University of Western Australia invites applications from suitably qualified international students for International Postgraduate Research Scholarships (IPRS) to undertake the degree of Master by Research or Doctorate by Research at The University of Western Australia.

The purpose of the IPRS scheme is to attract top quality international postgraduate students to areas in which the University has specialised research strengths and to support Australia’s research effort. Successful applicants can expect to become members of a research team working under the direction of senior researchers and in an area which has attracted external resources.

Worth of Award

  • These scholarships cover International Tuition Fees for up to four (4) years, as well as Overseas Student Health Cover.
  • Successful applicants will also be awarded a full living allowance scholarship and UWA Top-Up Scholarship (the total combined value for 2015 is $29,000 per annum).

Available in the International Scholarships Round 1 2016.


Applications for international postgraduate research scholarships at UWA are rated according to the following criteria:

(a) Academic achievement; (b) English language achievement; (c) Research training achievement; and (d) Proposed research environment.

Allocation of scholarships is the outcome of a competitive ranking and selection process in which applications are scored and ranked by Schools, Faculties and the University Scholarships Committee, according to these common criteria and on the basis of evidence provided.

How to Apply

Application for a scholarship is also an application for admission to the University.

Deadline: application closes August 31, 2015

Click here for more details and to apply


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