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Research Scholarships


Australian Government Research Training Program (RTP) Stipend Scholarships

Applications for 2019 scholarships now open! Closing 30 September 2018

Domestic and international applicants eligible to apply.

Click on the below for more information on available research scholarships

AVAILABLE RESEARCH SCHOLARSHIPS


The University of Canberra offers a number of scholarships to enable suitably qualified students to undertake full-time study towards a higher degree by research. Selection is based on academic merit and research potential. Applicants must indicate they wish to study full-time to ensure they are assessed as eligible.

The HDR Support team administers the application and allocation process for domestic and international applicants and manages the administration processes during the tenure of the scholarship.

Information on scholarships offered for by Faculties/Research Institute can be found on their individual webpages.

  • Priority for scholarships is given to PhD applicants who are eligible for accelerated entry (not those who are admitted to a PhD with a 12 credit point coursework requirement).
  • Candidates will need to have obtained First Class Honours or equivalent.
  • Only complete applications that include all research scholarships forms with supporting documentation will be considered.
  • The University of Canberra's Scholarships are limited and therefore scholarships are awarded to applicants with the strongest academic background and the potential to carry out the highest quality research.
  • Candidates should be aware that the tenure of an award will be reduced by any previous candidature.

If you are a current PhD candidate at the University of Canberra and wish to apply for a scholarship, please complete/ include:

Submit all completed forms and supporting documentation to HDR Support hdrsupport@canberra.edu.au by 30 September 2018.

* Preference will be given to PhD candidates who have completed no more than two years of candidature (EFT, calculated at 1 January 2019). Standard Entry PhD candidates are expected to have completed coursework requirements (at 1 January 2019).

Only successful applicants will be notified.

If you wish to apply to undertake a research degree at the University of Canberra and also wish to apply for a scholarship, complete the following forms, ticking the appropriate scholarship options within the Admission/Scholarship application form:

Submit all completed forms and supporting documentation to HDR Support, hdrsupport@canberra.edu.au by 30 September 2018.

  • Higher Degree by Research applications and Scholarship applications are processed in different locations at the University, therefore each application must contain the relevant supporting documentation and sent to the appropriate email address.
  • The University of Canberra's Scholarships are limited and therefore scholarships are awarded to applicants with the strongest academic background and the potential to carry out the highest quality research.