Westpac Research Fellowships Australia 2020

Westpac Research Fellowships Australia 2020 is open for Australian Citizens and PR holders. The scholarship allows Research level program(s) in the field of Technology and Innovation, Strengthening Australia-Asia ties, Enabling Positive Social Change taught at Australian National University, University of Melbourne, University of Queensland, University of Sydney. The deadline for the scholarship is August 26, 2019.

Westpac Research Fellowships Australia 2020

Degree Level: Scholarship is for supporting Research

Available Subjects: You can research in Technology and Innovation, Strengthening Australia-Asia ties, Enabling Positive Social Change.

Scholarship Benefits: The scholarship will provide a partial funding i.e minimum of $400,000 over three years.

Eligible Nationalities: Only Australian Citizens and Permanent residents can apply.

Eligibility Criteria: 

You are an Australian citizen or permanent resident.You have been awarded a Ph.D. between 1 September 2013 and 1 September 2016, or have obtained an Eligibility Exemption from the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research) or equivalent if your Ph.D. was awarded prior to 1 September 2013. Your proposed area of research is in a field of research at a participating university (refer to Our Partner Universities below) with an Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA) four-digit Field of Research (FOR) rating “well above world standing”. For a comprehensive list of FOR ratings by the university, visit the Australian Research Council’s websiteYou are able to commence your research by 30 June 2020.

Application procedure: 

Your proposed research will contribute to the future of Australia in one of the Foundation’s three focus areas (please note: funding requests for the purpose of medical research as defined in the ARC Medical Research Policy available on the Australian Research Council website will not be considered). 

Your proposed research includes international opportunities to develop your leadership skills and global networks, such as; study tours for the purpose of research, attending a short course or conference, an internship or volunteering. 

You are able to supply two letters of reference, one academic reference, and one personal reference; and a letter of support from the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research). 

You are able to attend the National Assessment Centre held in Sydney on 9/10 December 2019.


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