Applications are invited for Research Training Program Stipend Scholarships at Central Queensland University in Australia. This scholarships is open for local and international students.

The aim of this scholarships is to encourage and support academically able and talented students.

Deadline:Opening Date: 31 August 2017

Closing Date: 31 October 2017

Study in:
Providers:Australian Government 
Course Level:Research training program
Field of Study:All subjects

Award for Research Training Program Scholarships:

The RTP Stipend Scholarship provides a Living Allowance Stipend which is paid fortnightly to the recipient through the University’s payroll system.

Domestic students who are awarded an RTP Stipend Scholarship will be offered an RTP Tuition Offset Scholarship, which fully extinguishes the candidate’s tuition liability for the period of the Offset Scholarship.  A separate application for an RTP Tuition Offset Scholarship is not required.

International students who are awarded an RTP Stipend Scholarship will be offered a CQUniversity Tuition Offset Scholarship, which fully extinguishes the candidate’s tuition liability for the period of the Offset Scholarship.  A separate application for a CQUniversity Tuition Offest Scholarship is not required.

Eligibility for Research Training Program Scholarships

The following criteria must be met in order for applicants to be eligible for the scholarship:

  • In accordance with the Commonwealth Scholarship Guidelines (Research) 2017, to be eligible for an RTP Scholarship a candidate must be a domestic candidate or an overseas candidate enrolled in an accredited RHD course of study at an Australian higher education provider.
  • To be eligible for an RTP Stipend a candidate must not be receiving income from another source to support the candidate’s general living costs while undertaking their course of study if that income is greater than 75 per cent of the candidate’s RTP Stipend rate.  Income unrelated to the candidate’s course of study or income received for the candidate’s course of study but not for the purposes of supporting general living costs is not taken into account.
  • To be eligible for an RTP Fees Offset a candidate must not be receiving an equivalent award of scholarship from the Commonwealth designed to offset RHD fees.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirements: Applicants must have their previous degree.

Test Requirement: No

English Language Requirement: English is the language of instruction and assessment across CQUniversity. Applicants are required to meet the minimum English language proficiency requirements for entry to programs.
International English Language Testing System (IELTS Academic): 6.5 (with no individual band score less than 6.0).
Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL Internet-Based): Overall score of 79 with no score less than 21.
Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE Academic): Overall score of 58 with no score less than 50.
Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) and Cambridge English: Proficiency (CPE): Overall test score of 176 (with no individual band score of less than 169).


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