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2025 Forrest Fellowships - Applications now open!

28 May 2024

The Forrest Research Foundation is now accepting applications for Postdoctoral Fellowships commencing in 2025.

The Forrest Research Foundation is offering up to five prestigious three-year postdoctoral Fellowships in 2025 to outstanding researchers from around the world to conduct paradigm-shifting research based at any of Western Australia’s five universities.

Key dates
Applications close: 11:59PM AWST 30 June 2024
Shortlisting complete by universities: 31 July 2024
Call for references and interviews: mid to late August 2024
Awards announced: end of August 2024

The Fellowships are open to candidates from all countries and all disciplines and are intended to accelerate opportunities for outstanding researchers.

Applicants will have an outstanding academic profile and will have already made significant personal research contributions to their discipline. They will have gained high-level research experience through studying and researching in a number of different institutions, and their innovative doctoral research will be recognised well beyond their current institutional home.

These generous fellowships provide a stipend and accommodation at Forrest Hall in a luxury self-contained studio apartment, with a total value of over AU$420,000. Within Forrest Hall, you will live amongst other researchers in a vibrant and inspiring research environment. The Foundation also offers a unique ‘researcher’s journey’ program that exposes our Fellows to world leading researchers, mentoring, connections with Australia’s learned academies and more.

How to apply
Applications are now open on the Forrest Research Foundation website until 30 June 2024. For more information, visit