Each year the Commonwealth Department of Education and Training provides funding to Universities to award scholarships to students undertaking Higher Degree Research programs.
From 1 January 2017, the Australian Government is replacing the Research Training Scheme (RTS) with a single program, the Australian Government Research Training Program (AGRTP or RTP). As current support programs are not continuing beyond 1 January 2017, the University is required by legislation to transfer all RTS recipients to the new Australian Government Research Training Program Domestic Fee Offset Scholarship.
Domestic students automatically receive a RTP Domestic Fee Offset scholarship when admitted to an eligible HDR program at the University.
The Australian Government Research Training Program Domestic Fee Offset Scholarship covers tuition fees for 4 years.
Candidates are strongly encouraged to make contact with a prospective supervisor prior to lodging an application for admission to discuss the proposed research topic and related matters.
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