Flinders International Postgraduate Research Scholarship (FIPRS) 2024

Are you an international student dreaming of pursuing higher education in Australia without worrying about tuition fees? The Flinders International Postgraduate Research Scholarship (FIPRS) offers a fantastic opportunity for you. This prestigious scholarship is designed to support international students by covering their tuition fees and providing a generous stipend.


Scholarship Title: Flinders International Postgraduate Research Scholarship (FIPRS)
Opening Date: April 18, 2024
Closing Date: August 18, 2024
Scholarship Value: $33,990 per annum
Scholarship Duration: Up to 3 years, with possible extension
Payment Term: Paid fortnightly
Student Type: International students
Level of Study: Higher Degrees Research
Selection Basis: Academic merit

Scholarship Benefits

The FIPRS aims to attract high-achieving international students who exhibit exceptional research potential and academic merit. The scholarship covers international tuition fees and provides a living allowance of $33,990 per annum, which is tax-exempt and indexed annually. Additionally, recipients relocating to Adelaide from overseas are eligible for an establishment allowance of up to $1,485 to assist with relocation costs and airfares.

The FIPRS provides the following benefits:

  • Covers international student tuition fees for a research higher degree.
  • A stipend of $33,990 per annum, paid fortnightly.
  • An establishment allowance of up to $1,485 for students moving to Adelaide from overseas.

Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible for the FIPRS, you must:

  • Be a citizen of any country except New Zealand and not hold Australian citizenship or permanent residency.
  • Intend to commence full-time study for a higher degree by research in Australia for the first time in the year for which the award is offered.
  • Intend to enroll in an area of research concentration where Flinders University has particular strength and external funding.
  • Satisfy all entry requirements for a higher degree by research, including English language proficiency.

Application Process

To ensure your application is complete, follow this checklist:

  1. Research Supervisor: Contact an academic staff member in your relevant academic area and obtain an agreement for supervision.
  2. Publications: Include up to five of your publications with completed coversheets. Publications should be recent (within 5 years) and primarily in English.
  3. Academic Transcripts: Provide certified copies of all university-level academic transcripts, translated into English.
  4. Research Proposal: Submit a research proposal ( of approximately 500 words.
  5. Academic Referee Reports: Complete Section A of two Academic Refereeā€™s Confidential Report forms and forward them to two referees.
  6. Curriculum Vitae: Include an updated CV outlining work experience, research experience, and a list of cited publications.

How to Apply?

  1. Admission Application: First, apply for admission to a Higher Degree by Research (PhD or Master of Arts by Research) via this link
  2. Activate Account: Once registered, activate your account using your Student ID and date of birth.
  3. Scholarship Application: Log in to the Student System, select the My Scholarship tab, and create a new scholarship application under the International RHD Scholarship Group for 2024.

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