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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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UWA Fogarty Foundation Scholarship [F51444]
The University of Western Australia in conjunction with the Fogarty Foundation provide 10 scholarships each year to senior secondary students who have shown significant academic ability, together with a strong sense of community involvement and leadership responsibility in year 11 and 12.
The scholarship recipient will have the opportunity to undertake an undergraduate degree of their choice at UWA with the prestigious accolade of being part of the Fogarty Foundations leadership development program, networking opportunities and more.
**Note: Once the selection of the scholarships have been awarded the decision is final in accordance to the UWA Fogarty Foundation Scholarship Selection Panel.
Hale School Scholarship [F51307]
Hale School in Western Australia provides two scholarships annually to encourage and assist students with an outstanding academic record to obtain a teaching qualification from The University of Western Australia.
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.
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.
UWA Diversity and Merit Awards
Awards will be made in the following categories:
Two awards for the highest-ranking Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander students;
Two awards for the highest-ranking students from a low income background;
Two awards for the highest-ranking students with a disability (The Just Ability Awards);
Two awards for the highest-ranking students from a non-English speaking background;
Two awards for the highest-ranking female students studying an Engineering course; and
Six awards for the highest-ranking students from a rural or remote region.
Available in the Future Student Round 2018.
Minerals Research Institute of Western Australia (MRIWA) Director Postgraduate Scholarship
The Minerals Research Institute of Western Australia is a statutory body established by the Western Australian Government under the Minerals Research Institute of Western Australia Act 2013 to stimulate minerals research to support investment in, and operation of, a globally competitive minerals industry in Western Australia.
The MRIWA Director Scholarship is offered to encourage postgraduate research by students of exceptional research promise in particular fields which MRIWA Directors believe to be critical to the future development of the Minerals Industry in Western Australia.
The three fields are: Minerals Data Analytics, In situ leaching and Scale up from Bench to Production.
The MRIWA Director Scholarship provides an annual stipend for up to three years plus an additional six months extension if required. Further information about both the activities of the Minerals Research Institute of Western Australia and its scholarship program can be obtained by visiting the website http://www.mriwa.wa.gov.au/scholarship/.
Any applicant for the MRIWA's Director Scholarship must have submitted an Expression of Interest to MRIWA at anytime before the closing date. The EOI is to include your name, your graduating university, two references, a short description of your proposed research topic (maximum one page) and the name of your intended research supervisor and institution.
Available in the International/Domestic Scholarships Round 1 2018
Grieve Memorial Travel Award [F51303]
Family, friends, colleagues and benefactors have made donations to establish a fund to provide a travel award in the Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences as a memorial to the late Professor Brian Grieve, a highly regarded botanist in the then Botany Department of The University of Western Australia (UWA). Professor Grieve is best known for his multi-volume book series How to Know Western Australian Wildflowers.
Leukaemia Foundation Scholarships - Honours, PhD and Postdoctoral
The Leukaemia Foundation's 'Vision to Cure' is actively realised in our National Research Program (NRP). The NRP seeks to foster innovative research into the causes, diagnosis and treatment of blood cancers like leukaemia, lymphoma, myeloma and related blood disorders. The program includes grants-in-aid to provide seed funding for novel research projects, whilst our fellowships and scholarships program aims to encourage talented young scientists, medical graduates and researchers to pursue a career in basic, applied or translational research to find cures and better ways to care for patients and families living with haematological malignancies.
We will consider funding applications in all fields of research which will improve outcomes for people with blood cancers and related disorders.
Clinical Trial Grant
Post Doctoral Fellowship
PhD Scholarships (Clinical)
New Investigators Grant (WA)
Honours Year Scholarship (WA)
Career Establishment Grant (NSW/ACT)
Convocation Postgraduate Research Travel Award [F51251]
Members of Convocation, the UWA Graduates Association, provided an initial donation of $16,750 to establish a travel award to mark the 75th anniversary of the University. Since then further donations from members of Convocation and funding from the University Research Committee, the Postgraduate Students Association and BankWest have provided additional awards including awards to be known as the Geoffrey Kennedy Postgraduate Research Travel Award, the Alexander K. Cohen Postgraduate Research Travel Award, the Ken and Julie Michael Postgraduate Research Travel Award and one or more Postgraduate Students Association Award(s). The remaining awards will be known as the Convocation Postgraduate Research Travel Awards
CSIRO Postgraduate Scholarships
Postgraduate students who partner with CSIRO to complete their PhD studies, will gain access to world-class facilities and have a unique opportunity to work alongside Australia’s leading research scientists.
CSIRO’s Postgraduate Scholarship Program provides opportunities in science and engineering for outstanding graduates who enrol each year at Australian tertiary institutions. Scholarships are available to full-time postgraduate students who are undertaking research which will lead to the award of a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD).
PhD students at CSIRO are supported by both a university supervisor and a CSIRO supervisor; allowing students to maintain and develop their university connections while being exposed to research in a working environment.