ACU Research

Scholarships

ACU offers a range of prestigious scholarships to reward outstanding academic achievement.

Scholarships are available to both domestic and international research candidates looking to undertake a research course.

A generous living allowance is attached to most scholarships. Scholarships for international research candidates also cover tuition fees and Overseas Student Health Cover. (Domestic research candidates are exempt from tuition fees for the normal duration of their course.)

Scholarship opportunities for research candidates are listed below. Conditions of Award and the closing dates for applications can be viewed by clicking on the relevant link.

 

Research Training Program Scholarships


  • Australian Government Research Training Program Stipend Scholarships

    Applications are now open for Australian Government Research Training Program Stipend Scholarships.

    Meritorious students whose research proposal aligns with one of the following strategic priorities are encouraged to apply: education, health, social justice and the common good, and theology and philosophy.

    Applications in the following areas are particularly welcomed:

    Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students are strongly encouraged to apply and will be given priority in the selection process.

    Value

    Australian Government Research Training Program Fees Offset Scholarship (that is, a tuition fee waiver); and

    Australian Government Research Training Program Stipend Scholarship valued at $32,082 per annum (indexed annually).

    Please note: this round of Australian Government Research Training Program Stipend Scholarships is open to domestic students who are either currently enrolled in a doctoral program at ACU or willing to commence their doctoral program no later than 1 March 2018.

    Applicants for post 1 March 2018 commencement should make an application for an Australian Government Research Training Program Stipend Scholarship in April/May 2018. (Check the ACU Research Scholarships website in March for further information.)

    Closing date for applications:

    Tuesday 17 October 2017

    How to Apply

    If you are currently enrolled in a doctoral program at ACU use the application form.

    If you are not currently enrolled, visit the Graduate Research website for application instructions.

    Applicants should also read the ACU Research Training Program Scholarship Policy which, among other things, sets out the eligibility criteria for Australian Government Research Training Program Scholarships.

    Complete applications should be forwarded to:

    Graduate Research
    Australian Catholic University
    PO Box 968
    North Sydney NSW 2059

    E: res.cand@acu.edu.au


ACU Faculty, Research Institute and School Scholarships



Other Scholarships


  • Endeavour Awards

    The Endeavour Awards is the Australian Government’s internationally competitive, merit-based scholarship program providing opportunities for citizens of the Asia Pacific, the Middle East, Europe and the Americas to undertake study, research and professional development in Australia. Awards are also available for Australians to undertake study, research and professional development abroad.

    Learn more about the Endeavour Awards on the Department of Education and Training website.

    Applications for the 2018 round of Endeavour Scholarships are now open

  • General Sir John Monash Foundation

    The John Monash Scholarships are postgraduate scholarships awarded to outstanding Australians with leadership potential who wish to study overseas. The John Monash Scholarships are amongst the most important postgraduate scholarships currently available in Australia. The Scholarship is open to Australian citizens who have completed an undergraduate degree in Australia and wish to pursue postgraduate study at a university outside of Australia. The Scholarship is not restricted by age, discipline or choice of overseas institution.

  • Australia Awards

    Australia Awards

    Australia Awards is an initiative of the Australian Government that promotes development in the Asia-Pacific region.

    For more information visit Australia Awards