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University of Canberra

  • 20% international / 80% domestic

Australian Government Research Training Program (RTP) Stipend Scholarships

Key details

Length of Support
up to 3 years

About this scholarship

Applications for study in 2021 will be opening soon

Domestic and international applicants eligible to apply.

Click below for more information on available research scholarships

The University of Canberra offers a number of scholarships to enable suitably qualified students to undertake full-time study towards a higher degree by research. Selection is based on academic merit and research potential. Applicants must indicate they wish to study full-time to ensure they are assessed as eligible.

The HDR Support team administers the application and allocation process for domestic and international applicants and manages the administration processes during the tenure of the scholarship.

Information on scholarships offered for by Faculties can be found on their individual webpages.

Eligibility for Scholarship

  • PhD applicants who are admitted via the Accelerated Entry pathway; OR
  • PhD applicants who are admitted via the Standard Entry pathway and have completed all coursework requirements by 31st December 2019; AND
  • Applicants who meet the direct entry requirements for Admission – refer to How to Apply for Admission; AND
  • Current UC applicants (already commenced a Higher Degree by Research course) that have not consumed more than 730 days of candidature (FTE) – refer to RGrad to check; AND
  • Only complete applications that include all relevant forms with supporting documentation will be considered.

Current PhD Candidates

If you are a current PhD candidate at the University of Canberra and wish to apply for a scholarship, please complete/ include:

  1. Research Scholarship Application Form for Current Research Students
  2. Research Publication/Output Details Form (MS Word)
  3. Research and Professional Experience Form (MS Word)
  4. Copy of your most recent Annual Progress Report;
  5. Updated CV;
  6. Research proposal (no more than 2 pages); and
  7. Research Scholarship Supervisor Referee Report  - to be completed by your primary supervisor

In addition to submitting the online Scholarship application, please provide the supporting documentation by the deadline by email to hdrsupport@canberra.edu.au with the subject line “Current Student Scholarship Documentation – >Your Name< (Student ID)”.

* Preference will be given to PhD candidates who have completed no more than two years of candidature (EFT, calculated at 1 January 2019). Standard Entry PhD candidates are expected to have completed coursework requirements (at 1 January 2019).

Only successful applicants will be notified.

Prospective Phd Candidates

If you wish to apply to undertake a research degree at the University of Canberra and also wish to apply for a scholarship, complete the following forms, ticking the appropriate scholarship options within the Admission/Scholarship application form:

Submit all completed forms and supporting documentation to HDR Support, hdrsupport@canberra.edu.au

Note: The University of Canberra's HDR Scholarships are limited and therefore scholarships are awarded to applicants with the strongest academic background and the potential to carry out the highest quality research.


  • Female
  • Male
Eligible Study Fields
Business & Management
Creative Arts
Engineering & Mathematics
Humanities, Arts & Social Sciences
IT & Computer Science
Law, Legal Studies & Justice
Medical & Health Sciences
Property & Built Environment
Teaching & Education