2021 Australian Government Research Scholarship in Australia


This is an open opportunity for people that wish to study in Australia through scholarship funding. The Australian Government Research Scholarship is offered through Commonwealth Department of Education and Training to grant scholarship funding for local and foreign students who are interested in Higher Degree Research programs. 
Australian Government offers research scholarships to do a Masters by Research or PhD by Research. Nearly all kind of academic fields are taught in the University. This scholarship will fund all the costs to complete your degree as over 600 awards will be sponsored.

Australian National University (ANU)

This University is a research institute of higher education situated at Canberra, the Australia’s capital. The main campus in Acton has seven teaching and research colleges, so also numerous national academies and institutes. 
The institution is regarded as one of the best research institutions and it is rated number one university in Australia and the Southern hemisphere according to the 2022 QS World University rankings. Also, the ranking situate the institution as number 27th in the world. 2021 Times Higher Education rated Australian National University as 59th in the world and third in Australia. 
The institution’s main campus spread across the Canberra suburb of Acton. It is unevenly divided by Sullivans Creek, part of the Murray–Darling basin, and is surrounded by the native bush land of Black Mountain, Lake Burley Griffin, the suburb of Turner and the Canberra central business district.
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This scholarship award constitute a significant part of Australia’s assistance program and help strengthen critical skills and knowledge. The award offers a great way to appropriately deliver Australia’s assistance while supporting a range of strategic foreign policy, economic diplomacy, and development goals across major sectors. The scholarship will enable the next generation of global leaders to have an opportunity to undertake study, research and professional development.
Benefits of Australian Government Research Scholarship

The beneficiaries of this scholarship are entitled to the following benefits:
– Fund that amount to $28,597 per year.

– Complete tuition fee will be covered.
– Travel and removal stipends for students moving to Canberra to start their research program.
– Thesis stipend will be offered.
– Dependent child stipend (foreign students only).
– Paid medical, maternity and parental leave (See sections 51-68 of the Research Training Program Scholarships Procedure).
– Suspension of Scholarship (check sections 43-48 of the Research Training Program Scholarships Procedure ).
Eligibility for Australian Government Research Scholarship


You must satisfy the following requirements before you can be eligible for the scholarship, they are:
1. The Commonwealth Scholarship Guidelines (Research) 2017 set the basis for the conditions of award, and prerequisites for this scholarship. Read it here: https://www.legislation.gov.au/Details/F2016L01602
2. There is an established RTP Policy & Procedure which highlights the standards, processes and conditions for this scholarship. These documents are accessible from the reference document section of this page. 
Selection Basis
Applicants are rated and scholarship awards are granted based on a competitive ranking procedure, to the top-ranked applicants, subject to evidence they satisfy merit-based selection criteria – subject to verification of a qualified supervisor, space and resources being available, in an aspect of research that is aligned with ANU research strategy.

– Interested candidate must be Australian National or International.
– They must have a BSc degree certificate.
– The scholarship awards are offered on the basis of candidate’s academic record, research output, and previous research experience.
– English Language Proficiency Certificate is required for you to get admission.
Application Deadline: 31st August 2021

Application Process:
Follow the guidelines below for the application process of the scholarship:
Beginning students: There will be no application required specifically for this scholarship because all qualified applicants will be considered.
Continuing students: Fill out and return the “Request for a Current ANU Student to be considered for a HDR Scholarship” form to your Academic College.
To know more about the Australian Government Research Scholarship, please visit the official website here (https://www.anu.edu.au/study/scholarships/find-a-scholarship/australian-government-research-training-program-agrtp-stipend)