Cancer Council WA funding opportunities

The Cancer Council WA have two funding opportunities now open for applications.

The opportunities are:

  • Cancer Council WA PhD Top Up Scholarship – Applications close¬†Wednesday 30 October 2019
  • Cancer Council WA Paul Katris Honours/Master Scholarships – Applications close¬†Wednesday 16 November 2019

 

Cancer Council WA PhD Top Up Scholarship
PhD Top Up Scholarships are awarded to highly ranked PhD students with a Research Training Program (RTP) Stipend or equivalent. The amount offered is up to $36,000 for up to 3 years full-time, with a maximum payable rate of $12,000 per annum. These scholarships are offered to students with an outstanding track record in academic achievement and research potential to pursue full-time PhD studies in Western Australia in cancer-related research.

The Baguley Family Bladder Cancer PhD Top Up will also be offered this year. This scholarship will be awarded to a student with an outstanding track record in academic achievement, and who is conducting research into the understanding and/or treatment of bladder cancer.

The guidelines and application forms are available on the Cancer Council WA website.

Cancer Council WA Paul Katris Honours/Master Scholarships
These scholarships are available for research projects in any relevant cancer related research field such as laboratory, clinical, epidemiological, psychosocial and/or behavioural science. Awarded in memory of Paul Katris, a member of Cancer Council WA family for more than 20 years, consideration is given to the relevant criteria, and research excellence, with one scholarship earmarked for a psycho-oncology research project.

These scholarships are awarded to highly ranked Honours students commencing cancer research in 2020 as part of their Honours degree. The total value of the Scholarship is up to $7,500 for 1 year full-time, with $6,000 to be allocated as an allowance and an additional amount of $1,500 to be allocated to research costs.

The guidelines and application forms are available on the Cancer Council WA website.