Murdoch First Scholarship

Expecting an ATAR of 80.00 or above? Be rewarded with a $2,000 Murdoch First Scholarship to kick-start your degree. If you achieve an ATAR of 90.00 or higher, you may be eligible for a $3,000 scholarship.

Invest in your potential and reward your achievement with the Murdoch First Scholarship.


Who is eligible for the Murdoch First Scholarship?

Murdoch First is open to year 12 students applying to university through TISC. You may be eligible for the Murdoch First Scholarship if you:

  • Achieved an unadjusted ATAR of 80.00 or above
  • Choose an eligible Murdoch undergraduate course as your first preference through TISC
  • Enrol full-time
  • Are a new student to Murdoch University
  • Are an Australian or New Zealand citizen or permanent resident.

Eligible courses

All undergraduate degrees, excluding Veterinary Science.

See full terms and conditions

How to apply for Murdoch First

If you are completing Year 12 WACE this year, you can automatically be considered for the Murdoch First Scholarship if you chose an eligible Murdoch undergraduate course as your first preference through TISC.

TISC applications open Monday 6 August 2018.



What happens next?

Should you meet the terms and conditions of the Murdoch First Scholarship, The Scholarships Office will contact eligible recipients after the University's Semester 1 March census date to obtain bank details. The scholarship will be paid in two equal instalments - one per consecutive semester of study – directly to your nominated bank account.

For more information about the Murdoch First Scholarship, call our Meet Murdoch Team on 9360 1762.

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