Curtin Postgraduate Research Scholarship

The Curtin International Postgraduate Research Scholarships (CIPRS) is available to any international student wishing to commence a Higher Degree by Research at Curtin for the first time in 2013.

This scholarship is awarded to students to attract top quality international postgraduate students to areas of research strength in the Australian higher education sector and support Australia’s research effect.

Host Institution(s):

Curtin University, Australia

Field(s) of study:

Research courses under the following faculties:

•  Humanities
•  Science & Engineering
•  Aboriginal Studies
•  Health Sciences
•  Business

See the list of research courses at Curtin University that is covered by this scholarship.


Number of Scholarships:

30 per year

Target group:

The award is open to citizens of an overseas country (excluding New Zealand).

Scholarship value/inclusions:

The CIPRS provides:

•  Course tuition fee for two years for a Master’s (by Research) and a maximum of three and a half years for a Doctoral degree; and

•  Stipend from either Faculty/government project or external organisation funding equivalent to the amount of an APA award.



Scholarships will be awarded on academic merit and research capacity to suitably qualified overseas graduates eligible to commence a higher degree by research in 2013.  Recipients of this award are usually nominated by the Faculty.

Application instructions:

Please refer to the Guidelines for Higher Degree by Research Candidates for information on admissions and scholarship requirements.  Applications are accepted at any time. Only admitted students are eligible for the scholarship.

It is important to visit the official website (link found below) for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.


Official Scholarship Website:

Related Scholarships: List of Universities in Australia that offer Scholarships for International Students

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