WAIER-Fogarty Foundation Postgraduate Student Research Prize 2019

Our aim is to support educational researchers conducting research directly relevant to early childhood, primary, secondary or tertiary education. This prize, sponsored by the Fogarty Foundation, supports educational researchers studying at an approved higher education institution who do not have ready access to funds or resources for research.

The total prize money available is $5000.

These funds may be used for purposes including, but not limited to:

(i) Education e.g. fees associated with attending a Forum, Conference, Tertiary study
(ii) Resources e.g. the costs of purchasing a textbook, digital recorder, software purchase (e.g. data analysis, reimbursement for participants)

To be eligible applicants must:

1. Be enrolled in an approved postgraduate education course (MEd, EdD, PhD) at a higher education institution in Western Australia
2. Either reside in Australia or have a visa that will be valid for the duration of the prize

Applications close 6 December 2019.

Download the information sheet.

Prize Sponsor


WAIER Annual Research Grant

The WAIER Annual Research Grant is designed to support early career and established researchers who do not have ready access to funds or resources; and/or require seeding funding for new projects for research directly relevant to early childhood, primary, secondary or tertiary education.

Who is eligible?

WAIER members that either reside in Australia or have a visa that will be valid for the duration of the grant.

What is the value of the grant?

The total grant money is $2000. The WAIER Committee may apportion this money to one or more applicants, according to merit.

What can the research grant be used for?

Funding will include, but is not limited to:

  • Education (e.g. Fees associated with attending a Forum, Conference, Tertiary Unit)
  • Resource (e.g. The costs of purchasing a textbook, digital recorder, software purchase [e.g. data analysis])
  • Professional Services (e.g. Payment to an individual for services rendered to transcribe qualitative data, or to analyse quantitative data)
  • Travel (e.g. Costs involved with travelling to a Forum, Conference, or other activity linked to the proposed research project)

Where can I find more information about how to apply?

For more information, download this information sheet. If you have further queries please email the Research Grants Committee, Western Australian Institute for Educational Research at research-grants@waier.org.au

When do applications close?

The grant applications close COB 30th June 2019. Successful applicants are announced at the WAIER Research Forum at The University of Notre Dame Australia on 3rd August 2019, and receive notification by mail.

Applications for the 2019 WAIER Research grant are closed.

Completion of project

Please complete this Grant Acquittal Form on completion of your project.

2019 Grant Sponsor