Applications for the 2020 Westpac Research Fellowship are open from 18 June until 26 August 2019.
Offered in partnership with Australia’s leading research universities, the Fellowship is a holistic support package for early career researchers who wish to undertake ground-breaking research here in Australia. It provides fully flexible funding, a bespoke Leadership 360 program, global experiences and is valued at a minimum of $400,000 over five years.
Key Fellowship Enhancements:
For the first time researchers who hold other awards are eligible to apply for a Westpac Research Fellowship and divert this funded salary to another needed area if the recipient already has salary funding via another Award (DECRA).
Option to utilise the Fellowship within 5 years (rather than 3); and
Introduction of the Leadership 360 Program – a mandatory program for the Fellows which includes a leadership assessment (360), one-to-one debrief and an annual workshop with all Westpac Reseach Fellow's.