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

Apply for Australian Government Research Training Program Scholarships, Flinders University

scholarships in Australia for international students 2022

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Australian Government Research Training Program Scholarship (International), Flinders Universities(MSc/PhD)

International students are invited to apply for the Australian Government Research Training Program Scholarships(AGRTPS) at Flinders University. These are multiple fully funded Masters research and PhD scholarships, open within any field of study across the University. The AGRTPS scholarships are provided to support all eligible international students interested to undertake a Higher Degree by research at Flinders.

The AGRTPS scholarships are tenable for up to 3 years for a Research Doctorate degree and up to 2 years for a Research Masters degree. The successful recipients must be available to study full time at Flinders University and must be commencing a higher degree by research in Australia for the first time. The scholarships will provide full tuition support, relocation and living allowance for the successful applicants.

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Scholarship Overview

  • Scholarship type: Full tuition fee cover
  • Stipend Value:$28,854 p.a, paid every fortnight stipends
  • Establishment allowance:  up to $1,485  to assist with relocation costs and airfares
  • Health Insurance: Overseas Health Care cover(OSHC)
  • Degree Program: Masters/PhD
  • Field of study: All study areas
  • Citizen type: International students
  • Country: open to all nationalities/Gender
  • Scholarship Duration: up to 2 years for a  masters program, up to 3 years for a doctoral program 
  • Application Deadline: Friday 5 August 2022 at 5pm Australia

Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible for the AGRTPS scholarships, applicants:
  1. Must be an International student
  2. Intend to commence full-time study for a higher degree by research in Australia for the first time, in the year for which the award is to  be offered
  3. Intend to enrol in an area of research concentration.  These are areas in which the University has a particular strength, has concentrated its research resources and has attracted external funding
  4. Meet all the entry requirements to undertake a higher degree by research(MSC/PhD) program at Flinders University, including the minimum English Entry Requirements 

Selection Criteria

The AGRPS scholarships are very competitive. The scholarships are awarded to applicants who demonstrate outstanding aptitude for independent research. The successful applicants are selected on the basis of: 
  • academic merit,
  •  academic research training and 
  • research indicators and performance.
See the University’s Guidelines for Ranking Postgraduate Research Scholarship Applications and Conditions of Award for other selection criteria

How to apply 

To apply for AGRTPS scholarships, applicants will need to first submit an application for admissions to a Higher Degree by research program(MSc/PhD) followed by an application for the International Scholarship
See Flinders University How to apply page, for a step by step process on how to submit an application for a research degree program(MSc/PhD)
Visit the University Website for further details on the scholarship and how to apply

Important application details

  • Applicants must successfully secure a potential supervisor. Applicants who do not have a supervisor at the time of application will not be considered for an AGRTPS. Find a Research Supervisor
  • Academic Transcripts. Applicants must provide certified copies of all university-level academic transcripts, which should be all in English.
  • Research Proposal. Applicants must include a research proposal of approximately 500 words in length, outlining the problem, hypothesis or question and the methodology or approach.
  • Academic Referees. Two academic Referees
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Publications. 

Further details

All inquiries about the scholarship application process should be directed to the Student Finance Office via email:
And for inquiries about the admission process, contact  the International Centre via email at

Visit the University Website for further details on the scholarship and the application procedure

Also apply for the University International Postgraduate Award (UIPA)2022 at the University of New South Wales, Australia, multiple fully funded Masters and PhD scholarships are available for all eligible international students

Browse more fully funded Masters and PhD scholarships in Australia. 

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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