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Scholarship details

HDR 2021 Scholarship - Scitech and the Digital Child

Status: Closed

Applications open: 22/10/2021
Applications close: 26/11/2021

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About this scholarship

The scholarship is funded by Scitech who is an Industry Partner with the ARC Centre of Excellence for the Digital Child. The purpose of the scholarship  is to explore the impact of digital technology on children’s creative thinking within Scitech’s STEM learning environment and programs.


  • Future Students
  • Faculty of Humanities
  • Faculty of Science & Engineering
    • Science courses
    • Engineering courses
    • Western Australian School of Mines (WASM)
  • Higher Degree by Research
  • Australian Citizen
  • Australian Permanent Resident
  • New Zealand Citizen
  • Permanent Humanitarian Visa
  • International Student
  • Merit Based

This scholarship provides a living stipend of $33,000 p.a., based on full-time studies, for up to a maximum of 3 years.

Scholarship Details


Entry to a PhD program requires prior completion of a research degree (e.g. Honours, MPhil or MEd combined with industry experience)

  • Full time enrolment
  • Interest in industry connected research
  • Ability to collaborate with the Scitech Creative Team
  • Show a passion for digital technologies and STEM outcomes

Application process

To apply, email a one page expression of interest and your CV to A/Prof Karen Murcia, (

Enrolment Requirements

Recipients must complete their milestone 1 within 6 month of enrolment


A/Professor Karen Murcia ( )

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