UWA Fogarty Scholarship Program

Empowering, enriching and creating opportunities for high-achieving, high potential people


The UWA Fogarty Scholarship Program is one of Australia’s premier scholarship programs. It is a joint venture between the Fogarty Foundation and the University of Western Australia investing in the future leaders of our state.

We are seeking students graduating high school who have
distinguished themselves in various pursuits. These are students who have demonstrated; a combination of significant academic achievement and accomplishments in two or more other areas; or exceptional talent in one specific area while maintaining outstanding academic outcomes; or high achievement relative to opportunity, that is, they have faced significant challenges and been successful academically and in other areas.


Supporting our best and brightest minds

The UWA Fogarty Scholars are academic high achievers with the desire and ability to positively influence their communities.  Meet our inspirational Scholars in the Scholars of Excellence Biographies.

UWA Fogarty Scholarship Celebrates its 20th Anniversary

Celebrating all that has been achieved since the formation of the UWA Fogarty Scholarship Program in 2003. 

20 years ago, history was made with the commencement of a partnership between the Fogarty Foundation and the University of Western Australia to establish an elite scholarship program for high achieving young Western Australians; the first ever undergraduate scholarship of its kind in Australia.  Fast-forward to September 2023 and we are delighted to be celebrating our current scholars, our alumni and our colleagues at UWA.

Our program features

Shaping the future leaders of WA

UWA Fogarty Scholarship Program develops a network of significant young leaders.  These scholarships encourage the highest achieving students to undertake tertiary studies in WA and contribute to their community.

Learn more about becoming a UWA Fogarty Scholar


Scholars Biography Book 2024

Meet our exceptional Scholars in the 2024 biography book