How to apply for admissions & scholarships to study in Australia: Undergraduate & Postgraduate coursework applicant guide

How to apply for undergraduate, and postgraduate coursework programs and secure a scholarship to study in Australia Applying for undergraduate or postgraduate programs and scholarships to study in Australia is a much easier process than applying for research degree programs and scholarships . Research degree scholarships and admissions entry requirements are more complex and very competitive. The application process for an undergraduate or postgraduate work degree program is not that complex as these are not both research degrees.  In general, the whole application process can be done online (you can equally download the forms) or via approved University agents in your home country. This is however limited by geographic location. Some countries can only apply via agents. This information is all found on the University websites, including the registered or approved agents.  Generally, to apply for both admissions and scholarships, you wil

UniSA International Research Tuition Scholarships (IRTS)-(MSc/PhD positions)

scholarships for international students

About the positions:

International Research Tuition Scholarships (IRTS) 2023-2024

Application for the University of South Australia International Research Tuition Scholarships (IRTS) 2022 is currently open. The IRTS scholarships are awarded to support eligible international students undertaking research degree Masters or PhD in any field of choice through a specific research project. Depending on the conditions of the offer stipulated by their sponsorship, some applicants may need to develop their own project with a UniSA supervisor

The IRTS are awarded to international applicants on the basis of academic merit and demonstrated research capability. The scholarships would provide a full living stipend supported by external funding, e.g a recognised sponsor or external scholarship awarding body. The duration of the IRTS tuition fees cover would be up 2 years for research Masters and 3 years for a PhD. Applicants would have to source an Oversea student health cover (OSHC).

(Also apply for the University of Tasmania Graduate Research Scholarships (TGRS)2023, Multiple fully funded MSc/PhD positions for international students)

IRTS Scholarship Overview

  • Scholarship type: Full tuition fee cover
  • Degree Program: MSc/ PhD
  • Available in:   In all faculties via specific projects
  • Number of awards: Multiple positions
  • Location: University of South Australia
  • Citizen type: International students
  • Award Duration: up to 4 years for PhD., 2 for Masters
  • Application Deadlines:  Open all year round/project-specific

Eligibility Criteria for the IRTS scholarships

Interested applicants must meet UniSA’s eligibility criteria, in addition, applicants must also meet all of the following criteria:
  1. Applicant must be a commencing international research degree students
  2. Applicant must be high quality with demonstrated research capability, as assessed by UniSA
  3. Applicant must be supported by a strong supervisory panel(with end-user adviser on the supervisory panel, where appropriate), and be enrolled in a research-rich environment
  4. Applicant must be in receipt of (or been awarded) a fully externally funded stipend scholarship, or in receipt of a living stipend supported by external funding*.

How to apply for IRTS scholarships

Applications for research degree programs in UniSA generally involve applying via a research project with a defined topic, a supervisory panel. Applicants are equally encouraged to contact the graduate research school if they intend to develop their own projects.
To apply for IRTS, applicants should apply via available research projects. Each project includes detailed information on the principal supervisors and any other  relevant application detail

Visit the University of South Australia page for other details on  how to apply for a research degree program to study at UniSA

Further Details

For any inquiry about undertaking a research degree program at the University of South Australia, applicant should contact the Research Degree Admissions team
Research Degree Admissions team
Further details on this scholarship can be found at UniSA International Students Scholarships
Browse the List of Projects here, find a project of choice and apply

Also check these HDR Scholarships at Bond University, Multiple fully funded MSc/Ph.D. positions for international students

Browse more fully funded Masters and PhD scholarships in Australia. 

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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 Masters and PhD scholarships and admissions to study in Australia. 
These are just some essential elements that any international student thinking of studying abroad must be aware of especially when applying for research degree programs abroad. 

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