Cancer Research Student Vacation Scholarships
Applications for our vacation scholarships are *NOW OPEN*
APPLICATION SUBMISSION DEADLINE: 9 August 2021
These scholarships expose talented young university students to cancer research. We aim to help develop the skills of these future researchers to give them experience to progress their studies. Applicants must have successfully completed a minimum of the first two years of an appropriate degree course (three years for medical students) in the disciplines relevant to cancer control. Awards are for a period of four to ten weeks during the summer vacation period and are up to $3,000.00 each.
There are a number of vacation scholarships available in this funding year:
- Up to four Cancer Council WA Vacation Scholarship are open to all research areas / fields, the projects must broadly relate to cancer.
- Up to two Vacation Scholarships are offered by the James Crofts Hope Foundation (JCHF). As the Foundation is committed to the advancement of research in the area of brain cancer these scholarships will be awarded to research projects that relate directly to brain cancer research.
- Up to two Vacation Scholarships offered by the Abbie Basson Sarcoma Foundation. As the Foundation is committed to the advancement of research in the area of sarcoma, primary bone and soft tissue tumours, these scholarships will be awarded to research projects that relate directly to sarcoma research.
How to apply
Please download the Guidelines and Application Form (140kb) and complete.
For IMPORTANT information regarding recent changes to our funding and how to write a plain language summary please review the General Guidance Documents.
NB: If applications are to be delivered by hand please leave applications at Cancer Council WA Reception, Level 1, 420 Bagot Road, Subiaco
James Crofts Hope Foundation Vacation Scholarship - download the Final Report template from the following link: Final Report (68kb)
Cancer Council WA and Abbie Basson Sarcoma Foundation Vacation Scholarship - download the Final Report template from the following link: Final Report (68kb)
For more information contact:
Research Admin Officer
Cancer Council Western Australia
420 Bagot Road
SUBIACO WA 6008
Tel: (08) 9388 4354
Fax: (08) 9212 4334