Scholarship for Scientific Excellence (Honours)

Multiple scholarships of $5,000 each are available to ​​applicants who demonstrate a pursuit for scientific excellence and are commencing an honours course in the disciplines of Engineering and Energy and Information Technology, Maths and Statistics.

Scholarships are awarded to students who have achieved a HD or GPA of 3.5/4.0 or equivalent in an undergraduate course prior to application and have been selected for an award.

School of Engineering and IT
No. of Scholarships:
Duration of Award:
1 year
Level of study:
Semester Availability:
  Semester 1
Study Area:


To apply for this scholarship you must:
  • be an international or domestic student
  • study full time at our Perth campus
  • have applied to Murdoch University to study an honours course specialising in one of the Engineering and Energy, or Information Technology, Maths and Statistics disciplines
  • 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.

How to Apply

Compile the required documents, including the completed application form, and email them to by the closing date.

Required Documents

This scholarship requires you to provide the following documents:

  • completed application form​
  • a copy of your undergraduate transcript (only if your prior studies are not at Murdoch University)
  • a personal statement explaining the area of research interest and how the scholarship will assist you (up to two A4 pages maximum)
  • written confirmation from your prospective honours supervisor confirming supervision of your project.​

Payment Method

Is paid in two equal instalments directly to a recipient's nominated bank account over two consecutive semesters. In other words, for those that commence their study in Semester 1 of 2020:

The first instalment will be paid in week 7 or 8  of Semester 1 2020
The second instalment will be paid in week 7 or 8 of Semester 2 2020 
Scholarship Value:
Opening Date:
30 Oct 2019
Closing Date:
01 Mar 2020
Student Type:
  • Domestic
  • International