Postgraduate research scholarships support UWA's position as one of Australia's leading research-intensive universities and the premier research institution in WA. A defining characteristic of UWA is the emphasis placed on research, research training and international links.
The Research Training Program (RTP) is a dedicated pool of funding provided by the Australian Government under the Higher Education Support Act 2003 to support domestic and international students undertaking Research Doctorate and Research Master degrees. This support is provided through Australian Government Research Training Program Scholarships. The terms of the Research Training Program are set out in the Commonwealth Scholarships Guidelines (Research) 2017.