Graduate Research Scholarships - Research Training Program (RTP) and La Trobe Graduate Research Scholarships (LTGRS)

Updated: 17 days ago
Location: Melbourne, VICTORIA
Deadline: 31 Mar 2024

La Trobe University is offering a number of graduate research scholarship packages consisting of a generous stipend, tuition fee scholarship, and allowances to support outstanding graduate researchers. Apply now to join our vibrant research community.

Our graduate research scholarships are available for doctoral and masters research for applicants who have developed their own research topic aligned to one of La Trobe’s priority research areas .

Applications are now open to Australian or New Zealand citizens (domestic), Australian permanent residents (domestic), and International applicants. Successful applicants for this round must be able to commence at any time between 1 July and 30 November 2024.


The La Trobe University mid-year scholarship round is now open and will close on 31 March 2024 for domestic and international applicants.

Scholarships are competitively awarded to applicants with strong research experience and selection is based on academic merit and consideration of targeted areas of research strength at the University.

Indigenous students of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander origin are encouraged to also apply for a Dennis McDermott Research Scholarship , which includes an additional top-up stipend and research support allowance.

Don’t have your own research topic or need some inspiration? Check out our dedicated Graduate Research Project Scholarships , or the other scholarships available in the mid-year scholarship round .


Benefits of the scholarship
  • a Research Training Program (RTP) or La Trobe Graduate Research Scholarship (LTGRS) stipend for up to three and a half (3.5) years for a doctoral degree or 22 months for a Masters by research degree, with a value of $34,000 per annum (2024 rate)
  • a Research Training Program (RTP) Fees Offset scholarship or La Trobe Full Fee Research scholarship (LTUFFRS) for up to four years for a doctoral degree or two years for a Masters by research
  • relocation allowance and thesis/publication allowance
  • opportunities to work with La Trobe’s outstanding researchers, and have access to our suit of professional development programs

In selecting successful applicants, we prioritise applications from candidates who:



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