Higher Degree by Research Application Portal

TitleAboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Research Scholarships

This scholarship is available to support Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander research candidates who are interested in pursuing a Doctor of Philosophy, Master of Philosophy or other Higher Degree by Research at UWA. It provides a stipend scholarship (living allowance) of $45,000 per annum and a research operating and travel allowance of $5000. An establishment allowance of up to $2000 will be available to candidates who are required to relocate from interstate or regional WA to take up the scholarship. 

Scholarship conditionsCombined Stipend Scholarship Conditions_August_2023.pdf
Opportunity statusOpen
Open date01 Jan 2024
Close date31 Dec 2024
Research areaResearch areas (all)

To be eligible for this scholarship, you must be an Australian Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander person. Note: Preference may be given to commencing students. Applicants are required to provide confirmation of their Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander status.

Citizenship statusDomestic
Enrolment statusFuture student
Current student
How to apply

To apply for this scholarship, select a course or a project opportunity then click on the Enquire here button to set up your account. 


Search askUWA FAQs or contact the Graduate Research School via askUWA. Select Graduate Research School: Admissions and Scholarships from the dropdown menu under the heading “My Enquiry is about:”

Scholarship details
Scholarship typeStipend scholarship
Scholarship value$45,000 per annum
Scholarship details
Scholarship typeResearch allowance
Scholarship value$5000
Scholarship details
Scholarship typeOther allowance
Scholarship value$2000
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Research Scholarships