Forrest Research Foundation Post-doctoral Fellowships Australia

Forrest Research Foundation Post-doctoral Fellowships | Australia | 2022-2023

In Australia, continue your research. There’s good news! The Forrest Research Foundation is accepting applications for post-doctoral fellowships. This post will go over the details of the fellowship programme, its rewards, and the application process step by step.

The Forrest Research Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowships 2022-2023 are fully financed research fellowships for international researchers. Fellowships from the Forrest Research Foundation include a salary of up to $95,000, an annual housing allowance of $21,447, and a one-time relocation and research travel fee of $12,000.

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Early-stage post-doctoral researchers with strong academic reputations and who have already made significant personal research contributions to their discipline are eligible for Forrest Fellowships.

Early-stage post-doctoral researchers with strong academic reputations and who have already made significant personal research contributions to their discipline are eligible for Forrest Fellowships.

Andrew and Nicola Forrest donated $65 million over ten years through the Minderoo Foundation to create the Forrest Research Foundation (‘the Foundation’) at The University of Western Australia in 2014. Their donation will help Western Australia become a world-class hub of research and innovation by recruiting the next generation of brilliant minds to the state.

The Forrest Research Foundation Research Fellowships are designed to attract and support exceptional early-career post-doctoral researchers who want to do high-quality research at a Western Australian university.

Forrest Fellows will be people of outstanding talent and ingenuity, with the highest academic success and the ability to have a meaningful impact on the world. They will assist Western Australia in developing world-class research and innovation capabilities.

The Fellowships will be held in combination with a job contract at a university in Western Australia. A portion of the employment contract will be dedicated to the Forrest Research Foundation’s overall objective (including mentoring of Forrest Scholars and ambassadorial duties). In addition, Forrest Fellows will be expected to provide leadership and mentoring within Forrest Hall.

Scholarship Summary

  • Level of Study: Post-doctoral
  • Institution(s): Forrest Research Foundation / Australian Universities
  • Study in: Australia
  • Courses Offered: This opportunity is offered in the following five universities:
    • Curtin University
    • Edith Cowan University
    • Murdoch University
    • Notre Dame University (Fremantle Campus)
    • The University of Western Australia
  • Program Period: 3 years
  • Deadline: May 16, 2022

Scholarship Coverage

Forrest Research Foundation Post-doctoral Fellowships will provide:

  • Salary consistent with a Level A Step 8 appointment (for example The University of Western Australia Salary Scales approximately $95,000 in salary plus 17% superannuation)
  • An accommodation allowance of  $21,447 per annul (subject to marginal tax rate)
  • A once-off relocation and research travel allowance of $12,000.

Eligibility Criteria for Forrest Research Foundation Post-doctoral Fellowships

To qualify for Forrest Research Foundation Post-doctoral Fellowships, candidate must fulfill all of the following requirements below:

  • Required Language: English. 
  • Eligible Countries: All world countries
  • To be eligible to apply applicants must be in their final year of PhD or no more than two years post PhD conferral.
  • Applicants must reside at Forrest Hall for the duration of the Fellowship.
  • Applicants must be intending to meet the requirements of a Forrest Fellow including mentoring of Forrest Scholars, ambassadorial duties for the Forrest Research Foundation and in providing leadership within Forrest Hall.
  • Applicants must meet employment eligibility conditions at the nominated university.
  • Researchers from all disciplines are eligible to apply.
  • Find out more: Forrest Research Foundation Fellowship Guidelines Here

How to Apply for Forrest Research Foundation Post-doctoral Fellowships?

Please follow the following application instructions to apply for Forrest Research Foundation Post-doctoral Fellowships:

  1. Applicants must contact the research group/department where they wish to conduct their post-doctoral research, and receive direct confirmation that their work will be mentored by a senior member of academic staff.
  2. The Foundation will contact the proposed academic mentor of shortlisted applicants to request formal confirmation of their support.
  3. Complete the application which includes:
    • Completed application form.
    • Curriculum vitae.
    • Publications list.
    • Grants and awards list.
    • Impact statement addressing the selection criteria and the applicant’s desire to make a difference with their research.
    • Contact details for four referees.
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