Become a Scholar

Young people selected as UWA Fogarty Scholars possess the qualities to lead our community into the future

Become a UWA Fogarty Scholar

Each year up to 15 new UWA Fogarty Scholarships are awarded to WA’s brightest and most engaged high school graduates. Scholarships are awarded on 3 criteria:

  1. Academic achievement to date
  2. Demonstrated excellence in at least three areas of arts, community service, leadership, sports and enterprise
  3. Demonstration of the competencies of a UWA Fogarty Scholar – Vision, Resilience, Integrity, Self-reflection, Adaptability, Emotional intelligence, Breadth and depth of knowledge and initiative, Resilience

To be eligible to apply, students must reasonably expect to achieve an ATAR of 98. Students attending Broadway UWA identified schools must reasonably expect to achieve an ATAR of 95.

Being a Fogarty Scholar fundamentally changed my experience at uni and I have no doubt it has changed my whole life.

Michael Douglas UWA Fogarty Foundation Alumni

How to apply

Applications will be assessed through an initial online application that includes:

Students shortlisted from the online application assessment will be invited for an interview.

2024 applications are currently in process, applications for the 2025 open early 2024

Scholars Biography Book

Meet our exceptional Scholars in the biography book