What is the Research Training Program (RTP) and does it affect me?

Updated 19/08/2021 12.57 PM

The Australian Government’s Research Training Program (RTP) (in effect as of 1 January 2017) provides funding to Australian universities to support domestic and international candidates undertaking a higher degree by research (HDR) program. Support provided may include tuition fee offsets, stipends and allowances.

The provision of funding through the RTP is governed by the Commonwealth Scholarship Guidelines (Research) 2017. For more information, Domestic and New Zealand applicants should refer to the Australian Government Research Training Program (RTP) Domestic Fee Offset Gudelines 2021. International applicants should refer to the Australian Government Research Training Program (RTP) International Fee Offset Scholarship Conditions of Award 2021.

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