Flinders University is inviting applications for postgraduate research scholarships for international students. Scholarships are tenable for up to three years for a Research Doctorate degree and up to two years for a Research Masters degree.

The Flinders International Postgraduate Research Scholarships are specifically intended to support international students to undertake a doctorate and master degree and at Flinders University. The Scholarship covers international tuition fees and a stipend.

Flinders University enjoys a well-justified reputation for excellence in teaching and research. It also has a long-standing commitment to enhancing educational opportunities for all and a proud record of community engagement.

Applicants are required to have successfully completed at least the equivalent of an Australian First Class Hons degree(this is a four-year degree with a major research project in the final year).

Deadline : 11 August 2017
Study in : Australia
Providers : Flinders University
Course Level : Masters (by research) and PhD (by research)
Field of Study : All subjects
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Scholarship Award for Postgraduate Scholarships: 

The FIPRS pays the international student tuition fees charged by Flinders University for a research higher degree. In addition, a stipend provides the recipient with a generous living allowance paid at the rate of $26,862 per annum (2017 rate). It is tax exempt and indexed annually. An FIPRS student who moves to Adelaide from overseas is eligible for an establishment allowance (after arrival at Flinders) of up to $1,485 to assist with relocation costs and airfares, provided receipts can be produced by the student.

Number of Awards: A very limited number of FIPRS for international students are available each year (5 scholarships in 2017) and due to the limited number of scholarships, each round is highly competitive.

Eligibility for Postgraduate Scholarships:

Criteria is

  • Applicants must be a citizen of any overseas country, except New Zealand, and satisfy the University’s academic entry requirements for a Masters degree by research or Doctorate by research.
  • Applicants are required to have successfully completed at least the equivalent of an Australian First Class Hons degree(this is a four year degree with a major research project in the final year)
  • Applicants must meet the English proficiency levels set by Flinders University for international students at the time of application. Students for whom English is a foreign language will need to provide evidence of their English language competence.
  • Applicants must not hold an equivalent research higher degree qualification.  Applications are only open to students commencing a research higher degree in Australia for the first time.
  • Applicants must not not hold Australian citizenship, Australian permanent resident status or New Zealand citizenship.

Nationality for Postgraduate Scholarships:

International students are eligible to apply for these scholarships.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirement: Applicants are required to have successfully completed at least the equivalent of an Australian First Class Hons degree(this is a four-year degree with a major research project in the final year).

Test Requirement: No

English Language Requirements: Applicants from outside the home country will often need to meet specific English language/other language requirements in order to be able to study there. Applicants must have met the English proficiency levels set by Flinders University for international students at the time of application. Students for whom English is a foreign language will need to provide evidence of their English language competence.


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