Applications are open for the Australian Government Scholarships 2021 – Fully Funded. The appliance is open all nationalities and therefore the deadline varies
Details of Australian Government Scholarships 2021
- Funding: Fully Funded
- Country: Australia
- Open to: All Nationalities
- Deadline: Varies
Each year the Commonwealth Department of Education and Training provides funding to Universities to award scholarships to domestic and international students undertaking Higher Degree Research programs.
From 1 January 2017, the Australian Government is replacing Australian Postgraduate Awards (APA) with one program, the Australian Government Research educational program (AGRTP or RTP). As current support programs aren’t continuing beyond 1 January 2017, the University is required by legislation to transfer all APA recipients to the new Australian Government Research educational program Stipend Scholarship.
In order to be considered for this scholarship within the main round of scholarship offers International students are required to use for admission by either 15 April or 31 August. Domestic students are required to use for admission by either 15 April or 31 October. Applications must be complete at the time of submission, including all supporting documentation and referee reports, so as to be considered within the scholarship ranking process.
Candidates are strongly encouraged to form contact with the a prospective supervisor before lodging an application for admission to debate the proposed research topic and related matters.
Benefits of 2021 Australian Government Scholarships
- Travel and removal allowances for students relocating to Canberra to commence their research program.
- Thesis allowance
- Dependent child allowance (International students only).
- Paid medical, maternity, and parental leave (See sections 51-68 of the Research Training Program Scholarships Procedure)
- Suspension of Scholarship (See sections 43-48 of the Research Training Program Scholarships Procedure)
The Commonwealth Scholarship Guidelines (Research) 2017 set the idea for the conditions of award and description the essential eligibility requirements for this scholarship.
The ANU has established an RTP Policy & Procedure which outlines the standards, processes and conditions for this scholarship. These documents are available from the reference document section of this page.
Selection Basis of 2021 Australian Government Scholarships
Candidates are ranked and scholarships are awarded supported a competitive ranking process, to the top-ranked candidates, subject to evidence they meet merit-based selection criteria, and subject to confirmation of a professional supervisor, space and resources being available, in a neighborhood of research that’s aligned with ANU research strategy.
Deadlines for scholarship rounds
|Scholarship round||Closing date|
|2021 Round 2 International and Domestic||Closing 15 April 2021|
|2022 Round 1 International||Closing 31 August 2021|
|2022 Round 1 Domestic||Closing 31 October 2021|
|2022 Round 2 International and Domestic||Closing 15 April 2022|