,
  • Other benefits: Health cover, relocation, sick leave and parental allowance
  • Degree Program: Masters/PhD by research
  • Field of study: Any course across the University
  • Citizen type: International students
  • Scholarship Duration: up to two years for a research masters program and up to three years for a doctoral program

Application period: Varies across the year, and depends on degree course. Current intake :

  • Intake 3: 10 July 2023
  • Intake 4: 9 October 2023
(Also check Monash University International Leadership Scholarship)

Eligibility criteria for RTPS scholarships

Scholarships to study at Griffith University are very competitive. To be eligible for this scholarship, interested applicants :

must be commencing or enrolled in a Higher Degree by Research program (for which RTP support is available) at Griffith University

must not be receiving income from another source to support their general living costs that provide a benefit greater than 75% of the RTP stipend

Refer to Australian Government RTP Stipend Conditions of Award (PDF, 202k)

Tips: As an international student wishing to get a scholarship to study in Australia, there is a lot more of entry requirements to meet such as English Proficiency, research potentials demonstrated via publications etc... Please see details about these requirements here

Selection process and criteria

Application received will be processed within the Griffith Graduate Research School to be reviewed for eligibility for entry into Griffith research programs. Next, this will be then forwarded to the appropriate school/college for assessment. The Dean of that college will make the final assessment

Applications that meet the entry requirements will be selected and are assessed and ranked in an order of merit, in the proposed host school, department, research centre, and academic group. The selection criteria will be based on the Higher Degree by Research Scholarship Policy and take into consideration :

  • Academic merit,
  • Previous qualification rankings and research output
  • Research potentials
  • Any other eligible qualifications and many others!

How to apply

The application process is online via the Griffith University Application portal. Applicants must first submit an online application for the research degree of choice, which also includes a section for scholarship application.

Who to contact for more information

For more detail on this scholarship or if you require any help with your application feel free to contact the Griffith Graduate Research School. See detail below

(Also apply for Bond University Higher Degree Scholarship: Australian Government Research Training Program (RTP) Scholarships 2023-2024, with multiple fully-funded PhD opportunities in any chosen field of study across the University)

You don't know where to start? No worries. We have you covered. See the links to pro-tips below on how to apply for research degree scholarships to study in Australia, make sure to check the scholarship requirements

Links to  Pro-tips for research scholarship applications

If this scholarship conditions did not favour you, no worries,  here is a list of Full Funded Government and Institution sponsored Scholarships to study in Australia (Undergraduate, Masters/PhD and short courses. Find  an available scholarship and the entry requirements. 

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