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What is the closing date for the 2018 Project and New Investigator research grants?
The Asthma Foundation WA will not be taking applications for the Project and New Investigator Grants in 2017.
What is the closing date for the 2018 PhD Scholarship Top-Ups?
Applications for the 2017 PhD Scholarship Top-Ups close by 5:00pm, Tuesday, 31st October 2017. All applicants will receive an email when their application is received.
What is the closing date for the 2017-18 Vi Watson Summer Vacation Scholarships?
Applications for the 2014-15 Vi Watson Summer Vacation Scholarships close by 5:00pm, Tuesday, 31st October 2017.
Is the closing date for applications for both electronic and hard copies?
One copy of your application MUST be received by 5:00pm by the closing dates listed above. However, if we receive the electronic copy of your application by that deadline we will accept an identical hard copy the following week as long as you have informed us of this in advance.
Notification of results
Completed applications will be forwarded and reviewed by the Medical and Scientific Advisory Committee and those recommendations will be presented to the AFWA Board (Research grants are primarily reviewed by national and international assessors before Board approval). Applicants will be notified of their success (or not) in late January 2018 for Scholarships.
Do I need to be an Australian citizen to receive a grant from the Asthma Foundation?
Non-Australian residents who have been granted a visa are eligible to apply on the condition that their employment contract covers the duration of the research project.
Does the research funded have to be based in Western Australia?
Yes. All research funded by the Asthma Foundation WA must be based in Western Australia.
I do not have ethical approval for my application. Can I still apply?
Yes. You can still apply if you do not have ethical approval. However, we would expect you to have ethical approval before your grant starts, if successful, and provide copies of documents to evidence this.



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