Higher Degree by Research Application Portal

TitleForrest Research Foundation PhD Scholarship
CourseDoctor of Philosophy

The mission of the Forrest Research Foundation is to create a world-leading collaborative centre of research and scholarship in Western Australia

The Forrest Research Foundation is offering up to nine prestigious three-year PhD scholarships to outstanding researchers from around the world to conduct paradigm-shifting research at any of Western Australia’s five universities.

These generous scholarships provide all tuition fees, a stipend and accommodation at Forrest Hall in a luxury self-contained studio apartment; all valued at over AU$270,000. Within Forrest Hall, you will live amongst other scholars in a vibrant and inspiring research environment.

Open date15 Sep 2024
Close date31 Oct 2024

Open to candidates of any nationality, working on any subject.

You will require an outstanding academic track record (minimum GPA of 3.8/4.0), be a creative thinker, excellent communicator, passionate researcher and wish to join this elite group of exceptional Forrest Scholars who are driven by excellence, inclusivity and innovation.

Applicants must have applied for PhD enrolment as an internal student based at a Western Australian campus of one of the five specified Western Australian universities (including UWA) and not have been enrolled in the proposed PhD or previously undertaken research towards a PhD or other research doctorate.

How to apply

Forrest Research Foundation : submit your application via the online portal by 31 October 2024.

Shortlisted candidates will be interviewed at the end of November 2024. PhD scholarships must commence between January and August 2025.

Applicants must also make a separate application for candidature and scholarship to UWA.



For more information, visit the Forrest Research Foundation.

Scholarship details
Scholarship typeOther
Scholarship valueAUD $270,000
Course typeDoctorates