MRIWA scholarship program open for 2023

  • Applications open for Minerals Research Institute of WA’s scholarship program
  • Each scholarship valued up to $41,208 per year
  • The Minerals Research Institute of Western Australia’s (MRIWA) scholarship round for 2023 has opened today.

    Funded by the State Government through MRIWA, the scholarship program supports the development and training of mining industry thought leaders of the future.

    MRIWA scholarships are awarded annually to attract talented researchers towards WA’s universities to tackle issues in the mining sector.

    Three scholarships will be offered for 2023, including the:

    • MRIWA Odwyn Jones PhD Scholarship;
    • MRIWA PhD Scholarship for Women; and
    • MRIWA Indigenous Postgraduate Research Scholarship.

    Applications close on Friday September 30, 2022.

    For more information, visit https://www.mriwa.wa.gov.au/research-funding/education-program/scholarships

    As stated by Mines and Petroleum Minister Bill Johnston:

    “The McGowan Government is committed to powering the future of Western Australia’s minerals industry and is currently supporting 15 PhD students undertaking innovative minerals research at four State universities.

    “Of the 15 scholars, seven are graduates from international universities who were attracted to WA by MRIWA’s scholarship program.

    “Western Australia’s rich mineral endowment and the vision of research champions will play an important part in shaping our State’s economic future.

    “By supporting awards targeting talented women and Indigenous Australians, we are promoting diversity in the State’s minerals industry and delivering value for all Western Australians.”

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