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Monash University Research Training Program RTP Scholarships in Australia for 2023/2024

Research Training Program RTP Scholarships are provided by the Australian Government to support both domestic and international students undertaking Research Doctorate and Research Master’s degrees. For local and foreign students, an RTP Stipend (living allowance) is provided as part of this program to help with living expenses while attending Monash.

About Monash University

Monash University is a public research university with its headquarters in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia (/mnae/). The second-oldest university in the state, it was founded in 1958, and it is named after a distinguished World War I general by the name of Sir John Monash. In addition to five sites in Victoria (Clayton, Caulfield, Peninsula, and Parkville), the college has one campus in Malaysia. In addition, Monash maintains facilities for research and instruction in Prato, Italy; Mumbai, India; Suzhou, China; and Tangerang, Indonesia. Additionally, it keeps graduate research schools operating in each of those nations. Courses from Monash University are available in several nations, including South Africa.

Monash University is home to numerous important research facilities, including the Australian Stem Cell Centre, the Victorian College of Pharmacy, the Monash Law School, the Monash Science Technology Research and Innovation Precinct (STRIP), the Australian Synchrotron, and 100 research centers in addition to 17 cooperative research centers. Its overall revenue in 2019 was close to $2.72 billion (AUD), including around $462 million in external research revenues. In 2019, Monash has more than 25,000 graduate students and more than 55,000 undergraduates enrolled. More people apply to it than to any other institution in Victoria.


Monash is the only Australian institution to be a member of the M8 Alliance of Academic Health Centers, institutions, and National Academies. It is also one of Australia’s Group of Eight research institutions, a member of the ASAIHL, and a member of the ASAIHL. In the École des Mines de Paris (Mines ParisTech) rating, which is based on the number of graduates who are listed as CEOs in the 500 largest global firms, Monash is one of the Australian institutions that received a ranking.

The Clayton, Caulfield, Parkville, and Peninsula campuses of Monash are among the universities in Australia that are the hardest for domestic students to get into, according to the Good Universities Guide, with each campus obtaining a score of 5/5 for entry requirements. Out of all Australian universities in Victoria, Monash receives the most applications from domestic high school graduates.

The initial choice of one in four candidates in 2009 was Monash. From high school graduates in Victoria, this translates to more than 15,000 first preferences. More Victoria’s top 5% of high school graduates select Monash than any other university. Monash has by a wide margin the greatest enrollment of any Victorian institution in 2010 with about 50% of the top 5% of high school graduates choosing to enroll there.

Worths of Research Training Program RTP Scholarships

The Research Training Program RTP Scholarships provides:

Research Training Program RTP Scholarships -Eligibility

You must be one of the following:

  • An Australian citizen
  • A New Zealand citizen
  • Australian permanent resident
  • Australian humanitarian visa holder
  • An International student

You must meet the following criteria:

Application Process

Research Training Program Application RTP Scholarships are applied for when you apply for your course unless you are already enrolled. Whether you are a returning or new student, the same application process is used for admission and/or scholarship via our Applicant Portal. Since you are automatically evaluated for all graduate research scholarships (where applicable), you do not need to mention which scholarship you are applying for.


starts 1 September, closes 31 March

DOMESTIC (Round 2)

opens 1 November, closes 31 May


opens 1 April, closes 31 August

DOMESTIC (Round 4)

begins 1 June, closes 31 October

Further details, visit school website or contact our Graduate Research Admissions team on

E: or T: +61 3 99051538

Apply directly to the University

Application Deadline:

October 31, 2023

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