Tasmania Graduate Research Scholarship (TGRS) in Australia 2021

Tasmania Graduate Research Scholarship (TGRS) invite applications from international researchers who want to pursue research at University of Tasmania, Australia. Tasmania Graduate Research Scholarship are up to AUD $28,092 and there are multiple opportunities. Tasmania Graduate Research Scholarship (TGRS) are granted all through the year to extraordinary quality foreign and domestic candidates. Tasmania Graduate Research Scholarships are available across all research disciplines at the University of Tasmania and will be awarded to applicants with demonstrated research ability. Scholarships are allocated competitively based on academic merit, experience, prior learning and other relevant attainments. Priority is given to new candidates in strategic research areas.

Deadline: October 16, 2020

Institution(s): University of Tasmania


Level of Study:  Master’s, Ph.D

Study in: Australia

Courses Offered:

  • Arts, Law and Education
  • Business and Economics
  • Health and Medicine
  • Sciences and Engineering

Program Period:

  • The duration of the Award is three years and six months for a Doctoral candidate and two years for
    a Masters candidate. There are no provisions for a TGRS extension.

Benefits of Tasmania Graduate Research Scholarship

Tasmania Graduate Research Scholarship will provide:

  • Stipend: Stipends will be at the rate of AUD$28,092pa non-taxable (2020 rate indexed annually).
  • Relocation allowance: Award holders may apply for a one-off relocation allowance towards the cost of relocating to Hobart, Launceston or the Cradle Coast from within Australia or from overseas to take up an Award. Claims may be submitted once a candidate has commenced and must be made within six months of the date of commencement of the award. The allowance covers one way travel expenses for the applicant, any dependent spouse and dependent offsprings, equivalent to the low-cost student or economy flight fare to Hobart, Launceston or Burnie. Where an award holder elects to travel by car, they will receive a per kilometer allowance as determined by the University. Award holders cannot claim for visa, accommodation or meal costs as part of the relocation claim.
    Award holders can be reimbursed for up to AUD$2,000 in total upon production of receipts.
  • Other allowances: Award beneficiaries may also get little awards, stipends or other remunerations which are extra to the Tasmania Graduate Research Scholarship, or income derived from part-time work undertaken within the guidelines set by the University.

Eligibility for Tasmania Graduate Research Scholarship

To qualify for Tasmania Graduate Research Scholarship, candidate must fulfill all of the following requirements below:

  • RequiredLanguageEnglish. 
  • EligibleCountriesAll world countries
  • Successful applicants must have completed at least four years of tertiary education studies and
    have achieved at least an upper second class Honors Degree or equivalent.
  • Awards are only available to those who will be undertaking a full-time research Masters or Doctoral degree in 2020.
  • Candidates must not be receiving another equivalent award, scholarship or salary to undertake the proposed program (if that income is greater than seventy-five per cent of the base RTP stipend rate).
  • Income unrelated to the applicant’s Higher Degree by Research (e.g. employment income) or income received for the candidate’s Higher Degree by Research but not for the purposes of supporting general living costs is not to be taken into account.
  • Applicants who have:
    • completed a degree at the same level as the proposed candidature, or at a higher level; and/or
    • held an Australian Government or University funded Postgraduate Research Award for more than 6 months are eligible to apply and will be considered in the competitive selection process but will not be prioritized against other applicants who have not.

How to Apply for Tasmania Graduate Research Scholarship

Please follow the following application instructions to apply for Tasmania Graduate Research Scholarship:

  1. Applicants should complete an application in conjunction with their supervisory team. Please indicate on the application if you wish to be considered for a scholarship.
  2. Future candidates should review the scholarship information above and then visit our official page for further instructions. Applications for scholarships will be reviewed and ranked on a competitive basis.

To know more about Tasmania Graduate Research Scholarship, please visit Official Website


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