The Australian Government Research Training Program Stipends are open to highly ranked research students who demonstrate outstanding academic achievement and research potential. This scholarship is valued at the above rate per annum and is provided to assist with general living costs. Funded by the Commonwealth Government Department of Education and Training
UTS is the top-ranked young university in Australia. Our vision is to be a leading public university of technology recognised for our global impact. We’re known for our innovative teaching. We’re committed to practical innovation and research that benefits industry and society. We believe in social change to create a more just and equal world.
Living Allowance per annum (tax-free)
(a) $32,500 (currently tax-free) for full-time study mode; and
(b) $16,250 (currently taxable) for part-time study mode. The annual stipend rates will match base RTP stipend rate after its full-time base rate exceeds $32,500 pa and will be indexed thereafter.
Up to 3.5 years FT (PhD), 2 years FT (MRes)
To be eligible for a RTP Stipend, a student must:
Applicants should ensure that they submit their completed application, including all required supporting documentation, by the relevant application deadline. Incomplete and late applications will not be considered.
Students who meet the eligibility requirements will have their application assessed on a competitive basis using a scoring system based on:
To be considered for an Australian Government Research Training Program Scholarship, please apply by the following application deadlines:
Research Session 1 - 2024 applications close 15 October 2023
There is no separate Application Form for RTPS scholarships for prospective students. Completing one form will mean that you are considered for all associated scholarships (including RES).
New Research Students:
If you wish to be considered for an RTPS and all associated scholarships, tick the YES box in the SCHOLARSHIP/SPONSORSHIP INFORMATION section of your course application. Please refer to How to Apply and Research Training Program Scholarships in the Research Scholarships section of the UTS Research Degrees website for more information.
Applicants must submit their completed application by the relevant application deadline. Incomplete application will not be considered.
Currently Enrolled Students:
Please apply to be considered for scholarship consideration before the deadline as written above by completing a GRS Deferral and Scholarship Application form.
For more details visit: UTS website.