RMIT Research Training Program (RTP)

RMIT University

The Australian Government Domestic Research Training Program (RTP) scholarships, previously called the Australian Postgraduate Award (APA), are awarded to students of exceptional research potential undertaking a Higher Degree by Research. RTP's are provided to assist with general living costs. Part-time RTPs may only be awarded under exceptional circumstances which relate to the applicant having significant caring commitments or a medical condition. The RTP is administered by the university and funded by the Department of Education and Training.
Eligibility: Applicants must: be Australian citizens and permanent residents or New Zealand citizens, or international students who are IPRS holders commencing from 1 January; hold a bachelor degree with first class honours or have demonstrated an equivalent level of academic attainment as determined by RMIT; be currently enrolled in, or have applied for, a full-time postgraduate research program at RMIT. Part-time APAs may be approved for students with exceptional circumstances e.g. for medical reasons or due to significant care commitments. Part-time scholarships are not tax exempt. Please refer to the Scholarship Guidelines for further details. Applicants are ineligible if: they are undertaking a master by research or already hold a doctorate by research, master by research or an equivalent research qualification; they are undertaking a doctorate by research or already hold a doctorate by research or an equivalent research qualification; they have previously held a Commonwealth-funded postgraduate research scholarship unless it was terminated within 6 months of the scholarship's payments; or they are currently receiving another equivalent award, scholarship or salary providing a benefit greater than 75 per cent of the APA rate to undertake the HDR.
Application closing date: End October
Support Type: Allowance,
Gender: Co-Ed
Frequency of Offer: Annual
Fields of Study: Accounting, Agriculture & Natural Resources, Architecture, Psychology, Built Environment, Business & Management, Communications, Computing & Information Technology, Creative Arts, Dental Studies, Economics, Education & Training, Engineering & Technology, Environmental Studies, Food & Hospitality, General Education & Employment Skills, Health Services & Support, Humanities & Social Sciences, Language & Literature, Law, Legal Studies, Mathematics, Medicine, Nursing, Personal Services, Pharmacy, Rehabilitation, Sciences, Social Work, Sport, Leisure & Recreation, Surveying, Tourism, Veterinary Studies & Animal Care, Welfare & Community Services, ELICOS course,
Location of Study: Melbourne Metropolitan,
No Offered Per Year: 63
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