Australian Government RTP Scholarships for Postgraduate Research 2022-23

International students are invited to apply for Australian Government RTP Scholarship to study at the University of Sydney – Australia. Scholarship can be taken in any of three rounds awarded annually. The University of Sydney welcomes applications for the Australian Government RTP Postgraduate research scholarships.

Funded by the Australian government and valued at up to $124,000, the Research Training Program (RTP) scholarships provide a tuition fee offset and a living-costs stipend to high quality international postgraduate students.


Scholarship Sponsor(s): Australian Government

Scholarship to be taken at: University of Sydney, Australia

Scholarship Slots: Several.

Scholarship Worth: $35,629 per annum

Number of Awards: Not Stated.

Study Level: Postgraduate

Nationality: International Students


Eligibility Criteria | RTP Scholarships at University of Sydney

To be eligible, you must;

  • be a commencing or enrolled international postgraduate research student
  • have an outstanding record of academic achievement and research potential
  • have an unconditional offer of admission or be currently enrolled in a master’s by research or PhD at the University of Sydney.

Note: Applicants who are undertaking their first PhD degree will be the first priority to be considered for Research Training Program Scholarships.

Scholarship Value and Benefits

The RTP scholarships are valued at $35,629 per annum. The RTP International Scholarship assists with OSHC, tuition fees and living costs.



Application Procedures

  • How-to-Apply: RTP stipend scholarships are awarded in November, February and June. Therefore, you must submit all required documentations for your admission application, and Research Experience evidence (if applicable) to be considered in the relevant award timelines.
  • Current students can apply here.
  • Commencing students should select the check box to be considered for research scholarships when completing the admission application for your postgraduate research degree.
  • Document requirements: Please refer here to the documents for applicants for details of selection criteria, process, and additional documentation required if applicable.

Application Timeline: See application and award timelines in the table (below);

Commencing research periodSubmission deadline*Offers received from
Research periods 1 and 2, 202230 September 202130 November 2021
Research periods 3 and 4, 202230 November 20219 February 2022
Research periods 1 and 2, 202330 September 20221 December 2022

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