Federation University offers a range of Higher Degree by Research scholarship options to current and prospective Masters by research or PhD candidates.
Research Training Program (RTP) scholarships - mid year applications coming soon!
RTP Scholarships are stipends available to current and prospective domestic and permanent resident Higher Degree by Research candidates
HDR (Industry): get real world experience and industry connections to help grow your career
Federation University has partnered with industries across Victoria to deliver Higher Degree by Research programs that will make a difference to you and to our local communities. These are our HDR (Industry) projects, supporting groups of highly qualified applicants to work with key industry partners. Obtain a highly respected academic qualification while gaining real world experience via internships; solve problems faced by industry partners and develop research skills that will help you build a career. We work with businesses, labs, agricultural and government organisations to co-design projects that will get you working in your area of choice sooner.
You’ll be supported with a tax-free scholarship of at least $30,000 per annum and a tuition fee scholarship to cover the cost of fees. You’ll also be provided with a laptop and financial support for your project (subject to conditions).
HDR (Industry) programs currently available are:
- Ballarat - PhD (Industry) Program: A collaboration between IBM, Victorian Government and Federation University
- Ararat - HDR (Industry) Program: A collaboration between Ararat Rural City Council and Federation University
- Gippsland - HDR (Industry) Program: A collaboration between Morwell Innovation Centre, local industries and Federation University
Industry funded HDR projects
Federation University has partnered with an extended range of industry groups to create additional "one off" scholarships to support suitably qualified applicants working on individual industry-linked projects.
You’ll be supported with a tax-free scholarship of at least $28,854 per annum and a tuition fee scholarship to cover the cost of fees. You’ll also be provided with a laptop and financial support for your project (subject to conditions).
Externally funded scholarships
There are a number of scholarships available that are funded and administered by organisations outside the University.