2024-2025 International Scholarship Round–iRTP and iMQRES at The Macquarie University, Australia

Closing date: 31 July 2024 at 11pm

Student type: International students  

Level of study: MRes, PhD

Study area: Any

Scholarship value: $38,500 p.a. 

Description: The iRTP is the Australian Government’s Research Training Program Scholarship scheme for international graduate research students. This scheme is administered by individual universities on behalf of the Department of Education. Applications for iRTP Scholarships are made directly to participating universities.

The iMQRES scheme is a Macquarie University Macquarie University scholarship program that aims to support exceptional international graduate research students enrolled in research priority areas aligned with the University’s Strategic Research Framework 2015 to 2025 (World-Leading Research with World-Changing Impact), as well as that of the broader University.


To be eligible,applicants must : 

· are a citizen of a country other than Australia or New Zealand, and not an Australian permanent resident

· intend to reside in Sydney, Australia during their candidature

· plan to undertake a Master of Research or Doctor of Philosophy in S1 2025 full-time

· meet the admission criteria for commencement into the Master of Research or Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

· at the time of application meet the English language requirement for Macquarie research degree

· satisfy all the criteria for admission to Macquarie University

· will have a valid visa enabling the commencement of study in Session 1 2025

· [New criteria for 2025] at the time of application, have completed their degree if applying for a Doctor of Philosophy. Applicants in the final semester of their program will not be eligible (except for Macquarie applicants and all applicants applying for MQBS)

· [New criteria for 2025] have confirmation of supervision from an eligible Macquarie University researcher (compulsory for FOA, FMHHS, FSE and desirable for MQBS).

How to apply:  apply online 

More info: https://www.mq.edu.au/research/phd-and-research-degrees/how-to-apply/scholarship-opportunities/scholarship-search/international-scholarship-round