International Postgraduate Research Scholarships at Victoria University Australia 2021

International Postgraduate Research Scholarships

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International Graduate Research Scholarships:

Victoria University welcomes International students (who do not have Australian or New Zealand citizenship or Australian Permanent Residency).

International Postgraduate researchers are eligible for the following scholarships:

  • Research Training Program (RTP) Stipend Scholarships – International.
  • VU International Postgraduate Research Scholarship.
  • Industry Supported Scholarships (preference given to Domestic applicants).
  • Selected Project-Based Research Scholarship.
  • Foley Collection Research Scholarship.


University of Victoria, Melbourne Australia.

Degree level:


Research areas:

Economics, Social Science, Environment Studies.

Fellowship Funding:

Overseas student health cover.

A living allowance of $28,200 per year (2020 rate).

An RTP Fee Offset Scholarship exempting the recipient from paying tuition fees.


All Nationalities.

Eligibility Criteria:

To be eligible for one of these scholarships, you must:

Applicants for a RTP Stipend Scholarship – International or VU International Postgraduate Research Scholarship must also:

  • have completed a course at Victoria University in or after 2018
  • have achieved an average grade of H1 (above 80% VU Standard) in the Honours or final year
  • meet the University’s English language proficiency requirements for enrolment in a research degree
  • be commencing a masters by research or doctoral degree
  •  enroll as a full-time student.

You are not eligible for an RTP Stipend Scholarship – International, or VUIPRS, if you are currently studying, or have recently studied, on an AIDAB or AUSAID scholarship and are applying for an IPRS immediately following the AIDAB/AUSAID funded studies.

Priority will be given to applicants who have:

  • not already obtained a PhD degree or equivalent if they are proposing to undertake another one
  • already obtained a masters degree by research and are proposing to undertake another masters degree by research
  • not previously held an IPRS, VUIPRS or OPRS (unless it was for a masters by research degree, and you are applying for an IPRS to undertake PhD studies).

Application procedure:

For information about applying for a scholarship please:

Applications are only accepted for new domestic and international applicants in the Doctor of Philosophy and masters degrees by research. Already enrolled candidates in a research degree at Victoria University or another institution are ineligible to apply for this round.

Application Deadline:


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