Study can be expensive, but there are many scholarships available that can help offset the cost.Below are some options for students at ICRAR through Curtin University or The University of Western Australia.
Scholarship options are available at both Curtin University and The University of Western Australia for postgraduate study. The first step in being accepted into a PhD program with ICRAR at either university is to contact us to discuss projects with your potential supervisor, and then to apply for scholarships, so please get in touch so we can help you with the process.
International PhD Students
Prospective international PhD students are encouraged to apply for an International Postgraduate Research Scholarship (IPRS) at Curtin University or The University of Western Australia. For entry into the PhD program at the start of 2017, the IPRS applications open on the 1st of June and close on the 31st of August at both universities. There is also further information for international postgraduate students at Curtin’s Future Students portal and UWA’s International Scholarships page.
ICRAR/UWA China SKA Scholarships
The University of Western Australia (UWA), the National Astronomical Observatories of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (NAOC/CAS) and the China Scholarship Council (CSC) and are offering up to ten postgraduate research scholarships each year to students from the People’s Republic of China who intend to undertake a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) degree at UWA to study in an area relevant to Square Kilometre Array (SKA) radio astronomy science. For more information, visit the ICRAR/UWA China SKA Scholarships page.
Australian PHD STUDENTS
Prospective Australian PhD applicants are encouraged to apply for an Australian Postgraduate Award at either Curtin University or The University of Western Australia. For entry into the PhD program at the start of 2017, the APA applications open on the 1st of August and close on the 31st of October at both universities.
For further information on other scholarships available to domestic and international postgraduate students, you can search the databases at:
You may be eligible for one of the many scholarships available to undergraduate students in Western Australia.