2024 S2 Academic Excellence Awards: Honours

The Murdoch University Academic Excellence Awards (MUAEA's) acknowledge and reward commencing students who have a record of high academic achievement in previous studies.

The Domestic Honours category of the MUAEA's are awarded to commencing students with an average grade of 80% or higher or equivalent GPA in a Bachelor degree course prior to applying to a Murdoch University Honours program.

Murdoch University
No. of Scholarships:
Duration of Award:
1 year
Level of study:
  • Honours
Semester Availability:
  • Semester 2
  • Semester 1
Study Area:
  • Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences
  • Veterinary Science
  • Environmental and Conservation Sciences
  • Criminology
  • Psychology
  • Physical Sciences and Mathematics
  • Nursing
  • Medical, Molecular and Forensic Sciences
  • Law
  • Information Technology
  • Engineering and Energy
  • Education
  • Creative Media and Communication
  • Allied Health
  • Agricultural Science
  • Business


To be eligible for this scholarship you must:

  • be a domestic applicant who will commence studies at Murdoch University in any honours course
  • be enrolled full time (at least 9 credit points), or have exceptional reasons for studying part-time or external
  • have an excellent academic record with an average WAM (weighted average mark) of 80% or higher, in your qualifying Bachelor degree course
  • give permission for your image and name to be used by the University in our media and publications and to co-operate with reasonable marketing requests for the purposes of publicity for the MUAEA Scholarship.

How to Apply

Complete the online application below and attach the required documents before the closing date. 

Required Documents

This scholarship requires you to provide the following documents:

  • completed online application form if you are a currently enrolled Murdoch student or
  • completed PDF application form if you are NOT a current Murdoch university student and send it to scholarships@murdoch.edu.au
  • academic transcripts (only if you're from another university. This does not apply to Murdoch students).

Payment Method

Payment of the award will be made in two equal instalments, directly into your nominated bank account, as follows:

  • $1,500 in week 7 or 8 in the semester you are awarded;
  • $1,500 in week 7 or 8 consecutive second semester.

All payments are subject to your acceptance and ongoing compliance with the terms and conditions of the award.