Foundation

The mission of the Forrest Research Foundation is to create a world-leading collaborative centre of research and scholarship in Western Australia

The Foundation supports over 60 PhD scholars and postdoctoral fellows who bring their talents and creativity from around the world to Western Australia to conduct ground-breaking research.

Scholarships

The Forrest Scholarship program supports scholars as they develop their potential to address the world’s most pressing problems

Forrest Research Foundation Scholarships are available for outstanding international and Australian students who wish to study towards a PhD at one of five Western Australian universities.

Applications for the next round of PhD Scholarships will open in September 2022.

Fellowship

Forrest Fellows will help drive research and innovation capacity in Western Australia

Forrest Fellows are outstanding researchers of exceptional ability and resourcefulness, having the highest calibre of academic achievements and with the potential to make a difference in the world.

News

Forrest Research Foundation Early-Career Creative & Performance Leadership Fellowships 2023 – Now Open!

Forrest Research Foundation Early-Career Creative & Performance Leadership Fellowships 2023 – Now Open!

Our Early-Career Creative and Performance Leadership Fellowships for 2023 are now open! We are offering two prestigious 18 month fellowships designed to create a new pathway to nurture creative talents and research leadership skills of those working in the creative and performing arts sector. Value Generous fellowships provide an academic allowance, superannuation, luxury accommodation at Forrest Hall […]

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Inaugural recipients of Forrest Creative and Performance Leadership Fellowships announced

Inaugural recipients of Forrest Creative and Performance Leadership Fellowships announced

The Forrest Research Foundation is proud to announce that Ms Elham Eshraghian-Haakansson and Dr Jo Pollitt have been named inaugural recipients of the Foundation’s Creative and Performance Leadership Fellowships. A Fine Arts graduate from The University of Western Australia, Ms Eshraghian-Haakansson has exhibited her work nationally and internationally. For her fellowship Ms Eshraghian-Haakansson will explore […]

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New Forrest Research Foundation Fellows to drive discovery in Western Australia

New Forrest Research Foundation Fellows to drive discovery in Western Australia

A scientist passionate about preventing future pandemics, a researcher looking to ‘future proof’ Australia’s kelp forests and a chemical engineer focused on improving the process of hydrogen liquefaction are all recipients of the prestigious 2022 Forrest Fellowships.

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scholar in front of a blue screen

I have always been driven by a child-like curiosity to understand the world around me, complemented by a conviction that it is our duty to apply the knowledge gained for the betterment of humanity.

Grace Goh | Awarded scholarship in 2015 | Studying at UWA

Foundation

The mission of the Forrest Research Foundation is to create a world-leading collaborative centre of research and scholarship in Western Australia

The Foundation supports over 60 PhD scholars and postdoctoral fellows who bring their talents and creativity from around the world to Western Australia to conduct ground-breaking research.

I chose to research Ptilotus because it was a large, interesting genera in the amaranth family that had not been studied using modern systematics approaches, and there were many potential projects to do on it.

Tim Hammer | Awarded scholarship in 2015 | Studying at UWA

Forrest Hall

Forrest Hall is a state-of-the-art accommodation facility designed with the purpose of attracting and inspiring top scholars in their academic pursuits.