Higher Degree by Research Application Portal
The University of Western Australia offers applicants a variety of opportunities to pursue a higher degree by research course.
Use the tabs above to discover more about our courses, research projects and scholarship opportunities. You can also search the UWA Research Repository to find an academic supervisor to support you in your research journey.
There are 2 methods of submitting an application, depending upon your circumstances - refer to the details below.
Applications may be submitted at any time and there is no application fee. Click on the Enquire here button on your course or project of choice to progress to an application.
RTP, UPA and Prestigious Scholarship Applicants
Applications need to be submitted during the main research scholarship round via the scholarship portal iAthena. Do not submit an application in this portal, go to iAthena (https://iathena.grs.uwa.edu.au) to submit the application. An application submitted via iAthena will be considered for both course admission and scholarship. Please note the following scholarship dates:
- 2024 International Round - now closed
- 2024 Domestic and UWA International Graduates-only round - opens 1 September 2023 closes 31 October 2023.
Other or Grant Funded Scholarship Applicants
Applications may be submitted at any time click on the Enquire here button on your course or project of choice to progress to an application. Some higher degree by research courses do have deadlines and applicants should check the individual course webpages for further information.