Vice Chancellor's Student Development Fund

The Vice Chancellor’s Student Development Program was established so students could experience professional development activities relevant to their course. This can include attendance at interstate and international conf​erences and work placements outside of Perth.

Murdoch University
No. of Scholarships:
Duration of Award:
1 Semester
Level of study:
Semester Availability:
  Semester 1
  Semester 2
Study Area:
  Creative Arts and Communication
  Law and Criminology
  Social and Cultural Studies


To be eligible for this scholarship you must:​

  • ​​be enrolled and studying at Murdoch University in a bachelor, postgraduate or research course
  • be of good current academic standing
  • be considered to be an appropriate ambassador for the University;
  • be enrolled full-time (the Selection Committee will give due regard to personal circumstances and the relationship between the development activity and the student’s university based responsibilities)
  • be seeking financial support for an activity related to your current course which clearly adds value to your learning experience

Activities that include sporting events ​or sponsorships, mandatory practicum or research activities will not be funded by this program.

How to Apply

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

Required Documents

​This scholarship requires you to provide the following documents:
  • completed application form
  • your application must be endorsed by your Head of Discipline

Payment Method

Applications will be assessed within 14 days from the date of receipt.

One payment of up to $500 will be made to successful applicants.

The Selection Committee is not required to give reasons for their decision and these decisions are not subject to appeal.

Scholarship Value:
Up to $500
Opening Date:
01 Jan 2022
Closing Date:
31 Dec 2022
Student Type:
  • Domestic
  • International