For my PhD, I will travel to international conferences to share my findings. I will also be doing research at Oxford University in England, which I am very excited about.
Both the University and the Faculty offer a range of scholarships and awards to our students.
The University's awards include:
A number of Faculty-specific undergraduate scholarships are awarded for undergraduate study.
Master's by Coursework bursaries
The Faculty of Science offers a number of Master's by Coursework bursaries:
- These $2,000 merit bursaries are available to domestic students commencing a Master's by Coursework in the Faculty of Science in Semester 1 2015.
- To be eligible, the student must have a WAM of 70 or above.
- The bursaries are a one-off payment of $2,000.
- The bursaries will be paid after the successful completion of 24 points of study.
- Students do not need to apply. All students commencing a Science Master's coursework on a full-fee paying basis will be considered automatically.
- Successful students will be notified by offer letter. Unsuccessful candidates will not be notified.
The University of Western Australia offers a range of scholarships to prospective international students.
Science International Postgraduate Merit scholarships
The Faculty of Science offers international students a number of Postgraduate Merit scholarships:
- These scholarships are only available to full-fee paying international students who are commencing a Master's by Coursework in the Faculty of Science in 2015.
- Scholarships are valued at either $12,000 or $6,000 (payable after census date each semester) e.g. for the $12,000 scholarship, student will receive $3,000 each semester over the two year Master course.
- Students who are in receipt of another scholarship (for example Australian Awards) are not eligible.
- To be considered for an International Science Master's Merit Scholarship, applicants need to have an unconditional offer for one of the Faculty of Science Master's courses.
- Students do not need to apply. All international students commencing a Science Master's coursework will be considered automatically.
- Candidates will be ranked by the Faculty of Science Scholarship Selection Committee. Selection will be based on academic merit.
- Successful students will be notified. Unsuccessful candidates will not be notified.
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Singaporean and Malaysian students
The Faculty of Science also awards a number of scholarships specifically for Singaporean and Malaysian students
UWA offers a number of specific science scholarships for honours.
More information is available from the Scholarships Office.
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