PhD Top Up Scholarships for Australians at Cancer Council Western Australia, 2018

The Cancer Council Western Australia is offering PhD Top Up Scholarships to highly ranked PhD students. This scholarship is available to Australian citizens or permanent residents of Australia.

This scholarship will be awarded to a student with an outstanding track record in academic achievement, and who is conducting research into the causes and/or treatment of bladder cancer.

Cancer Council Western Australia aims to minimize the effect of cancer on our community through research and education and by providing people affected by cancer with support to enhance their quality of life. A key objective of the Cancer Council is to encourage and support a wide range of research activities into the causes, diagnosis, treatment and prevention of cancer and leukaemia.

Scholarship Description

Eligibility for the Scholarship

Eligible Countries: Australian citizens or permanent residents of Australia are eligible to apply for this scholarship.

Entrance Requirements: The following students are eligible to apply:

  1. Applicants must be Australian citizens or permanent residents of Australia.
  2. Applicants must be enrolled in a PhD at the time the top up starts. The PhD must commence no later than August 2019
  3. Applicants must have:

Completed requirements for the award of an appropriate degree with a minimum of upper second-class Honours or

A Medical Degree.

  1. Applicants must be enrolled, or be eligible to enroll as a full-time student in an approved post bachelor course at an eligible institution.
  2. Applicants must have applied for a three year competitive postgraduate scholarship, such as an RTP
  3. Receipt of this Scholarship is contingent upon the receipt of an RTP or equivalent award

The following

Students are ineligible to apply: Students who are the recipient of a stipend that exceeds the amount of $34,000 pa. This can include an RTP Stipend or equivalent with / without an additional top-up scholarship.

Application Procedure: 

How to Apply: Application forms can be found at: Linda Vivian Telephone: 08 9388 4354 E-mail:

Scholarship Link