Scholarships

With over $2.5 million in scholarships awarded every year, Murdoch University is here to help you on your academic journey.


Scholarships are designed to help cover costs

If you're eligible for a scholarship, you will receive a payment to help support your study. It's not a loan so it doesn't need to be repaid. Most scholarships are not intended to be used to pay tuition fees, but can help to cover university costs such as books, living expenses and transport.

Whether you're a school leaver or a mature aged student, there are academic scholarships available for all kinds of students at Murdoch University.


Scholarships you may be interested in

Murdoch First 

If you're completing Year 12 WACE this year, you're eligible for the Murdoch First Scholarship. To be considered, you must ensure you first TISC preference is any Murdoch University undergraduate course (excluding Veterinary Science).

All eligible students who achieve an unadjusted ATAR of 80.00 or above will receive $2,000, while those who achieve an unadjusted ATAR of 90.00 or higher will receive $3,000. 

Learn more about Murdoch First.

Westpac Young Technologists Scholarship 

If you're under 26 and are starting a tech-based undergraduate degree, you could be eligible for the Westpac Young Technologists Scholarship.

Aimed at rewarding students who are passionate about technology and want to shape a better future for Australia, recipients of the scholarship will receive $5,000 for every year of study.

Find out if you're eligible for the Westpac Young Technologists Scholarship.

Ragdoll Scholarship

If you've experienced personal or financial hardship on your journey to your first undergraduate degree, Murdoch University would love to help you.

Our Ragdoll Scholarship is open to all students commencing their first year of an Arts, Business & Governance, Education, Health Professions, or Psychology & Exercise Science undergraduate degree.

With $12,000 in payments per student available, the Ragdoll Scholarship is Murdoch University's way of helping students of all backgrounds achieve their dreams.

Find out more about the Ragdoll Scholarship.

Thelma Balyeat Memorial Scholarship for Women

At Murdoch University, we believe neither age nor gender should be a barrier to success. Our Thelma Balyeat Memorial Scholarship for Women was established in 2005 by a former Murdoch Professor of Economics, Dr Dirck Ditwiler.

Designed to enhance the opportunities for mature age women over 30 years old, the Thelma Balyeat Memorial Scholarship is for students who are studying towards a degree in Arts, Business, or Information Technology. Successful recipients will receive $2,500.

Learn more about the Thelma Balyeat Memorial Scholarship for Women.

City of Kwinana Scholarship

If you live within the City of Kwinana and are experiencing personal or financial hardship, Murdoch University has developed a partnership with the City of Kwinana to assist students like you.

Students enrolled at Murdoch University are eligible to apply, regardless of their course, and if successful will receive $4,000 (across two installaments) in financial assistance.

Find out if you’re eligible for the City of Kwinana Scholarship.

James TF Chong Memorial Scholarship

If you're a school-leaver who has excelled in their academic or personal life, you may be eligible for the James T F Chong Memorial Scholarship.

Established in 2007, the James TF Chong Memorial Scholarship awards $3,000 to a student commencing their first year in the Murdoch University School of law who has achieved an ATAR of 90 or above.

Find out more about the James TF Chong Memorial Scholarship.

BROWSE ALL SCHOLARSHIPS

You could also explore your options with many scholarships offered by external providers, including government and private organisations.

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