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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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Leadership Behaviours in Dynamic Conditions PhD Scholarship

A PhD scholarship is available to undertake research on the project, 'Switching Gears: Training Team Leaders and Members to Adapt Leadership Behaviours in Dynamic Conditions', 2017-2020, funded by the Army Research Institute (W911NF-15-R-0007). This project addresses a fundamental question in the study of team leadership: how team leaders effectively transition between different leadership styles under changing situations. Thus, the current project focus on the underlying processes and requirements of this form of adaptive leadership by studying adaptive leadership behaviours as situations transition between routine and non-routine. We designed an integrated series of eight studies (seven laboratory studies and one field study) with the objectives of: 1) providing an empirical test of the role of adaptive leadership in helping teams to transition between routine and non-routine situations; 2) identifying the cognitive requirements on the individual and team levels for effective leadership switches; 3) identifying leader and team behaviours that can be associated with effective leadership style switching; and 4) developing and testing leadership training aimed at increasing leader flexibility. This research project will contribute to develop training programs for leaders and teams that can adapt quickly to dynamic missions.

Value
  • $46000
Application status
  • Open

Centenary Trust for Women (CTW) Dr June Jones Master's Scholarship in Education [F51228]

Ms Sarah Beshar and the Beshar family have donated funds to The University of Western Australia provide an annual scholarship in honour of Sarah's mother, Dr June Jones AM, to encourage and assist a female student who is experiencing financial hardship to undertake a Master of Teaching (coursework) in the Faculty of Education.

Value
  • $0
Application status
  • Open

UWA Humanitarian Swans Scholarship F75769

These scholarships are not available to students who already have any type of tertiary qualification.

The University of Western Australia provides these scholarships to assist students from refugee and asylum seeker backgrounds to engage in tertiary education and undertake an undergraduate degree course at the University.

Available in the Future Student Round 2018.

Value
  • $3000
Application status
  • Open

St George's College - The Winthrop Scholarship

This scholarship was established by St George's College in recognition of its founder Sir John Winthrop Hackett. It is designed to support a high achieving student commencing their studies at UWA to reside at St George's College for a year.

Value
  • $6483
Application status
  • Open

Telethon Kids Institute and School of Paediatrics and Child Health Vacation Scholarships

Vacation scholarships are open to all Western Australian-based tertiary students interested in research and child health. These scholarships enable students to carry out a short summer research project within the Telethon Kids Institute and the UWA School of Paediatrics and Child Health. Vacation scholarships provide students with an exciting opportunity to learn valuable research skills associated with paediatric and child health research and are particularly valuable for students considering postgraduate research degrees.

A maximum of 5 vacation scholarships are available, valued at $1,200 each: four sponsored by the Telethon Kids Institute and one jointly sponsored by the UWA School of Paediatrics and Child Health and Telethon Kids.

It is expected that the projects will last for at least 6-8 weeks and be supervised by Early-Mid Career Researchers (EMCR) at the Telethon Kids Institute and the UWA School of Paediatrics and Child Health.

Successful applicants will be expected to provide a short written report (maximum of 1500 words) and give a 10 minute oral presentation on the project and results at the end of their scholarship.


Value
  • $1200
Application status
  • Open

The Frank Wilson Scholarship F81534

The late Lady (Frankie) Treatt bequeathed funds to The University of Western Australia (‘the University’) in memory of her grandfather, Frank Wilson, former Premier of Western Australia. Through Lady Treatt’s bequest the University has established The Frank Wilson Scholarship at the McCusker Centre for Citizenship to provide students who show a strong sense of community involvement and responsibility at a state, national or international level, with an opportunity to undertake a project that will enhance active citizenship.

Value
  • $5000
Application status
  • Open

Sugar Research Institute (SRI) Scholarship

Sugar Research Institute (SRI) awards scholarships every year for undergraduates studying engineering, science or technical fields at an Australian university or tertiary institution.

The SRIS aims to encourage the participation of high calibre students in the Australian sugar processing industry.

SRI is a global leader in science and innovation for sugar milling and refining technology. SRI develops innovative products, technical expertise and commercial research services for raw and refined sugar manufacturers worldwide.

The scholarship will provide financial assistance to penultimate year students in engineering, science or technical disciplines with an interest in sugar processing.

In addition to the scholarship payments, successful recipients will undertake three periods of full-time paid work placement in an Australian sugar mill over 18 months (12 weeks total) and receive a living away allowance of $250 per week.

Value
  • $7500
Application status
  • Open

St George's College - The Fred Sadka Scholarship

This scholarship was established through the bequest of former St George's College resident Fred Sadka. It is designed to support an undergraduate student enrolled at UWA to reside at St George's College for a year.

Value
  • $2431
Application status
  • Open

St George's College - The Eric Glasgow Memorial Bursary

This bursary was made possible by a generous bequest from former St George's College tutor Professor Eric Ferguson Glasgow. It is designed to support a high achieving student, commencing their UWA studies, to reside at St George's College for a year.

Value
  • $6483
Application status
  • Open

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.

Value
  • $9725
Application status
  • Open