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Scholarships at Murdoch University

There are 9 scholarships available at Murdoch University.

Research Training Program Stipend Scholarships

Study level

Postgraduate

Value of scholarship

14,63,778 a year

Value details

Tax-exempt living allowance of AUD$27,082 per annum with potential top-up to $30,000

Application deadline

Expected October 2020

Alistair Murdoch Research Bursary in Animal Health and Welfare

Study level

Postgraduate

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible to apply for the Alistair Murdoch Research Bursary in Animal Health and Welfare, applicants must:
• be currently enrolled as higher degree by research candidate at Murdoch University
• have an approved program of study
• be working in any discipline, providing their research topic is relevant to the areas specified above
• not already have been awarded the bursary in the course of their candidature

Application details

1. Applicants should submit a CV, proof of endorsement and support of the supervisor/s, and a personal statement addressing the following questions in appropriate detail:

• how the research project contributes to knowledge about animal health and welfare
• how the research project may be of practical benefit to improving the health and welfare of animals
• how the bursary will enhance the research project undertaken by the candidate
• budget for project

2. Please submit applications electronically to the Student Financial Support Office via email.

Value of scholarship

97,585 total value

Application deadline

30 November 2019

International Cricket Scholarship

Study level

Undergraduate,Postgraduate

Eligibility requirements

In order to be eligible for consideration, a candidate must be:

• a high level player of a cricket and current member of an international cricket club or association;
• an international, full fee paying student;
• commencing studies at one of Murdoch's Western Australia campuses in 2019;
• commencing studies in an eligible coursework program;
• a citizens from one of the following countries or regions: India, Sri Lanka and the West Indies*;
• have an unconditional letter of offer from Murdoch University to enrol in a Murdoch University course, and satisfy all entry conditions for that course;
• successfully granted an Australian visa with study right by the Department of Home Affairs; and
• able to provide two references from their home cricket club or association demonstrating high level cricket accomplishments and aspirations

Eligible Courses:
• All undergraduate degrees available to international students and delivered at one of Murdoch’s Western Australian campuses.
• All Honour degrees available to international students and delivered at one of Murdoch’s Western Australian campuses.
• All Graduate Diploma and Master by coursework degrees available to international students and delivered at one of Murdoch’s Western Australian campuses.
• Graduate Certificate degrees that have been packaged with a Murdoch Master by Coursework degree.

Application details

Submission of the following documents must be emailed to internationalscholarships@murdoch.edu.au by the application deadline.
 

Value details

AUD $11,000 for Business and Governance eligible degree courses and Bachelor of Nursing. AUD $8,000 for all other eligible courses.

Application deadline

25 January 2020, 24 May 2020

Scholarship for Scientific Excellence - Undergraduate and Postgraduate

Study level

Undergraduate,Postgraduate

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible for the award, applicants must:

  • Be an international student;
  • Study full time at the Perth campus;
  • Have applied to Murdoch University to study a course specialising in one of the majors offered by the School of Engineering and Information Technology (see list on application form);
  • Have applied for this course before the Semester deadline; and
  • Have achieved an IELTS of 6.5 or above

For undergraduate admission and scholarship eligibility you must have:

  • Either an average grade of 92% and above or have received an equivalent result within the last 18 calendar months from the closing date of the award;

For postgraduate admission and scholarship eligibility you must have:

  • Achieved an undergraduate GPA > 3.5/4.0 or equivalent exceptional performance.

Application details

 Students can apply online.

Value details

Up to AUD $20,000 for Undergraduate students; Up to AUD $10,000 for Postgraduate students

Application deadline

2 February 2020

Scholarship for Scientific Excellence - Honours

Study level

Undergraduate

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible for the award, applicants must:

  • Be an international student;
  • Study full time at the Perth campus;
  • Have applied to Murdoch University to study an Honours course specialising in one of the majors offered by the School of Engineering and Information Technology and
  • Have achieved an average grade of HD or GPA of 3.5/4.0 or equivalent for international applicants in an undergraduate course, prior to application.

Application details

Students can apply online.

Value of scholarship

2,43,963 total value

Application deadline

2 February 2020

International Welcome Scholarship – Australia

Study level

Undergraduate,Postgraduate

Eligibility requirements

You are eligible for this scholarship if you meet all of the following requirements:

  • An international, full fee paying student residing in Australia at the time of application;
  • you are starting studies at one of Murdoch's Western Australian campuses in 2020 – 2024 intakes;
  • you are starting studies in a Murdoch coursework degree (this is a bachelor, graduate certificate, graduate diploma or masters-by-coursework degree);
  • you are not receiving any other Murdoch scholarship; and
  • you are not subject to any of the exclusions below.

Eligible Courses

  • All Bachelor degrees available to international students and delivered at one of Murdoch's Western Australian campus'
  • All Graduate Certificate, Graduate Diploma and Masters by Coursework degrees available to international students and delivered at one of Murdoch's Western Australian campus

Application details

There is no scholarship application process! If you’re eligible for one of our Welcome Scholarships, you simply need to accept your Murdoch University offer to receive it.

If you're eligible for the International Merit Award, our scholarship team will review your GPA for the Year of Study after the release of results each semester and notify you if successful.

Value details

Each scholarship works as a 20% tuition fee contribution and is automatically deducted from the course tuition fee each semester.

International Welcome Scholarships

Study level

Undergraduate,Postgraduate

Eligibility requirements

You are eligible for this scholarship if you meet all of the following requirements:

  • You are an international, full fee-paying student;
  • you are starting studies at one of Murdoch's Western Australian campuses in 2020 – 2024 intakes;
  • you are starting studies in a Murdoch coursework degree (this is a bachelor, graduate certificate, graduate diploma or masters-by-coursework degree);
  • you are not receiving any other Murdoch scholarship; and
  • you are not subject to any of the exclusions below.

Eligible Courses

  • All Bachelor degrees available to international students and delivered at one of Murdoch's Western Australian campus'
  • All Graduate Certificate, Graduate Diploma and Masters by Coursework degrees available to international students and delivered at one of Murdoch's Western Australian campus

Application details

There is no scholarship application process! If you’re eligible for one of our Welcome Scholarships, you simply need to accept your Murdoch University offer to receive it.

If you're eligible for the International Merit Award, our scholarship team will review your GPA for the Year of Study after the release of results each semester and notify you if successful.

Value details

The maximum value of each scholarship is AUD $12,000 for Business and Nursing degrees and AUD $11,000 for all other degrees.

International Merit Award

Study level

Undergraduate,Postgraduate

Eligibility requirements

You are eligible for this scholarship if you meet all of the following requirements:

  • you are a recipient of the International Welcome Scholarship;
  • you commenced at one of Murdoch's Western Australian campuses in a 2020 – 2024 intake;
  • you are enrolled in a Murdoch coursework degree (this is a bachelor, graduate certificate, graduate diploma or masters-by-coursework degree);
  • you are enrolled in a full-time study load (24 credit points) for the assessed Year of Study*; and
  • you achieve a minimum academic result of 3.0 GPA for that assessed Year of Study;
  • you are not subject to any of the exceptions set out below.

Application details

There is no scholarship application process! If you’re eligible for one of our Welcome Scholarships, you simply need to accept your Murdoch University offer to receive it.

If you're eligible for the International Merit Award, our scholarship team will review your GPA for the Year of Study after the release of results each semester and notify you if successful.

Value details

AUD $1,000 payment will be deducted directly from the tuition fee of the subsequent semester following the assessed Year of Study. There is no financial payout of the Scholarship nor is it refundable.

International Honours Welcome Scholarship

Study level

Undergraduate

Eligibility requirements

You are eligible for this scholarship if you meet all of the following requirements:

  • an international, full fee paying student;
  • you are starting a one year Honours degree at one of Murdoch's Western Australia campuses in 2020 – 2024;
  • you are not a recipient of any other Murdoch University fully or partially funded scholarship; and
  • you are not subject to any of the exceptions set out below.

Eligible Courses

Honours in any field.

Application details

There is no scholarship application process! If you’re eligible for one of our Welcome Scholarships, you simply need to accept your Murdoch University offer to receive it.

If you're eligible for the International Merit Award, our scholarship team will review your GPA for the Year of Study after the release of results each semester and notify you if successful.

Value details

The Murdoch International Honours Welcome Scholarship is valued at AUD $10,000, with payment deducted directly from the tuition fee of the degree. There is no financial payout of the Scholarship nor is it refundable.