Banksia Association Honours Scholarship

The Banksia Association is a group of individuals who have made an impact on Murdoch University during its 38 year history. Banksia Association members include past members of the University Senate, individuals who have been awarded Honorary Degrees, Emeritus Professors and others who are passionate about Murdoch University and Higher Education.

The Banksia Association Honours Scholarship was established in 2008 to encourage our highest achieving students to continue their education at Murdoch University by providing them with financial assistance during their Honours year.

Provider:
The Banksia Association
No. of Scholarships:
1
Duration of Award:
1 year
Level of study:
  Honours
Semester Availability:
  Semester 1
  Semester 2
Study Area:
  Business and Law
  Creative Arts and Communication
  Engineering
  Health
  Science
  Social and Cultural Studies
  Teaching
  Technology

Eligibility

To apply for this scholarship you must:
  • be currently enrolled, or intending to enrol, in an honours course full-time at Murdoch University in either Semester 1 or Semester 2, 2021
  • have a record of high achievement in previous studies and/or professional work, whether or not related to the proposed field of study in your honours course
  • be experiencing challenges in undertaking the honours project that could be usefully offset by the assistance of a Banksia scholarship
  • be an Australian citizen or permanent resident
  • be available to attend an awards ceremony held by the Banksia Association​.
Please note that while this is a merit-based scholarship, personal and financial hardship may still be considered by the panel.



How to Apply

Compile the required documents, including the completed application form, and email them to scholarships@murdoch.edu.au​ by the closing date. ​

Required Documents

This scholarship requires you to provide the following documents: 
  • completed application form​
  • a personal statement of no more than one A4 page
  • a summary of your intended honours project of no more than one A4 page
  • written confirmation from your proposed honours supervisor confirming supervision of your project
  • evidence of academic or work performance​
  • 2 references ( 1 x academic and 1 personal ).
    In the personal statement include "why you think this research is important".

Payment Method


Subject to the ongoing acceptance and compliance with the terms and conditions of the scholarship, payment will be made in the following installments:

  • $6,000 in week 7 or 8 of the standard academic semester (S1);
  • $6,000 in week 7 or 8 of the standard academic semester (S2); and
  • $3,000 upon the successful submission, and grading of your Honours thesis.

Scholarship Value:
$15,000
Opening Date:
21 Sep 2020
Closing Date:
16 Aug 2021
Student Type:
  • Domestic