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

Multiple funded MSc/PhD positions via UniSA-RTPi Scholarship Program

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Research Training Program International (RTPi) Scholarships 2024/2025   University of South Australia

Research Training Program International (RTPi) are fully funded scholarship program funded by the Australian government and awarded to international students on the basis of merit and research potential. RTPi provides stipend allowances, and tuition fees cover for a specific duration of the degree program

The RTPi at the University of South Australia is aligned with specific projects. The scholarships are open to all eligible international students to undertake research degree Masters or PhD at UniSA via specific projects.

These scholarships are fully funded and aligned to any of the multiple projects available at the University of South Australia.  In other words, these scholarships are associated with research projects, applicants only apply for a scholarship when they apply for a research project. Multiple research projects are available at the University of South Australia all year round, the closing date for each scholarship is specific to the project.

RTPi scholarship overview

  • Scholarship type: Full tuition fee cover
  • Scholarship stipend value: $32,500 per annum (2023 rate)
  • Health insurance: Overseas student health cover(OSHC), plus dependents
  • 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 3years for Ph.D., 2 for Masters
  • Application Deadlines:  Open all year round/project-specific
Applications for research degree programs(MSc/Ph.D.) are accepted all year, and the scholarship deadlines are project-specific.

Also check out  the University of Queensland Graduate scholarships (UQGSS)2024

Eligible criteria for RTPi scholarships

The scholarships are aligned with specific projects.
Applicants for all projects are competitively assessed and selected on information provided in the application and any interviews that may occur. 
Browse through the list of projects here to find a suitable research project  available across  all fields of study at the University

International students must meet UniSA minimum English language requirements to be eligible for entry into a research degree.

How to apply for RTPi scholarships

Applications for RTPi are made online via a project that has an assigned scholarship
From this point of view, to apply, the first step would be to browse through :
  1. The list of projects, and find a project of interest and other details including on principal supervisors and other relevant information.
  2. Check to see that you meet the minimum eligibility criteria for a degree program at UniSa before you proceed with the application process

Further Details

For any inquiry about undertaking a research degree at the University of South Australia, interested applicants can contact the Research Degree Admissions team via

Research Degree Admissions
For further details on the scholarship visit the University of South Australia Research Training Program International (RTPi) Scholarships

Also check  this Monash University Research Training Program (RTP) Stipend scholarships, Multiple fully funded MSc/PhD 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. 

This includes information about :

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