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Scholarship details

2022 HDR MRIWA PhD Scholarship for Women

Status: Closed

Applications open: 1/06/2022
Applications close: 30/09/2022

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About this scholarship

The MRIWA PhD Scholarship for Women is offered annually by the Minerals Research Institute of Western Australia (MRIWA) to encourage and enable a woman of exceptional research promise to undertake a PhD degree in any discipline relevant to the minerals industry at a university in Western Australia. 

  • Current Students
  • Future Students
  • Centre for Aboriginal Studies
  • Faculty of Business and Law
  • Faculty of Health Sciences
  • 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 stipend of up to $36,057 per annum (paid fortnightly) and $5,151 annually to support research expenses, payable for up to three years, with the possibility of a 6-month extension.

Scholarship Details


The successful candidate must enrol into a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) program.

The successful candidate must meet the minimum academic entry requirement for admission into the Doctor of Philosophy program including the English proficiency levels set by Curtin University. 
Candidates should have: 
1. Master's or bachelor's (first class honours) degree in a relevant discipline. 
2. Language requirement (IELTS, Overall 6.5, Speaking, Writing, Reading and Listening 6.0 or TOEFL, Overall 79, Reading, 13, Listening 13, Speaking 18, Writing 21).

Application process

Applicants for the MRIWA PhD Scholarship for Women must have applied for entry to a PhD program at their intended host university, and submit a completed application form and research proposal to MRIWA before the closing date. Application forms and templates will be available from MRIWA ( from June 1st, 2022. 
Further information about the Minerals Research Institute of Western Australia and its scholarship program can be obtained by visiting the website

Enrolment Requirements

Recipients must remain enroled and in good standing on a doctor of philosophy program at an eligible university.


Contact Name: Geoffrey Batt

Position of Contact: Education Program Manager

Company Name: Minerals Research Institute of Western Australia

Telephone: 08-6180 4344



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