Flinders University Research Scholarships are awarded to postgraduate students on the basis of academic merit and research potential. The scholarships enable suitably qualified applicants to proceed to a full-time Masters degree by research or Doctorate by research.
Flinders University Research Scholarships are tenable at Flinders University for up to three years for a Doctorate by research, or up to two years for a Masters degree, subject to satisfactory progress. Periods of study already undertaken towards the degree will be deducted from the maximum period of tenure
Flinders University is a public university in Adelaide, South Australia. Founded in 1966, it was named in honour of navigator Matthew Flinders, who explored and surveyed the South Australian coastline in the early 19th century. Flinders is a verdant university and a member of the Innovative Research Universities (IRU) Group and ranks in the 10-16 bracket in Australia and 36th in the world of those established less than 50 years. Academically, the university pioneered a cross-disciplinary approach to education, and its faculties of medicine and the humanities are ranked amon... read more
The scholarship pays an indexed stipend of $33,000 p.a. tax free (2023 rate). Recipients who are Australian citizens, New Zealand citizens, or hold Australian Permanent Residency status will be provided a RTP fee Offset which covers tuition fees charged by the university for up to four years. A limited number of fee waiver scholarships may be available for International students. International students who are not in receipt of a fee waiver scholarship will be required to pay the normal tuition fees.
Awards will only be available to those who:
Selection of award holders will be undertaken by the Scholarships Committee based on academic merit and research potential.
Applications will be ranked according to the University HDR Ranking Guidelines
The University will give priority to students undertaking a higher degree by research for the first time.
Select the Submit an application button below. Here you can create your profile or log in if you are already a student or recent student. Once you are able to log in to the Student System, you will be able to lodge your application. If you are already a Higher Degree by research student (enrolled or have a current offer for admission) and you are only applying for the scholarships, please go to the My Scholarships tab at the top menu to find the scholarship application. If you are applying for admission and the scholarships you should select the My Application tab at the top menu and follow the steps to identify you are applying for a scholarship in this combined application. The Scholarship is called Higher Degree Research Scholarship Main Round - Grouping Reward in both portals.
One application will apply for both the AGRTPS, the FURS and any other scholarship opportunities that may be available during the round.
For more details, visit Flinders University website.