Scholarship for Scientific Excellence (Postgraduate)

Multiple scholarships of up to $10,000 each to applicants commencing any Masters ​course (not a Higher Degree by Research) ​in the disciplines of Engineering and Energy or Information Technology, Maths and Statistic who demonstrate a pursuit for scientific excellence.

School of Engineering and IT
No. of Scholarships:
Duration of Award:
2 years
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 a course specialising in one of the majors offered in the discipline of Engineering and Energy, Information Technology or Maths and Statistics
  • achieved an undergraduate GPA 3.5/4.0 or equivalent exceptional performance.

How to Apply

Email the completed application form to by the closing date.

Required Documents

This scholarship requires you to provide the following documents: 
  • completed application form​
  • a personal statement explaining your area of research interest and how the scholarship will assist you (two A4 pages maximum)
  • a copy of your undergraduate academic transcript

Payment Method

Paid in equal instalments over four consecutive semesters throughout the duration of the masters course. If you have been awarded advanced standing and your course duration is reduced, you will be paid the standard instalment for a reduced period.

For example, a 1.5 year duration will be paid three installments of $2,500.00.

Scholarship Value:
Opening Date:
01 Oct 2019
Closing Date:
01 Mar 2020
Student Type:
  • Domestic
  • International