The West's best awarded UWA scholarships

16/02/2021 | 3 mins

Thirty-seven of the State’s brightest school leavers have received one of three prestigious scholarships to study at The University of Western Australia this year.

The scholarships include UWA Fogarty Scholarships, UWA Winthrop Scholarships and UWA Lawrence Scholarships

They are part of the UWA Fogarty Merit Scholarships, which aim to provide support and encouragement to WA’s brightest and most committed students. 


Left to right: Scholarship recipients Sam Wake, Kate Graham, Declan Barrett and Allison Ng

The scholarships will provide financial support to the students throughout university and help them fulfil their education and career aspirations.  They cover undergraduate study, and, in some cases, postgraduate study.

The 2021 recipients of the UWA Fogarty Foundation Scholarship, a scholarship in partnership with the Fogarty Foundation, are Heather Bytheway, Ella Dickie, Isabelle Hamer, Jason Lu, Ella Miels, Joshua Peckover, Ellen Smith, Emma Tinley and Sam Wake. Josh Green was awarded the UWA Fogarty Beazley Medallist Scholarship.

A further nine Winthrop Scholarships were awarded to Declan Barrett, Kynan Ganza, Kate Graham, Christopher Leak, James Lund, Tenayh Powell, Angelique Preau, Aimee Ryan and Daniel Wiese. 

UWA Lawrence Scholarship recipients include Afiq Aswadi, Evelyn Carapetis, Clara Chen, Nimmat Grewal, Daniel Holding, Akash Jayaram, Kartikey Kaushal, Jack Killoh, Chris Law, Alan Lee, Jason Li, Megan McDougall, Shannon Morgan, Allison Ng, Daniel Poland, Ashley Porter, Raghav Ravikumar, Alex Robertson and Hari Shankar. 

Named after former WA Premier and UWA Emeritus Professor Carmen Lawrence, Lawrence Scholarships are awarded to high-achieving Year 12 students who attain an ATAR of 99.9. 

UWA Vice-Chancellor Professor Amit Chakma congratulated the students on their achievements.

“These talented young people have worked very hard in their high school studies; demonstrating an outstanding academic ability and considerable personal resilience,” Professor Chakma said.

“It is my hope that the support offered by the University and the Fogarty Foundation through the scholarships will help these students to reach their full potential.”

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Jess Reid, UWA Media & PR Adviser, 08 6488 6876

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