Domestic research students may apply for scholarships known as Domestic Research Training Program (RTP) scholarships - previously called Australian Postgraduate Awards (APA)
- Approximately AU$26,000 per annum (tax exempt)
(for the exact amount in each year, please visit
The Department of Education and Training)
- For domestic students (Australian citizens, Australian permanent residents and New Zealand citizens)
- For a period of up to 2 years for an MPhil or up to 3 years for a PhD degree (with a possible extension of 6 months for PhD degree)
- For full time study and research leading to a postgraduate research degree
For UNSW Business School applicants who are awarded an RTP through UNSW, the
UNSW Business School offers a Supplementary Scholarship of up to an additional AU$10,000 per annum (tax exempt).
If you are successful in your application for an RTP, you are automatically eligible for the UNSW Business School Supplementary Scholarship – there is no need to make a separate application.
Next round for RTP
Please see our
key dates for dates and application deadlines.
The RTP and UNSW Business School Supplementary Scholarships are subject to review at any time.
For more information on scholarships, contact the
Graduate Research School.