Doctoral Scholarships for candidates from Latin America. 

Value and duration

This scholarship provides the following benefit to recipients:

  • A stipend of AU$31,000 per year pro-rata for 3 years up to a maximum of 3.5 years
  • Tuition Fee scholarship for 3 years up to a maximum of 3.5 years
  • Contribution to relocation costs to Australia
  • Health Insurance (OSHC) for visa length duration

Number of scholarships available



Applicants must be a citizen of Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Mexico, Paraguay, Peru or Uruguay

Applicants with dual Australian citizenship are ineligible. 

Applicants must hold, or be currently completing:

  • a Master by Research

  • a Master by coursework with a significant research component graded as high distinction, or equivalent

  • an Honours degree achieving first class honours

  • a 4 year bachelor degree achieving a GPA of 4 or equivalent (80%) or above

  • publications or significant research experience that could be deemed equivalent

As this scholarship is for commencing doctoral research candidates, applications will not be considered from current research candidates.

How to apply

Submit an Expression of Interest via the RMIT Research Admissions System

When answering the question If you will not be supported by an RMIT research scholarship how will you support your studies, select Sponsorship

Select the Organisation - ATN-LATAM Research Scholarship Scheme (ATN-LATAM)

Open date

Applications are now open.

Close date

Expressions of interest must be submitted by 31 October 2019

Full applications must be submitted by 11:59pm (AEDT) on 30 November 2019

Terms and conditions

This scholarship will be governed by RMIT University's Research Scholarship Terms and Conditions.

Further information

The Australian Technology Network of Universities (ATN) brings together four of the most innovative and enterprising universities in Australia and is recognised as a global leader of a new generation of universities focused on industry collaboration, real-world research with real-world impact and produce work-ready graduates to become global thinkers in business and the community.


SGR Scholarships team

Phone: +61 3 9925 5570