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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.
10 of 568 scholarships
Dental Board of Western Australia Scholarship [F51264]
The Dental Board of Western Australia has provided funds to The University of Western Australia to provide scholarships to encourage and assist eligible students experiencing financial hardship to continue studies towards the Doctor of Dental Medicine 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.
ICRAR/UWA China SKA Scholarships
The University of Western Australia (UWA), the National Astronomical Observatories of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (NAOC/CAS) and the China Scholarship Council (CSC) and are offering up to ten postgraduate research scholarships each year to students from the People's Republic of China who intend to undertake a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) degree at UWA to study in an area relevant to Square Kilometre Array (SKA) radio astronomy science. Applicants who are citizens and normally residing in China at the time of application, and enrolled or registered in a Chinese University, may apply for an ICRAR/UWA China SKA Scholarship.
The CSC will provide a living allowance as prescribed by the Chinese Government, a return airfare to Perth, Australia by the most economical route, and visa application fees. For further details of CSC funding please refer to the NAOC coordinator, Dr Lingmei Cheng ([email protected]).
UWA will provide a top-up scholarship, medical insurance, and a scholarship to cover tuition fees for 4 years. For further details of ICRAR/UWA funding please refer to the ICRAR/UWA coordinator, Prof Gerhardt Meurer ([email protected]).
Approved projects can be optionally undertaken as a joint 2 PLUS 2 degree between UWA and a Chinese university. These projects must have a UWA coordinating supervisor and a Chinese co-supervisor. Contact the coordinators for further information. Within Australia, there is also opportunity for collaborative radio astronomy research with supervisors from other institutes, particularly CSIRO Astronomy and Space Science. Studentships may also be eligible for further support and recognition from the Australia-ChinA ConsortiuM for Astrophysical Research (ACAMAR) - see www.caastro.org/acamar
Gloria Brennan Scholarship F51297
The then State Aboriginal Affairs Planning Authority (now replaced by the Department of Indigenous Affairs) in conjunction with the then Commonwealth Department of Aboriginal Affairs (now replaced by the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission) having provided grant funds to The University of Western Australia for the administration and management of the Gloria Brennan Scholarships, named after the late Gloria Brennan, one of the first Aboriginal graduates of The University of Western Australia.
The object of the scholarships is to assist Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to enrol on a full-time basis in an undergraduate course of study leading to a first degree, associate diploma or similar level of award at one of the public universities in Western Australia.
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.
The Herbert Smith Freehills Scholarship in Mining Excellence [F17/287]
Herbert Smith Freehills has donated funds to The University of Western Australia to provide a scholarship to encourage and assist an eligible student enrolled in the Advanced Legal Research units, as part of their studies towards the Juris Doctor, to undertake a research project in the area of Mining Law at the University.
Available in the 2019 New and Continuing Scholarships Round - FABLE - Law
Rio Tinto Talent Scholarship [F17/3606]
Rio Tinto has donated funds to The University of Western Australia ('the University') to encourage and assist high-achieving postgraduate students to commence and pursue a Master of Professional Engineering, Master of Data Science, Master of Hydrogeology or a Master of Geoscience at the University.
Available in the 2019 Future Student Scholarships - Engineering and Mathematical Science
Available in the 2019 Future Student Scholarships - Science
St George's College - Sister Eileen Heath Scholarship
This scholarship is provided by the Anglican Diocese of Perth, in memory of Sister Eileen Heath, an Anglican Deaconess in Alice Springs. It supports a regional WA student, who is under 18 at the commencement of their stay, to reside at St George's College for a year of their university studies.
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.
Jack Family Charitable Trust Rural Scholarship [F17/2957]
The Jack Family Charitable Trust has donated funds to The University of Western Australia (‘the University’) to provide scholarships to assist and encourage Year 12 Albany region students to commence and pursue a bachelor’s degree at UWA Albany.
Available in the New and Continuing Student Scholarships Semester 1 2018.