University President’s Scholarships (UPS) in UniSA, Australia

Research Training Program International Scholarships in UniSA, Australia

Designation/Position- International Scholarships in UniSA

University of South Australia, Australia offers Research Training Program International Scholarships to pursue postgraduate research programs.

About- Research Training Program international (RTPi) Scholarships are funded by the Australian Government and awarded to international candidates on the basis of academic merit and research potential.

An RTPi scholarship will cover your tuition fees and your Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC), and provide a stipend (living allowance), but will not pay for travel expenses. A thesis allowance is funded to cover the cost of printing and binding the thesis.

Location- University of South Australia, Australia

Research/Job Area- Offered over different departments across the University


Scholarships are available to support students enrolling in areas of research concentration and research strength.

Competitive selection criteria 
  • UniSA rates each scholarship application according to the following parameters: grades obtained in undergraduate degree, referee’s reports, proposed area of research, and supervisor report. Applicants are ranked in descending order according to their scores on each of these criteria and scholarships are awarded based on merit. There are usually more applicants eligible for admission to research degrees than there are scholarships available. For more details, refer to the Research Degrees Scholarship Allocation Guidelines: Competitive Commonwealth and University of South Australia funded scholarships (PDF file, 83KB).
  • Generally scholarship recipients must have first-class Honours or equivalent.
  • An awardee must be enrolled on a full-time basis as a candidate for a Master by Research or PhD at the University of South Australia.
  • An awardee shall be enrolled as an internal candidate at the University of South Australia.

See also Student eligibility requirements: Research Training Program international (RTPi) Scholarships, 3.10.1 – Commonwealth Scholarships Guidelines (Research).

Job/Position Description- 

The total scholarship package is at least $28,092 per annum (2020 stipend rate) over 3 years for PhD students and over 2 years for masters by research students. Limited relocation expenses may be reimbursed. A thesis allowance is available.

How to Apply- 

Applications now open until 31 October.

All applications and supporting evidence must be submitted by 31 October.

Please apply early to allow us time to review your application and request any additional information we may  require.

5 Carrier Option after completing your graduation Degree

For Contact-

Your question might be answered on the RTP FAQs website.

If not, please email

Last Date for Apply– 31 October 2020

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