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The Australian Government Research Training Program (AGRTP) Scholarship Program in 2020-2021 – Submit Your Application Now!

Introduction.

The Australian Government Research Training Program (AGRTP) Scholarship Program is now accepting applications. The scholarship will take place at Finders University in Australia and it aims to support international students from all over the world to access a higher-degree research program that is going to help them get a successful career. We also want to mention that the AGRTP scholarship provides all successful applicants with a tuition fee offset, a living stipend, and health cover insurance.

Right from the start, we want to mention that there is a limited number (10) of scholarships offered each year. Therefore, the application process is highly competitive and only the most outstanding students will have a chance to benefit from this program. In addition, the AGRTPS scholarship positions are awarded on the basis of academic merit, academic research training, and individual performance results.

The Australian Government Research Training Program (AGRTP) Scholarship Program

Benefits:

  • The scholarships enable suitably qualified applicants to commence a full-time Higher Degree by research.
  • The AGRTPS pays the international student tuition fees charged by Flinders University for a Higher Degree by research.
  • The AGRTPS includes an international tuition fee offset, a living stipend paid at the rate of $28,092 (2020 rate), which is tax-exempt and indexed annually, and Overseas Health Care cover.
  • An AGRTPS student who moves to Adelaide from overseas is eligible for an establishment allowance (after arrival at Flinders) of up to $1,485 to assist with relocation costs and airfares, provided receipts can be produced by the student.
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The Australian Government Research Training Program (AGRTP) Scholarship Program

Criteria:

  • Applicants must satisfy the University’s academic entry requirements for a Master’s degree by research or Doctorate by research.
  • Applicants are required to have successfully completed a degree at least the equivalent/comparable to an Australian First Class Hons degree(this is a four-year degree with a major research project in the final year).
  • Applicants must have met the English proficiency levels set by Flinders University for international students at the time of application.
  • Students for whom English is a foreign language will need to provide evidence of their English language competence.
  • Applicants must not hold an equivalent Higher Degree by research qualification. Applications are only open to students commencing a Higher Degree by research in Australia for the first time.
  • Applicants must not hold Australian citizenship, Australian permanent resident status, or New Zealand citizenship.
  • Open Regions: Open for all except Australian and NZ citizens.

Official Letter and Deadline

If you think that your resume is outstanding enough to earn you a spot on this scholarship program, then you should consider sending your online application form as soon as possible. Access the official website to find out the deadline.

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