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

University of Tasmania RTPS scholarships 2023-24(MSc/PhD fully funded positions)

     Australian Government Research Training  Program (RTPS)

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Australian Government Research Training  Program (RTPS) 2023-2024, University of Tasmania

Multiple fully funded Masters and PhD scholarships are available at the University of Tasmania via the Australian Government Research Training  Program 2023.  The RTPS scholarships at the University of Tasmania are open for all eligible international students interested to undertake a research degree Masters or PhD within any course of choice at the University.

The RTPS scholarships at Tasmania University are open for all fields of study across the University. Applications for research degree programs are accepted all year, students must check individual faculties or colleges for this scholarship deadline. The scholarships are awarded twice a year and provide full tuition coverage and living allowance support for the successful recipients. The RTPS scholarships are very competitive and are awarded on merit base and research potential.

The University of Tasmania Colleges and research degree programs 

 1. College of Arts, Law, and Education (CALE). 
  • Some courses offered include: The School of Creative Arts and Media, Faculty of Education, School of Humanities, Faculty of Law, School of Social Sciences

2. College of Health & Medicine (CHM). 
  • Some courses offered include: The School of Health Sciences, School of Medicine, School of Nursing, School of Pharmacy and Pharmacology, School of Psychological Sciences, Menzies Institute for Medical Research, Wicking Dementia Research and Education Centre

 3. College of Sciences & Engineering (COSE). 
  • Some courses offer in this college include: Australian Maritime College, Institute for Marine and Antarctic Studies, School of Natural Sciences, School of Technology, Environments, and Design, Tasmanian Institute of Agriculture, Engineering

4. College of Business & Economics (COBE). 

Also apply for  the Australian Government Research Training Program (RTP)Scholarships at the University of New South Wales(UNSW) 2023-2024

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Tasmania University RTPS Scholarship Overview

  • Scholarship type: Full tuition cover
  • Scholarship stipends Value: AUD $31,500 per annum (2022 rate), Fortnight stipend payment
  • Relocation allowance: Up to $2000
  • Degree program: Masters/Ph.D. research
  • Number of Awards: Multiple 
  • Field of study: Open to all fields of study across the University
  • Duration: PhD: 3.5 years with no extension available. Masters: 2 years with no extension available.
  • Host: University of Tasmania
  • Application Deadline: Open all year round
Applications for the University of Tasmania are open all year round, applicants, however, each college-have a specific deadline for its degree programs. Therefore applicants are encouraged to review the college-specific scholarship closing dates for each round before applying. See the specific deadline rounds for RTPS colleges below. Two rounds are currently open for the 2023-24 intake. Round 1 closed on the 27th of March 2023. Applications are now open for Round 2.

Colleges Rounds and Deadlines

  • Round 2: 28th September 2023

Eligibility Criteria for University of Tasmania RTPS 

To be eligible for the University of Tasmania RTPS scholarships:

  1.  Applicant must be an overseas candidate enrolled in an accredited Higher Degree by Research at the University. 
  2. Applicants must not be receiving income from another source to support their general living costs while undertaking their Higher Degree by Research if that income is greater than 75 per cent of the candidate’s RTP Stipend rate. 
  3. Applicants must be ready to start by the date stated in their offer letter

Refer to the University of Tasmania for details on course entry requirements and English language proficiency for international students.

Selection criteria for the University of Tasmania RTPS 

The University of Tasmania RTPS scholarships are awarded through a competitive selection process. Priority will be given to applicants who meet the following criteria:

  1. hold an Australian or New Zealand bachelor’s degree with first-class honours or qualifications and/or research experience deemed equivalent by the University,
  2. have a proposed project in an area identified by the University as one of the research strengths,
  3. have not already completed a Doctoral degree or equivalent,
  4. have not already completed a Master of Research degree or equivalent unless intending to undertake a Doctoral degree, and/or
  5. have not previously held an Australian Government or University-funded Postgraduate Research Award for more than six months.

How to apply for  the University of Tasmania RTPS

Visit the How to apply page of the University of Tasmania, with a step-by-step guide prepared by the University

Who contact

For any inquiry on the scholarship including application don't hesitate to contact the Tasmania graduate research school. International applicants can make inquiries via the following medium:
Phone: +61 3 6226 6200

Or through respective colleges

Visit the University website for further details on the scholarship

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Equally check the University International Postgraduate Award (UIPA)2023, University of New South Wales, Australia, Multiple fully funded MSc/PhD positions to undertake research degree program within any field of choice.

Browse more fully funded Masters and PhD scholarships in Australia. 

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