Amrita Center for International Programs is happy to announce Research Training Program Scholarship (RTP) and Deakin University Postgraduate Research Scholarships (DUPR).

Scholarship Description

The RTP scholarships (previously APA) are funded by the Australian Government, while the DUPR scholarships are funded by Deakin University. Both awards are available to domestic and international students. Only top-ranked applicants will be offered an RTP.

What does it cover

The value and benefits of these scholarships are

  • A stipend of $26,682 per annum
  • A relocation allowance from $500 to $1,500 (2017)
  • Paid sick and parental leave
  • Tuition fee for the duration of 4 years.
  • overseas health coverage for international students


  • Research Masters' degree with at least 2/3 of the degree comprising a thesis graded at 80%+
  • Coursework Masters' degrees or graduate diplomas which includes a research project or thesis of 10,000 to 20,000 words to 80%+ standard and research methodology units
  • Comparable qualifications from international universities including a research project or thesis of 10,000 to 20,000 words and GPA 80%+ standard
  • Relevant postgraduate research experience
  • Independently refereed journal articles, publications, or conference papers
  • Professional reporting or prior learning
  • Research related awards or prizes
  • Other evidence of research ability

Scholarship Application Internal Deadline: July 15, 2017

How to Apply: Inorder to eligible for the program, the candidates have to send their detailed CV with academic scores, list of publications and broad area of research at

Please fill the Google form given here to consider your application

Note - Only the top ranked applicants in a scholarship round will be offered RTP.

For more information please contact:

Sujatha / Smitha
Coordinator, AMRITA Center for International Programs

(Please use the subject title: Deakin PhD scholarship (RTP & DUPR))

Please send your CV/Resume to the e-mail address above.