Cancer Council WA offers these scholarships to support the work of promising young Honours/Masters students with an interest in cancer research.

Closing date: 06 November 2019

Named in honour of a valued member of the Cancer Council WA family for more than 20 years the Paul Katris Honours/Masters Scholarships are offered to students with an outstanding track record in academic achievement and research potential to pursue full-time Honours/Masters studies in Western Australia in cancer-related research.
These scholarships are available for research projects in any relevant cancer related research field such as laboratory, clinical, epidemiological, psychosocial and/or behavioural science. In memory of Paul Katris and giving consideration to the relevant criteria, and research excellence, one scholarship has been earmarked for a psycho-oncology research project

These scholarships are awarded to highly ranked Honours students commencing cancer research in 2020 as part of their Honours/Masters degree. The total value of the Scholarship is up to $7,500 for 1 year full-time, with $6,000 to be allocated as an allowance and an additional amount of $1,500 to be allocated to research costs.


Please follow the guidelines outlined in the Paul Katris Honours Scholarship Application Form (75 KB)
All recipients are required to submit the final report within 6 monthsafter the completion of the scholarship – for the report template visit the ‘Recipient requirements‘ web page.
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

For more information contact:
Research Admin Officer
Cancer Council Western Australia
420 Bagot Road
Tel: (08) 9388 4343

Successful scholarships awarded in previous years




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