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UWA recognises and rewards the achievements of students who display outstanding academic excellence and endeavour. We help our students to pursue their impossible by offering many scholarships that allow them to successfully complete their course by improving their financial situation.
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Hale School Scholarship [F51307]
Hale School in Western Australia provides two scholarships annually to encourage and assist students with an outstanding academic record to obtain a teaching qualification from The University of Western Australia.
Buru Energy Scholarship for Women in Petroleum Geoscience [F51224]
Buru Energy Limited have donated funds to The University of Western Australia to provide scholarships to support female students undertaking research and studies in petroleum geoscience.
Margaret and Herbert Horsfall Memorial Bursary [F51364]
A sum of $10,000 having been donated to the University by Misses Margaret, Muriel and Constance Horsfall to provide a bursary as a mark of their gratitude to their parents for enabling and encouraging them to pursue a higher education and to the University for providing that education.
Jean Rogerson Honours Studentships in Life and Physical Sciences F51333
The object of the studentships is to encourage Science students to undertake an honours programme. Awards made to the best student completing a Science degree with a biomedical science major; the best student completing a Science degree with a biological science major; the best student completing a Science degree with a human or psychological sciences major; and the best student completing a Science degree with a physics or chemistry major.
Asbestos Diseases Society of Australia Phd Scholarship in Mesothelioma
The Asbestos Diseases Society of Australia (Inc) (the Society) is a caring, non-profit, charitable organisation which was founded in 1979 to provide counselling and support services to those who develop asbestos-related diseases and their families, funding for medical research as well as political advocacy and awareness raising for asbestos related matters. Through the efforts of many volunteers, this scholarship has been established to enable medically trained candidates with a special interest in mesothelioma to undertake PhD research under the supervision of Professor Anna Nowak and the National Centre for Asbestos Related Diseases (NCARD) team. This will directly contribute to ongoing NCARD research combatting asbestos diseases and increase the pipeline of trained clinical researchers.
The scholarship provides a full-time stipend of $60,000 per annum; a research maintenance/operating allowance of $15,000 per annum; and a $5000 travel/conference allowance. Please note this scholarship may be awarded before the closing date if a suitable applicant is identified by the supervisors of the research project.
Available in the International/Domestic Scholarships Round 1 2018
UWA Safety Net Top-Up Scholarships
UWA Safety-Net Top-Up Scholarships may be awarded in conjunction with the Research Training Program (RTP) Scholarships University Postgraduate Awards (UPA), providing an attractive total scholarship package of $29,000 per annum in 2017.
The RTP stipend will be adjusted annually in line with the Commonwealth Department of Education indexation. The value of the UWA Safety-Net Top-Up Scholarship is at the discretion of the UWA Scholarships Committee and will also be adjusted each year, reducing as the RTP increases.
The Safety-Net Top-Up program will be discontinued when the value of the RTP reaches or exceeds $29 000 per year.
Available in the International Scholarships Round 2 2018
St George's College - Peter Goodeve Memorial Bursary
This bursary was established in 2012 in memory of Peter Edward Goodeve, through the generous donation of the Goodeve Foundation. It is designed to support students enrolled at UWA to reside at St George's College.
Special consideration will be given to those studying earth sciences, especially geophysics/geoscience.
UWA Vietnam Undergraduate Scholarship F75044
The University of Western Australia provides scholarships to encourage eligible students from Vietnam who have demonstrated high academic achievement in their high school studies to undertake an undergraduate degree course at the University.
Convocation Postgraduate Research Travel Award [F51251]
Members of Convocation, the UWA Graduates Association, provided an initial donation of $16,750 to establish a travel award to mark the 75th anniversary of the University. Since then further donations from members of Convocation and funding from the University Research Committee, the Postgraduate Students Association and BankWest have provided additional awards including awards to be known as the Geoffrey Kennedy Postgraduate Research Travel Award, the Alexander K. Cohen Postgraduate Research Travel Award, the Ken and Julie Michael Postgraduate Research Travel Award and one or more Postgraduate Students Association Award(s). The remaining awards will be known as the Convocation Postgraduate Research Travel Awards
CSIRO Postgraduate Scholarships
Postgraduate students who partner with CSIRO to complete their PhD studies, will gain access to world-class facilities and have a unique opportunity to work alongside Australia’s leading research scientists.
CSIRO’s Postgraduate Scholarship Program provides opportunities in science and engineering for outstanding graduates who enrol each year at Australian tertiary institutions. Scholarships are available to full-time postgraduate students who are undertaking research which will lead to the award of a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD).
PhD students at CSIRO are supported by both a university supervisor and a CSIRO supervisor; allowing students to maintain and develop their university connections while being exposed to research in a working environment.