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 Flinders University International Research Scholarships

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Flinders University International Research Scholarships

Are you an international student looking for opportunities in Australia for 2023? If you are interested in postgraduate research scholarships, then this is for you.

Applications are currently open for fully funded Masters research and PhD scholarships at Flinders University Australia. Multiple positions are open for all eligible international students to undertake Master or PhD degree programs within any field of choice.

Flinders University has two main International Research Scholarship programs for all international students. This include: 

  1. Flinders International Postgraduate Research Scholarship (FIPRS) and
  2.  the Australian Government Research Training Program Scholarship(AGRTPS)

FIPRS is a scholarship specifically intended to support international students, funded the Flinders University. The FIPRS  covers international tuition fees and also provides a stipend. The AGRTPS on the other hand is a Commonwealth Sponsored Scholarship. 

The AGRTPS includes an international tuition fee offset, a living stipend and Overseas Health Care cover. The successful recipients of these scholarships are required to undertake full-time study and must be commencing a higher degree by research in Australia for the first time.

Also apply for the University of Tasmania Graduate Research Scholarships (TGRS)2022

FIPRS 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
  • 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

AGRTPS 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 for these scholarships

To be eligible for the Flinders University International Research Scholarships (FIPRS, AGRTPS), 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 Language Entry Requirements 

The Selection Criteria

The Flinders University International Research Scholarships (FIPRS, AGRTPS) 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 for these scholarships

To apply for the Flinders University International Research Scholarships (FIPRS, AGRTPS) , applicants will need to first submit an application for admission 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 FIPRS and AGRTPS scholarships and apply

Other 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 these scholarships. 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 at:
Email: rhdscholarships@flinders.edu.au
And for inquiries about the admission process, contact  the International Centre via email at Email:agrtps.international@flinders.edu.au

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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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