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Forrest Research Foundation Scholarships F70996
Description

The Forrest Research Foundation of The University of Western Australia was established in 2014 following the donation of $65 million, over 10 years, by Andrew and Nicola Forrest, through the Minderoo Foundation as Trustee of the Forrest Family Foundation. Their donation is to assist Western Australia (WA) in becoming a world-class centre of research and innovation through attracting the next generation of outstanding intellects to Western Australia. Forrest Research Foundation Scholarships are offered across all five WA universities to outstanding students who wish to undertake high quality research and enrol in a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) at a WA university.

All Forrest Scholars will receive a scholarship package which includes;

  • A Research Training Program Stipend or a University Postgraduate Award valued at $30,000 per annum in 2019;

  • an accommodation allowance valued at $20,697 in 2019 and subject to annual indexation and

  • A relocation and research operating/research travel allowance of up to $13,000

All applicants for Forrest Research Foundation Scholarships at UWA will need to read the Information for Applicants and complete the separate online application form for the Forrest Research Foundation Scholarships, available on the Forrest Research Foundation website

Domestic UWA applicants also need to complete the UWA iAthena online application form by 31 October 2018

International UWA applicants who have not applied in the International RTP Round 1 for 2019, must submit an application for PhD enrolment by contacting the relevant faculty HDR support team:

Faculty of Arts, Business, Law and Education: hdr-fable@uwa.edu.au

Faculty of Engineering and Mathematical Sciences: hdr-ems@uwa.edu.au

Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences: hdr-hms@uwa.edu.au

Faculty of Science: hdr-science@uwa.edu.au

Payment type
Fortnightly Stipend plus Allowances
Value
$50697
Value unit
Per annum
Basis of award
Academic Achievement
Eligibility

Please refer to the UWA Forrest Research Foundation Scholarship conditions under the Further Information link, and the Information for Applicants on the Forrest Research Foundation website. Please note that these scholarships are available for commencing PhD students only. Applicants must not have been enrolled in the proposed PhD or previously undertaken research towards a PhD or other research doctorate.

Nationality
Australian Citizen, Australian Permanent Resident, International
Study area
All
Commencement date
07/01/2019
Applications open
03/09/2018
Applications close
31/10/2018
Tenable At
Western Australian University
Currently available
Yes
Application status
Open