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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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Rodney R T Prider Travel Scholarship [F51408]
Emeritus Professor R. T. Prider having donated the sum of $30,000 for the establishment of a travel scholarship in honour of his late son, Rodney, who was an exceptionally distinguished student and a tutor in the then Department of Classics and Ancient History.
The purpose of the scholarship is to support travel and historical study related to research in Mediterranean countries or the Middle East for a student who is enrolled in a postgraduate research course in Classics and Ancient History at the University.
Sir Eric Smart Masters Scholarship in Agricultural Research
Sir Eric Smart bequeathed funds to The University of Western Australia (‘the University’) to provide scholarships to assist and encourage a high-achieving student to undertake a master’s degree at the University with a dissertation relating to agricultural productivity in grain crops in the Perth to Geraldton coastal region. Sir Eric Smart was a pioneer cereal producer in light land around Mingenew and, at one point, was considered the world’s largest individual wheat grower.
The scholarship is for the final two semesters of the Master's degree
North West Shelf Venture Scholarship Gas Processing (Master of Professional Engineering) F51380
The LNG 12 Conference Committee has donated the sum of $450,000 to The University of Western Australia to establish a fund to provide scholarships in Oil and Gas Process Engineering.
The purpose of the scholarship is to encourage eligible students in the Faculty of Engineering, Computing and Mathematics to undertake a Master of Professional Engineering specializing in Chemical Engineering with units relating to Gas Processing.
This scholarship is provided from the annual income of the capital fund and may not be available every year.
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.
Linda Cotton (Vatskalis) Memorial Scholarship F51356
Family, friends and colleagues of Linda Cotton (Vatskalis) have donated funds to The University of Western Australia to establish a fund to provide scholarships to assist and encourage students to continue studies towards a Juris Doctor at the University.
Leon Tauman Memorial Honours Scholarship in French Studies F81728
Mrs Merab Tauman (nee Harris) bequeathed funds to The University of Western Australia to provide a scholarship, in memory of her husband Dr Leon Tauman, to encourage a high-achieving student to undertake Honours in French Studies at the University. Dr Leon Tauman held a Doctorate d’etat from France and was committed to the discipline of French at the University.
UWA Alumni Fund Inspire Scholarship [F81555]
UWA Alumni have donated funds to provide a scholarship to assist an encourage an eligible student from regional or remote areas of Western Australia to commence and undertake an undergraduate degree course at The University.
Applicants must be attending a Tier A Broadway School in regional or remote WA and have applied for a place at University Hall as their first preference and also applied through TISC for a place at UWA as their first preference in the first round offers.
Western Australian Dental Foundation Scholarship F51457
The Western Australian Dental Foundation has donated funds to The University of Western Australia to provide a scholarship to encourage and assist an eligible student experiencing financial hardship to commence and undertake studies towards the Doctor of Dental Medicine at the University.
Available in the New and Continuing Student Scholarships Semester 2, 2017.
PLEASE NOTE: The conditions for this scholarship are currently under review
The Honourable Serge Ferrier Family Law Bursary F51430
Members of the family of the late Hon. Serge Ferrier have donated funds to The University of Western Australia (‘the University’) to provide a scholarship to encourage and assist eligible law students experiencing financial hardship to undertake study towards Family Law at the University.
The Hon. Serge Ferrier was a graduate of the University and a former Judge of the Family Court of Western Australia.
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.