University of Western Australia Offers Forest Research Foundation Grant in Australia, 2019

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Scholarship Description:

The studentship will be awarded to international and domestic students who wish to undertake high-quality research and enroll in a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) at the university.

The Forest Research Foundation is offering the Forest Research foundation grants at the University of Western Australia.

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Host College/University:

University of Western Australia offer you practical, real-world experiences in addition to valuable professional networking opportunities. They will also tell to have a broad, global perspective – all of which are vital in order to excel in a range of professions.

University of Western Australia is a public research university in the Australian state of Western Australia. Its main campus is in Perth, the state capital, with a secondary campus in Albany and various other facilities elsewhere.

Degree level:

PhD degree program.

Field of Study:

Pursuing a PhD degree program in any subject stream offered by the university.

Scholarship Award: 

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 2020;
  • an accommodation allowance valued at $21,069 in 2020 and subject to annual indexation and
  • A relocation and research operating/research travel allowance of up to $13,000.


Australian Citizen, Australian Permanent Resident, International Students are eligible to apply.

Eligibility Criteria:

The eligibility criteria are as follows;

  • An aspirant must have applied for PhD enrollment as an internal student based at a Western Australian campus of one of the five specified Western Australian universities
  • Be intending to reside at Forrest Hall
  • Agree to report their academic progress to the Forrest Research Foundation Warden and the Minderoo Trust each year.

Applying procedure Instructions:

The following application guidance is intended for candidates who wish to apply for the scholarships:

For grasping the opportunity, applicants are advised to take admission in the PhD program at the university. Claimants can submit an application by contacting the relevant faculty HDR support team:

  • Faculty of Arts, Business, Law and Education:
  • Faculty of Engineering and Mathematical Sciences:
  • Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences:
  • Faculty of Science:
  • After taking affirmation, you have to fill the Foundation research application form
  • Domestic students also need to complete the iAthena application form
  • A Curriculum Vitae
  • An essay of no more than 1000 words which addresses:
  • An explanation of the applicant’s desire to study at their nominated university; their plan of study; details of the research group and proposed supervisors and future career plans
  • Copies of academic transcripts;
  • Contact details for four referees (two academic referees (required) and two personal referees (optional)
  • Copies of birth certificate or passport;
  • A photograph.
  • Applicants are required to demonstrate that they have met all the entry requirements of the University and
  • have a bachelor’s degree of this University or equivalent qualification.have previously undertaken work of a sufficiently high standard towards a higher degree by research in this or another approved institution but not have submitted it for any degree;
  • have completed an appropriate PhD research proposal.
  • Students have to accomplish the English language requirements of the university

Scholarship Official Web Links:

Online Application: ◄–

Scholarship Link: ◄–

Scholarship Deadline:

October 31, 2019

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