Australian Government Research Training Program (AGRTP) Stipend Scholarship

Australian National University (ANU) invites applications for its annual central scholarship program. The scholarships include two rounds featuring the Australian Government Research Training Program (AGRTP), the university research scholarship, and several other centrally managed scholarships.

The Australian Government Research Training Program is part of the Commonwealth Department of Education and Training’s initiative that aims to provide funding to universities to award scholarships to domestic and international students undertaking higher degree research programs.

2024 Australian Government Research Training Program Details

Application DeadlineAugust 31, 2024
AwardUSD 36,652
TypePostgraduate Scholarship Program  
Country to studyAustralia
School to studyAustralian National Univesity
SponsorAustralian Government Research Training Program Scholarships (AGRTPS)

ANU Annual Central Scholarship Rounds

If you’re looking to apply for this scholarship, it’s worth noting that this program has two rounds to which you can consider applying. Round 1 is split into two, one for international students and the other for Domestic students.

Scholarship RoundDateCommencement Year
Round 1 InternationalCloses: 31 August each yearThe following year by the 31st of march
Round 1 DomesticCloses: 31 October each yearThe following year by the 31st of march
Round 2 (International and Domestic)Closes: 15 April each yearThe same year by the 31st of August

Benefits of Australian Government Research Training Program

Applicants who will successfully get this scholarship will enjoy the following benefits:

  • A 3-years stipend scholarship, with the possibility of:
  1. A six-month standard extension
  2. Another six-month extension if the reason for the request falls within the additional eligibility criteria

Requirements for AGRTP Stipend Scholarship

The eligibility requirements for this scholarship are outlined in the Commonwealth Scholarship Guidelines (Research) 2017. Be sure to review these guidelines to understand the conditions of the award and determine if you qualify for the scholarship.

Additionally, this scholarship’s standards, processes, and conditions are detailed in the ANU’s RTP Policy & Procedure. You can refer to the following documents for more information:

Alternatively, you can request an alternative file format using the provided contact details.

AGRTP Stipend Scholarship Selection Process

The scholarships are awarded to the top-ranked candidates through a competitive ranking process. Selection is based on merit, provided that candidates meet the criteria, have a qualified supervisor, and have available space and resources in a research area aligned with the ANU research strategy.

How to Apply

Commencing Students:

  • No application is required since all qualified candidates will be considered. All you need is to ensure you select the appropriate boxes in the admissions application form to indicate interest in available scholarships.

Continuing Students:

Working Outside the Eligible HDR Program:

If you fall in this category, you should:

For more details on this scholarship, visit ANU website.

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