You can apply for an International Research Tuition Scholarship at any time of the year



(Partially Funded)


International Research Tuition Scholarship (IRTS)

International Research Tuition Scholarships (IRTS) are awarded to international candidates based on academic merit and demonstrated research capability, and who will be supported during their degree by a full living stipend supported by external funding.  Additionally, students who can self fund their living allowance and who can provide evidence of this can also be considered for an IRTS.

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They offer a research environment with highly experienced and engaged supervisors, extensive connections to industry, government and communities, and a focus on addressing globally significant issues. According to Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA, 2018), 100% of their assessed detailed fields of research were rated at, or above, world-standard. You can research a variety of ways – through a Ph.D., Masters by Research, or a Professional Doctorate.
UniSA is committed to ensuring that research degree candidates experience excellent and contemporary research training and that they graduate with a skill set that improves their employment prospects.

Opportunity Focus Areas:

  • Allied Health and Human Performance
  • Business
  • Clinical & Health Sciences
  • Creative and Architecture
  • Education Futures
  • Justice, Society and Law
  • STEM

Check the detailed study areas from Here.

Required Languages


Eligible Countries


Program Period

  • 3 years for a PhD student
  • 2 years for a research master’s student

Eligibility Requirements (Criteria)

In addition to meeting UniSA’s eligibility criteria and  English language requirements, you must be:

  • Commencing international research degree student.
  • High quality with demonstrated research capability, as assessed by UniSA.
  • Be supported by a strong supervisory panel(with the end-user adviser on the supervisory panel, where appropriate), and be enrolled in a research-rich environment.
  • In receipt of (or been awarded) a fully externally funded stipend scholarship, or in receipt of a living stipend supported by external funding*, OR
  • Able to self fund their living costs for their time in Australia, and can provide evidence of this upon application.


Opportunity Cost

(Partially Funded)

The IRTS will cover:

  • The international tuition fee for 3 years (plus a possibility of a 6-month extension) for a Ph.D. student.
  • The international tuition fee for 2 years for a research master’s student.

Note: The scholarship does not cover overseas health cover and applicants are responsible for ensuring they have visa length overseas health cover for themselves and, if applicable, their family.

How to Apply

First Step: Sign up Here to create your account.

Second Step: After logging in to your account you will asked to attach these documents:

  • Proof of English Proficiency
  • Study History Documents
  • Selected Program
  • Proposed Research
  • Proposed Supervisor
  • Published Research
  • Your CV that include your Professional Experience
  • Academic Referee Reports

For more details about the mandatory documents and how to apply, you can check A seven-step guide link.

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This Scholarship Published by:
Samah Mubarak/ Egypt

Reviewed by” Reem Wally/ Egypt
MARJ3 Fellow
MARJ3 Scholarships Team