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Forrest Research Foundation Scholarships F70996

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 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 Western Australian universities to outstanding students who wish to undertake high quality research and enrol in a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) at a Western Australian university.

All Forrest Scholars will receive a scholarship package which includes;

  • A Research Training Program (RTP) Stipend or a University Postgraduate Award (UPA) valued at $26,682 per annum in 2017;

  • an accommodation allowance valued at $20,011 per annum in 2017 and subject to annual indexation

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

Applicants also need to complete the UWA iAthena online application form.

Available in the International/Domestic Scholarships Round 2 2017 

Payment type
Stipend and Operating Allowance
Please see conditions
Value unit
Per annum
Basis of award
Academic Achievement
Please refer to the Australian Postgraduate Award conditions at and the Forrest Research Foundation Scholarships Information for Applicants website. Please note that these scholarships are available for commencing PhD students only. Current PhD students are not eligible to apply.
Australian Citizen, Australian Permanent Resident, International
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Applications open
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Western Australian University
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