Gowrie Scholarship Trust Fund, University of Western Australia (UWA)

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Gowrie Scholarship Trust Fund

The Gowrie Scholarship Trust Fund invites applications for one (possibly two) Gowrie Postgraduate Research Scholarships for members or descendents of members of the Australian Forces in the 1939/45 war.

Tenable for up to two years at universities or other research institutions, either in Australia or overseas. The value of the scholarship is $4,000 per annum, for a period of 2 years. Special preference will be given to applicants who are descendants of a member of the Forces who was killed on active service or who died as a result of any occurrence which happened during his/her period of enlistment.

Applications in duplicate, on the prescribed form (found here), must be submitted by 31 October (for awards to commence in  the following year) as follows:

  • Original to the UWA Graduate Research and Scholarships Office, and
  • Duplicate copy to the Trustees, The Govme Scholarship Trust Fund, 3/32 Beaconsfield Road, Mosman, N.S. W. 2088.
Payment type
Top Up Scholarship
Value unit
Per annum
Basis of award
Academic Achievement

Applicants must:

  • have applied for or enrolled full-time in a Higher Degree by Research at The University of Western Australia
  • be a direct lineal descendant of a member of the Australian Armed Forces
  • commence the degree by the date specified by the University of Western Australia
  • demonstrate outstanding research potential


  • Applications including all supporting documentation must be received by the closing date and in writing on the forms provided
  • the scholarship will be paid as per the wishes of the Gowrie Scholarship Trust Fund
  • proof of military service or being a direct lineal descendant of a member of the Australian Armed Forces must be attached
  • scholarships are not transferable to other students in any circumstances
  • the scholarship will be forfeited if the recipient cancels his or her enrolment in the program at the University of Western Australia
  • scholarships will be awarded on the basis of academic merit, research capacity and relevance of proposed research
  • projects involving human or animal experimentation, including social/psychological research, must conform to NH&MRC guidelines and ethical clearance will be required prior to commencement of any such project.
Australian Citizen
Study area
Commencement date
Applications open
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Tenable At
Australian University
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