• 15.07.2020
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University of Western Australia - Postgraduate Research Scholarships

Postgraduate research scholarships support UWA's position as one of Australia's leading research-intensive universities and the premier research institution in WA. A defining characteristic of UWA is the emphasis placed on research, research training and international links.


  • Domestic and international students can apply for research scholarships to undertake postgraduate study in all disciplines across the University.
  • Indigenous students are encouraged to apply for research scholarships. There is a comprehensive guide available for applicants.
  • Prestigious postgraduate research scholarships support graduate research training by enabling students of exceptional research promise to undertake higher degrees by research at the University.

Scholarship Rounds for commencement in 2021

International Round

Applications open from 1 July 2020 until 31 August 2020 for commencement by 30 June 2021.

Domestic and UWA International Graduates only Round

Applications open from 1 September 2020 until 30 October 2020 for commencement by 31 March 2021.

Australian Government RTP Scholarships

The annual value of the Australian Government Research Training Program (RTP) Fees Offset Scholarship at UWA is approximately $33,500, and is subject to change in future years.


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