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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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St Catherine's College Scholarships and Bursaries
St Catherine's College offers a number of scholarships and bursaries. Recipients must be members of the College.
John Prichard Memorial Travel Scholarship F51348
Mrs Paula Prichard and family, friends and colleagues of the late John Prichard, who was the inaugural director of the Dental Health Services (DHS) in Western Australia and instrumental in implementing a range of dental care and prevention initiatives in the State, have established a fund to provide scholarships in perpetuity at The University of Western Australia.
The scholarships are provided to encourage dental students who are experiencing financial hardship to undertake their dental practicum by helping to defray some of the costs of travel associated with their practicum.
It is preferred that students undertake their practicum in a rural or remote area of Western Australia, preferably in the Kimberley and preferably with the Kimberley Dental Team Inc.
Power Ledger/State Government Science Industry PhD Fellowships
The Department of Jobs, Tourism, Science and Innovation (JTSI) provides funding for Science Industry PhD Fellowships under a program known as the Science Industry PhD Fellowship Program for and on behalf of the State of Western Australia. This Program aims to support innovation in Western Australia (WA) by facilitating networking and collaborations between government, universities and industry. The Department has engaged Innovation Cluster, a WA-based consultancy, to facilitate the participation of industry partners, PhD candidates and host universities in the Program, and run training and networking events to support the Program.
The Fellowship provides an amount of $10,000 per year for 3 years to successful applicants. It aims to encourage the establishment of relationships with industry end-users at any early stage in the PhD to enable a strong end-user focus in the design of the PhD research and its outcomes. In addition, the Program provides training, mentoring and support to build relationships between academic supervisors and industry mentors.
Richard Thomas Bonfield Green Vacation Scholarship in Microbiology [F17/2947]
Dr Richard Green bequeathed funds to The University of Western Australia (‘the University’) to provide scholarships to encourage and assist high-achieving eligible students to undertake an approved summer vacation research project through the School of Biomedical Sciences.
PhD Scholarship in Modelling of Conservation of Wide-ranging Species
An exciting opportunity has arisen to undertake a PhD that will contribute towards the conservation of wide-ranging species in one of the world’s biodiversity hotspots. The project, funded by the Australia Research Council, Alcoa World Alumina Australia and Department of Parks and Wildlife, aims to develop methods to better integrate conservation with anthropogenic activities across the whole landscape in a drying climate.
The suitable candidate should be interested in both quantitative and qualitative research design, methodology and analysis, an ability to work both independently and as part of a team and a desire to interact and collaborate with both government departments and private industries. For any queries please contact [email protected]
Department of Health of WA Master of Public Health Research Dissertation Award [F17/3429]
The Government of Western Australia Department of Health has donated funds to The University of Western Australia (‘the University’) to provide a scholarship co-funded by the School of Population Health to encourage and assist a high-achieving Master of Public Health student to undertake a research dissertation on a priority project for the Department of Health, Public Health Division. This will enhance the translation of empirical research findings to policy and practice in WA.
Western Australian Medical Students' Society Elective Placement Travel Scholarship F51459
The Western Australian Medical Students' Society has donated a sum of money to establish a fund to provide a travel scholarship to assist students enrolled in the course for the degree of Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MB BS) at The University of Western Australia to undertake their Level 6 elective placement overseas.
The purpose of the scholarship is to assist Level 6 MB BS students undertaking their elective placement overseas by contributing towards the expenses associated with their travel, including airfares, accommodation and ancillary costs.
C.A. Vargovic Memorial Scholarship [F51226]
The C.A. Vargovic Memorial Fund was established under the will of the late Mr Christopher A. Vargovic to provide scholarships to assist students to further their postgraduate or honours studies in macroeconomics.
Scholarships are normally awarded to full-time students who are either enrolled for the degree of Bachelor of Economics (Honours), Bachelor of Commerce Honours specialising in Economics, or who intend to undertake postgraduate research in macroeconomics.
The number and value of the scholarship is determined each year.
Anna and Nicoletta Ciffolilli Scholarship for Women in Law [F17/2002]
Anna and Nicoletta Ciffolilli have donated funds to The University of Western Australia (‘the University’), to honour their late parents who valued the importance of higher education for women and to provide a scholarship to encourage and assist a female student to pursue a Juris Doctor at the University.
This scholarship is not available on an annual basis.
Ralph Pervan Scholarship
Each year University Hall seeks to support rural Western Australian students in their move to University studies by offering the Ralph Pervan Scholarship.
The scholarships guarantee a place in University Hall for the first academic year and provide free board for a period of up to 17 weeks in second semester.
Any student completing Year 12 at a secondary school in rural WA, and seeking admission to a course in The University of Western Australia in the following year, may apply for the award of one of the scholarships.