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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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Industrial Transformation Training Centre PhD Scholarship

One scholarship is available for a student to carry out the following project:
Mechanobiology of 3D bioprinted scaffolds
The project will explore and develop new synthetic tissue for implantation and preliminary testing in animals. Specifically, the student will work within a team developing novel scaffolds with heterogeneous physical properties. The student will focus on the molecular biology and cellular interaction with the scaffold's mechanical environment. This project is part of a new Australian Research Council (ARC) Industrial Transformation Training Centre (ITTC) in Personalised Therapeutic Technologies and will be partnered with OrthoCell, a medtech company active in regenerative medicine.

Value
  • $31828
Application status
  • Open

UWA Agribusiness Connect Regional Work Placement Scholarship

The University of Western Australia (‘the University’) has received funding from the State Government’s Science and Agribusiness Connect initiative, made possible by the Royalties for Regions program. This initiative aims to build the capability of the agriculture sector in Western Australia by improving the work readiness of students and connecting students to agribusinesses. The initiative seeks to do this by providing scholarships to encourage and assist agriculture students to undertake a regional work placement at a regionally based agribusiness as part of the SCIE2205 Science Work Placement unit.


Value
  • $4000
Application status
  • Closed

Shiva Gorjy Alimoradian Memorial Scholarship F51419

Members of the family of the late Dr Shiva Gorjy have donated funds to The University of Western Australia (‘the University’) to provide a scholarship to encourage and assist a high achieving student commencing the Doctor of Dental Medicine and experiencing financial hardship.

Value
  • $2500
Application status
  • Closed

Richard G. Barnes Bursary in Hydrogeology [F51396]

Members of his family and members of the International Association of Hydrogeologists having donated a sum of money in memory of the late Richard G. Barnes to provide an annual bursary for the purpose of supporting research in the science of hydrogeology in Western Australia.




Value
  • $1000
Application status
  • Closed

The Mandy and Edward Yencken Postgraduate Research Scholarship

The Mandy & Edward Yencken Postgraduate Research Scholarship seeks to build capacity within the field of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) research in Australia.

The award is designed for candidates at an early stage in their careers, for example (but not confined to) advanced trainees who have completed core clinical training at the time of taking up the scholarship. Applicants will be enrolled or about to enrol in a higher research degree (MD or PhD).

Value
  • $25000
Application status
  • Closed

Dr Rowland Anderson Direct Pathway Memorial Scholarship in Medicine

John Anderson has donated funds to The University of Western Australia to provide a scholarship to encourage and assist high-achieving commencing students who are experiencing financial hardship to accept an offer of a Direct Pathway into Medicine and pursue a Doctor of Medicine at the University.
Available in the New and Continuing Student Scholarships Semester 1 2018.

Value
  • $0
Application status
  • Closed

Grains Research Development Corporation (GRDC) Grains Industry Undergraduate Honours Scholarships

The GRDC provides Undergraduate Honours Scholarships (UHS) to support graduates who wish to pursue an honours year of research in areas that contribute to development and/or adoption of innovation in the Australian grains industry.


General areas of interest are agronomy, soils, plant/crop physiology, farming systems, statistics, genetics, breeding, climate studies, diseases, pests, extension, and IT applications in grains production systems. The award provides a stipend of $12,000 per student during the one-year of study. Candidates interested in these awards are to apply through their supervisors. For further details on the priorities, selection criteria and application process, please visit https://access.grdc.com.au/

Value
  • $12000
Application status
  • Closed

The Gravity Discovery Center Foundation John and Robin de Laeter Teriary Science Engagement Scholarship

The Gravity Discovery Centre (GDC) has established this scholarship to recognize the huge contribution to science education in Western Australia made by Professor John de Laeter and his wife Robin.

The scholarship is designed to enable tertiary students to collaborate with scientists, educators and technicians through the auspices of the GDC.

The successful applicant will design and construct an exhibit/display/multimedia production that will be permanently located at the Gravity Discovery Centre.

The main purpose of the project should be to motivate and communicate science to visitors.

Value
  • $5000
Application status
  • Closed

Brian Eaton Memorial PhD Scholarship in Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis

The Lung Foundation Australia Brian Eaton Memorial PhD Scholarship in Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis (IPF), made possible by a generous donation from the Eaton Family, supports research to increase knowledge about the incidence, prevelance and progession of the disease in Australia.

This scholarship is a collaborative initiative of Lung Foundation Australia, Thoracic Society of Australia and New Zealand, Centre for Research Excellence in Pulmonary Fibrosis and made possible through a generous donation from the Eaton Family.

Value
  • $15000
Application status
  • Closed

Whats all the Buzz? Managing competing interests in developing Western Australias beekeeping industry

An innovative and motivated PhD candidate is needed to develop new approaches for a ’license to operate’ tailored to the Western Australian beekeeping industry. The project will examine the social, political and ecological barriers and opportunities for securing optimal hive site accessibility (license to operate) now and into the future. A license to operate is a priority for ensuring the productivity and profitability of the WA beekeeping industry, and for negotiating with industry, hobbyists, the general public, and other stakeholders over the reform needed to expand the industry in light of competing interests. This project serves to increase productivity and profitability of beekeepers, and to increase understanding of the competing interests in the management of honey bee hive sites in WA. The candidate will identify solutions and develop tools for viable and harmonious co-habitation between commercial beekeeping given a range of anthropogenic factors across spatially and ecologically-diverse native environments and commercial beekeeping arrangements that are distinctive to WA. The successful candidate will have scope to tailor the project in terms of methodology and theoretical approach to aid in the development of a productive and profitable WA beekeeping industry. http://www.crchoneybeeproducts.com/training-and-education/post-graduates-optional/project-1-3-whats-the-buzz-managing-competing-interests-in-developing-was-beekeeping-industry/
Available in the International Scholarships Round 1 2019
Domestic applicants need to fill in the postgraduate application form on the GRS website: http://www.postgraduate.uwa.edu.au/courses

Value
  • $30000
Application status
  • Closed