Status and Details

Status and Details

This page contains information about the status, approval and implementation of this document, contact details for the relevant Unit Head and document author and, on the right, a brief summary of changes between this and the previous version.

Higher Degrees by Research (HDR) Scholarships procedure

Status Current
Effective Date 3rd July 2017
Review Date 1st July 2020
Approval Authority Vice-Chancellor
Approval Date 2nd July 2017
Expiry Date To Be Advised
Implementation Officer Aaron Russell
Pro Vice-Chancellor Researcher Development and Integrity
+61 3 924 68268
Enquiries Contact Deakin Research
+61 3 924 68268

Summary of Changes from Previous Version

This Procedure outlines the requirements for scholarships awarded according to the Research Training Program (RTP) and Deakin University Postgraduate Research Scholarships (DUPRS).


The following minor amendments were made to the Procedure on 18 December 2017:

- the duration of the RTP Fees Offset is now set out in clause 24

- all RTP Fees Offset information located in consecutive clauses

- updated the clause reference in clause 58 re acknowledgement of RTP Scholarship.


Administrative amendments were made to the Procedure on 14 June 2018 to replace the references of the ‘Pro Vice-Chancellor Research Training and Performance Enhancement’ with ‘Pro Vice-Chancellor Researcher Development and Integrity’ in clauses 20,21,35,48 and 55.