Research Training Program (RTP) Stipend
Research Training Program (RTP) Scholarships are provided by the Australian Government to support both domestic and international students undertaking Research Doctorate and Research Masters degrees.
As part of this program, a RTP Stipend (living allowance) is available to help support domestic and international students with living costs whilst studying at Monash.
Four rounds per year
Total scholarship value
Up to $29,000
Am I eligible?
You must be one of the following:
- An Australian citizen
- A New Zealand citizen
- Australian permanent resident
- Australian humanitarian visa holder
- An International student
You must meet the following criteria:
- meet Monash's competitive scholarship selection process requirements; and
- meet Monash English language proficiency requirements.
Note that RTP Stipends can not be transferred between higher education providers.
The RTP Stipend provides:
There are a number of tuition scholarships available for our international students that can be packaged with this stipend.
Domestic students will automatically be provided with a RTP Fees Offset.
Monash scholarships are very competitive and are awarded based on your academic record, any research outputs and prior research experience.
If successful in receiving a RTP Stipend, please ensure you familiarise yourself with the conditions and benefits as specified in the policy and procedures.
How to apply
Application for graduate research scholarships is done at the time of applying for your course, unless you are already enrolled. Whether you are a new or current student, the same application process is used for both admission and/or scholarship via our Applicant Portal. You do not need to specify which scholarship you are applying as you are automatically considered for all graduate research scholarships (where eligible).
INTERNATIONAL (Round 1)
opens 1 September, closes 31 March
DOMESTIC (Round 2)
opens 1 November, closes 31 May
INTERNATIONAL (Round 3)
opens 1 April, closes 31 August
DOMESTIC (Round 4)
opens 1 June, closes 31 October
Many scholarships can have different application processes. Make sure to read the application details carefully and submit your application by the deadline.
If you are a new applicant, you must have obtained an Expression of Interest (EOI) from the relevant faculty before starting your application.
Apply direct to Monash