Forrest Research Foundation Post-doctoral Fellowships 2024

Pursue your research in Australia. Good news! Applications for Forrest Research Foundation Post-doctoral Fellowships are currently open. In this article, we will explain in detail about this fellowship program, its benefits and step by step application process.

Forrest Research Foundation Post-doctoral Fellowships 2024-2025 is a fully funded research scholarship for international researchers. Forrest Research Foundation Fellowships provide salary up to $95,000, an accommodation allowance of  $21,447 per annual and a once-off relocation and research travel allowance of $12,000.

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Forrest Fellowships are offered to early-stage post-doctoral researchers who have outstanding academic profiles and who have already made significant personal research contributions to their discipline.

Forrest Fellowships are offered to early-stage post-doctoral researchers who have outstanding academic profiles and who have already made significant personal research contributions to their discipline.

The Forrest Research Foundation (‘the Foundation’) at The University of Western Australia was established in 2014 following the donation of $65 million, over 10 years, by Andrew and Nicola Forrest, through the Minderoo Foundation. Their donation is to assist Western Australia in becoming a world-class center of research and innovation through attracting the next generation of outstanding intellects to Western Australia.

The Forrest Research Foundation Research Fellowships are provided to attract and assist outstanding early-career post-doctoral researchers to undertake high quality research at a Western Australian University.

Forrest Fellows will be persons of exceptional ability and resourcefulness, having the highest calibre of academic achievement and with potential to make a positive difference to the world. They will help build world class research and innovation capacity in Western Australia.

The Fellowships is to be held in conjunction with an employment contract at a Western Australian university. A proportion of the employment contract will be for the general mission of the Forrest Research Foundation (including mentoring of Forrest Scholars and ambassadorial duties). The requirement will also be for Forrest Fellows 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 31, 2023 (Applications for 2024 post-doctoral fellowships are open now)

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 annum in 2023 (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

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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.
    • Photograph

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Website

To know more about Forrest Research Foundation Post-doctoral Fellowships, please visit the official website:

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