The major sources of scholarship funding for domestic research higher degree students are the Australian Postgraduate Awards and Flinders University Research Scholarships . A wide range of government and non-government organisations also offer scholarships for research higher degree study.

Closing date for applications

Most scholarship schemes for domestic research higher degree study close on 31 st October on the year preceding the intended commencement of study. You are advised to start making enquiries well before you intend to start study.

More information

A comprehensive list of current options is on our scholarships website.

For more information Ask Flinders.

Financial assistance

Australian students who are undertaking second bachelor degrees, graduate certificates or graduate diplomas may be eligible for financial assistance through the Federal Government's Austudy or Youth Allowance schemes. These schemes do not apply to doctorates and most masters degrees.

More information

For more information about financial support:

Tel: 1300 354 633

For information about Federal Government schemes:

Tel: 13 2490
Web: Centrelink.

Flinders University Student Association

The Flinders University Student Association has trained staff to provide financial assistance to Flinders University students.

They offer general information and assistance with:

  • Centrelink entitlements
  • Concessions available to students and low-income earners
  • Financial counselling
  • Budgeting
  • Student loans/grants
  • Student Insurance Scheme
  • Tax assistance

Visit the Flinders University Student Association for further information.

More information

Online enquiries:
Tel: 1300 354 633 (+61 1300 354 633)