Cancer Council Western Australia PhD Top Up Scholarship

Our PhD Top Up Scholarships are available to applicants who have an outstanding track records in academic achievement, and the potential to pursue full-time PhD studies in cancer-related research. 

Applications are now *OPEN*.

Applications are open for students with research projects related to cancer control (including biological science, medicine, behavioural science and public health). These  scholarships are available for highly ranked PhD students who have been awarded a Research Training Program (RTP) stipend or equivalent and include funding of up to $36,000 for up to three years full-time, with a maximum payable rate of $12,000 per annum:

  • Cancer Council Western Australia PhD Top Up Scholarship
  • The Baguley Family Melanoma PhD Top Up Scholarship for research into the understanding and/or treatment of melanoma.


Please follow the guidelines outlined in the PhD Top Up Scholarship Guide to Applicants(132 KB) and complete the Application Form (69KB)

All recipients are required to provide an annual report for each funded year of their PhD.  Visit the 'Recipient requirements' web page for report templates.

For IMPORTANT information regarding recent changes to our funding and how to write a plain language summary please review the General Guidance Documents.




For more information contact:
Research Admin Officer
Cancer Council Western Australia
420 Bagot Road
SUBIACO  WA  6008 

Tel: (08) 9388 4343


Successful scholarships awarded in previous years