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The MRIWA Education Program supports the development of exceptional talent to help meet the future needs of the Western Australian mining industry.

We work to identify and prepare gifted students from WA and around the world to tackle the research challenges facing mining.

Education program components

  • A minimum two MRIWA PhD scholarships available each year
  • Tailored professional and communication skills training for PhD students accepted into the MRIWA program
  • Outreach and mentoring to encourage students of exceptional ability to consider careers in the mining industry
  • Sponsorship of the work of Australian Earth Science Education (formerly Earth Science Western Australia) supporting earth science teaching in Western Australia‚Äôs schools

More information

MRIWA PhD scholarships

Interested in applying for a scholarship? See what opportunities are available

Current scholarship recipients

Details of current MRIWA PhD Scholars and their projects



Partner with MRIWA

Would you like to partner with MRIWA and support the Education Program? Contact Dr Geoffrey Batt for more information

Page was last reviewed 30 March 2021

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