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.
To accept a scholarship applicants must commence candidature between 1 January and 31 March of the following year.