Research Training Program (RTP) Stipend

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.

Applications

Four rounds per year

Total scholarship value

Up to $29,500

Number offered

Varies

Bachelor of Engineering (Honours)

Agnelle

My future seemed uncertain, with no hope of ever going on to higher education before this scholarship. It has changed my life. I'm now able to envision and work towards a better life for me and my family. I've been able to grow my skills from professional development activities such as Engineers without Borders, and am now working towards my goal to use engineering to give back to the less privileged communities.

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:

Benefits

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.

Selection criteria

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.

For more information visit our website or contact our Graduate Research Admissions team on
E: mgro-apply@monash.edu or T: +61 3 99051538


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