International Postgraduate Research Scholarships in Austrlia
The objectives of the IPRS scheme are to:
- attract top quality international postgraduate students to areas of research strength in Australian higher education providers (HEP); and
- support Australia's research effort.
IPRS enables international students to undertake a postgraduate research qualification in Australia and gain experience with leading Australian researchers.
Scholarships are open to international students of all countries (except New Zealand) and are available for a period of two years for a research masters degree or three years for a research doctorate degree. The scholarship covers tuition fees and health cover costs for scholarship holders, and health cover costs for their dependants. From 2011, commencing IPRS recipients will be able to apply for an Australian Postgraduate Award.
The 2015 IPRS grant amounts to participating providers is based on a formula that is reflective of their overall research performance.
Conditions: 2015 IPRS Conditions of Grant are available
Evaluation: An evaluation of the IPRS scheme was conducted in 2009-2010.
For more information, email RBGrants@education.gov.au with "IPRS" as the subject line.
It is important to note that the IPRS is administered by individual universities on behalf of the Department of Education. Each university has its own application and selection process, please contact your chosen university directly to discuss how to apply for the IPRS scheme.