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UWA recognises and rewards the achievements of students who display outstanding academic excellence and endeavour. We help our students to pursue their impossible by offering many scholarships that allow them to successfully complete their course by improving their financial situation.

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Minerals Research Institute of Western Australia (MRIWA) Postgraduate Scholarships

The Minerals Research Institute of Western Australia is a statutory body established by the Western Australian Government under the Minerals Research Institute of Western Australia Act 2013 to stimulate minerals research to support investment in, and operation of, a globally competitive minerals industry in Western Australia.
The purpose of these scholarships is to support graduate research training in disciplines underpinning the Minerals Industry in Western Australia by enabling students of exceptional research promise to undertake higher degrees by research at universities in Western Australia.
The scholarships are typically awarded to PhD students enrolled in the Faculties of Science and Engineering, Mathematics and Computing. However, relevant applications will be considered from candidates in other Faculties
The MRIWA Scholarships provide an annual stipend for up to three years with the possibility for a six month extension. Further information about the activities of the Minerals Research Institute of Western Australia and its scholarships program can be obtained by visiting the website
http://www.mriwa.wa.gov.au/scholarship/ .

Any applicant for the MRIWA's Postgraduate Scholarship must have submitted an Expression of Interest to MRIWA at any time before the closing date. The EOI is to include your name, your graduating university, a short description of your proposed research topic (maximum one page), two references and the name of your intended supervisor and institution.
There are two types of scholarships available:
Odwyn Jones Scholarship
MRIWA Research Scholarship (open to women applicants only)
Available in the 2020 round for Domestic applicants and UWA International Graduates


Value
  • $30000
Application status
  • Closed

Ada Jackson Irwin Street Commemoration Award in Zoology [F51189]

Mrs Ada Fawcett (nee Jackson) donated the sum of $2000 to the University of Western Australia ('the University') to establish a fund to assist female students in zoology undertaking research into the fauna of Western Australia. This award was established both as a memorial to the early days of the University in Irwin Street and to encourage women's interest, understanding and involvement in studying the natural world.
The Ada Jackson Irwin Street Commemoration Award in Zoology is a $2,000 research operating and travel allowance.

Value
  • $2000
Application status
  • Closed

The Pinnacle Foundation Scholarships

The Pinnacle Foundation provides Scholarships for studentsbetween the ages of 17-26, who are planning to study full-time education at apublic or private secondary school (final year) or public institution of highereducation in Australia, for the purpose of gaining an educational or vocationalqualification in any profession, trade or the arts.

Applicants must be able to demonstrate that because of their gender identity,sexual orientation or sexual characteristics they have been prevented orhindered from achieving their academic aspirations.

Value
  • $0
Application status
  • Closed

Residents of Hollywood Village Scholarship F62121

The Residents of Hollywood Village have donated funds to The University of Western Australia to provide a scholarship to encourage and assist a commencing student who completed their secondary education in a regional or remote area of Australia to undertake an undergraduate degree course at the University.


Available in the New and Continuing Student Scholarships Semester 1 2018.

Value
  • $5000
Application status
  • Closed

Wine Australia Travel Bursary

Wine Australia is committed to supporting academic endeavour and encouraging the enthusiasm of the future leaders of oenology, viticulture and wine business researchers to support a prosperous Australian grape and wine community.
Applications are currently being accepted for travel that commences between 1 July 2019 and 30 June 2020 and bursaries can fund travel, study tours or conferences to develop your professional knowledge and network with the international research community.
Funding is also available to bring international experts to Australia to participate in workshops, meetings, conferences, symposia or research projects, and share their knowledge with the grape and wine community.



Value
  • $0
Application status
  • Closed

Potential of High Intensity Focused Ultrasound (HIFU) in Dental Restorative Fillings: A Novel Approach of Dentin Surface Conditioning: Biological Prospective

Here, we propose to investigate a novel concept and approach using High Intensity Focused Ultrasound (HIFU); a non-invasive technique where ultrasound-waves released from a high-powered transducer are focused at a small area of the tooth leading to minimal damage of surrounding tissues. At the focal point, HIFU has a localized mechanical-ablative effect on tissues with limited diffuse thermal impact making this technology suitable for a range of medical applications. We will investigate the potential application of HIFU technology in restorative dentistry. To improve the longevity of tooth-bonded restorations, we will use HIFU to condition the dentin creating a bonding substrate with high mineral content and of higher biodegradation resistance. A customized resin-based dentin-bonding agent with superior hydrolytic stability will then be applied to the HIFU-conditioned dentin. Finally, the antimicrobial and biological effects on surrounding tissues will be thoroughly investigated.

Value
  • $30000
Application status
  • Open

Mining Leaders Scholarship [F51372]

Resource Capital Funds together with Ausenco, St Barbara Limited and Trafigura have established the Mining Leaders Scholarship Fund to provide up to two scholarships valued at up to $15,000 each to encourage students with an interest in the mining sector to undertake full-time study in the Master of Business Administration (MBA) Full-Time or MBA Flexible program in the UWA Business School. The scholarship is intended for students who demonstrate leadership potential and who have an interest in joining the mining sector.

Value
  • $15000
Application status
  • Closed

Dr Peter James Indigenous Scholarship [F18/2617]

Dr Peter James has donated funds to The University of Western Australia (‘the University’) to provide a scholarship to encourage and assist an eligible Indigenous student with a Direct Pathway to Medicine, preferably experiencing financial hardship, to pursue an undergraduate qualification at the University.
Available in the 2019 Future Student Scholarships - Indigenous Australian

Value
  • $5000
Application status
  • Closed

Linda Cotton (Vatskalis) Memorial Scholarship F51356

Family, friends and colleagues of Linda Cotton (Vatskalis) have donated funds to The University of Western Australia to establish a fund to provide scholarships to assist and encourage students to continue studies towards a Juris Doctor at the University.



Available in the 2018 Postgraduate Coursework Scholarship Round. Law

Value
  • $2000
Application status
  • Closed

Michael Kieran Harvey Scholarship

The Michael Kieran Harvey Scholarship is awarded biennially to talented postgraduate piano students to help them further their career overseas.

It was created by Susan Mary Remington to celebrate the life and work of pianist Michael Kieran Harvey. Each scholarship lasts two years and recognises outstanding ability and promise. Ideally, in addition to technical mastery of the piano, successful applicants will display originality, imagination, creativity and a history and future desire of pursuing directions relevant to the piano and music in the 21st century.

Value
  • $20000
Application status
  • Closed