2016 – 2017 Scholarship Program and Application Process

For all applicants both International and Domestic

PhD Research Scholarships are available in projects aligning with MRIWA’s Research Priority Plan

Available for new projects beginning after October 31, 2016 and within 8 months of that date –

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

        In-Situ Leaching          Data Analytics           Scale-up from Bench to Production


Application Process 

Applications are made in two parts: Formal application through individual university and EOI sent direct to MRIWA.

The process for enrolment and scholarship is determined by the individual university:

Curtin            ECU

  Murdoch         UWA

The Expression of Interest to MRIWA should be made as early as possible and no later than October 31, 2016.

At a minimum your EOI should include:

  • Your full name, residential address, contact telephone number and email
  • University Academic Record
  • Letters of reference from two (2) academics familiar with your career
  • One-page description of research proposal with signed endorsement from your proposed research supervisor, their university and faculty

EOI should be addressed to Dr Penny Atkins: penny.atkins@mriwa.wa.gov.au

Closing dates are dependant on university.  Overall closing date for MRIWA is 31 October 2016.

Honours’ Research – Odwyn Jones Awards – CLOSED

For further information please contact MRIWA on 08 6180 4340 or email admin@mriwa.wa.gov.au