westpac scholars

Applications Close: Westpac Research Fellowship

The 2020 Westpac Research Fellowships reward two early career researchers working in a field of research one of the following universities: the Australian National University, the University of Melbourne, the University of Queensland and/or the University of Sydney.

Successful applicants will work closely with Westpac on building their profile, developing their leadership skills and expanding their networks. They will also receive funding of a minimum of $400,000 over three years.

For nomination criteria and information, visit: https://scholars.westpacgroup.com.au/scholarships/research-fellowship/#section1 

Key dates:


  • 18 June 2019: Applications open
  • 26 August 2019: Applications close
  • 9-10 December 2019: National Assessment Centre in Sydney
  • 13 December 2019: Notification of outcome


  • 2-3 April 2020: Westpac Scholars’ Summit
  • June 2020: Applications open for 2021