2018 International Research Training Program scholarship (IRTP) and International Macquarie University Research Training Program scholarship (IMQRTP)
The main scholarship round for international candidates is the International Research Training Program scholarship (IRTP). The International Research Training Program is the Australian Commonwealth Government scholarship scheme for supporting international higher degree research candidates of exceptional promise. Applicants applying for an IRTP will be automatically considered for the University funded International Macquarie University Research Training Program scholarship (IMQRTP) in the same round. No allocation reference numbers apply. Applicants should refer to main round scholarships as ‘IRTP/IMQRTP’ on their application.

Successful IRTP candidates will receive:

Tuition fee offset for 3 years maximum
Stipend (tax exempt, indexed annually stipend, 2018 rate $27,082 pa)
Single standard Overseas Student Health Cover
Travel Concession (local transport OPAL Card)
Successful IMQRTP candidates will receive

Tuition fee offset for 3 years maximum
Stipend (tax exempt, indexed annually stipend, 2018 rate $27,082 pa)
Macquarie also offers a limited number of scholarships to international Master of Research candidates (MRes) candidates applying for an MRes/PhD ‘bundle’ (i.e. MRes Year 2 and 3-year PhD) through this competitive IRTP round. Successful candidates will be awarded a provisional PhD offer, and they will be considered for a 3 year PhD scholarship on a competitive basis upon successful completion of MRes Year 2.


Macquarie University



International candidates commencing their PhD or MPhil program in 2018
Applicants must meet Macquarie University academic admission requirements, including the minimum English language requirements
Candidates are expected to undertake full time, internal, on-site candidature at Macquarie University
Candidates will be rated against the criteria outlined on the MQ HDR scholarship rating sheet, and in accordance with the MQ Research Training Program Scholarship Guidelines

Educational level:

Master Degree

How to apply:

Please mention NLP People as a source when applying


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