Westpac Young Technologists Scholarship

Are you passionate about technology? If you are starting a tech-based undergraduate degree in 2019, you could be eligible for a scholarship worth up to $25,000 from Westpac Scholars Trust.

The Westpac Young Technologists Scholarship is open to students under 26 years of age who are passionate about the power of technology and innovation to shape a better future for Australia. Recipients will receive $5000 for every year of study.

It's not just about funding though. This scholarship will help you develop into a stronger leader, provide you with internship opportunities, and introduce you to unique networks of people who would otherwise be out of reach. Best of all, you'll become a lifelong member of Westpac 100 Scholars Network, an inclusive group of some of the brightest minds in Australia. More information about the scholarship can be found on Westpac Scholars Trust website.

To apply you need to show:

  • a demonstrated interest in technology
  • curiosity to explore a future that is connected to technology and how it can make a difference in the world
  • focus on personal growth and development
  • commitment to be an active Westpac Scholar Alumni member
  • diverse skills and experience


You can apply for the Westpac Young Technologists Scholarship if you meet the following criteria. You:

  • are an Australian citizen or permanent resident
  • have completed Year 12 (or equivalent) in 2017 or 2018 and attain a minimum selection rank of 70 OR are progressing from a relevant vocational education program in 2017 or 2018 that meets entry requirements
  • are commencing an undergraduate degree for the first time in 2019
  • are under 26 years of age at commencement of study.

You also need to select Murdoch as your 1st preference on TISC in any of the following courses:

  • Bachelor of Science


     TISC Code 

     Business Information Systems 


     Biomedical Science


     Chemical Laboratory Science




     Computer Science


     Cyber Security and Forensics


     Forensic Biology and Toxicology 


     Games Software Design and Production


     Games Technology


     Genetics and Molecular Biology


     Internetworking and Network Security


     Laboratory Medicine 


     Mathematics and Statistics


     Mobile and Web Application Development


     Mineral Science


     Physics and Nanotechnology


  • Bachelor of Engineering


    TISC Code 

     Chemical and Metallurgical Engineering


     Electrical Power Engineering


     Engineering Technology


     Environmental Engineering


     Industrial Computer Systems Engineering


     Instrumentation and Control Engineering


     Renewable Energy Engineering


  • Bachelor of Creative Media
    Course  TISC Code
     Games Art and Design  MUCME
     Graphic Design  MUCME
     Photography  MUCME
     Screen Production  MUCME
     Sound  MUCME

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How to apply

Applications are currently closed for the 2019 Westpac Young Technologists Scholarship. For more information on the 2020 Westpac Young Technologists Scholarship, please contact scholarships@murdoch.edu.au.


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