Deakin’s University HDR RTP/DUPR Scholarships News 2024-2025

Deakin's University HDR RTPDUPR Scholarships News 2024-2025

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The RTP scholarships are funded by the Australian Government, while the DUPR scholarships receive support from Deakin University. Open to both domestic and international students, the RTP scholarship is exclusively offered to exceptionally qualified candidates.

Deakin University is dedicated to providing a welcoming and supportive environment for international students. The institution offers various services to assist students in adjusting to their new surroundings, including orientation programs and support for academic and personal matters. The campus features modern, well-equipped facilities, and its faculty members are not only knowledgeable but also approachable. With a diverse student body and a wide range of courses, Deakin University is an ideal choice for international students seeking a high-quality education in a supportive and inclusive setting.

Degree Level:

The Deakin University HDR RTP Scholarship / DUPR Scholarship for the academic year 2024-25 is available for postgraduate and PhD-level programs at Deakin University.

Available Subjects:

All subjects are eligible for study under this scholarship program.

Scholarship Benefits:

Stipend and Allowances Value (Terms and Conditions apply):

  • A tax-exempt stipend of $30,000 per annum for 2023
  • A relocation allowance ranging from $500 to $1,500 (for single to family) is awarded to students relocating from interstate or overseas to study at Deakin.
  • For international students only: Single Overseas Student Health Cover policy for the duration of the student visa.

Doctoral Degree Duration:

  • 3 years for stipend
  • 4 years for tuition fees offset

Research Master Degree Duration:

  • 2 years for stipend
  • 2 years for tuition fees offset

Eligible Nationalities:

This scholarship is open to students of all nationalities, including international students.

Eligibility Criteria:

To qualify for an RTP Stipend, RTP Fees Offset, RTP Allowance, or DUPRS, a student must be enrolled in an HDR course of study at Deakin University, whether they are domestic or international.

For eligibility for an RTP Fees Offset, applicants must not be recipients of a comparable award or scholarship from the Commonwealth intended to offset HDR fees.

To be eligible for an RTP or DUPRS Stipend, a student must not receive income from another source to cover general living costs if that income exceeds 75% of the RTP or DUPRS Stipend rate. Income unrelated to the course of study or income received for the course of study but not intended to support general living costs will not be considered.

Please consult the research degree entry pathways page for admission requirements to an HDR course at Deakin University. The terms and conditions for each scholarship are outlined in the Further Information section below, and information about the RTP Scholarship Policy can be found in the Higher Degrees by Research (HDR) Scholarships Procedure.

Application Procedure:

Currently enrolled HDR students can apply for an RTP or DUPRS Stipend and will be evaluated by the Faculty/Institute. Applicants who have completed more than 3 years of their doctoral course or 2 years of their master’s course (or part-time equivalent) may not apply.

For details on the RTP Fees Offset selection process and the scholarship offer process, please refer to the Higher Degrees by Research (HDR) Scholarships Procedure.


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