The Forrest Research Foundation at the University of Western Australia invites domestic as well as international applicants to apply for the fellowships. The foundation was established in 2014 following the donation of $65 million, over 10 years, by Andrew and Nicola Forrest, through the Minderoo Foundation. Their donation is to assist Western Australia in becoming a world-class center of research and innovation through attracting the next generation of outstanding intellects to Western Australia.
The Forrest Foundation Research Fellowships attracts international intellects and assist them to become outstanding early-career post-doctoral researchers to undertake high-quality research at a Western Australian University. Forrest Fellows will be persons of exceptional ability and resourcefulness, having the highest caliber of academic achievement and with potential to make a positive difference to the world. They will help build a world-class research and innovation capacity in Western Australia.
Forrest Fellows will provide up to 1 day per week to advance the general mission of the Forrest Research Foundation including providing mentoring, ambassadorial and leadership to Forrest Scholars, Forrest Hall and the Forrest Research Foundation. The foundation may consider an appointment at Level B the employing university supports the appointment.
To be eligible to apply applicants must be in their final year of PhD or no more than two years post PhD conferral.
Furthermore, researchers from all disciplines are eligible to apply.
Moreover, the applicants may accept the fellowship only if they:
Applicants may submit applications for Forrest Research Foundation Fellowships before the advertised closing date.
Applications must include the following documentation in order to be considered