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University of Adelaide

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Completion Scholarships

Key details

Living allowance for up to a maximum of 6 months at the Research Training Program Scholarship (RTPS) rate (pro rata).
Length of Support
6 months

About this scholarship

Completion Scholarships are supported by University of Adelaide research scholarship funding and are designed to encourage timely PhD completions.


Completion Scholarships are available to Australian Citizens or Permanent Residents undertaking a PhD who have not previously been in receipt of any type of scholarship funding. In special circumstances and at the discretion of the Dean of Graduate Studies completion scholarships may also be available to International students who have not previously been in receipt of scholarship funding.

Nomination and Eligibility Criteria

  • A student must be nominated for a Completion Scholarship by their Principal Supervisor using the "Nomination for a Completion Scholarship" form.
  • The Faculty / School / Discipline should have adequate funds available to support the Completion Scholarship.
  • The nominated student should:
    • Be currently enrolled in a PhD at the University of Adelaide OR have a lapsed candidature that can be resumed for one period of up to 6 months only
    • Not have previously been in receipt of scholarship funding
    • Have at least 6 months of research candidature tenure remaining (currently enrolled students)
    • In the opinion of the School, be able to complete their PhD within the designated term of the scholarship (up to a maximum of 6 months)
    • Have support from their Principal Supervisor

Value: The University of Adelaide Completion Scholarships provide a living allowance for up to a maximum of 6 months at the Research Training Program Scholarship (RTPS) rate (pro rata). Funds will only be given to nominated candidates who have not previously received scholarship support.

Completion Scholarships are not to be viewed as an extension of a current scholarship and priority will be given to nominations for funding periods of less than the full 6 months.

General Information/Conditions
Nomination Form


  • Female
  • Male
Eligible Study Fields
Property & Built Environment
Business & Management
Creative Arts
Teaching & Education
Engineering & Mathematics
Medical & Health Sciences
IT & Computer Science
Law, Legal Studies & Justice
Humanities, Arts & Social Sciences