Australia Awards Scholarships 2024 and the application procedure

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QUT-fully funded Masters/PhD scholarship positions 2021-2022

                                             scholarships in Australia

Multiple fully funded Masters and PhD scholarships sponsored by the Australian Government Research Training Program (RTP) Stipend scholarships, Queensland University of Technology, Australia

Queensland University of Technology, Australia has multiple masters and PhD research scholarship positions across many field in the University for all eligible international international students to apply. The scholarship is open to international students with high research potentials to undertake research degree masters or PhD in any field of choice. 

These scholarships are sponsored through the Australian Government Research Training Program (RTP) Stipend scholarships. The RTP stipend scholarships provide students with excellent financial supports including tuition fees and living cost cover etc..

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Scholarship overview and benefits:

  • Scholarship Cover: Full tuition fee
  • Scholarship Value: $28,597 per annum (2021 rate) indexed annually
  • Living cost: Fortnight stipends 
  • Additional benefits:  up to $1,500 relocation allowance, Overseas Student Health Cover(OSHC), additional $420 (masters by research), or $840 (PhD) thesis allowance after submitting Thesis
  • Degree Program: Masters/PhD by research
  • Field of study:  Any field, suitable for students with outstanding research potentials
  • Citizen type: International students/ All countries eligible
  • Scholarship stipend Duration: up to 2years for masters and 3 years for PhD
  • Application Deadline:8 September 2021
Note: There are numerous for these scholarships. This is round 1 which is open to students who intend to start their course before 30 June 2022.To be eligible for this scholarship, you must submit your expression of interest 8 September 2021
For round 2 applications, this will be announced early 2022. This is for students who want to start their course between 1 July and 14 December 2022. 

RTPS Scholarship eligibility criteria 

To be eligible for this scholarship, interested applicants are expected to meet the following criteria:

  • be an international student enrolled in an accredited research degree (HDR course of study) at and Australian higher education provider (HEP)
  • not be receiving income from another source to support your general living costs while studying, if that income is greater than 75% of your RTP stipend rate. Income not related to your course of study or income received for you course of study but not for the purposes of supporting general living costs is not to be taken into account.

You must also meet QUT  
  • English language  and minimum entry requirements for your selected program of choice

How to apply 

To apply for this scholarship to study in QUT, there are just two steps ;Sending an expression of interest followed by an invitation to apply.
  • step 1: Submit an expression of interest (EOI).Indicate that you want to be considered for this scholarship 
  • Step2: and if your expression of interest is successful, you will be sent an invitation to apply and other further instructions in the email.
For your EOI to be successful, you must meet the eligibility criteria for this scholarship and must apply before the round 1 deadline line (8 September 2021)
When send your expression of interest, the following documents are expected along:

-Provide personal and academic information
-Write a summary of your research project explaining (in maximum 100 words per item):
  • project objectives
  • overview of research topic
  • proposed methods
  • potential for industry engagement (if relevant)
  • previous research experience
  • alignment to QUT research priorities.

See our guide and tips on how to apply for research degree Masters or PhD to study in Australia. You can equally find essential tips on how to be successful with your applications.
At the end of the post find other essential guides to help you walk through with your applications especially how to write a good research proposal for your aplication etc.

Who to contact for further details

For more details on these scholarships, applications procedures, potential supervisors etc feel free  to contact
  • Graduate Research Centre
Int. phone: +61 7 3138 7200

Visit official Scholarship link for more details. 
Note that due to Covid-19 and travel restrictions, students already in Australia have added advantage.

Pro-tips for research scholarship applications

The followings are some helpful links to browse through. They include  tips and guides on how to successfully apply for research PhD scholarships and admissions to study in Australia. 
These are just some essential elements that any international student thinking to study abroad must be aware of especially when applying for research degree programs abroad. 
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