The scholarship program

MRIWA 2016 – 2017 Scholarship Program

International and Domestic Applicants

PhD Research Scholarships

in projects aligning with MRIWA’s Research Priority Plan

Available for new projects beginning after Jan. 1. 2017 and within 6 months of that date -

  • 4 PhD research scholarships @ no less than $30,000 annually
  • 1 Directors PhD scholarship @ no less than $40,000 in one of the fields of

In Situ Leaching          Data Analytics           Scale up from Bench to Production

Application Process - Obligatory

  1. Formal application for enrolment and scholarship through each university’s enrolment/application portal:  Curtin University, Edith Cowan University, Murdoch University and The University of Western Australia.


  1. Expression of Interest necessary to MRIWA at, as early as possible and no later than October 31, 2016.


EOI to include

  • Name, residential address, contact telephone number and email
  • University Academic Record
  • Letters of reference from 2 academics familiar with your career
  • One-page description of research proposal with a signed

endorsement from proposed research supervisor, with their university and faculty

Closing dates as per university.  Overall closing date for MRIWA, 31 October 2016.

Honours Research- Odwyn Jones Awards – Closed

For further information please contact MRIWA on 08 6180 4340 or email