Westpac Research Fellowships, 2017

Posted: June 20, 2017 in Australia, Fellowship, Jul-Sept Deadline, Researcher
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icon Research Fellow/ Scientist

icon Technology and Innovation, Strengthening Australia-Asia ties, Enabling Positive Social Change

Open to Australian citizens and permanent residents

icon  Westpac Bicentennial Foundation

icon 31 Aug 2017

icon Partial Funding, minimum of $400,000 over three years

More about this scholarship

Westpac Bicentennial Foundation is offering Westpac Research Fellowships, 2017 to early career researchers whose work has the ability to make a difference in one of the focus areas of the Foundation.

Eligibility criteria:

  • The fellowships are open to Australian nationals or permanent residents.
  • Applicants of Westpac Research Fellowships, 2017 must demonstrate academic excellence and achievements to date.
  • Must have a strong sense of connection to Australia.
  • The proposed research area must belong to a research field of one of the participating universities with a rating of “well above world standing”.
  • Candidates must showcase how their proposed research contributes to the growth and prosperity of Australia in at least one of the Foundation’s focus areas.
  • Applicants must commence their research by 30 June 2018.
  • Must have been awarded a Ph.D. between 1 September 2011 and 1 September 2014 or have an Eligibility Exemption from the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research) or equivalent in case their doctorate was awarded before 1 September 2011.
  • Applicants of Westpac Research Fellowships, 2017 must attend the National Assessment Centre held in Sydney on 12/13 December 2017.

Documents required:

  • Applicants must submit two letters of reference.
  • One academic reference and one personal reference.
  • A letter of support must be submitted from the Deputy Vice Chancellor.

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