Throughout the year (depending on the faculty)



(Partially Funded)


HDR Scholarship – Research Training Program Scholarship (RTP) / Deakin University Postgraduate Research Scholarship (DUPR)

The RTP scholarships (previously APA) are funded by the Australian Government, while the DUPR scholarships are funded by Deakin University. Both awards are available to domestic and international students. Only top-ranked applicants will be offered an RTP.

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The Deakin University, Australia has introduced Deakin University Postgraduate Research Scholarship (DUPRS) program for international students who have a first class honors degree and are willing to commence a research degree at Deakin University.

Specializations for studying on this opportunity:

-Arts and Education

-Business and Law

-Science and Engineering

-Built Environment


-Frontier Materials

-Intelligent system research and innovation

Required Languages


Eligible Countries


Program Period

Doctoral Degree Duration: 4 years
Research Master Degree Duration: 2 years

Eligibility Requirements (Criteria)

  • To be eligible for an RTP Stipend, RTP Fees Offset, RTP Allowance or DUPRS a student must be a domestic or international student enrolled in an HDR course of study at Deakin University.
  • To be eligible for an RTP Fees Offset an applicant must not be receiving an equivalent award or scholarship from the Commonwealth designed to offset HDR fees.
  • To be eligible for an RTP or DUPRS Stipend a student must not be receiving income from another source to support that student’s general living costs while undertaking their course of study.

Opportunity Cost

(Partially Funded)

This opportunity covers:-
-A stipend of $27,082 per annum tax exempt (2018 rate).
-A relocation allowance from $500 to $1,500 awarded to students who are moving from interstate or overseas in order to study at Deakin.
-For international students only: overseas health coverage for the duration of the tuition fees offset.

How to Apply

First Step: Check the entry pathways
Entry to a research degree at Deakin is based on your demonstrated capacity to undertake significant research in a proposed field.

Second Step: Find a supervisor
Before you start your application, please contact a supervisor for advice on your research topic and proposal. A list of potential research areas and supervisors can be found via our Find a supervisor page.

Third Step: Arrange referee reports
Your application needs to be supported by two referee reports from current or former lecturers or academic or employment supervisors who are able to comment on your research expertise and potential.

Fourth Step: Prepare your proposal
Provide a brief outline of your proposed research topic.

Fifth Step: Apply online
Answer all questions thoroughly in your online application and attach all requested documents from this Link

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This Scholarship Published by:
Amira Mustafa Badawy /Egypt 

Reviewed by” Ahmed Abdelgawad/ Egypt
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MARJ3 Scholarships team