Scholarship details

Study levels

Postgraduate and Research

Student type

Future students and Current students

Study area

All study areas

Eligibility criteria

Indigenous Australian

Citizenship

Australian and Australian or New Zealand

What you'll receive

You'll receive:

  • an annual stipend paid fortnightly, indexed annually. The annual stipend rate in 2022 is $28,854 (AUD). The scholarship can be used to support living costs.

You can also apply for:

  • a $1,520 relocation allowance (domestic students only).

Eligibility

You must:

  • be studying or applying and eligible for admission for a PhD, research masters, or professional doctorate
  • be of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent and provide a confirmation of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent.

Find out more about confirmation of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent via the Australian Institute for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies website.

How to apply

You can register your interest for an IPRA scholarship on your Expression of Interest (EOI) when you apply for a research degree.

Follow our step-by-step guide to apply for a research degree

Conditions

Indigenous Postgraduate Research Award Scholarship Conditions (PDF file, 283.1 KB)

About the scholarship

We provide support to Australian Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander research students through the Indigenous Postgraduate Research Award (IPRA).

Rules for previous years of the Indigenous Postgraduate Research Award are available for reference:

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