Further information

Back to search results link
International Research Training Program (RTP) Fee Offset Scholarships

Applications are invited from suitably qualified international students to apply for Australian Government International Research Training Program (RTP) Scholarships to undertake the degree of Master by Research or Doctorate by Research at The University of Western Australia. An application for a scholarship is also an application for admission to the University.

The purpose of the RTP Scholarships are to attract top quality international postgraduate students to the University and to support Australia's research effort. Successful applicants can expect to become members of a research team working under the direction of senior researchers and in an area which has attracted external resources.

These scholarships are funded by the Australian Government and cover International Tuition Fees for up to four (4) years, as well as Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC) for the award holder and their dependents. 

Successful applicants may also be awarded an International Postgraduate Living Allowance Scholarship, valued at AUD29,000 per annum.

Please also refer to the Australian Government website for Frequently Asked Questions about International Research Training Program (RTP) Scholarships. 

Available in the 2019 round for Domestic applicants and UWA International graduates

Payment type
Tuition Fee Scholarship, Fortnightly Stipend and Health Insurance
Please see conditions
Value unit
Per annum
Basis of award
Academic Achievement

Applications for international postgraduate research scholarships at UWA are rated according to the following criteria:

(a) Academic achievement; (b) English language achievement; and (c) Research experience. 

Allocation of scholarships is the outcome of a competitive ranking and selection process in which applications are scored and ranked by Schools, Faculties and the University Scholarships Committee, according to these common criteria and on the basis of evidence provided.

Study area
Commencement date
Applications open
Applications close
Tenable At
University of Western Australia
Currently available
Application status