The Australian Government Research Training Program (RTP) Stipend (International) is a prestigious scholarship, funded by the federal government to provide financial support to exceptional students.
About Queensland University of Technology (QUT)
Queensland University of Technology Australia was established in 1989, at QUT emphasis is strongly placed on thinking outside the box. As one of Australia’s leading universities in research QUT is constantly investing in world-class technology and supports collaborative learning that fosters innovation and creativity.
QUTs outlook is on real-world relevant courses and research that puts its graduates in the front line in the employment market above the national average Australian universities. QUT maintains an internationally and nationally awarded science and engineering center which has one of the world’s largest and most advanced digital interactive learning and display spaces.
QUT’s international connections with recognized industries prove the university’s research has a global impact. QUT’s active involvement with business representatives lends practical perspectives to students also the university’s engagement with industry professionals helps give students advanced theoretical education.
Requirements for the Australian Government Research Training Program
The Australian Government requires you to:
- be an international student enrolled in an accredited research degree (HDR course of study) at and Australian higher education provider (HEP)
- not be receiving income from another source to support your general living costs while studying, if that income is greater than 75% of your RTP stipend rate. Income not related to your course of study or income received for you course of study but not for the purposes of supporting general living costs is not to be taken into account.
If you also hold an Australian Government RTP Fees Offset (International) scholarship, you must not be receiving an equivalent award or scholarship from the Commonwealth that’s designed to offset research degree (HDR) fees.
You must also:
- meet the English language proficiency requirements
- apply via a QUT agent, if required. Check if you need to use an official QUT representative to apply (PDF file, 75.8 KB).
How to Apply the Australian Government Research Training Program
To apply for the ongoing Australian Government Research Training Program is not as difficult as you think. All Interested and qualified candidates are to click on the “Apply Now” button below to get started.
It should be noted that all Interested and qualified candidates are to apply for the ongoing Australian Government Research Training Program on or before September 8, 2021.