International Postgraduate Research Scholarships (IPRS)


The IPRS is designed to attract and support highly ranked international applicants during the University's annual postgraduate research scholarship round.
The IPRS covers tuition fees for the student and Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC) for the student and their dependant/s. No other expenses are paid by this scheme, however award recipients may seek additional funding from alternative sources. In addition, the scheme also supports international applicants successful in gaining stipend scholarships.


The IPRS is available to international students only. Applicants must have completed, or expect to complete, four years of higher education studies at a very high level and be intending to enrol full-time in an approved doctoral or research masters program. Part-time awards may be offered to students who, for social or medical reasons, are unable to study full-time.


The IPRS may be held for up to two years for a research masters program and up to three years for a doctoral program. A six month extension may be granted to doctoral students in certain circumstances.

How to apply

Applicants must submit the following to the Griffith Graduate Research School1.

New applicants

New applicants must submit:

Current students

Current students must submit:

Closing date

Applications for the Annual Scholarship Round must be submitted by 31 October. Applications may be submitted at anytime before this date, however cannot be considered until after 31 October.

Applicants will receive notification of the scholarship outcome in late December.
To accept a scholarship applicants must commence candidature between 1 January and 31 March of the following year.

Further information

For further information, please email [email protected]3.