Postgraduate Research Scholarships at Flinders University

Scholarships: Flinders International Postgraduate Research Scholarships (FIPRS) are awarded to international students on the basis of academic merit, academic research training and research indicators and performance. The scholarships enable suitably qualified applicants to commence a full-time research higher degree.

The scholarship is tenable for up to three years for a Research Doctorate degree and up to two years for a Research Masters degree. Successful applicants are required to undertake full time study.

Applicants for the FIPRS will be automatically considered for the International Postgraduate Research Scholarship (IPRS).

BENEFITS of the Scholarship

The FIPRS pays the international student tuition fees charged by Flinders University for a research higher degree.

In addition, Flinders University provides the recipient with a generous living allowance paid at the rate of $25,395 per annum. It is tax exempt and indexed annually.

An FIPRS student who moves to Adelaide from overseas is eligible for an establishment allowance (after arrival at Flinders) of up to $1,485 to assist with relocation costs and airfares, provided receipts can be produced by the student.


Applicants must be a citizen of any overseas country, except New Zealand, and, satisfy the University’s academic entry requirements for a Masters degree by research or Doctorate by research, including the English proficiency levels set by Flinders University for international students. Students for whom English is a foreign language will need to provide evidence of their English language competence.

Applicants must not hold an equivalent research higher degree qualification.  Applications are normally only open to students commencing a research higher degree in Australia for the first time.

Please see the attached conditions of award for full eligibility criteria.

How to apply for the scholarship

All applicants are required to read the application guidelines provided below before submitting an application.  Incomplete applications will not be accepted.

Any questions about the application process should be directed to the Flinders University International Office via email at

Applications are accepted electronically by email, send scanned applications to:

If you send an electronic application by email and you are successful, you will be required to provide all of your  original or certified documents to the International Office before your scholarship will be commenced.

If you wish to post your application, please  post two full copies to:

The International Office
Flinders University
GPO Box 2100
Adelaide SA 5001

 Deadline: Opening Date: 16-06-2014  

Closing Date: 15-08-2014

Scholarship Type: research, education/humanities/law, health sciences, science and engineering, social and behavioural, academic merit, commencing, international students.

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